Department of Dermatology

Zhaoyang You, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh

Zhaoyang You, PhD joined the Department of Dermatology in 2002.  He earned his graduate degree from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing, China, and completed his post-graduate training at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. You's post-graduate training was focused on Cancer Biology, Molecular Genetics, and Gene Therapy.

He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh, and has a secondary appointment as an Assistant Professor in the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Immunology. 

Dr. You's research is primarily focused on cancer immunology and immunotherapy; a summary of his research can be found here

Professional Membership

  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Representative Publications

Dr. You’s publications can be reviewed at the National Library of Medicine’s public database. 

Research Interests

Cancer Immunology, Vaccine and Immunotherapy 

Research Grants

NIH 1R21CA191522

Tumor Cell-derived HMGB1-initiated Activation of Treg   

Role: PI

07/01/15-06/30/17