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Yejia Zhang,

Yejia Zhang

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Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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1653 W. Congress Parkway
720 Cohn Building
Chicago, IL 60612
Office: 312-942-4661
Education:
MD
Second Military Medical University, P.R. China, 1989.
PhD (Cell & Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
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Selected Publications

Anderson DG, Markova D, An HS, Chee A, Enomoto-Iwamoto M, Markov V, Saitta B, Shi P, Gupta C, Zhang Y: Human Umbilical Cord Blood-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Cultured Rabbit Intervertebral Disc: A Novel Cell Source for Disc Repair. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92: 420 - 9, May 2013.

Moss IL, Zhang Y, Shi P, Chee A, Piel, MJ, An HS: Retroperitoneal approach to the intervertebral disc for annular puncture model of intervertebral disc degeneration in the rabbit. Spine J 13(3): 229-34, Mar 2013.

Scanzello C, Markova D, Adams SL, Anderson DG, An HS, Zhang Y: Fibronectin Splice Variation in Human Knee Cartilage, Meniscus and Synovial Membrane: Association with Cartilage Degeneration. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2012 Annual Meeting 2012.

Zhang Y, Chee A, Shi P, Chen ER, Moss I, He TC, Thonar E, An HS: Allogeneic Articular Chondrocyte Survived in the Degenerating Rabbit Intervertebral Disc In Vivo: Implications for Cell Therapy with Allogeneic Cells. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2012 Annual Meeting 2012.

Markova D, Ruel N, Chee A, Scanzello C, Anderson DG, Adams SL, Thonar EJ, An HS, Zhang Y: Fibronectin Fragments in Human Intervertebral Disc Tissue and their Effects on Disc Cells. 2012 Annual Meeting for American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2012.

Zhang Y, Markova D, Ruel N, Adams SL, An HS, Thonar E, Zack M, Scanzello C, Anderson DG: Fibronectin Fragments in Human Intervertebral Disc Tissue and their Effects on Disc Cells. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2012 Annual Meeting 2012.

Zhang Y, Drapeau S, An HS, Markova D, Lenart BA, Anderson DG. : Histological features of the degenerating intervertebral disc in a goat disc-injury model. Spine 36(19): 1519-27, Sep 1 2011.

Zhang Y, Chee A, Thonar EJ, An HS: Intervertebral disc repair by protein, gene, or cell injection - a framework for rehabilitation focused biologics in the spine. PM R 3(6 Suppl 1): S88-94, June 2011.

Kondo N, Yuasa T, Shimono K, Tung W, Okabe T, Yasuhara R, Pacifici M, Zhang Y, Iwamoto M, Enomoto-Iwamoto M : Intervertebral disc development is regulated by Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Spine 36(8): E513-8, Apr 15 2011.

Zhang Y, Drapeau S, Howard SA, Thonar EJ, Anderson DG: Transplantation of goat bone marrow stromal cells to the degenerating intervertebral disc in a goat disc injury model. Spine 36(5): 372-7, Mar 1 2011.

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