Keck School Faculty

Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD
Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology;Director of Graduate Programs
Pathology
HMR 2011 Zonal Ave Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Comparative regenerative biology of spiny (Acomys cahirinus) and laboratory (Mus musculus) mouse skin Exp Dermatol. 2019 Feb 08. . View in PubMed

Self-organizing hair peg-like structures from dissociated skin progenitor cells: New insights for human hair follicle organoid engineering and Turing patterning in an asymmetric morphogenetic field Exp Dermatol. 2019 Jan 25. . View in PubMed

Regeneration of rete ridges in Lanyu pig (Sus scrofa): Insights for human skin wound healing Exp Dermatol. 2019 Jan 10. . View in PubMed

Morpho-regulation in diverse chicken feather formation: Integrating branching modules and sex hormone-dependent morpho-regulatory modules Dev Growth Differ. 2019 Jan; 61(1):124-138. . View in PubMed

Morpho-regulation in diverse chicken feather formation: Integrating branching modules and sex hormone-dependent morpho-regulatory modules Dev Growth Differ. 2018 Dec 19. . View in PubMed

Regulation of melanocyte stem cells in the pigmentation of skin and its appendages: Biological patterning and therapeutic potentials Exp Dermatol. 2018 Dec 11. . View in PubMed

Comprehensive molecular and cellular studies suggest avian scutate scales are secondarily derived from feathers, and more distant from reptilian scales Sci Rep. 2018 Nov 13; 8(1):16766. . View in PubMed

Epidermal Darwinism and Competitive Equilibrium within the Epidermis Cell Stem Cell. 2018 Nov 01; 23(5):627-629. . View in PubMed

Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of Chrysolophus provide insights into the evolution of complex plumage colouration Gigascience. 2018 Sep 06. . View in PubMed

Contraction of basal filopodia controls periodic feather branching via Notch and FGF signaling Nat Commun. 2018 Apr 09; 9(1):1345. . View in PubMed

Multiple Regulatory Modules Are Required for Scale-to-Feather Conversion Mol Biol Evol. 2018 Feb 01; 35(2):417-430. . View in PubMed

Contraction of basal filopodia controls periodic feather branching via Notch and FGF signaling Nat Commun. 2018 04 09; 9(1):1345. . View in PubMed

Calcium oscillations coordinate feather mesenchymal cell movement by SHH dependent modulation of gap junction networks Nat Commun. 2018 12 18; 9(1):5377. . View in PubMed

Multiple Regulatory Modules Are Required for Scale-to-Feather Conversion Mol Biol Evol. 2018 02 01; 35(2):417-430. . View in PubMed

Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of Chrysolophus provide insights into the evolution of complex plumage coloration Gigascience. 2018 10 01; 7(10). . View in PubMed

Getting to the Core of the Dermal Papilla J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Nov; 137(11):2250-2253. . View in PubMed

Heterochronic truncation of odontogenesis in theropod dinosaurs provides insight into the macroevolution of avian beaks Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Oct 10; 114(41):10930-10935. . View in PubMed

Genetic Mapping and Biochemical Basis of Yellow Feather Pigmentation in BudgerigarsCell. 2017 Oct 05; 171(2):427-439. e21. . View in PubMed

Self-organization process in newborn skin organoid formation inspires strategy to restore hair regeneration of adult cells Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 22; 114(34):E7101-E7110. . View in PubMed

Diverse feather shape evolution enabled by coupling anisotropic signalling modules with self-organizing branching programme Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 20; 8:ncomms14139. . View in PubMed

Getting to the Core of the Dermal Papilla J Invest Dermatol. 2017 11; 137(11):2250-2253. . View in PubMed

Heterochronic truncation of odontogenesis in theropod dinosaurs provides insight into the macroevolution of avian beaks Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 10 10; 114(41):10930-10935. . View in PubMed

Diverse feather shape evolution enabled by coupling anisotropic signalling modules with self-organizing branching programme Nat Commun. 2017 01 20; 8:ncomms14139. . View in PubMed

