Yun Mao is originally from China. She got her Master of Science from the joint-education program between Henan Normal University and Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is currently pursuing her PhD.
Major focus: Yun is investigating the role of HMGB1 in inflammatory lung diseases.
Yun Mao, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Airway epithelial cell-specific deletion of HMGB1 exaggerates inflammatory responses in mice with muco-obstructive airway disease. Accepted for publication in Frontiers in Immunology (2022; Nov).
Sonika Patial, Brandon W Lewis, Thao Vo, Ishita Choudhary, Kshitiz Paudel, Yun Mao, Dhruthi Singamsetty, Frank Brombacher, and Yogesh Saini. Myeloid IL-4Ra is an indispensable link in IL-33-ILCs-IL-13-IL4Ra axis of eosinophil recruitment in murine lungs. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 29;11(1):15465.
Ishita Choudhary, Thao Vo, Kshitiz Paudel, Radha Yadav, Yun Mao, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Postnatal ozone exposure disrupts alveolar development, exaggerates mucoinflammatory responses, and suppresses bacterial clearance in developing Scnn1b-Tg+ mice lungs. J Immunol. 2021 Aug 15;207(4):1165-1179.
Brandon W Lewis, Ishita Choudhary, Kshitiz Paudel, Yun Mao, Rahul Sharma, Yong Wang, Jessy S Deshane, Richard C Boucher, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Innate lymphoid system is a critical player in the manifestation of muco-inflammatory airway disease in mice (2020). The Journal of Immunology. 2020 Sep 15;205(6):1695-1708.