18105-Hu, Ping
Faculty

Ping Hu, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics
  • Education
    2009 FEL Indiana University School of Medicine
    2001 PhD Peking Union Medical College
    1997 MD Tianjin Medical University
  • Research

    P38MAPK represents one of the critical signaling pathways mediating cellular response to intrinsic and environmental stress. Dysregulation of P38 pathway is believed in involvement of pathogenesis of many human diseases like inflammation, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. My current work focuses on the roles of P38MAPK in modulation of function of bone marrow hematopoietic cells including hematopoietic stem cells as well as committed lineages like mast cells, T cells and erythroid cells et al. We are also interested in identification of novel upstream and downstream targets of P38MAPK in an effort to define therapeutic targets in P38-related diseases.

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