Self-organization process in newborn skin organoid formation inspires strategy to restore hair regeneration of adult cells Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 08 22; 114(34):E7101-E7110. . View in PubMed

MicroCT Imaging on Living Alligator Teeth Reveals Natural Tooth Cycling Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1650:355-362. . View in PubMed

Quorum sensing and other collective regenerative behavior in organ populations Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2016 Oct; 40:138-143. . View in PubMed

Quorum sensing and other collective regenerative behavior in organ populations Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2016 10; 40:138-143. . View in PubMed

Regulatory Differences in Natal Down Development between Altricial Zebra Finch and Precocial Chicken Mol Biol Evol. 2016 08; 33(8):2030-43. . View in PubMed

Corrigendum: Assembling Composite Dermal Papilla Spheres with Adipose-derived Stem Cells to Enhance Hair Follicle Induction Sci Rep. 2016 11 14; 6:31257. . View in PubMed

Assembling Composite Dermal Papilla Spheres with Adipose-derived Stem Cells to Enhance Hair Follicle Induction Sci Rep. 2016 05 23; 6:26436. . View in PubMed

Proper BMP Signaling Levels Are Essential for 3D Assembly of Hepatic Cords from Hepatoblasts and Mesenchymal Cells Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Dec; 60(12):3669-80. . View in PubMed

Roles of GasderminA3 in Catagen-Telogen Transition During Hair Cycling J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 135(9):2162-2172. . View in PubMed

Prolonged overexpression of Wnt10b induces epidermal keratinocyte transformation through activating EGF pathway Histochem Cell Biol. 2015 Sep; 144(3):209-21. . View in PubMed

Deciphering principles of morphogenesis from temporal and spatial patterns on the integument Dev Dyn. 2015 Aug; 244(8):905-20. . View in PubMed

Feather on the Cap of Medicine J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 135(7):1719-1721. . View in PubMed

Dynamic imaging of the growth plate cartilage reveals multiple contributors to skeletal morphogenesis Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 13; 6:6798. . View in PubMed

Organ-level quorum sensing directs regeneration in hair stem cell populations Cell. 2015 Apr 09; 161(2):277-90. . View in PubMed

Perivascular-derived stem cells with neural crest characteristics are involved in tendon repair Stem Cells Dev. 2015 Apr 01; 24(7):857-68. . View in PubMed

Emergence of differentially regulated pathways associated with the development of regional specificity in chicken skin BMC Genomics. 2015 Jan 23; 16:22. . View in PubMed

Development, regeneration, and evolution of feathers Annu Rev Anim Biosci. 2015; 3:169-95. . View in PubMed

An integrative approach to understanding bird origins Science. 2014 Dec 12; 346(6215):1253293. . View in PubMed

Bifunctional ectodermal stem cells around the nail display dual fate homeostasis and adaptive wounding response toward nail regeneration Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 21; 111(42):15114-9. . View in PubMed

Defining dermal adipose tissue Exp Dermatol. 2014 Sep; 23(9):629-31. . View in PubMed

Genomic organization, transcriptomic analysis, and functional characterization of avian a- and ß-keratins in diverse feather forms Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Aug 24; 6(9):2258-73. . View in PubMed

Regenerative hair waves in aging mice and extra-follicular modulators follistatin, dkk1, and sfrp4 J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 134(8):2086-2096. . View in PubMed

Modulating hair follicle size with Wnt10b/DKK1 during hair regeneration Exp Dermatol. 2014 Jun; 23(6):407-13. . View in PubMed

Dkk2/Frzb in the dermal papillae regulates feather regeneration Dev Biol. 2014 Mar 15; 387(2):167-78. . View in PubMed

Regeneration of reptilian scales after wounding: neogenesis, regional difference, and molecular modules Regeneration (Oxf). 2014 Feb 01; 1(1):15-26. . View in PubMed

Disrupted ectodermal organ morphogenesis in mice with a conditional histone deacetylase 1, 2 deletion in the epidermis J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Jan; 134(1):24-32. . View in PubMed

Macroenvironmental regulation of hair cycling and collective regenerative behavior Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Jan 01; 4(1):a015198. . View in PubMed

