Dr. Rui-An  Wang

Dr. Rui-An Wang

Professor
Fourth Military Medical University, China


Highest Degree
Post Doctoral Fellow in Pathology from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Breast Cancer
62%
Endocrinology
90%
Metastasis
75%
Carcinogenesis
55%

Education

2001

Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Pathology

Selected Publications

  1. Wu, J., F. Dong, R.A. Wang, J. Wang and J. Zhao et al., 2013. Central role of cellular senescence in TSLP-induced airway remodeling in asthma. PloS One, Vol. 8. 10.1371/journal.pone.0077795.
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  2. Wang, R.A., Z.S. Li, Q.G. Yan, X.W. Bian and Y.Q. Ding et al., 2013. Resistance to apoptosis should not be taken as a hallmark of cancer. Chin. J. Cancer, 10.5732/cjc.013.10131.
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  3. Wang, R.A., Z.S. Li, H.Z. Zhang, P.J. Zheng and Q.L. Li et al., 2013. Invasive cancers are not necessarily from preformed in situ tumours-an alternative way of carcinogenesis from misplaced stem cells. J. Cell. Mol. Med., 17: 921-926.
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  4. Wang, R.A., Q.L. Li, Z.S. Li, P.J. Zheng and H.Z. Zhang et al., 2013. Apoptosis drives cancer cells proliferate and metastasize. J. Cell. Mol. Med., 17: 205-211.
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  5. Wang, R.A. and Q.G. Yan, 2013. Molecular Adaptation of Cancer Cells. In: Adaptation Biology and Medicine: New Developments, Popescu, L.M., A.R. Hargens and P.K. Singal (Eds.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 131-138.

  6. Wang, L., X. Zhang, L.T. Jia, S.J. Hu and J. Zhao et al., 2013. C-Myc-mediated epigenetic silencing of microRNA-101 contributes to dysregulation of multiple pathways in hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology, 10.1002/hep.26720.
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  7. Pakala, S.B., S.K. Rayala, R.A. Wang, K. Ohshiro and P. Mudvari et al., 2013. MTA1 promotes STAT3 transcription and pulmonary metastasis in breast cancer. Cancer Res., 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-12-3998.
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  8. Liu, F., J. Cao, J. Lv, L. Dong and E. Pier et al., 2013. TBX2 expression is regulated by PAX3 in the melanocyte lineage. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res., 26: 67-77.
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  9. Dong, L., Y. Li, J. Cao, F. Liu and E. Pier et al., 2012. FGF2 regulates melanocytes viability through the STAT3-transactivated PAX3 transcription. Cell Death Different., 19: 616-622.
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  10. Bao, W., H.J. Fu, Q.S. Xie, L. Wang and R. Zhang et al., 2011. HER2 interacts with CD44 to up-regulate CXCR4 via epigenetic silencing of microRNA-139 in gastric cancer cells. Gastroenterology, 141: 2076-2087.
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  11. Liu, H.T., F. Li, W.Y. Wang, X.J. Li and Y.M. Liu et al., 2010. Rapamycin inhibits re-endothelialization after percutaneous coronary intervention by impeding the proliferation and migration of endothelial cells and inducing apoptosis of endothelial progenitor cells. Texas Heart Inst. J., 37: 194-201.

  12. Zhang, Y., Q. Li, F. Zhu, J. Cui and K. Li et al., 2009. Subcellular localization of APMCF1 and its biological significance of expression pattern in normal and malignant human tissues. J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res., Vol. 28. 10.1186/1756-9966-28-111.
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  13. Zhao, Y., W.G. Hou, H.P. Zhu, J. Zhao, R.A. Wang, R.J. Xu and Y.Q. Zhang, 2008. Expression of thyrotropin-releasing hormone receptors in rat testis and their role in isolated Leydig cells. Cell Tissue Res., 334: 283-294.
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  14. Zhang, F., J. Ye, Z. Li, R. Wang and J. Zhang et al., 2008. Random versus non-random DNA strand segregation difference between cancer and normal stem cells might provide an opportunity to specific targeting the former by radiotherapy. Cell Cycle, 7: 3282-3282.
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  15. Li, W., W. Bao, J. Ma, X. Liu, R. Xu, R.A. Wang and Y. Zhang, 2008. Metastasis tumor antigen 1 is involved in the resistance to heat stress-induced testicular apoptosis. FEBS Lett., 582: 869-873.
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  16. Manavathi, B., S. Peng, S.K. Rayala, A.H. Talukder and M.H. Wang et al., 2007. Repression of Six3 by a corepressor regulates rhodopsin expression. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 104: 13128-13133.
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  17. Wang, R.A., H. Zhang, S. Balasenthil, D. Medina and R. Kumar, 2006. PAK1 hyperactivation is sufficient for mammary gland tumor formation. Oncogene, 25: 2931-2936.
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  18. Rayala, S.K., P. den Hollander, S. Balasenthil, P.R. Molli and A.J. Bean et al., 2006. Hepatocyte growth factor-regulated tyrosine kinase substrate (HRS) interacts with PELP1 and activates MAPK. J. Biol. Chem., 281: 4395-4403.
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  19. Rayala, S.K., A.H. Talukder, S. Balasenthil, R. Tharakan and C.J. Barnes et al., 2006. P21-activated kinase 1 regulation of estrogen receptor-alpha activation involves serine 305 activation linked with serine 118 phosphorylation. Cancer Res., 66: 1694-1701.
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  20. Wang, R.A., M. Zhao, M.L. Meistrich and R. Kumar, 2005. Stage-specific expression of dynein light chain-1 and its interacting kinase, p21-activated kinase-1, in rodent testes: Implications in spermiogenesis. J. Histochem. Cytochem., 53: 1235-1243.
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  21. Manavathi, B., S.S. Nair, R.A. Wang, R. Kumar and R.K. Vadlamudi, 2005. Proline-, glutamic acid-and leucine-rich protein-1 is essential in growth factor regulation of signal transducers and activators of transcription 3 activation. Cancer Res., 65: 5571-5577.
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  22. Zhang, Y.Q., X.Z. He, J.S. Zhang, R.A. Wang, J. Zhou and R.J. Xu, 2004. Stage-specific localization of transforming growth factor 1 and 3 and their receptors during spermatogenesis in men. Asian J. Androl., 6: 105-109.
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  23. Kumar, R., R.A. Wang and C.J. Barnes, 2004. Coregulators and chromatin remodeling in transcriptional control. Mol. Carcinogen., 41: 221-230.
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  24. Balasenthil, S., A.A. Sahin, C.J. Barnes, R.A. Wang, R.G. Pestell, R.K. Vadlamudi and R. Kumar, 2004. p21-activated kinase-1 signaling mediates cyclin D1 expression in mammary epithelial and cancer cells. J. Biol. Chem., 279: 1422-1428.
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  25. Bagheri-Yarmand, R., A.H. Talukder, R.A. Wang, R.K. Vadlamudi and R. Kumar, 2004. Metastasis-associated protein 1 deregulation causes inappropriate mammary gland development and tumorigenesis. Development, 131: 3469-3479.
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  26. Wang, R.A., R.K. Vadlamudi, R.B. Yarmand, I. Beuvink, N.E. Hynes and R. Kumar, 2003. Essential functions of p21-activated kinase 1 in morphogenesis and differentiation of mammary glands. J. Cell Biol., 161: 583-592.
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  27. Wang, R.A., A. Mazumdar, R.K. Vadlamudi and R. Kumar, 2003. P21-activated kinase-1 phosphorylates and transactivates estrogen receptor-alpha and promotes hyperplasia in mammary epithelium. EMBO. J., 21: 5437-5447.
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  28. Vadlamudi, R.K., A.A. Sahin, L. Adam, R.A. Wang and R. Kumar, 2003. Heregulin and HER2 signaling selectively activates c-Src phosphorylation at tyrosine 215. FEBS Lett., 543: 76-80.

