Peisong Gao, M.D., Ph.D. is currently Associate Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Gao received his MD degree and pulmonary medicine training in The Fourth Military Medical University, China. From July 1997 to January 1999, he was a visiting research fellow in Oxford University. He subsequently moved to the University of Wales Swansea, pursuing a Ph.D. working in molecular genetics of asthma. In 2002, Dr. Gao became a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins. In 2008, Dr. Gao was promoted to Assistant Professor. Dr. Gao's research has been greatly recognized by several awards, including the 2004 Research Excellence Award, the 2007 Interest Section Award, and Outstanding Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Award from AAAAI. Dr. Gao’s studies mainly focus on gene, environment, and development of asthma. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed journals.
study the mechanisms underlying cockroach exposure and how it induces allergic sensitization and asthma