Guangcun Huang received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Shanghai Medical University (Shanghai, China), which was merged into Fudan University (Shanghai, China), in 2000. Huang has more than 17 years of experience in chronic liver disease research, especially liver fibrosis/cirrhosis, including rodent models and in vitro cell culture system. Huang worked as a Teaching Assistant and later as a Lecturer at the Department of Pathology, Shanghai Medical University, from 1996 to 2006. Huang received his Postdoctoral Training at the University of California (CA, USA) in 2007, and, in 2008, he moved to Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Columbus, OH, USA), continuing liver fibrosis research before he joined the University of Minnesota (Minnesota, MN, USA) in 2013, and, in 2014, Huang moved to the University of Texas Health Science Center (San Antonio, TX, USA). Huang’s research interests include tissue injury and repair, particularly focusing on liver and pancreatic fibrosis, aging, cancer, and neuroscience. His specialties include hepatic stellate cell, pancreatic stellate cell, cell cycle, cell signaling, cell differentiation, primary cell culture, siRNA, retinoid acid, C/EBP, CCN2/CTGF, and multiple sclerosis.
Biography Updated on 20 August 2014