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


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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

Japanese: excellently reading.

日本语 可以

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