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Hongxin Dong, MD/PhD

Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Ward Building Room 12-369
303 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

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Aging; Alzheimer's Disease; Cognitive Neuroscience; Dementia; Neurobiology; Neurogenetics; Neuroscience; Psychiatry

Description of Interests

Dr. Dong’s lab research interests focuses on the mechanisms of neurodegeneraton and related disorders. Two ongoing NIH funded projects include using a combination of human and mouse genetics to identify novel genes and pathways that give rise to schizophrenia; additionally, using a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease to investigate the relationship and mechanisms between stress and Alzheimer’s pathogenesis.

Professional Education

PhD: West China University, Neurobiology (1992)
MD: Zhunyi Medical College (1983)

Most Recent Publications

Montalvo-Ortiz JL, Keegan J, Gallardo C, Gerst N, Tetsuka K, Tucker C, Matsumoto M, Fang D, Csernansky JG, Dong H.
Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013 Dec 24;doi:10.1038/npp.2013.346.
ISSN: 0893133X

Ding Y, Yan Q, Ruan J-W, Zhang Y-Q, Li W-J, Zeng X, Huang S-F, Zhang Y-J, Wu J-L, Fisher D, Dong H, Zeng Y-S.
Cell Transplantation. 2013 Jan;22(1):65-86.doi:10.3727/096368912X655037.
PMID: 23006476   ISSN: 09636897

Li W-J, Li S-M, Ding Y, He B, Keegan J, Dong H, Ruan J-W, Zeng Y-S.
Neurochemistry International. 2012 Dec;61(8):1397-1403.doi:10.1016/j.neuint.2012.10.002.
PMID: 23068989   ISSN: 01970186

Lin Z, Yang H, Kong Q, Li J, Lee S-M, Gao B, Dong H, Wei J, Song J, Zhang DD, Fang D.
Molecular Cell. 2012 May 25;46(4):484-494.doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2012.03.024.
PMID: 22542455   ISSN: 10972765

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