|Present||Associate Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2010 - 2012||Member, Georgia Regents University International and Postdoctoral Services Office Advisory Council||2007 - 2008||Board Member, Georgia Regents University Chinese Students and Scholars Association||2003 - 2005||Vice President, Georgia Regents University Chinese Students and Scholars Association||Reviewer, Acta Pharmacologica Sinica||Reviewer, American Journal of Physiology||Reviewer, Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology||Reviewer, International Journal of Ophthalmology||Reviewer, Nutrition & Metabolism||Reviewer, PLOS ONE|
Honors and Awards
- "Best Presentation Award among Young Faculty" from Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning, China
- "Faculty and Spouse Club Scholarship Award" from Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
- "Excellence in Research Award" on Graduate Research Day from Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
|2007||PhD, Georgia Regents University|
|1997||MD, Dalian Medical University ‐ Clinical Medicine|
Scholarly Articles (16)
Mutation of protein kinase C phosphorylation site S1076 on α-subunits ...
American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology (2009)
Large conductance, calcium- and voltage-activated potassium (BK Ca) channels are important modulators of pulmonary vascular smooth muscle membrane potential, and ...
Estrogen-induced contraction of coronary arteries is mediated by superoxide generated ...
American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology (2005)
Although previous studies demonstrated beneficial effects of estrogen on cardiovascular function, the Women's Health Initiative has reported an increased incidence ...
PKC activates BKCa channels in rat pulmonary arterial smooth muscle ...
American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology (2004)
Normally, signaling mechanisms that activate large-conductance, calcium- and voltage-activated potassium (BKCa) channels in pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cause pulmonary vasodilatation. ...
cAMP activates BKCa channels in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle via ...
American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology (2003)
The signal transduction mechanisms defining the role of cyclic nucleotides in the regulation of pulmonary vascular tone is currently an ...
Endothelium-independent effect of estrogen on Ca2+-activated K+ channels in ...
Cardiovascular research (2002)
Objective: Postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy lowers the incidence of cardiovascular disease, suggesting that estrogens support cardiovascular function. Estrogens dilate coronary ...