Dr. Shao's major areas of research interest are inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal epithelial cells, inflammation and immunology. His current research involves the ubiquitin editing enzyme A20 preserves intestinal epithelial cell homeostasis.
Dr. Shao earned his medical degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He then performed his residency at University of California, San Francisco, and then stayed on to complete a Gastroenterology Fellowship.
Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, USC: GI Fellows Teaching Award, 2015
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group: The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group Fellowship Award, 2012
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine: The Mount Sinai Student Council Teamwork Award, 2006
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation: The Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2006
The Jeffrey Modell Foundation: The Jeffrey Modell Foundation Award, 2005
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine: The Mount Sinai Graduate School Service Award, 2003