Fanyin Meng

Fanyin Meng, MS, PhD, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine


Dr. Fanyin Meng joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in January, 2019 as the Associate Science Director of the Indiana Center for Liver Research (ICLR) and an Associate Professor with Tenure of Medicine. Dr. Meng joined IU School of Medicine from Texas A&M University College of Medicine, where he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.

Key Publications

Selected from 118 peer reviewed publications:  

1)        McDaniel K, Wu N, Zhou T, Huang L, Sato K, Venter J, Ceci L, Chen D, Ramos-Lorenzo S, Invernizzi P, Bernuzzi F, Wu C, Francis H, Glaser S, Alpini G, Meng F.  Amelioration of Ductular Reaction by Stem Cell Derived Extracellular Vesicles in MDR2 knockout mice via let-7 microRNA.  Hepatology. 2019 Jun;69(6):2562-2578. doi: 10.1002/hep.30542. Epub 2019 Apr 12.  PMID:  30723922  

2)        Wu N, McDaniel K, Zhou T, Ramos-Lorenzo S, Wu C, Huang L, Chen D, Annable T, Francis H, Glaser S, Alpini G, Meng F. Knockout of microRNA-21 attenuates alcoholic hepatitis through VHL/NF-κB signaling pathway in hepatic stellate cells. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. 2018; 315(3):G385-G398. PMID: 29848019.  

3)        Y Wan, K McDaniel, N Wu, S Ramos-Lorenzo, T Glaser, J Venter, H Francis, L Kennedy, K Sato, T Zhou, T Kyritsi, Q Huang, T Annable, S Glaser, C Wu, G Alpini, and F Meng.  Regulation of cellular senescence by miR-34a in alcoholic liver injury.  Am J Pathol 187: 2788-2798, 2017. 

4)   K McDaniel, L Huang, K Sato, N Wu, T Annable, T Zhou, S RamosLorenzo, Y Wan, Q Huang, H Francis, S Glaser, H Tsukamoto, G Alpini, and F Meng. The let-7/lin28 axis regulates activation of hepatic stellate cells in alcoholic liver injury.  J Biol Chem 292:11336-11347, 2017.



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Translational Research

Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Biochemistry Molecular Biology
  • Associate Scientific Director Indiana Liver Research Center (ILRC)