Dr Qi Cao

Senior Research Fellow
The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
Westmead Clinical School


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Current research students

Project title Research student
Nanoparticle enhanced drug delivery and release for chemotherapy of renal cell carcinoma Farhana AZMI
Defining the role of kidney CD103+ dendritic cells in kidney disease for potential therapies. Titi CHEN

Keywords

Kidney disease; Nephrology; Immunology; Inflammation

Clinical Specialty

Nephrology

Selected grants

2018

  • Defining roles of innate lymphoid cells in chronic kidney disease for future therapy; Cao Q; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Defining the role of kidney CD103+Dendritic cells for treatment of chronic kidney disease; Wang Y, Harris D, Wang Y, Cao Q; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Lee, V., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2011). Role of Macrophages in Renal Injury,Repair and Regeneration. In Michael S. Goligorsky (Eds.), Regenerative Nephrology, (pp. 125-139). USA: Elsevier.

Journals

  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Niu, Z., Wang, C., Wang, R., Zhang, Z., Chen, T., Wang, X., Li, Q., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2018). Potentiating Tissue-Resident Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells by IL-33 to Prevent Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 29(3), 961-976. [More Information]
  • Qiao, X., Rao, P., Zhang, Y., Liu, L., Pang, M., Wang, H., Hu, M., Tian, X., Zhang, J., Zhao, Y., Wang, C., Guo, F., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2018). Redirecting TGF-[Beta] Signaling through the [Beta]-Catenin/Foxo Complex Prevents Kidney Fibrosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 29(2), 557-570. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2018). Therapeutic potential of regulatory macrophages generated from peritoneal dialysate in adriamycin nephropathy. AJP: Renal Physiology (Online), 314(4), F561-F571. [More Information]
  • Li, Q., Ding, S., Wang, Y., Xu, X., Shen, Z., Fu, R., Liu, M., Hu, C., Zhang, C., Cao, Q., Wang, Y. (2017). Age-associated alteration in T17 cell response is related to endothelial cell senescence and atherosclerotic cerebral infarction. American Journal of Translational Research, 9(11), 5160-5168.
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, G., Wang, Y., Hu, M., Zhou, J., Sawyer, A., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Lee, V., Harris, D., Alexander, S. (2017). Exacerbation of spontaneous autoimmune nephritis following regulatory T cell depletion in B cell lymphoma 2-interacting mediator knock-out mice. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 188(2), 195-207. [More Information]
  • Li, Q., Ming, T., Wang, Y., Ding, S., Hu, C., Zhang, C., Cao, Q., Wang, Y. (2017). Increased Th9 cells and IL-9 levels accelerate disease progression in experimental atherosclerosis. American Journal of Translational Research, 9(3), 1335-1343.
  • Zhao, Y., Qiao, X., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Liu, L., Zhang, J., Wang, L., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Harris, D., Zheng, G., et al (2017). Matrix metalloproteinase 9-dependent Notch signaling contributes to kidney fibrosis through peritubular endothelial-mesenchymal transition. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 32(5), 781-791. [More Information]
  • Zheng, G., Zhang, J., Zhao, H., Wang, H., Pang, M., Qiao, X., Lee, S., Hsu, T., Tan, T., Lyons, G., Zhao, Y., Loebel, D., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, C., Lee, V., Tam, P., Harris, D., et al (2016). a3 Integrin of Cell-Cell Contact Mediates Kidney Fibrosis by Integrin-Linked Kinase in Proximal Tubular E-Cadherin Deficient Mice. American Journal of Pathology, 186(7), 1847-1860. [More Information]
  • Pang, M., Wang, H., Rao, P., Zhao, Y., Xie, J., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Zheng, G. (2016). Autophagy links (beta)-catenin and Smad signaling to promote epithelial-mesenchymal transition via upregulation of integrin linked kinase. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 76, 123-134. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Lu, J., Li, Q., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Wang, C., Nguyen, H., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2016). CD103+ Dendritic Cells Elicit CD8+ T Cell Responses to Accelerate Kidney Injury in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 278(5), 1344-1360. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Ghali, J., Zhang, G., Hu, M., Wang, Y., Sawyer, A., Zhou, J., Hapudeniya, D., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Zheng, G., Harris, D., Alexander, S. (2016). Development and function of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells. Nephrology, 21(2), 81-85. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Y., Qiao, X., Wang, L., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Rao, P., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Harris, D., Zheng, G., et al (2016). Matrix metalloproteinase 9 induces endothelial-mesenchymal transition via Notch activation in human kidney glomerular endothelial cells. BMC Cell Biology, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sun, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Yu, H., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2015). Expression and Role of CD166 in the Chronic Kidney Disease. Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 25(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Qingsong, H., Niu, Z., Tan, J., Yang, J., Liu, Y., Ma, H., Lee, V., Sun, S., Song, X., Guo, M., Wang, Y., Cao, Q. (2015). IL-25 elicits innate lymphoid cells and multipotent progenitor type 2 cells that reduce renal ischemic/reperfusion injury. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 26(9), 2199-2211. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2015). Macrophages in Kidney Injury, Inflammation, and Fibrosis. Physiology, 30(3), 183-194. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, X., Lu, J., Lee, V., Ye, Q., Nguyen, H., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2015). Renal F4/80+CD11c+ mononuclear phagocytes display phenotypic and functional characteristics of macrophages in health and in Adriamycin nephropathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 26(2), 349-363. [More Information]
