Publications



A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure.
Am J Hum Genet 2018 Mar 15;102(3):375-400. Epub 2018 Feb 15.
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA. Electronic address:

MicroRNA-146b-5p Identified in Porcine Liver Donation Model is Associated with Early Allograft Dysfunction in Human Liver Transplantation.
Med Sci Monit 2017 Dec 11;23:5876-5884. Epub 2017 Dec 11.
Organ Transplant Center, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland).

Structural and mechanistic insights into the biosynthesis of CDP-archaeol in membranes.
Cell Res 2017 Nov 29;27(11):1378-1391. Epub 2017 Sep 29.
Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital of Sichuan University and Collaborative Innovation Center of Biotherapy, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China.

The similarities between smDCs and regDCs in alleviating the immune injury caused by transplantation of hepatocytes differentiated from ESCs.
Stem Cell Res Ther 2017 Nov 21;8(1):266. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
Organ Transplant Center of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Organ Donation and Transplant Immunology,Guangdong Provincial International Cooperation Base of Science and Technology(Organ Transplantation), Guangzhou, China.


A Multicenter Study Evaluating Ceftriaxone and Benzathine Penicillin G as Treatment Agents for Early Syphilis in Jiangsu, China.
Clin Infect Dis 2017 Oct;65(10):1683-1688
Institute of Dermatology and Skin Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing.

Accuracy evaluation of a six-degree-of-freedom couch using cone beam CT and IsoCal phantom with an in-house algorithm.
Med Phys 2017 Aug 16;44(8):3888-3898. Epub 2017 Jun 16.
Department of Radiation Medicine, Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, New York, NY, 11042, USA.

Development of an SSR-based genetic map in sesame and identification of quantitative trait loci associated with charcoal rot resistance.
Sci Rep 2017 Aug 21;7(1):8349. Epub 2017 Aug 21.
Oil Crops Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Oil Crops of the Ministry of Agriculture, Wuhan, 430062, China.

Supramolecular nanoparticles of calcitonin and dipeptide for long-term controlled release.
J Control Release 2017 Jun 13;256:182-192. Epub 2017 Apr 13.
Department of Biomedical Polymers and Artificial Organs, College of Polymer Science and Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China. Electronic address:


Single-trait and multi-trait genome-wide association analyses identify novel loci for blood pressure in African-ancestry populations.
PLoS Genet 2017 May 12;13(5):e1006728. Epub 2017 May 12.
Epidemiology, Gilling School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America.

Icariin improves osteoporosis, inhibits the expression of PPARγ, C/EBPα, FABP4 mRNA, N1ICD and jagged1 proteins, and increases Notch2 mRNA in ovariectomized rats.
Exp Ther Med 2017 Apr 15;13(4):1360-1368. Epub 2017 Feb 15.
Department of Traditional Chinese Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510632, P.R. China.

Discovery and fine-mapping of adiposity loci using high density imputation of genome-wide association studies in individuals of African ancestry: African Ancestry Anthropometry Genetics Consortium.
PLoS Genet 2017 Apr 21;13(4):e1006719. Epub 2017 Apr 21.
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America.



Superb adsorption capacity of hierarchical calcined Ni/Mg/Al layered double hydroxides for Congo red and Cr(VI) ions.
J Hazard Mater 2017 Jan 30;321:801-811. Epub 2016 Sep 30.
State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, PR China; Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Personalized Reconstruction of Traumatic Orbital Defects Based on Precise Three-Dimensional Orientation and Measurements of the Globe.
J Craniofac Surg 2017 Jan;28(1):172-179
*Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Fujian Medical University; Research Institute of Facial Restoration and Reconstruction, Fujian Medical University †Department of Mathematics Physical and Computer Education, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China.

Age-Specific Prevalence of Visual Impairment and Refractive Error in Children Aged 3-10 Years in Shanghai, China.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2016 Nov;57(14):6188-6196
TREE Centre, Centre for Public Health, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom 10Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China 11Orbis International, New York, New York, United States.


Trans-ethnic Meta-analysis and Functional Annotation Illuminates the Genetic Architecture of Fasting Glucose and Insulin.
Am J Hum Genet 2016 Jul 16;99(1):56-75. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

Pironetin reacts covalently with cysteine-316 of α-tubulin to destabilize microtubule.
Nat Commun 2016 Jun 30;7:12103. Epub 2016 Jun 30.
State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center, West China Hospital of Sichuan University and Collaborative Innovation Center of Biotherapy and Cancer, Chengdu 610041, China.

Common variants in DRD2 are associated with sleep duration: the CARe consortium.
Hum Mol Genet 2016 Jan 13;25(1):167-79. Epub 2015 Oct 13.
Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders and Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA, Center for Human Genetic Research and Department of Anesthesia, Pain, and Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA and Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA.

Updated sesame genome assembly and fine mapping of plant height and seed coat color QTLs using a new high-density genetic map.
BMC Genomics 2016 Jan 5;17:31. Epub 2016 Jan 5.
Oil Crops Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Oil Crops of the Ministry of Agriculture, Wuhan, 430062, China.

Genetic discovery for oil production and quality in sesame.
Nat Commun 2015 Oct 19;6:8609. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Oil Crops, Ministry of Agriculture of People's Republic of China, Oilcrops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Wuhan 430062, China.


The genetics of blood pressure regulation and its target organs from association studies in 342,415 individuals.
Nat Genet 2016 10 12;48(10):1171-1184. Epub 2016 Sep 12.
Clinical Pharmacology, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, EC1M 6BQ, UK.


The microRNA-423-3p-Bim Axis Promotes Cancer Progression and Activates Oncogenic Autophagy in Gastric Cancer.
Mol Ther 2017 04 21;25(4):1027-1037. Epub 2017 Feb 21.
State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Collaborative Innovation Center for Cancer Medicine, Guangzhou 510006, China; Department of Gastric Surgery, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou 510006, China. Electronic address:


Identification of ANXA2 (annexin A2) as a specific bleomycin target to induce pulmonary fibrosis by impeding TFEB-mediated autophagic flux.
Autophagy 2018 29;14(2):269-282. Epub 2018 Jan 29.
d State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center , West China Hospital, Sichuan University, and Collaborative Innovation Center for Biotherapy , Chengdu , China.

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