Environmental reprogramming and molecular profiling in reconstitution of human hair follicles Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 03; 110(49):19658-9. . View in PubMed

Nuclear topology, epigenetics, and keratinocyte differentiation J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Sep; 133(9):2130-3. . View in PubMed

Local circadian clock gates cell cycle progression of transient amplifying cells during regenerative hair cycling Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 04; 110(23):E2106-15. . View in PubMed

Many paths to alopecia via compromised regeneration of hair follicle stem cells J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 133(6):1450-2. . View in PubMed

Shaping organs by a wingless-int/Notch/nonmuscle myosin module which orients feather bud elongation Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16; 110(16):E1452-61. . View in PubMed

Competitive balance of intrabulge BMP/Wnt signaling reveals a robust gene network ruling stem cell homeostasis and cyclic activation Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1351-6. . View in PubMed

Module-based complexity formation: periodic patterning in feathers and hairs Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 2(1):97-112. . View in PubMed

Feather regeneration as a model for organogenesis Dev Growth Differ. 2013 Jan; 55(1):139-48. . View in PubMed

Progressive alopecia reveals decreasing stem cell activation probability during aging of mice with epidermal deletion of DNA methyltransferase 1 J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Dec; 132(12):2681-90. . View in PubMed

Homology and Potential Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms for the Development of Unique Feather Morphologies in Early Birds Geosciences (Basel). 2012 Sep 14; 2(3):157-177. . View in PubMed

Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. . View in PubMed

Multi-layered environmental regulation on the homeostasis of stem cells: the saga of hair growth and alopecia J Dermatol Sci. 2012 Apr; 66(1):3-11. . View in PubMed

Patterning skin by planar cell polarity: the multi-talented hair designer Exp Dermatol. 2012 Feb; 21(2):81-5. . View in PubMed

Roles of EphB3/ephrin-B1 in feather morphogenesis Int J Dev Biol. 2012; 56(9):719-28. . View in PubMed

Modelling hair follicle growth dynamics as an excitable medium PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(12):e1002804. . View in PubMed

PI3K, Erk signaling in BMP7-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of PC-3 prostate cancer cells in 2- and 3-dimensional cultures Horm Cancer. 2011 Oct; 2(5):298-309. . View in PubMed

From buds to follicles: matrix metalloproteinases in developmental tissue remodeling during feather morphogenesis Differentiation. 2011 Jun; 81(5):307-14. . View in PubMed

Self-organizing and stochastic behaviors during the regeneration of hair stem cells Science. 2011 Apr 29; 332(6029):586-9. . View in PubMed

In search of the Golden Fleece: unraveling principles of morphogenesis by studying the integrative biology of skin appendages Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Apr; 3(4):388-407. . View in PubMed

A simplified procedure to reconstitute hair-producing skin Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2011 Apr; 17(4):391-400. . View in PubMed

Accelerated closure of skin wounds in mice deficient in the homeobox gene Msx2 Wound Repair Regen. 2009 Sep-Oct; 17(5):639-48. . View in PubMed

Building complex tissues: high-throughput screening for molecules required in hair engineering J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Apr; 129(4):815-7. . View in PubMed

Pattern formation today Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):653-8. . View in PubMed

Preface to pattern formation special issue Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):651. . View in PubMed

Analyses of regenerative wave patterns in adult hair follicle populations reveal macro-environmental regulation of stem cell activity Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):857-68. . View in PubMed

Regenerative patterning in Swarm Robots: mutual benefits of research in robotics and stem cell biology Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):869-81. . View in PubMed

Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. . View in PubMed

Conversion of the nipple to hair-bearing epithelia by lowering bone morphogenetic protein pathway activity at the dermal-epidermal interface Am J Pathol. 2008 Nov; 173(5):1339-48. . View in PubMed

Complex hair cycle domain patterns and regenerative hair waves in living rodents J Invest Dermatol. 2008 May; 128(5):1071-80. . View in PubMed

Cyclic dermal BMP signalling regulates stem cell activation during hair regeneration Nature. 2008 Jan 17; 451(7176):340-4. . View in PubMed

