Yuan Yuan

CSA 144, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-1524
Fax: (323) 442-2981
yuan164@usc.edu

Yuan Yuan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, China
    B.S.
    2007
    Bioengineering

  • Mississippi College, Jackson, MS
    M.S.
    2010
    General Biology

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
    Ph.D.
    2016
    Biomedical Engineering

  • 2016 - present - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  1. Wen Q, Jing J, Han X, Feng J, Yuan Y, Ma Y, Chen S, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2020) Runx2 regulates mouse tooth root development via activation of WNT inhibitor Notum. J Bone Miner Res. 2020 Jun 22. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.4120. Epub ahead of print. PMID:32569388.

  2. Jackson-Weaver O, Ungvijanpunya N, Yuan Y, Qian J, Gou Y, Wu J, Shen H, Chen Y, Li M, Richard S, Chai Y, Sucov HM, Xu J. (2020) PRMT1-p53 Pathway Controls Epicardial EMT and Invasion. Cell Rep. 2020 Jun 9;31(10):107739. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107739. PMID: 32521264; PMCID: PMC7425665.

  3. Chen S, Jing J, Yuan Y, Feng J, Han X, Wen Q, Ho TV, Lee C, Chai Y. (2020) Runx2+ Niche Cells Maintain Incisor Mesenchymal Tissue Homeostasis through IGF Signaling. Cell Rep. 2020 Aug 11;32(6):108007. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108007. PMID: 32783935.

  4. Samuels BD, Aho R, Brinkley JF, Bugacov A, Feingold E, Fisher S, Gonzalez-Reiche AS, Hacia JG, Hallgrimsson B, Hansen K, Harris MP, Ho TV, Holmes G, Hooper JE, Jabs EW, Jones KL, Kesselman C, Klein OD, Leslie EJ, Li H, Liao EC, Long H, Lu N, etc... Yuan Y, Chai Y. (2020) FaceBase 3: Analytical Tools and FAIR Resources for Craniofacial and Dental Research. Development 2020 147: dev191213 doi: 10.1242/dev.191213

  5. Shi C, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Jing J, Ho TV, Han X, Li J, Feng J, Chai Y. (2019) BMP Signaling in Regulating Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Incisor Homeostasis. J Dent Res. 2019 Jul;98(8):904-911. doi: 10.1177/0022034519850812. Epub 2019 May 28. PubMed PMID: 31136721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6616121.

  6. Yuan Y, Chai Y. (2019) Regulatory mechanisms of jaw bone and tooth development. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2019;133:91-118. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2018.12.013. Epub 2019 Feb 11. PMID: 30902260; PMCID: PMC6986348.

  7. Li X, Yuan Y, Liu L, Leung YS, Chen Y, Guo Y, Chai Y, Chen Y. (2019) 3D printing of hydroxyapatite/tricalcium phosphate scaffold with hierarchical porous structure for bone regeneration. Bio-Design and Manufacturing, 3, 5–29.

  8. Li J, Yuan Y, He J, Feng J, Han X, Jing J, Ho TV, Xu J, Chai Y. (2018) Constitutive activation of hedgehog signaling adversely affects epithelial cell fate during palatal fusion. Dev Biol. 2018 Sep 1;441(1):191-203. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 29981310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6152919.

  9. Guo Y, Yuan Y, Wu L, Ho TV, Jing J, Sugii H, Li J, Han X, Feng J, Guo C, Chai Y. (2018) BMP-IHH-mediated interplay between mesenchymal stem cells and osteoclasts supports calvarial bone homeostasis and repair. Bone Res. 2018 Oct 17;6:30. doi: 10.1038/s41413-018-0031-x. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30345151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6193039.

  10. Tian H, Feng J, Li J, Ho TV, Yuan Y, Liu Y, Brindopke F, Figueiredo JC, Magee W 3rd, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2017) Intraflagellar transport 88 (IFT88) is crucial for craniofacial development in mice and is a candidate gene for human cleft lip and palate. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Mar 1;26(5):860-872. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx002. PubMed PMID: 28069795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6075526.

  11. Sugii H, Grimaldi A, Li J, Parada C, Vu-Ho T, Feng J, Jing J, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Maeda H, Chai Y. (2017) Dlx5-FGF10 signaling cascade controls cranial neural crest and myoblast interaction during oropharyngeal patterning and development. Development. 2017 Nov 1;144(21):4037-4045. doi: 10.1242/dev.155176. Epub 2017 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 28982687; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5702075.

  12. McCarthy B, Yuan Y, Koria P. (2016) Elastin-like-Polypeptide Based Fusion Proteins for Osteogenic Factor Delivery in Bone Healing. Biotechnol Prog. 2016 Jul 8;32(4):1029-37. doi: 10.1002/btpr.2269. Epub 2016 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 27038196.

  13. Yuan Y, Koria P. (2015) Proliferative activity of Elastin-like-Peptides Depends on Charge and Phase transition. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Oct 31. doi:10.1002/jbm.a.35609. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26519668.