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Weimin Liu, M.D., M.S.

Weimin Liu, M.D., M.S.

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Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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510A Johnson Pavillion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5041
Fax: 215-573-8976
Education:
M.D. (Medicine)
Sichuan Medical College (merged to Sichuan University), 1984.
M.S. (Medical Virology)
Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine (now named Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), 1990.
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Selected Publications

Abkallo, H.M., Liu, W., Hokama, S., Ferreira, P.E., Nakazawa, S., Maeno, Y., Quang, N.T., Kobayashi, N., Kaneko, O., Huffman, M.A., Kawai, S., Marchand, R.P., Carter, R., Hahn, B.H., Culleton, R. : DNA from pre-erythrocytic stage malaria parasites is detectable by PCR in the faeces and blood of hosts. Int J Parasitol. Apr. 2014.

Liu W, Li Y, Shaw KS, Learn GH, Plenderleith L, Malenke JA, Sundararaman SA, Ramirez MA, Crystal PA, Smith AG, Bibollet-Ruche F, Ayouba A, Locatelli S, Esteban A, Mouacha F, Guichet E, Butel C, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Inogwabini B-I, Ndjango, J-B.N, Speede S, Sanz, CM, Morgan, DB, Gonder, MK, Kranzusch PJ, Walsh PD, Georgiev AV, Muller MN, Piel AK, Stewart FA, Wilson ML, Pusey AE, Cui L, Wang Z, Färnert A, Sutherland CJ, Nolder D, Hart JA, Hart TB, Bertolani P, Gillis A, LeBreton M, Tafon B, Kiyang J, Djoko CF, Schneider BS, Wolfe ND, Mpoudi-Ngole E, Delaporte E, Carter R, Culleton RL, Shaw GM, Rayner, JC, Peeters M, Hahn BH and Sharp PM.: African origin of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. Nature Communications 5: 3346, Feb. 2014.

Wanaguru M, Liu W, Hahn BH, Rayner JC, Wright GJ.: The RH5-Basigin interaction plays a major role in the host tropism of Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110(51): 20735-40, Dec. 2013.

Sundararaman SA, Liu W, Keele BF, Learn GH, Bittinger K, Mouacha F, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Manske M, Sherrill-Mix S, Li Y, Malenke JA, Delaporte E, Laurent C, Mpoudi Ngole E, Kwiatkowski DP, Shaw GM, Rayner JC, Peeters M, Sharp PM, Bushman FD, Hahn BH.: Plasmodium falciparum-like parasites infecting wild apes in southern Cameroon do not represent a recurrent source of human malaria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 23(110): 7020-5, Apr 2013.

Sharp PM, Liu W, Learn GH, Rayner JC, Peeters M, Hahn BH.: Source of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108(38): E744-5, Sep 2011.

Li Y, Ndjango JB, Learn GH, Ramirez M, Keele BF, Bibollet-Ruche F, Liu W, Easlick JL, Decker JM, Rudicell RS, Inogwabini BI, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Leendertz FH, Reynolds V, Muller MN, Chancellor RL, Rundus AS, Simmons N, Worobey M, Shaw GM, Peeters M, Sharp PM, Hahn BH.: Eastern Chimpanzees, but not Bonobos, Represent a Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Reservoir. J Viol. 86(19): 10776-91, Oct 2012.

Asmal M, Hellmann I, Liu W, Keele BF, Perelson AS, Bhattacharya T, Gnanakaran S, Daniels M, Haynes BF, Korber BT, Hahn BH, Shaw GM, Letvin NL.: A signature in HIV-1 envelope leader peptide associated with transition from acute to chronic infection impacts envelope processing and infectivity. PLoS One. 6(8): e23673, Aug 2011.

Franco D, Liu W, Gardiner DF, Hahn BH, Ho DD.: CD40L-containing virus-like particle as a candidate HIV-1 vaccine targeting dendritic cells. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 56(5): 393-400, Apr 2011.

Rayner JC, Liu W, Peeters M, Sharp PM, Hahn BH.: A plethora of Plasmodium species in wild apes: a source of human infection? Trends Parasitol. 27(5): 222-9, Feb 2011.

Liu W, Li Y, Learn GH, Rudicell RS, Robertson JD, Keele BF, Ndjango JB, Sanz CM, Morgan DB, Locatelli S, Gonder MK, Kranzusch PJ, Walsh PD, Delaporte E, Mpoudi-Ngole E, Georgiev AV, Muller MN, Shaw GM, Peeters M, Sharp PM, Rayner JC, Hahn BH: Origin of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum in gorillas. Nature. 467(7314): 420-5, Sept 2010.

Van Heuverswyn F, Li Y, Neel C, Bailes E, Keele BF., Liu W, Loul S, Butel C, Liegeois F, Bienvenue Y, Ngolle EM, Sharp PM, Shaw GM, Delaporte E, Hahn BH and Peeters M: Human immunodeficiency viruses: SIV infection in wild gorillas. Nature 444(7116): 164, Nov 2006.

Ichikawa K, Liu W, Wang Z, Liu D, Zhao L, Zhang H, Mountz JD, Koopman WJ, Kimberly R and Zhou T: Tumoricidal activity in the absence of hepatocyte cytotoxicity of a novel anti-human DR5 monoclonal antibody. Nat Med. 7(8): 954-60, Aug 2001 Notes: Ichikawa K. and Liu W. contributed equally to this work.

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