Ming Gong, PhD
Research Associate / Investigator, LA BioMed, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Epigenetic regulation of lung injury and repair
Research DescriptionDr. Gong works as part of Dr. Rehan’s group and focuses on the epigenetic regulation of PPAR gamma and Wnt signaling in a well-established model of perinatal nicotine exposure-induced lung damage.
- PhD, 2002, Peking University, Beijing, P.R. China
Recent and/or Significant Publications
- Ming Gong, Sahaya Antony, Reiko Sakurai, Jie Liu, Michelina Iacovino, Virender K. Rehan. (2016). Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells of the Intrauterine Growth Restricted Rat Offspring Exhibit Enhanced Adipogenic Phenotype. International J. of Obesity. In Press
- Reiko Sakurai, Jie Liu, Gong, M., Virender K Rehan. (2016). Perinatal Nicotine Exposure Induces Myogenic Differentiation, but not Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Rat Offspring Lungs. Pediatric Pulmonology. PMID:27183179
- Ming Gong, Jie Liu, Reiko Sakurai, Alana Corre, Sahaya Anthony, Virender K Rehan. (2015). Perinatal Nicotine Exposure Suppresses PPARγ Epigenetically in Lung Alveolar Interstitial Fibroblasts. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. PMID:25661292.
- Liu H, Gong M, French BA, Liao G, Li J, Tillman B, French SW. Aberrant modulation of the BRCA1 and G1/S cell cycle pathways in alcoholic hepatitis patients with Mallory Denk Bodies revealed by RNA sequencing. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 15;6(40):42491-503. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6382. PubMed PMID: 26623723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4767447.