Postdoctoral Fellows

Mei Huang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Gene and Cell Therapy Laboratory (CGCT)


Ph.D. Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 2006


2007 American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

Contact Information:

Stanford University School of Medicine
Edwards Building R304
Stanford, CA 94305-5344

Phone: (650) 736-0418
Fax: (650) 736-0234

Research Interests:

Gene Therapy based on RNA Interference; Genetic Regulation of Stem Cell Differentiation

Recent Publications:

  1. Jia F, Wilson KD, Sun N, Gupta DM, Huang M, Li Z, Panetta NJ, Chen ZY, Robbins RC, Kay MA, Longaker MT, Wu JC. A nonviral minicircle vector for deriving iPS cells. Nature Methods. 2010;epub ahead of print():.
  2. Huang M, Chen Z, Hu S, Jia F, Li Z, Hoyt G, Robbins RC, Kay MA, Wu JC.. Circulation. Novel minicircle vector for gene therapy in murine myocardial infarction. 2009;120(11 Suppl):S230-7.
  3. Li Z, Lee A, Huang M, Chun H, Chung J, Chu P, Grant H, Yang P, Rosenberg J, Robbins RC, Wu JC. . Imaging Survival and Function of Transplanted Cardiac Stem Cells. JACC. 2009;53(14):1229-1240.
  4. Li Z, Wilson KD, Smith B, Kraft D, Jia F, Huang M, Xie X, Robbins RC, Gambhir SS, Weissman IL, Wu JC. Transcriptional and functional profiling of human embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial cells for treatment of myocardial infarction. PLoS ONE. 2009;4(12):e8443.
  5. Wilson KD, Huang M, Wu JC. Bioluminescence reporter gene imaging of human embryonic stem cell survival, proliferation, and fate. Bioluminescence, Methods in Molecular Biology. 2009;574():87-103.
  6. Yu J*, Huang N*, Wilson KD*, Velotta JB, Mei Huang, Li Z, Lee A, Robbins RC, Cooke JP, Wu JC. nAChRs mediate human embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial cells: proliferation, apoptosis, and angiogenesis. PLoS ONE. 2009;4(9):e7040.
  7. Huang M, Chan D, Jia F, Xie X, Li Z, Hoyt G, Robbins RC, Chen X, Giaccia A, Wu JC. Molecular Imaging of RNA Interference Therapy Targeting Prolyl Hydroxylase-2 for Treatment of Myocardial Ischemia. Circulation. 2008;118(14 Suppl):S226-S233.
  8. Li ZJ, Suzuki Y, Huang M, Cao F, Xie X, Connolly AJ, Yang PC, Wu JC. Comparison of Reporter Gene and Iron Particle Labeling for Tracking Fate of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Differentiated Endothelial Cells in Living Subjects. Stem Cells. 2008;26(4):864-873.
  9. Wilson KD*, Li Z*, Wagner R, Yue P, Tsao P, Nestorova G, Huang M, Hirschberg DL, Yock PG, Quertermous T, Wu JC. Transcriptome alteration in the diabetic heart by rosiglitazone: implications for cardiovascular mortality. PLoS ONE. 2008;3(7):e2609.
  10. Chang GY, Cao F, Krishnan M, Huang M, Li Z, Xie X, Sheikh AY, Hoyt G, Robbins RC, Hsiai T, Schneider MD, Wu JC.. Positron emission tomography imaging of conditional gene activation in the heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2007;():.
  11. Chun HJ, Wilson KD, Huang M, Wu JC. Integration of genomics, proteomics, and imaging for cardiac stem cell therapy. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2007;34(Supplement 1):S20-6.
  12. Jia FJ, Huang M, Yan YC, Li YP. A novel strategy for constructing and verifying short hair-pin RNA expression vector. Journal of RNAi and Gene Silencing. 2007;in press():.
  13. Huang M, Jia FJ, Yan YC, Guo LH, Li YP. Transactivated minimal E1b promoter is capable of driving the expression of short hairpin RNA. J Virol Methods. 2006;34(1-2):48-54.
  14. Huang M, Jia FJ, Li CY,Li YP, Guo LH. Fast screening target sites for RNA interference using a cell-free system. Biotechnol Lett. 2005;27(9):619-21.
  15. Huang M, Zhu ZY, Yuan SQ. Application of in situ Hybridization and in situ PCR on Location of Gene in Transgenic Fishes. ACTA Hydrobiologica Sinica. 2001;25(2):195-201.