Zhengjin Cao, MD, PhD
Dr. Zhengjin Cao provides care in general internal medicine in both the clinic and hospital settings.
Dr. Cao enjoys getting to know his pateients and finding ways through medicine to improve their day to day lives. In his free time, Dr. Cao enjoys gardening, reading, and traveling.
American College of Physicians
Iowa Medical Society
"Mitochondrial DNA deletion mutations are concomitant with ragged red regions of individual, aged muscle fibers: analysis by laser-capture miscrodissection." Nucl. Acids Res. (2001) 29 (21):4502-4508. doi:10.1093/nar/29.21.4502
"Mitochondrial DNA deletion mutations colocalize with segmental electron transport system abnormalities, muscle fiber atrophy, fiber splitting, and oxidative damage in sarcopenia." February 2001 The FASEB Journal vol. 15 no. 2 322-332. doi:10.1096/fj.00-0320com
Awards & Recognitions
PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology