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    Orchard Medical Center
    330 Orchard Street, Fl 3rd floor Ste Suite 300
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
    150 Sargent Drive
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • YNH Rheumatology
    Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center - North Haven
    6 Devine Street, Fl FL 2nd floor Ste Ste Suite 2B
    North Haven, CT 06473

Mei Xue Dong, MD, PhD

Rheumatology
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
Yes
Referral required
From physicians only
Board Certified in
Rheumatology and Internal Medicine

Biography

Dr. Dong received medical degree from Wuhan University School of Medicine before pursuing PhD study at University of Connecticut Health Center. Her PhD work focused on chemoattractant signaling in leukocyte homing and activation at sites of infection and inflammation including atherosclerosis. After PhD, she joined Dr. Joseph Craft’s laboratory at Yale for postdoctoral training. She studied transcriptional factors in immune cell development in murine lupus under the auspices of postdoctoral Brown-Coxe Fellowship and Arthritis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. During rheumatology fellowship training at Yale, she investigated the role of STAT4-guided pathogenic cytokine production in human lupus. Her current research is to understand cardiovascular diseases in systemic lupus erythematosus. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale Medicine (2018)
  • Residency
    Saint Mary's Hospital (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2012)
  • PhD
    University of Connecticut Health Center (2007)
  • MD
    Wuhan University School of Medicine (1996)

Additional Information

Biography

Dr. Dong received medical degree from Wuhan University School of Medicine before pursuing PhD study at University of Connecticut Health Center. Her PhD work focused on chemoattractant signaling in leukocyte homing and activation at sites of infection and inflammation including atherosclerosis. After PhD, she joined Dr. Joseph Craft’s laboratory at Yale for postdoctoral training. She studied transcriptional factors in immune cell development in murine lupus under the auspices of postdoctoral Brown-Coxe Fellowship and Arthritis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. During rheumatology fellowship training at Yale, she investigated the role of STAT4-guided pathogenic cytokine production in human lupus. Her current research is to understand cardiovascular diseases in systemic lupus erythematosus. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale Medicine (2018)
  • Residency
    Saint Mary's Hospital (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2012)
  • PhD
    University of Connecticut Health Center (2007)
  • MD
    Wuhan University School of Medicine (1996)

Additional Information

  • Yale Medicine Orchard
    Orchard Medical Center
    330 Orchard Street, Fl 3rd floor Ste Suite 300
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
    150 Sargent Drive
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • YNH Rheumatology
    Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center - North Haven
    6 Devine Street, Fl FL 2nd floor Ste Ste Suite 2B
    North Haven, CT 06473