Pharmacology and Toxicology - Students

Yaohua Hu, B.S.

Program: Ph.D.

Advisor: Xiaodong Cheng, Ph.D.

Yaohua was born in Zhejiang Province which is in the southeast part of China. He received his B.S. in Biotechnology from Nanjing University, China.

Yaohua joined UTMB in 2009, with expectations to receive further training and study in pharmacology about drug discovery and effects. Right now, he works with Dr. Xiaodong Cheng about Epac, which is a new effector of cAMP. He is working on the inhibitors of Epac and the effects of Epac on obesity.

Yaohua likes to play volleyball, photography and travel in his spare time.