Miao He, Ph.D

Miao He.

Dr. Miao He is Co-Director at the Michael Palmieri Laboratory for Metabolic and Advanced Diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Leeds in 1999.  After Dr. He completed her postgraduate training and fellowship appointments at Mayo Medical School and University of Pittsburgh, she had served as the Director of Emory Biochemical Genetics Laboratory during 2008-2013 and assistant professor of human genetics at Emory University School of Medicine. She currently also works as an adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.  Dr. He serves on the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, the American Society of Human Genetics, the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and the American College of Human Genetics.  She works as a peer reviewer for a multitude of academic journals, including the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease and has received various awards throughout her career.

Dr. He’s research interests include rare diseases, metabolic diagnostics, and glycoproteomics.  She is currently a site-PI on the U54 Frontier of congenital disorders of glycosylation consortium grant from the National Institute of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDRN).  Dr. He intends to further the understanding of disease pathogenesis to help enable the development of treatments for mitochondrial respiratory chain diseases and congenital disorders of glycosylation.  Her work will impact the lives of patients dealing with the complex symptoms associated with these diseases as new, effective therapies are researched and made available to patients.