Irene Yan

Irene Yan is Lab manager and research technologist in the laboratory of Dr. Tushar Patel at Mayo Clinic in Florida. She has been studying exosomes, extracellular vesicles and long non-coding RNA for the past three years, and leads the extracellular RNA consortium funded studies in the laboratory.

Extracellular vesicles, such as exosomes and microvesicles, have recently been discovered to contain different types of regulatory RNA such as long non-coding RNA (lncRNA).   The lncRNA are a group of MORE