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People – Ou Lab


Yvonne Ou

Assistant Professor

B.A. Harvard College – Honors thesis in the lab of Dr. Guido Guidotti
M.D. Harvard Medical School – Honors thesis in the lab of Dr. Michael Gimbrone
Internship – Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency – Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA
Fellowship – Duke University, glaucoma
Postdoctoral fellowship – Duke University in the lab of Dr. Chay Kuo


Patricia Tam

Academic Assistant

Patricia has administrative experience in the medical/dental/ophthalmological fields, transportation planning (public & private sectors) and energy efficiency. She is born and raised in San Francisco and enjoys visiting local museums and various attractions with her friends and family.



Alfred Yu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Alfred is a Bay Area native who graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a PH.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology. Outside of the lab he enjoys volleyball, baking, and photography.




Lab Alumni

Rebecca Jo – Senior Research Associate at Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Karen Chu – currently a graduate student in the Ph.D. Program in Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College