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Indiana University School of Dentistry
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DDS, 1998, West China University of Medical Science, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China
MS (Prosthodontics), 1998, West China University of Medical Science, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China
PhD, 2006, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2007, Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine, Department of Biology, School of Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
- The expression of proteinases in the degenerative joint diseases including temporamandibular joint disorder, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis to seek the potential marker(s) for disease diagnosis and treatment.
- The expression of proteinases in amphibian limb regeneration using regeneration capable and incapable animal models such as the frog Xenopus laevis, and the axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum.
- The induction of the regenerative ability of adult stem cells, including pulp stem cells and gingival fibroblasts, in order to restore the abilities of these cells to regenerate the tooth, the gingival soft tissue and the periodontal bone.
Novel Non-Matrix Metalloproteinase Mediated Collagen DegradationDegradation, F. Song and L.J. Windsor, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1721(1): 65-72.
Matrix Metalloproteinase Dependent and Independent Collagen Degradation, (review) Fengyu Song, Kessiri Wisithphrom, Jing Zhou, and L. Jack Windsor, Frontier in Bioscience, 11:3100-20.
Temporomandibular Joint Synovial Fibroblasts Mediate Serine Proteinase Dependent Type I Collagen Degradation, F. Song, A.S. Bergdoll, and L.J. Windsor, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1760 (10): 1521-1528.
An Evaluation of Toothprints® DNA yield, quality, and bite registration, Mark Ellis, Fengyu Song, E. Ted Parks, George Eckert, Jeffrey Dean, and L. Jack Windsor, JADA, 138(9):1234-1240