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

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 645
Rochester, NY 14642

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Recent Journal Articles

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2010 Oct 20
Perry SW, Barbieri J, Tong N, Polesskaya O, Pudasaini S, Stout A, Lu R, Kiebala M, Maggirwar SB, Gelbard HA. "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." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2010 Oct 20; 30(42):14153-64.
2007 Jun
Lu SM, Tong N, Gelbard HA. "The phospholipid mediator platelet-activating factor mediates striatal synaptic facilitation." Journal of neuroimmune pharmacology : the official journal of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology. 2007 Jun; 2(2):194-201. Epub 2007 Feb 27.
2001 May
Tong N, Sanchez JF, Maggirwar SB, Ramirez SH, Guo H, Dewhurst S, Gelbard HA. "Activation of glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta (GSK-3beta) by platelet activating factor mediates migration and cell death in cerebellar granule neurons." The European journal of neuroscience. 2001 May; 13(10):1913-22.
2000 Oct
Guo H, Tong N, Turner T, Epstein LG, McDermott MP, Kilgannon P, Gelbard HA. "Release of the neuronal glycoprotein ICAM-5 in serum after hypoxic-ischemic injury." Annals of neurology. 2000 Oct; 48(4):590-602.
2000 Feb 1
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. "Neuronal fractalkine expression in HIV-1 encephalitis: roles for macrophage recruitment and neuroprotection in the central nervous system." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists. 2000 Feb 1; 164(3):1333-9.

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Center for Neural Development & Disease (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Microbiology, All Other | Japan - Non-Medical School1997
MS | Microbiology | Japan - Non-Medical School1994
MD | Medicine | China-Wuhan Med Coll1983