Publications

Mkit: A cell migration assay based on microfluidic device and smartphone.
Biosens Bioelectron 2018 Jan 27;99:259-267. Epub 2017 Jul 27.
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Electronic address:

Metabolic profiling of the traditional Chinese medicine formulation Yu Ping Feng San for the identification of constituents relevant for effects on expression of TNF-α, IFN-γ, IL-1β and IL-4 in U937 cells.
J Pharm Biomed Anal 2017 Oct 15;145:219-229. Epub 2017 Jun 15.
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Graz, Universitätsplatz 4/I, 8010 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

Molecular cloning and characterization of PtrZPT2-1, a ZPT2 family gene encoding a Cys2/His2-type zinc finger protein from trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.) that enhances plant tolerance to multiple abiotic stresses.
Plant Sci 2017 Oct 17;263:66-78. Epub 2017 Jul 17.
Department of Pomology, College of Agronomy, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang 330045, China. Electronic address:

Safe Hydration Volume to Prevent Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury and Worsening Heart Failure in Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction After Cardiac Catheterization.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 2017 Sep;70(3):168-175
*Department of Cardiology, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Disease, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China; †Southern Medical University, Guangdong, China; and ‡Department of Geriatric Medicine, Fujian Provincial Hospital, Fujian Provincial Institute of Clinical Geriatrics, Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Geriatric Disease, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, China.

Elevation of fumarase attenuates hypertension and can result from a nonsynonymous sequence variation or increased expression depending on rat strain.
Physiol Genomics 2017 Sep 28;49(9):496-504. Epub 2017 Jul 28.
Center of Systems Molecular Medicine, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin;

Different Angiogenic Potentials of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Umbilical Artery, Umbilical Vein, and Wharton's Jelly.
Stem Cells Int 2017 10;2017:3175748. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, 321 Zhongshan Rd., Nanjing 210008, China.

miR‑21 attenuates contrast‑induced renal cell apoptosis by targeting PDCD4.
Mol Med Rep 2017 Sep 5. Epub 2017 Sep 5.
Department of Cardiology, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Coronary Disease, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, P.R. China.

Why microfluidics? Merits and trends in chemical synthesis.
Lab Chip 2017 Sep 15. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
Beijing Engineering Research Center for BioNanotechnology & CAS Key Laboratory for Biological Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety, CAS Center for Excellence in Nanoscience, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, P. R. China. and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, P. R. China.

Risk alleles for IgA nephropathy-associated SNPs conferred completely opposite effects to idiopathic membranous nephropathy in Chinese Han.
Immunol Res 2017 Sep 19. Epub 2017 Sep 19.
Department of Medical Laboratory, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, 36# Sanhao Street, Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning, 110004, China.

A scoring model for predicting prognosis of patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Sep 21;11(9):e0005909. Epub 2017 Sep 21.
Department of Infectious Diseases, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Postoperative immune response and surgical stress in selective neck dissection: Comparison between endoscopically assisted dissection and open techniques in cT1-2N0 oral squamous cell carcinoma.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2017 Aug 7;45(8):1112-1116. Epub 2016 Dec 7.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510120, China; Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation of Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Guangzhou 510120, China. Electronic address:

Multicenter Phase 2 Study of Peri-Irradiation Chemotherapy Plus Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy With Concurrent Weekly Docetaxel for Inoperable or Medically Unresectable Nonmetastatic Gastric Cancer.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Aug 29;98(5):1096-1105. Epub 2017 Mar 29.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Shanghai General Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, P.R. China. Electronic address:

Association of left ventricular ejection fraction with contrast-induced nephropathy and mortality following coronary angiography or intervention in patients with heart failure.
Ther Clin Risk Manag 2017 19;13:887-895. Epub 2017 Jul 19.
Department of Cardiology, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Coronary Disease, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences.

The renoprotective effects of simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: An observational study.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Aug;96(32):e7351
aCardic Rehabilitation Department, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong General Hospital bGuangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangdong, China.

