Faculty & Staff

Yanqing Anna Gong, MS, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania
Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Room 11-142
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Pennsylvania, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-3510
Fax: 215-573-8606
MS (Medicinal Chemistry)
China Pharmaceutical University, China, 2000.
PhD (Pharmacology)
Chinaca Pharmaceutical University, China, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, Research, Department of Molecular Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2005-2008.
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Selected Publications

Huang M., Liu T., Ma P., Mitteer A., Cai, P., Li C., Zhang L., Zhao B., Gong Y. Koumenis, C., Fan Y: c-Met-mediated endothelial plasticity drives aberrant vascularization and chemoresistance in glioblastoma. J. Clin. Invest. 2016 Notes: in press.

Gong Y*, Zhao Y, Li Y, Fan Y, Hoover-Plow J : Plasminogen regulates cardiac repair after myocardial infarction through its noncanonical function in stem cell homing to the infarcted heart. J Am Coll Cardiol 63(25): 2862-2872, Jul 2014 Notes: *Corresponding author.

Huang M, Gong Y, Grondosky J, Hoover-Plow J: Lp(a)/apo(a) modulate MMP-9 activation and neutrophil cytokines in vivo in inflammation to regulate leukocyte recruitment. Am J Pathol 184(5): 1503-1507, May 2014.

Fan Y, Potdar AA, Gong Y, Eswarappa SM, Donnola S, Lathia JD, Hambardzumyan D, Rich JN, Fox PL : Profilin-1 phosphorylation directs angiocrine expression and glioblastoma progression through HIF-1α accumulation. Nat Cell Biol 16(5): 445-456, May 2014.

Fan Y, Arif A, Gong Y, Jia J, Eswarappa SM, Willard B, Horowitz A, Graham LM, Penn MS, Fox PL. : Stimulus-dependent phosphorylation of profilin-1 in angiogenesis. Nat Cell Biol 14(10): 1046-56, October 2012.

Hoover-Plow J, Gong Y: Challenges for heart disease stem cell therapy. Vasc Health Risk Manag 8: 99-113, 2012.

Gong Y, Fan Y, Hoover-Plow J: Plasminogen regulates stromal cell-derived factor-1/CXCR4-mediated hematopoietic stem cell mobilization by activation of matrix metalloproteinase-9 Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31(9): 2035-43, September 2011.

Fan Y, Gong Y, Ghosh PK, Graham LM, Fox PL : Spatial coordination of actin polymerization and ILK-Akt2 activity during endothelial cell migration Dev Cell 16(5): 661-74, May 2009.

Gong Y, Hart E, Shchurin A, Hoover-Plow J: Inflammatory macrophage migration requires MMP-9 activation by plasminogen in mice J Clin Invest 118(9): 3012-24, September 2008.

Gong Y, Agani FH: Oligomycin inhibits HIF-1alpha expression in hypoxic tumor cells Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 288(5): C1023-9, May 2005.

Gong YQ, Fan Y, Wu DZ, Yang H, Hu ZB, Wang ZT: In vivo and in vitro evaluation of erianin, a novel anti-angiogenic agent Eur J Cancer 40(10): 1554-65, July 2004.

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