Kevin Zhang

Alumni (AG Völkers)

Scientific background

Kevin S. Zhang was born in Birmingham, USA, in 1991. Growing up in Germany, he finished High School in 2011 and started studying medicine at the University of Heidelberg in 2012, after attending the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Business Administration and Engineering for a year.

Since spring 2015, he has joined the laboratory of Dr. Mirko Völkers. His doctoral project is focussed on the modulation of the mTOR-signalling pathway in the development of endothelial dysfunction and thus atherosclerosis.