Faculty & Staff

Yanqing Gong

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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)
Chinca 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

Gong Y., Zhao Y., Li Y., Fan Y. Hoover-Plow, J. : Plasminogen regulates cardiac repair after myocardial infarction through its non-canonical function in stem cell homing to the infarcted heart. Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) in press, 2013.

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.

Hoover-Plow J, Hart E, Gong Y, Shchurin A, Schneeman T: A physiological function for apolipoprotein(a): a natural regulator of the inflammatory response Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234(1): 28-34, January 2009.

Hoover-Plow JL, Gong Y, Shchurin A, Busuttil SJ, Schneeman TA, Hart E: Strain and model dependent differences in inflammatory cell recruitment in mice Inflamm Res 57(10): 457-63, October 2008.

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., Hart E., and Hoover-Plow J.,: Plasmin-dependent macrophage infiltration and abdominal aortic aneurysm formation requires MMP-9 activation. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 28; 3-54: 114, 2008 Notes: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions Poster Presentation.

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

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Last updated: 01/09/2014
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