Ying Zhang, MD PhD

School(s)

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, tuberculosis, mycobacteria, drug resistance, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, dormancy, persistence, L-form bacteria, drug and vaccine development, cancer stem cells

  • 1. Identified the first molecular mechanism of resistance to TB drug isoniazid (INH)

  •  Zhang, Y., Heym, B., Allen, B., Young, D., and Cole, S. (1992) The catalase-peroxidase gene and isoniazid resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. [Comment] Nature (London) 358: 591-593. 

  • Zhang, Y., Garbe, T., and Young, D. (1993) Transformation with katG restores isoniazid sensitivity in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates resistant to a range of drug concentrations. Mol. Microbiol. 8: 521-524. 

  •  Zhang, Y. (2004). Isoniazid, In William N. Rom and Stuart Garay, ed, TUBERCULOSIS – 2nd Ed, Chapter 49, pp739-758, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, A Wolters Kluwer Company, New York.

  • 2. Identified the molecular mechanisms of resistance and action for the unique persister drug pyrazinamide (PZA):

People

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs
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Projects

Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

CWH researchers are using polymerase chain reaction and mass spectrometry technologies to develop a microbial isolation and...

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