Dr. Mingming Gao


Assistant Research Scientist

Office: Pharmacy South 441
Phone: (412) 482-8578
mgao@uga.edu

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Education

Ph.D. Biochemical Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, PR China 2010

B.S. Biotechnology, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, PR China 2005

Research Interests

  • Molecular therapy of diabetes, obesity, and fatty liver disease
  • Protein and peptide drug design, discovery, and delivery
  • Gene delivery and gene therapy

Selected Publications

Mingming Gao, Yongjie Ma and Dexi Liu (2015) High-fat Diet-induced Adiposity, Adipose Inflammation, Hepatic Steatosis and Hyperinsulinemia in Outbred CD-1 Mice, Plos ONE, 10(3):e0119784.

Mingming Gao, Yongjie Ma, Ran Cui and Dexi Liu (2014) Hydrodynamic delivery of FGF21 Gene Alleviates Obesity and Fatty Liver in Mice Fed a High Fat Diet, Journal of Controlled Release. 185:1-11.

Mingming Gao, Yongjie Ma and Dexi Liu (2013) Rutin Suppresses Palmitic Acid-triggered Inflammation in Macrophages and Blocks High Fat Diet-induced Obesity in Mice, Pharmaceutical Research. 30: 2940-2950.

Affiliations

  • American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member

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