  • Zheng, D., Wen, L., Li, C., Peng, A., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). Adoptive transfer of bone marrow dendritic cells failed to localize in the renal cortex and to improve renal injury in adriamycin nephropathy. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 126(1), 8-15. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Harris, D., et al (2014). Failed renoprotection by alternatively activated macrophages from bone marrow due to proliferation-dependent phenotype switch in vivo. Kidney International, 85(4), 794-806. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Y., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Tsatralis, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Zheng, G. (2014). Isolation and epithelial co-culture of mouse renal peritubular endothelial cells. BMC Cell Biology, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). Macrophage heterogeneity, phenotypes and roles in renal fibrosis. Kidney International Supplements, 4(1), 16-19. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Lee, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, G., Hu, M., Wang, C., Cao, Q., Zhao, Y., Harris, D., et al (2014). Regulatory T cells require renal antigen recognition through the TCR to protect against injury in nephritis. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, 7(1), 38-47.
  • Chen, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). The Role of Dendritic Cells in Renal Inflammation. Current Pathobiology Reports, 2(4), 225-234. [More Information]
  • Tian, X., Zhang, J., Tan, T., Lyons, G., Zhao, H., Niu, B., Lee, S., Tsatralis, T., Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2013). Association of beta catenin with P-Smad3 but not LEF-1 dissociates in vitro profibrotic from anti-inflammatory effects of TGF- beta1. Journal of Cell Science, 126(1), 67-76. [More Information]
  • Wang, C., Yu, X., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Characterization of murine macrophages from bone marrow, spleen and peritoneum. BMC Immunology, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Lu, J., Cao, Q., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Yu, X., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Wang, X., Harris, D., Wang, Y., et al (2013). Discrete functions of M2a and M2c macrophage subsets determine their relative efficacy in treating chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 84(4), 745-755. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Zhang, G., Zhou, J., Tan, T., Cao, Q., Hu, M., Watson, D., Wu, H., Zheng, D., Wang, C., Harris, D., et al (2013). DNA vaccine encoding CD40 targeted to dendritic cells in situ prevents the development of Heymann nephritis in rats. Kidney International, 83(2), 223-232. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, X., Wang, C., Lee, V., Ye, Q., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Kidney Cd103+ Dcs Exacerbate Renal Injury Through Activating Cd8+ T Cells in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 24-24.
  • Tan, T., Zheng, G., Hsu, T., Lee, S., Zhang, J., Zhao, Y., Tian, X., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Wang, C., Zheng, D., Alexander, S., Harris, D., et al (2013). Matrix metalloproteinase-9 of tubular and macrophage origin contributes to the pathogenesis of renal fibrosis via macrophage recruitment through osteopontin cleavage. Laboratory Investigation, 93(4), 434-449. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, C., Cao, Q., Ye, Q., Zheng, G., Alexander, S., Jones, D., Harris, D. (2013). Midkine Antibodies Prevent Renal Injury in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 59-59.
  • Zhao, Y., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Tsatralis, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Harris, D. (2013). Notch Signaling Mediates Mmp-9-Dependent Endothelialmesenchymal Transition Downstream of Tgf-B in Human Renal Glomerular Endothelial Cells. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 52-52.
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Pathogenic and protective role of macrophages in kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology, 305(1), F3-F11. [More Information]
  • Zhang, G., Zhang, J., Zhang, H., Tsatralis, T., Hu, M., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Harris, D. (2013). The Role of B-Catenin in TGF-B1-Induced Foxp3 Expression and Treg Induction. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 59-59.
  • Zheng, D., Cao, Q., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Wang, Y., Tan, T., Wang, C., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2012). Lipopolysaccharide-pretreated plasmacytoid dendritic cells ameliorate experimental chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 81(9), 892-902. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, C., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Yu, D., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2011). IL-25 Induces M2 Macrophages and Reduces Renal Injury in Proteinuric Kidney Disease. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 22(7), 1229-1239. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2011). Macrophages and Dendritic Cells for Treating Kidney Disease. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 117(3), e47-e52. [More Information]
  • Sun, Y., Yu, H., Zheng, D., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2011). Sudan Black B Reduces Autofluorescence in Murine Renal Tissue. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 135(10), 1335-1342. [More Information]
  • Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Sun, Y., Tan, T., Wang, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2011). Transfused Macrophages Ameliorate Pancreatic and Renal Injury in Murine Diabetes Mellitus. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 118(4), e87-e99. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Ince, J., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2010). IL-10/TGF-{beta}-Modified Macrophages Induce Regulatory T Cells and Protect against Adriamycin Nephrosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 21(6), 933-942. [More Information]
  • Tan, T., Zheng, G., Hsu, T., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Tian, X., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2010). Macrophage Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Mediates Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Vitro in Murine Renal Tubular Cells. American Journal of Pathology, 176(3), 1256-1270. [More Information]
  • Lee, V., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Polhill, T., Cao, Q., Wu, H., Alexander, I., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2008). Regulatory immune cells in kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology, 295(2), F335-F342. [More Information]

