Yi Zeng, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-4851
Professional Bio: 

Dr. Zeng has a broad research background in tumor and transplant immunology and hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell biology. Her current research includes 1) studying the molecular mechanisms of myeloid differentiation and immune regulation, 2) identifying novel therapies to suppress graft-versus-host (GvHD) while promoting graft-versus-leukemia (GvL) effects using murine bone marrow transplant (BMT) models.

Clinical Information

Disease or Clinical Specialty: 
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Bone Marrow Transplant
Brain Tumor
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Solid Tumors

Research Information

Research Program: 
Therapeutic Development
Research Focus: 
  • Hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell biology
  • Molecular mechanisms of leukemogenesis
  • Tumor immunology
Selected Publications: 

Professional Information

Board Certifications & Licenses: 
American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Information

Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children (Hematology/Oncology)
Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Medical School: 
West China University of Medical Sciences