Defining hair follicles in the age of stem cell bioengineering J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Sep; 127(9):2098-100. . View in PubMed

An integrated gene regulatory network controls stem cell proliferation in teeth PLoS Biol. 2007 Jun; 5(6):e159. . View in PubMed

Regenerative biology: new hair from healing wounds Nature. 2007 May 17; 447(7142):265-6. . View in PubMed

Mammary glands and feathers: comparing two skin appendages which help define novel classes during vertebrate evolution Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2007 Apr; 18(2):255-66. . View in PubMed

Developmental biologyThe Turing model comes of molecular age. Science. 2006 Dec 01; 314(5804):1397-8. . View in PubMed

Molecular signaling in feather morphogenesis Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 18(6):730-41. . View in PubMed

PubFocus: semantic MEDLINE/PubMed citations analytics through integration of controlled biomedical dictionaries and ranking algorithm BMC Bioinformatics. 2006 Oct 02; 7:424. . View in PubMed

Distinct mechanisms underlie pattern formation in the skin and skin appendages Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today. 2006 Sep; 78(3):280-91. . View in PubMed

Morphoregulation of avian beaks: comparative mapping of growth zone activities and morphological evolution Dev Dyn. 2006 May; 235(5):1400-12. . View in PubMed

Engineering stem cells into organs: topobiological transformations demonstrated by beak, feather, and other ectodermal organ morphogenesis Curr Top Dev Biol. 2006; 72:237-74. . View in PubMed

Mapping stem cell activities in the feather follicle Nature. 2005 Dec 15; 438(7070):1026-9. . View in PubMed

Morphoregulation of teeth: modulating the number, size, shape and differentiation by tuning Bmp activity Evol Dev. 2005 Sep-Oct; 7(5):440-57. . View in PubMed

Rooster feathering, androgenic alopecia, and hormone-dependent tumor growth: what is in common? Differentiation. 2004 Dec; 72(9-10):474-88.. View in PubMed

Molecular shaping of the beak Science. 2004 Sep 03; 305(5689):1465-6. . View in PubMed

Sculpting skin appendages out of epidermal layers via temporally and spatially regulated apoptotic events J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):1348-55. . View in PubMed

Making waves with hairs J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Apr; 122(4):vii-ix. . View in PubMed

Morpho-regulation of ectodermal organs: integument pathology and phenotypic variations in K14-Noggin engineered mice through modulation of bone morphogenic protein pathway Am J Pathol. 2004 Mar; 164(3):1099-114. . View in PubMed

Distinct Wnt members regulate the hierarchical morphogenesis of skin regions (spinal tract) and individual feathers Mech Dev. 2004 Feb; 121(2):157-71. . View in PubMed

Morphogenesis of chicken liver: identification of localized growth zones and the role of beta-catenin/Wnt in size regulation Dev Biol. 2004 Feb 01; 266(1):109-22. . View in PubMed

Integument pattern formation involves genetic and epigenetic controls: feather arrays simulated by digital hormone models Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):117-35. . View in PubMed

New Early Cretaceous fossil from China documents a novel trophic specialization for Mesozoic birds Naturwissenschaften. 2004 Jan; 91(1):22-5. . View in PubMed

Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. . View in PubMed

A mouthful of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Dec; 121(6):vii-viii. . View in PubMed

Adaptation to the sky: Defining the feather with integument fossils from mesozoic China and experimental evidence from molecular laboratories J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):42-56. . View in PubMed

Development and evolution of the amniote integument: current landscape and future horizon J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):1-11. . View in PubMed

Molecular biology of feather morphogenesis: a testable model for evo-devo research J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):109-22. . View in PubMed

Shift of localized growth zones contributes to skin appendage morphogenesis: role of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):20-6. . View in PubMed

Homeobox genes, fetal wound healing, and skin regional specificity J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):9-11. . View in PubMed

'Cyclic alopecia' in Msx2 mutants: defects in hair cycling and hair shaft differentiation Development. 2003 Jan; 130(2):379-89. . View in PubMed

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