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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
Education:
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

Tao L., Yang J., Cao F., Xie H., Zhang M., Gong Y.*, Zhang C.* : Mogroside IIIE, A novel anti-fibrotic compound, reduces pulmonary fibrosis through Toll like receptor 4 pathways. J Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. in press, 2017 *co-senior author.

Guggilam N., Sannaningaiah D., Gong Y., Grondolsky J., Huang M., Nie H., Davis E., Liu Y., Jenkins M., Strainic J.,Hoover-Plow J. : Cardiac Malformations in EMILIN2 Deficient Mice. Int J Cardiovasc Res 5: 5, 2016.

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. 126 (5): 1801-14, 2016.

Huang M., Sannaningaiah D., Zhao N., Gong Y., Grondolsky J., Hoover-Plow J: EMILIN2 regulates platelet activation, thrombus formation, and clot retraction. PLoS One. 6;10(2): e0115284, 2015.

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.

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.

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.

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