2018

  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Niu, Z., Wang, C., Wang, R., Zhang, Z., Chen, T., Wang, X., Li, Q., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2018). Potentiating Tissue-Resident Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells by IL-33 to Prevent Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 29(3), 961-976. [More Information]
  • Qiao, X., Rao, P., Zhang, Y., Liu, L., Pang, M., Wang, H., Hu, M., Tian, X., Zhang, J., Zhao, Y., Wang, C., Guo, F., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2018). Redirecting TGF-[Beta] Signaling through the [Beta]-Catenin/Foxo Complex Prevents Kidney Fibrosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 29(2), 557-570. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2018). Therapeutic potential of regulatory macrophages generated from peritoneal dialysate in adriamycin nephropathy. AJP: Renal Physiology (Online), 314(4), F561-F571. [More Information]

2017

  • Li, Q., Ding, S., Wang, Y., Xu, X., Shen, Z., Fu, R., Liu, M., Hu, C., Zhang, C., Cao, Q., Wang, Y. (2017). Age-associated alteration in T17 cell response is related to endothelial cell senescence and atherosclerotic cerebral infarction. American Journal of Translational Research, 9(11), 5160-5168.
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, G., Wang, Y., Hu, M., Zhou, J., Sawyer, A., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Lee, V., Harris, D., Alexander, S. (2017). Exacerbation of spontaneous autoimmune nephritis following regulatory T cell depletion in B cell lymphoma 2-interacting mediator knock-out mice. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 188(2), 195-207. [More Information]
  • Li, Q., Ming, T., Wang, Y., Ding, S., Hu, C., Zhang, C., Cao, Q., Wang, Y. (2017). Increased Th9 cells and IL-9 levels accelerate disease progression in experimental atherosclerosis. American Journal of Translational Research, 9(3), 1335-1343.
  • Zhao, Y., Qiao, X., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Liu, L., Zhang, J., Wang, L., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Harris, D., Zheng, G., et al (2017). Matrix metalloproteinase 9-dependent Notch signaling contributes to kidney fibrosis through peritubular endothelial-mesenchymal transition. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 32(5), 781-791. [More Information]

