Chen, Yin

Office Location:

College of Pharmacy
1703 E. Mabel
Tucson, AZ 85721
Room 232

Primary Phone: (520) 6264715

PhD, Genetics, 2001, University of California, Davis

College Affiliations:
  • College Of Pharmacy
Research Interests:

Airway epithelial signaling transduction, transcriptional regulation, function of epithelial mucin genes, innate defense against viral and fungal infections. Molecular pathogenesis of asthma, asthma exacerbation, and COPD. 

Environmental Health Research & Expertise:

Dr. Yin Chen is a member of RFG2. His research interest is to understand the dysfunction of airway epithelium in the pathogenesis of a variety of acute and chronic airway disease including asthma and COPD. His focus is the translational research that connects the basic mechanism and the clinical observation. Dr. Chen has established a productive track record in the field of airway epithelial innate defense with more than 30 publications. Since his arrival at Arizona, Dr. Chen has established several joint projects with other SWEHSC investigators and has brought in more than 2 million federal and state grant funding.