Jinming Gao is a Professor of Oncology, Pharmacology, Otolaryngology and Cell Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He holds the Elaine Dewey Sammons Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research, in Honor of Eugene P. Frenkel, M.D. Dr. Gao is a scientific founder of OncoNano Medicine. His lab invented the ultra pH-sensitive nanoparticle technology that constitutes the pharmaceutical pipeline at OncoNano Medicine. Dr. Gao has served as the past chair of the Gene and Drug Delivery study section and is a member of the Advisory Council to the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gao is currently leading a Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot U54 Nano-Immune-Engineering Center to integrate molecular immunology, biomedical engineering and clinical oncology to advance cancer immunotherapy.
Dr. Gao serves as the CSO of OncoNano in a consulting role. He is a leading inventor of the ultra pH-sensitive nanoparticle intellectual property. Dr. Gao received a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from Harvard University.