Dr. Weidong Li 


2014-2015,7  Virginia Univeristy of Oriental Medicine


2013,1-2014     Maryland University of Integrative Health


2011.5-2011.12   Central Maryland School of Massage


2001.4-2005        PhD Program of Medical Biosignaling Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka UniversityJapan


1987-1992          8-Year-Course, Medical Department, Tianjin Medical University, China


1984-1987          Biochemistry (premedical course) in Biology Department, Nankai University, Tianjin, China


Work Experience

2009-2010     Cardiovascular Center of Medical College of  Wisconsin

Postdoctor Fellow

 威斯康星医学院心血管中心 博士后

2006-2007   Hematology/Oncology Division, Department of Medicine. Duke   Medical Center, Duke University. (As Research associate)

 杜克大学医学中心血液/肿瘤科 博士后

2003-2005   Molecular Oncology Department of Osaka Bioscience  Institute  

PhD student                    日本大阪生命科学研究院分子肿瘤研究部  大学院生 

2000-2003      Molecular Behavioral Biology Department of Osaka

  Bioscience Institute, PhD student

  日本大阪生命科学研究院分子行动部  大学院生

2000.2-2000.6     Orthopedic Surgery Department, Osaka City University Guest Researcher

 日本大阪市立大学骨科 客员研究员

1999.4-2000.2     Institute of Bone and Joint Researches at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney University, Australia WHO Research Fellow             

                澳大利亚悉尼大学皇家北岸医院 骨与关节研究院 世界卫生组织研究员

1992-1999           Orthopedic Surgery Department, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital

                中国天津医科大学总医院骨外科 住院医师 总住院医师 主治医师 





Chinese: native

普通话 母语



List of Publications

1.  Lai TS, Liu Y, Li W, Greensberg CS. Identification of two GTP-independent alternatively spliced forms of tissue transglutaminase      in human leukocytes, vascular smooth muscle, and endothelial cells.    FASEB J 2007 Jul 3; [Epub    ahead of print]

2. Weidong Li, Mitsuhito Mase, Takashi Inui, Minoru Shimoda, Kenichi Isomura, Hiroshi Oda, Kazuo Yamada and Yoshihiro Urade Pharmacokinetics of Recombinant Human Lipocalin-type Prostaglandin D Synthase/β-trace in Canine

  NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, accepted 24 March 2008

3.  Weidong Li, Hanafusa H, Akagi T. A novel protein which is involved     in CrkII signaling and activates Rac1 (in preparation)

4.  Mase M, Yamada K, Shimazu N, Seiki K, Oda H, Nakau H, Inui T, Li W, Eguchi N, Urade Y. Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase (beta-trace) in cerebrospinal fluid: a useful marker for the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus. Neurosci Res. 2003 Dec;47(4):455-9

5.  Zhi-li Huang, Wei-Min Qu, Wei-Dong Li, et al  Arousal effect of orexin    A depends on activation of the histaminergic system. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA 98, 9965-9970 (2001)

6. Wei-dong Li, Tigang Huang, Lin Wang. The in vitro effect of nitroglycerin and nifedipine on cultured rat aortic endothelium. Presented in 4th Pan Pacific Connective Tissue Societies Symposium, 16 November 1999

        7. Laminar Shear Stress Up-regulates Endothelial CD73 Expression by         Activating Calmodulin-dependent Kinase Kinase Weidong Li, Masanori Ohta, Sandhya Nandedkar, Fan Fan, Hanjoong Jo, Hiroto Miura Experimental  Biology 2010

8. NO negatively regulates cell surface expression of CD73 in sheared endothelial cells Weidong Li, Masanori Ohta, Sandhya Nandedkar, Fan Fan, Hanjoong Jo, Hiroto Miura Experimental Biology 2010


Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)                                                                                                                                      
Biliary colic
Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
Dysentery, acute bacillary
Dysmenorrhoea, primary
Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
Hypertension, essential
Hypotension, primary
Induction of labor
Knee pain
Low back pain
Malposition of fetus, correction
Morning sickness
Nausea and vomiting
Neck pain
Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
Periarthritis of shoulder
Postoperative pain
Renal colic
Rheumatoid arthritis
Tennis elbow


Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
Acne vulgaris
Alcohol dependence and detoxification
Bell’s palsy
Bronchial asthma
Cancer pain
Cardiac neurosis
Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation
Competition stress syndrome
Craniocerebral injury, closed
Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
Epidemic haemorrhagic fever
Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease)
Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection
Female infertility
Facial spasm
Female urethral syndrome
Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
Gastrokinetic disturbance
Gouty arthritis
Hepatitis B virus carrier status
Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
Labour pain
Lactation, deficiency
Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
Ménière disease
Neuralgia, post-herpetic
Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence
Pain due to endoscopic examination
Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans
Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)
Post-extubation in children
Postoperative convalescence
Premenstrual syndrome
Prostatitis, chronic
Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
Raynaud syndrome, primary
Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Retention of urine, traumatic
Sialism, drug-induced (excessive salivation)
Sjögren syndrome
Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
Spine pain, acute
Stiff neck
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Tietze syndrome
Tobacco dependence
Tourette syndrome
Ulcerative colitis, chronic
Vascular dementia
Whooping cough (pertussis)