Cao Huiling

Research Associate Professor

Research Interests:

◆Skeletal development and homeostasis



◆Tumor skeletal metastases

Professional Experience:

◆2010.07- 2011.08    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine   Post-Doc

◆2014.11- 2016.12    Dept of Biology, SUSTech                 Engineer

2017.01- 2020.02      Dept of Biology, SUSTech                 Research associate professor

◆2020.03-                  School of Medicine, SUSTech           Research associate professor

Educational Background:

◆1999.09-2004.07 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Tianjin Medical University  MD

◆2004.09-2010.07 Joint Training Program of Chinese and American Doctor         PhD

Honors & Awards:

◆Excellent PhD Graduate Award, Tianjin medical university, China, 2010

◆ASBMR Young Investigator Award, 2011

◆Young Investigator Award, ICBMR & 11th International Osteoporosis Symposium, 2011

◆Chinese National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation nomination, 2012

◆Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award

◆Shenzhen peacock scholar (Class C) (2015)

◆ASBMR Young Investigator Travel Grant, 2016

◆ICMRC-2017 Young Investigator Award

◆ASBMR Plenary poster, 2017

◆Webster Jee Travel Award, The 10th Annual Meeting of the National Osteoporosis and Bone and Mineral Research, the Chinese Medical Association, 2018

Selected Publication:

◆Cao H, Yu S, Yao Z, Galson DL, Jiang Y, Zhang X, Fan J, Lu B, Guan Y, Luo M, Lai Y, Zhu, Y, Kurihara N, Patrene K, Roodman GD, Xiao G*. Activating transcription factor 4 regulates osteoclast differentiation in mice. J Clin Invest. 2010 Aug 2; 120(8):2755-66. PMCID: PMC2912190

◆Xiao G, Cheng H, Cao H(co-first author), Chen K, Tu Y, Yu S, Jiao H, Yang S, Im HJ, Chen D, Chen J, Wu C. Critical role of filamin-binding LIM protein 1 (FBLP-1)/migfilin in regulation of bone remodeling. J Biol Chem, 2012. PMID: 22556421

◆Cao H, Zhu K, Qiu L, Li S, Niu H, Yang S, Zhao Z, Hao M, Anderson JL, Fan J, Roodman GD, Xiao G. Critical role of AKT protein in myeloma-induced osteoclast formation and osteolysis.  J Biol Chem, 2013. PMID:24005670

◆Zhu K, Jiao H, Li S, Cao H, Galson DL, Zhao Z, Zhao X, Lai Y, Fan J, Im HJ, Chen D, Xiao G*. ATF4 regulates bone angiogenesis during development and in hypoxia in mice. J Bone Miner Res. 2013. PMID:23649506

◆Wu C, Jiao H, Lai, Y Zheng W, Chen K, Deng W, Song P, Zhu K, Cao H, Galson DL, Fan J, Im HJ, Liu Y, Chen J, Chen D, Xiao G. Kindlin-2 controls TGF-β signaling and Sox9 expression to regulate chondrogenesis. Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 7;6:7531. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8531. PMID: 26151572


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