Professional Info

Prof. JIANG, Yangzi

(Research Assistant Professor)

Personal Information

Research Assistant Professor of the Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Office: (852) 3943 5153
Address: Room 123A, 1/F, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Science Building, Area 39, CUHK

Research Interests

1. Development of therapeutic strategies for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration
2. The mechanism for degenerative and inflammatory diseases
3. Cell based therapy and translational medicine

Selected Publications

1. He J†, Jiang Y†, Alexander PG, Ulici V, Zhu Y, Wu S, Tuan RS. Infrapatellar Fat Pad Aggravates Degeneration of Acute Traumatized Cartilage: A Possible Role for Interleukin-6. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2017 Jan;25(1):138-145

2. Jiang Y, Cai Y, Zhang W, Hu C, Tong T, Lu P, Zhang S, Neculai D, Tuan R, Ouyang HW. Human Cartilage Derived Progenitor Cells From Committed Chondrocytes for Efficient Cartilage Repair and Regeneration. Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 2016; 5:1-12.

3. Jiang Y, Tuan R. Origin and Function of Cartilage Stem/Progenitor Cells in Osteoarthritis. Nature Reviews Rheumatology. 2015 Apr;11(4):206-12

4. Jiang Y, Hu C, Yu S, Yan J, Peng H, Ouyang HW, Tuan RS. Cartilage Stem/Progenitor Cells Are Activated in Osteoarthritis via Interleukin-1β/Nerve Growth Factor Signalling. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2015 Nov 17;17:327.

5. Zhang W, Heng BC, Jiang Y**, Ouyang HW*. Clinical Translation of Autologous Cell-based Tissue Engineering Techniques as Class III Therapeutics in China: Taking Cartilage Tissue Engineering as An Example. Journal of Orthopaedic Translation, 2014; 2(2):56-65

6. Jiang Y, Chen L, Zhang S, Tong T, Zhang W, Liu W, Xu G, Tuan RS, Heng BC, Crawford R, Xiao Y, Ouyang HW. Incorporation of Bioactive Polyvinylpyrrolidone-iodine within Bilayered Collagen Scaffolds Enhances the Differentiation and Subchondral Osteogenesis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Acta Biomaterialia 2013 Sep;9(9):8089-98

7. Zhang S, Jiang Y, Zhang W, Chen L, Tong T, Liu W, Mu Q, Liu H, Ji J, Ouyang HW, Zou X. Neonatal Desensitization Supports Long-term Survival and Functional Integration of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Rat Joint Cartilage Without Immunosuppression. Stem Cells and Development 2013 Jan; 22(1):90-101.

8. Zhang W, Chen J, Tao J, Jiang Y, Hu C, Huang L, Ji J, Ouyang HW. The Use of Type 1 Collagen Scaffold Containing Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 to Create a Matrix Environment Conducive to Partial-thickness Cartilage Defects Repair. Biomaterials 2013 Jan; 34(3):713-23.

9. Jiang Y, Zhang S, Wang L, Ouyang HW. Cell Transplantation for Articular Cartilage Defects: Principles of Past, Present and Future Practice. Cell Transplantation 2010;20(5):593-607.

10. Jiang Y, Chen LK, Zhu DC, Zhang GR, Qi YY, Ouyang HW, The Inductive Effect of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-4 on Chondral-lineage Differentiation and In Situ Cartilage Repair. Tissue Engineering Part A 2010 May;16(5):1621-32.

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