Dr. Jie  Wu

Dr. Jie Wu

Researcher
Barrow Neurological Institute, USA


Highest Degree
PostDoc. in Neurology from The University of New Mexico, USA

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
62%
Electrophysiology
90%
Cholinergic Modulation
75%
Epilepsy
55%

Education

1997

PostDoc.

The University of New Mexico, USA

Neurology

1994

PostDoc.

Tohoku University, Japan

Neurophysiology

1990

Ph.D.

Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, China

Neurophysiology

1983

M.D.

Xuzhou Medical College, China

Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Gao, M., Y. Jin, K. Yang, D. Zhang, R.J. Lukas and J. Wu, 2010. Mechanisms involved in systemic nicotine-induced glutamatergic synaptic plasticity on dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area. J. Neurosci., 30: 13814-13825.
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  2. Yang, K., J. Hu, L. Lucero, Q. Liu and C. Zheng et al., 2009. Distinctive nicotinic acetylcholine receptor functional phenotypes of rat ventral tegmental area dopaminergic neurons. J. Physiol., 587: 345-361.
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  3. Wu, J., L. Xu, D.Y. Kim, J.M. Rho and P.A. St John et al., 2005. Electrophysiological properties of human hypothalamic hamartomas. Ann. Neurol., 58: 371-382.
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  4. Wu, J., Y.P. Kuo, A.A. George, L. Xu, J. Hu and R.J. Lukas, 2004. β-Amyloid directly inhibits human α4β2-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors heterologously expressed in human SH-EP1 cells. J. Biol. Chem., 279: 37842-37851.
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