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Ning Tong, B.Med., Ph.D.


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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (SMD)



PhD | Japan - Non-Medical School. Microbiology, All Other. 1997

MS | Japan - Non-Medical School. Microbiology. 1994

MD | China-Wuhan Med Coll. Medicine. 1983


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Journal Articles

Human immunodeficiency virus-1 Tat activates calpain proteases via the ryanodine receptor to enhance surface dopamine transporter levels and increase transporter-specific uptake and Vmax.

Perry SW, Barbieri J, Tong N, Polesskaya O, Pudasaini S, Stout A, Lu R, Kiebala M, Maggirwar SB, Gelbard HA

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2010 October 2030 (42):14153-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

The phospholipid mediator platelet-activating factor mediates striatal synaptic facilitation.

Lu SM, Tong N, Gelbard HA

Journal of neuroimmune pharmacology : the official journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology.. 2007 June 2 (2):194-201. Epub 02/27/2007.

Activation of glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta (GSK-3beta) by platelet activating factor mediates migration and cell death in cerebellar granule neurons.

Tong N, Sanchez JF, Maggirwar SB, Ramirez SH, Guo H, Dewhurst S, Gelbard HA

The European journal of neuroscience.. 2001 May 13 (10):1913-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Release of the neuronal glycoprotein ICAM-5 in serum after hypoxic-ischemic injury.

Guo H, Tong N, Turner T, Epstein LG, McDermott MP, Kilgannon P, Gelbard HA

Annals of neurology.. 2000 October 48 (4):590-602. Epub 1900 01 01.

Neuronal fractalkine expression in HIV-1 encephalitis: roles for macrophage recruitment and neuroprotection in the central nervous system.

Tong N, Perry SW, Zhang Q, James HJ, Guo H, Brooks A, Bal H, Kinnear SA, Fine S, Epstein LG, Dairaghi D, Schall TJ, Gendelman HE, Dewhurst S, Sharer LR, Gelbard HA

The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2000 February 1164 (3):1333-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Functional interplay between nuclear factor-kappaB and c-Jun integrated by coactivator p300 determines the survival of nerve growth factor-dependent PC12 cells.

Maggirwar SB, Ramirez S, Tong N, Gelbard HA, Dewhurst S

Journal of neurochemistry.. 2000 February 74 (2):527-39. Epub 1900 01 01.

HIV-1 Tat-mediated activation of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta contributes to Tat-mediated neurotoxicity.

Maggirwar SB, Tong N, Ramirez S, Gelbard HA, Dewhurst S

Journal of neurochemistry.. 1999 August 73 (2):578-86. Epub 1900 01 01.

M protein correlates with the receptor-binding specificity of haemagglutinin protein of reassortant influenza A (H1N1) virus.

Tong N, Nobusawa E, Morishita M, Nakajima S, Nakajima K

The Journal of general virology.. 1998 October 79 ( Pt 10) :2425-34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Identification of the sites for suppressor mutations on the hemagglutinin molecule to temperature-sensitive phenotype of the influenza virus.

Tong N, Nakajima K, Nakajima S

Microbiology and immunology.. 1995 39 (9):687-92. Epub 1900 01 01.

Excess Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Influenza in Japan

Tong, N.; Ueda, M.

Bulletin of Japan Public Health. 1993; 42: 595.

Selection of Serum Panels for the purpose of HTLV-1 Antibody Survey

Miyamura, K.; Yamasita, S.; Tong, N.; Ogino, M.; Ishita, S.; Watanaba, J. and Yamazaki, S.

Japan Bulletin of HTLV. 1990; : 46-49.

Serological Survey of HTLV-I by Using the Sera Collected in the Serum Bank of Japan

Miyamura, K.; Ogino, M.; Tong, N.; Yamashita, S. and Yamazaki, S.

Japan Bulletin of HTLV. 1990; 18: 43-45.