Mao-Qiang Man

The Veterans Health Research Institute, USA


Dr. Mao-Qiang Man’s, after graduation from Binzhou Medical College in 1982, Mao-Qiang Man became a dermatologist at affiliated hospital of Binzhou Medical College where he taught medical students and did clinical practice. In 1988, he came to work as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Peter Elias at Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA. Since then he has been working exclusively on epidermal permeability barrier function including regulation of epidermal permeability barrier function by epidermal lipids, regulatory role of nuclear hormone receptor ligands in cutaneous function, influence of ions and pH on barrier function, etc.. In addition, he is also heavily involved in regulation of cutaneous function by neurotransmitters. His work has significant influence in dermatologic field. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers with H index=42 and G index=67. His work has had significant influence in dermatologic field. For example, his work, regulation of topical lipid mixture on barrier function, has offered new strategy in skin care and treating skin disorders. Now he is a research scientist at Northern California Institute for Research and Education and UCSF.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2012

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