  29. Mishra, S.K., A. Mazumdar, R.K. Vadlamudi, F. Li and R.A. Wang et al., 2003. MICoA, a novel metastasis-associated protein 1 (MTA1) interacting protein coactivator, regulates estrogen receptor-α transactivation functions. J. Biol. Chem., 278: 19209-19219.
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  30. Kumar, R., R.A. Wang and R. Bagheri-Yarmand, 2003. Emerging roles of MTA family members in human cancers. Semin. Oncol., 30: 30-37.
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  31. Hu, J., Y.Q. Zhang, X.P. Liu, R.A. Wang, Y. Jin and R.J. Xu, 2003. Expression and localization of Smad1, Smad2 and Smad4 proteins in rat testis during postnatal development. Asian J. Androl., 5: 51-56.

  32. Kumar, R., R.A. Wang, A. Mazumdar, A.H. Talukder and M. Mandal et al., 2002. A naturally occurring MTA1 variant sequesters oestrogen receptor-α in the cytoplasm. Nature, 418: 654-657.
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  33. Kumar, R. and R.A. Wang, 2002. Protein kinases in mammary gland development and cancer. Microsc. Res. Tech., 59: 49-57.

  34. Vadlamudi, R.K., R.A. Wang, A. Mazumdar, Y. Kim, J. Shin, A. Sahin and R. Kumar, 2001. Molecular cloning and characterization of PELP1, a novel human coregulator of estrogen receptor α. J. Biol. Chem., 276: 38272-38279.
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  35. Mandal, M., R. Vadlamudi, D. Nguyen, R.A. Wang and L. Costa et al., 2001. Growth factors regulate heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K expression and function. J. Biol. Chem., 276: 9699-9704.
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  36. Vadlamudi, R.K., R.A. Wang, A.H. Talukder, L. Adam, R. Johnson and R. Kumar, 2000. Evidence of Rab3A expression, regulation of vesicle trafficking and cellular secretion in response to heregulin in mammary epithelial cells. Mol. Cell. Biol., 20: 9092-9101.
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  37. Vadlamudi, R.K., L. Adam, R.A. Wang, M. Mandal and D. Nguyen et al., 2000. Regulatable expression of p21-activated kinase-1 promotes anchorage-independent growth and abnormal organization of mitotic spindles in human epithelial breast cancer cells. J. Biol. Chem., 275: 36238-36244.
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  38. Mazumdar, A., R.A. Wang, S.K. Mishra, L. Adam and R. Bagheri-Yarmand et al., 2000. Transcriptional repression of oestrogen receptor by metastasis-associated protein 1 corepressor. Nat. Cell Biol., 3: 30-37.
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  39. Bagheri-Yarmand, R., R.K. Vadlamudi, R.A. Wang, J. Mendelsohn and R. Kumar, 2000. Vascular endothelial growth factor up-regulation via p21-activated kinase-1 signaling regulates heregulin-beta1-mediated angiogenesis. J. Biol. Chem., 275: 39451-39457.
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  40. Wang, R.A. and G.Q. Zhao, 1999. Transforming growth factor β signal transducer Smad2 is expressed in mouse meiotic germ cells, Sertoli cells and Leydig cells during spermatogenesis. Biol. Reprod., 61: 999-1004.
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  41. Wang, R.A., P.K. Nakane and T. Koji, 1998. Autonomous cell death of mouse male germ cells during fetal and postnatal period. Biol. Reprod., 58: 1250-1256.
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