2016

  • Zheng, G., Zhang, J., Zhao, H., Wang, H., Pang, M., Qiao, X., Lee, S., Hsu, T., Tan, T., Lyons, G., Zhao, Y., Loebel, D., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, C., Lee, V., Tam, P., Harris, D., et al (2016). a3 Integrin of Cell-Cell Contact Mediates Kidney Fibrosis by Integrin-Linked Kinase in Proximal Tubular E-Cadherin Deficient Mice. American Journal of Pathology, 186(7), 1847-1860. [More Information]
  • Pang, M., Wang, H., Rao, P., Zhao, Y., Xie, J., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Zheng, G. (2016). Autophagy links (beta)-catenin and Smad signaling to promote epithelial-mesenchymal transition via upregulation of integrin linked kinase. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 76, 123-134. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Lu, J., Li, Q., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Wang, C., Nguyen, H., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2016). CD103+ Dendritic Cells Elicit CD8+ T Cell Responses to Accelerate Kidney Injury in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 278(5), 1344-1360. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Ghali, J., Zhang, G., Hu, M., Wang, Y., Sawyer, A., Zhou, J., Hapudeniya, D., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Zheng, G., Harris, D., Alexander, S. (2016). Development and function of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells. Nephrology, 21(2), 81-85. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Y., Qiao, X., Wang, L., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Rao, P., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Harris, D., Zheng, G., et al (2016). Matrix metalloproteinase 9 induces endothelial-mesenchymal transition via Notch activation in human kidney glomerular endothelial cells. BMC Cell Biology, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2015

  • Sun, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Yu, H., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2015). Expression and Role of CD166 in the Chronic Kidney Disease. Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 25(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Qingsong, H., Niu, Z., Tan, J., Yang, J., Liu, Y., Ma, H., Lee, V., Sun, S., Song, X., Guo, M., Wang, Y., Cao, Q. (2015). IL-25 elicits innate lymphoid cells and multipotent progenitor type 2 cells that reduce renal ischemic/reperfusion injury. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 26(9), 2199-2211. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2015). Macrophages in Kidney Injury, Inflammation, and Fibrosis. Physiology, 30(3), 183-194. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, X., Lu, J., Lee, V., Ye, Q., Nguyen, H., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2015). Renal F4/80+CD11c+ mononuclear phagocytes display phenotypic and functional characteristics of macrophages in health and in Adriamycin nephropathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 26(2), 349-363. [More Information]

2014

  • Zheng, D., Wen, L., Li, C., Peng, A., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). Adoptive transfer of bone marrow dendritic cells failed to localize in the renal cortex and to improve renal injury in adriamycin nephropathy. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 126(1), 8-15. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Harris, D., et al (2014). Failed renoprotection by alternatively activated macrophages from bone marrow due to proliferation-dependent phenotype switch in vivo. Kidney International, 85(4), 794-806. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Y., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Tsatralis, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Zheng, G. (2014). Isolation and epithelial co-culture of mouse renal peritubular endothelial cells. BMC Cell Biology, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). Macrophage heterogeneity, phenotypes and roles in renal fibrosis. Kidney International Supplements, 4(1), 16-19. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Lee, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, G., Hu, M., Wang, C., Cao, Q., Zhao, Y., Harris, D., et al (2014). Regulatory T cells require renal antigen recognition through the TCR to protect against injury in nephritis. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, 7(1), 38-47.
  • Chen, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2014). The Role of Dendritic Cells in Renal Inflammation. Current Pathobiology Reports, 2(4), 225-234. [More Information]

