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Jian HUA, M.D., Ph.D.
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  • M.D. : Shanghai Second Medical University, China (1987)
  • Ph.D. (Biochemistry) : Juntendo University,
    School of Medicine, Japan (2002)
  • Invited Assistant Professor (2007)

Current Research Projects

  1. Anti-inflammatory action of glucosamine
  2. The stage-specific expression of the NADPH oxidase components during myeloid cell maturation

Publications

  • Lu-Suguro JF, Hua J, Sakamoto K, Nagaoka I: Inhibitory action of glucosamine on platelet activation in guinea pigs. Inflamm Res 54: 493-499, 2005.
  • Hua J, Suguro S, Hirano S, Sakamoto K, Nagaoka I: Preventive actions of a high dose of glucosamine on adjuvant arthritis in rats. Inflamm Res 54: 127-132, 2005.
  • Hua J, Suguro S, Iwabuchi K, Tsutsumi-Ishii Y, Sakamoto K, Nagaoka I: Glucosamine, a naturally occurring amino monosaccharide, suppresses the ADP-mediated platelet activation in humans. Inflamm Res 53: 680-688, 2004.
  • Hua J, Sakamoto K, Nagaoka I: Inhibitory actions of glucosamine, a therapeutic agent for osteoarthritis, on the functions of neutrophils. J Leukoc Biol 71: 632-640, 2002.
  • Hua J, Hasebe T, Someya A, Nakamura S, Sugimoto K, Nagaoka I: Evaluation of the expression of NADPH oxidase components during maturation of HL-60 clone 15 cells to eosinophilic lineage. Inflamm Res 50: 56-67, 2001.
  • Hua J, Hasebe T, Someya A, Nakamura S, Sugimoto K, Nagaoka I: Evaluation of the expression of NADPH oxidase components during maturation of HL-60 cells to neutrophil lineage. J Leukoc Biol 68: 216-24, 2000