Ping Wu, PhD

Associate Professor of Research Pathology

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  • Bioinspired Piezoelectric Periosteum to Augment Bone Regeneration via Synergistic Immunomodulation and Osteogenesis ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2023 Mar 08; 15(9):12273-12293. . View in PubMed
  • Mild Photothermal-Stimulation Based on Injectable and Photocurable Hydrogels Orchestrates Immunomodulation and Osteogenesis for High-Performance Bone Regeneration Small. 2023 07; 19(28):e2300111. . View in PubMed
  • Bioinspired sandwich-like hybrid surface functionalized scaffold capable of regulating osteogenesis, angiogenesis, and osteoclastogenesis for robust bone regeneration Mater Today Bio. 2022 Dec 15; 17:100458. . View in PubMed
  • Mussel-inspired multifunctional surface through promoting osteogenesis and inhibiting osteoclastogenesis to facilitate bone regeneration NPJ Regen Med. 2022 May 13; 7(1):29. . View in PubMed
  • Regional specific differentiation of integumentary organs: SATB2 is involved in a- and ß-keratin gene cluster switching in the chicken Dev Dyn. 2022 09; 251(9):1490-1508. . View in PubMed
  • Bioinspired Redwood-Like Scaffolds Coordinated by In Situ-Generated Silica-Containing Hybrid Nanocoatings Promote Angiogenesis and Osteogenesis both In Vitro and In Vivo Adv Healthc Mater. 2021 12; 10(23):e2101591. . View in PubMed
  • Making region-specific integumentary organs in birds: evolution and modifications Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2021 08; 69:103-111. . View in PubMed
  • Regional Specific Differentiation of Integumentary Organs: Regulation of Gene Clusters within the Avian Epidermal Differentiation Complex and Impacts of SATB2 Overexpression Genes (Basel). 2021 08 23; 12(8). . View in PubMed
  • Cyclic growth of dermal papilla and regeneration of follicular mesenchymal components during feather cycling Development. 2021 09 15; 148(18). . View in PubMed
  • Biomimetic mineralization of novel hydroxyethyl cellulose/soy protein isolate scaffolds promote bone regeneration in vitro and in vivo Int J Biol Macromol. 2020 Nov 01; 162:1627-1641. . View in PubMed
  • Variations of Mesozoic feathers: Insights from the morphogenesis of extant feather rachises Evolution. 2020 09; 74(9):2121-2133. . View in PubMed
  • Folding Keratin Gene Clusters during Skin Regional SpecificationDev Cell. 2020 06 08; 53(5):561-576. e9. . View in PubMed
  • Self-assembly of biological networks via adaptive patterning revealed by avian intradermal muscle network formation Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 05 28; 116(22):10858-10867. . 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
  • Comprehensive molecular and cellular studies suggest avian scutate scales are secondarily derived from feathers, and more distant from reptilian scales Sci Rep. 2018 11 13; 8(1):16766. . 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
  • 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
  • MicroCT Imaging on Living Alligator Teeth Reveals Natural Tooth Cycling Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1650:355-362. . View in PubMed
  • Topographical mapping of a- and ß-keratins on developing chicken skin integuments: Functional interaction and evolutionary perspectives Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 08; 112(49):E6770-9. . 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
  • The effect of oxLDL on aortic valve calcification via the Wnt/ ß-catenin signaling pathway: an important molecular mechanism J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 Mar; 24(2):190-6. . 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
  • Regeneration of reptilian scales after wounding: neogenesis, regional difference, and molecular modules Regeneration (Oxf). 2014 Feb 01; 1(1):15-26. . View in PubMed
  • Effects of all-trans retinoic acid, retinol, and ß-carotene on murine macrophage activity Food Funct. 2014 Jan; 5(1):140-8. . View in PubMed
  • Specialized stem cell niche enables repetitive renewal of alligator teeth Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 28; 110(22):E2009-18. . 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
  • 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
  • Sprouty/FGF signaling regulates the proximal-distal feather morphology and the size of dermal papillae Dev Biol. 2012 Dec 01; 372(1):45-54. . View in PubMed
  • Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. . 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
  • 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
  • Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. . 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
  • 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
  • Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. . View in PubMed
  • The biology of feather follicles Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):181-91. . 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
  • 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
  • The morphogenesis of feathers Nature. 2002 Nov 21; 420(6913):308-12. . View in PubMed