2013

  • Tian, X., Zhang, J., Tan, T., Lyons, G., Zhao, H., Niu, B., Lee, S., Tsatralis, T., Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Harris, D., et al (2013). Association of beta catenin with P-Smad3 but not LEF-1 dissociates in vitro profibrotic from anti-inflammatory effects of TGF- beta1. Journal of Cell Science, 126(1), 67-76. [More Information]
  • Wang, C., Yu, X., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Zhao, H., Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Characterization of murine macrophages from bone marrow, spleen and peritoneum. BMC Immunology, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Lu, J., Cao, Q., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Yu, X., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Wang, X., Harris, D., Wang, Y., et al (2013). Discrete functions of M2a and M2c macrophage subsets determine their relative efficacy in treating chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 84(4), 745-755. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Zhang, G., Zhou, J., Tan, T., Cao, Q., Hu, M., Watson, D., Wu, H., Zheng, D., Wang, C., Harris, D., et al (2013). DNA vaccine encoding CD40 targeted to dendritic cells in situ prevents the development of Heymann nephritis in rats. Kidney International, 83(2), 223-232. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Wang, X., Wang, C., Lee, V., Ye, Q., Zheng, G., Zhao, Y., Alexander, S., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Kidney Cd103+ Dcs Exacerbate Renal Injury Through Activating Cd8+ T Cells in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 24-24.
  • Tan, T., Zheng, G., Hsu, T., Lee, S., Zhang, J., Zhao, Y., Tian, X., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Wang, C., Zheng, D., Alexander, S., Harris, D., et al (2013). Matrix metalloproteinase-9 of tubular and macrophage origin contributes to the pathogenesis of renal fibrosis via macrophage recruitment through osteopontin cleavage. Laboratory Investigation, 93(4), 434-449. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Wang, C., Cao, Q., Ye, Q., Zheng, G., Alexander, S., Jones, D., Harris, D. (2013). Midkine Antibodies Prevent Renal Injury in Adriamycin Nephropathy. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 59-59.
  • Zhao, Y., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Tsatralis, T., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Harris, D. (2013). Notch Signaling Mediates Mmp-9-Dependent Endothelialmesenchymal Transition Downstream of Tgf-B in Human Renal Glomerular Endothelial Cells. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 52-52.
  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2013). Pathogenic and protective role of macrophages in kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology, 305(1), F3-F11. [More Information]
  • Zhang, G., Zhang, J., Zhang, H., Tsatralis, T., Hu, M., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Harris, D. (2013). The Role of B-Catenin in TGF-B1-Induced Foxp3 Expression and Treg Induction. Nephrology, 18(Supp. 1), 59-59.

2012

  • Zheng, D., Cao, Q., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Wang, Y., Tan, T., Wang, C., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2012). Lipopolysaccharide-pretreated plasmacytoid dendritic cells ameliorate experimental chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 81(9), 892-902. [More Information]

2011

  • Cao, Q., Wang, C., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Wang, Y., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Yu, D., Alexander, S., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2011). IL-25 Induces M2 Macrophages and Reduces Renal Injury in Proteinuric Kidney Disease. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 22(7), 1229-1239. [More Information]
  • Cao, Q., Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2011). Macrophages and Dendritic Cells for Treating Kidney Disease. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 117(3), e47-e52. [More Information]
  • Lee, V., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2011). Role of Macrophages in Renal Injury,Repair and Regeneration. In Michael S. Goligorsky (Eds.), Regenerative Nephrology, (pp. 125-139). USA: Elsevier.
  • Sun, Y., Yu, H., Zheng, D., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D., Wang, Y. (2011). Sudan Black B Reduces Autofluorescence in Murine Renal Tissue. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 135(10), 1335-1342. [More Information]
  • Zheng, D., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Sun, Y., Tan, T., Wang, Y., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2011). Transfused Macrophages Ameliorate Pancreatic and Renal Injury in Murine Diabetes Mellitus. Nephron Experimental Nephrology, 118(4), e87-e99. [More Information]

2010

  • Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Sun, Y., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Zheng, G., Tan, T., Ince, J., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2010). IL-10/TGF-{beta}-Modified Macrophages Induce Regulatory T Cells and Protect against Adriamycin Nephrosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 21(6), 933-942. [More Information]
  • Tan, T., Zheng, G., Hsu, T., Wang, Y., Lee, V., Tian, X., Wang, Y., Cao, Q., Wang, Y., Harris, D. (2010). Macrophage Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Mediates Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Vitro in Murine Renal Tubular Cells. American Journal of Pathology, 176(3), 1256-1270. [More Information]

2008

  • Lee, V., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zheng, D., Polhill, T., Cao, Q., Wu, H., Alexander, I., Alexander, S., Harris, D. (2008). Regulatory immune cells in kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology, 295(2), F335-F342. [More Information]

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