Guangcun Huang received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Shanghai Medical University, China, which was merged into Fudan University, China, in 2000. Huang has more than 16 years of experience in liver fibrosis research, including rodent models and in vitro cell culture system. He worked as a Teaching Assistant and later a Lecturer at the Department of Pathology, Shanghai Medical University from 1996 to 2006. He received his postdoctoral training at the University of California in 2007, and in 2008, he moved to Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Columbus, USA), continuing liver fibrosis research, before he joined the University of Minnesota in 2013. His 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 31 July 2013