Ying Chen, MD, PhD

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences | Vasiliou Lab

Liver Center


Ying Chen has a broad background in environmental genetics and molecular toxicology, with specific training and expertise in redox biology, oxidative stress related disease and transgenic animal models of glutathione (GSH) deficiency. Her research in the past over ten years has focused on understanding the mechanistic roles of GSH redox homeostasis in human disease conditions related to environmental (including dietary) exposures. Other ongoing research projects in the Vasiliou lab include studies of: (i) the mechanistic roles of ALDH1B1 in alcohol-associated colon cancer, and (ii) the functional roles of ALDH1A1/3A1 in corneal pathophysiology.<_o3a_p>

Education & Training

PhD University of Cincinnati (2007)
MD Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South Univ (1994)

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Ying Chen, MD, PhD
Mailing Address
Environmental Health Sciences60 College St
LEPH 312

New Haven, CT 06520

Vasiliou Lab