The Hemoglobin Homolog Cytoglobin in Smooth Muscle Inhibits Apoptosis and Regulates Vascular Remodeling.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2017 Aug 10. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
From the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology (F.L.J., H.X., T.R., K.M., C.E.A., Y.F.L., W.Z., R.G., R.K.K., J.J.S., X.L., H.A.S., D.J.) and Surgery Transplantation (D.C., R.L.-S.), Albany Medical Center, NY; Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Hackensack-Meridian Health, Neptune, NJ (A.A.); and Department of Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan (L.T.T.T., N.K.).


Gamma-glutamyl-transpeptidase to platelet ratio is not superior to APRI,FIB-4 and RPR for diagnosing liver fibrosis in CHB patients in China.
Sci Rep 2017 Aug 17;7(1):8543. Epub 2017 Aug 17.
Department of Infectious Diseases, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Elevated expression of Derlin-1 associates with unfavorable survival time of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and promotes its malignance.
J Cancer 2017 21;8(12):2336-2345. Epub 2017 Jul 21.
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, 87 Xiangya Road, Changsha 410008, Hunan, People's Republic of China.

General Machine Learning Model, Review, and Experimental-Theoretic Study of Magnolol Activity in Enterotoxigenic Induced Oxidative Stress.
Curr Top Med Chem 2017 Aug 21. Epub 2017 Aug 21.
Key Laboratory for Agro-Ecological Processes in Subtropical Region, Hunan Research Center of Livestock and Poultry Sciences, South Central Experimental Station of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science in the Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan 410125. China.

Association of post-procedural early (within 24h) increases in serum creatinine with all-cause mortality after coronary angiography.
Clin Chim Acta 2017 Aug 30. Epub 2017 Aug 30.
Department of Cardiology, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Disease Prevention, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; Department of Cardiology, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Disease Prevention, Guangdong General Hospital Zhuhai Hospital, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.

Comparing common doses (double-dose vs usual-dose) of atorvastatin for preventing contrast-induced acute kidney injury and mortality after coronary angiography.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jul;96(30):e7501
aDepartment of Cardiology, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Heart Disease Prevention, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong bDepartment of Biostatistics, South China College of Cardiovascular Research, Guangdong Society of Interventional Cardiology, Guangzhou cState Key Laboratory of Organ Failure Research, National Clinical Research Center for Kidney Disease, Guangzhou dDepartment of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

MicroRNA-21 regulates peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha, a molecular mechanism of cardiac pathology in Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 4.
Kidney Int 2017 Jul 28. Epub 2017 Jul 28.
Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Center of Systems Molecular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Electronic address:

An automated and portable microfluidic chemiluminescence immunoassay for quantitative detection of biomarkers.
Lab Chip 2017 Jun;17(13):2225-2234
CAS Key Laboratory for Biological Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety, CAS Key Laboratory of Standardization and Measurement for Nanotechnology, CAS Center for Excellence in Nanoscience, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, P. R. China.

Surgical anesthesia with a combination of T12 paravertebral block and lumbar plexus, sacral plexus block for hip replacement in ankylosing spondylitis: CARE-compliant 4 case reports.
BMC Anesthesiol 2017 Jun 26;17(1):86. Epub 2017 Jun 26.
Department of anesthesiology and Pain medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1095 Jiefang Road, Wuhan, 430030, People's Republic of China.

IFNγ-Dependent Tissue-Immune Homeostasis Is Co-opted in the Tumor Microenvironment.
Cell 2017 Jun;170(1):127-141.e15
Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Cancer Immunology and Melanoma, Harvard Cancer Center, Dana Farber Cancer Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA; Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

Hydrogen-rich saline inhibits tobacco smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by alleviating airway inflammation and mucus hypersecretion in rats.
Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2017 Jan 1:1535370217725249. Epub 2017 Jan 1.
3 Key Laboratory of Atherosclerosis in Universities of Shandong and Institute of Atherosclerosis, Taishan Medical University, Taian, Shandong 271000, China.


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