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Ding                           Xu

Ding Xu PhD

Department of Oral Biology

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Microbiology; Oral Biology; Oral Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Vascular Biology, Inflammation, University of California, San Diego (2011)
  • PhD, University of North Carolina (2007)
  • BS, Biochemistry, Central China Normal Universtiy (1999)
Employment:
  • Assistant Project Scientist, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (2011–2014)
Awards and Honors:
  • JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award (2012)
  • Outstanding Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference, Proteoglycans (2012)
  • The ASBMB 2012 Thematic Best Poster in Glycobiology, 2012 ASBMB Annual Meeting (2012)
  • American Heart Association postdoctoral Fellowship (2008)
  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship (2005)

Research Expertise:
  • Glycobiology
  • Heparan Sulfate
  • Inflammation
  • Structural Biology
  • Vascular Biology
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • August 2017–June 2022
    Heparan Sulfate–Osteoprotegerin Interactions in Bone Remodeling
    NIH-NIAMS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,748,745
  • January 2013–December 2014
    RAGE – Heparan Sulfate Interactions in Vascular Inflammation
    American Heart Association
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $140,000

Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2012–present)
  • Society for Glycobiology (2009–present)
  • American Society for Matrix Biology (2008–present)
  • American Heart Association (2004–present)
Presentations:
  • "Heparan sulfate in bone remodeling" (AADR) Buffalo Section, Lunch and Learn Seminar Series, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Heparan sulfate in inflammation and bone remodeling" Inviated talk, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2015)
  • "Heparan Sulfate–Dependent Oligomerization of RAGE is essential for signal transduction" Vasculata 2013, North American Vascular Biology Organization (2013)
  • "Heparan Sulfate–Dependent Oligomerization of RAGE is essential for signal transduction" Gordon Research Conference, Glycobiology, Gordon Research Conference (2013)
  • "Heparan Sulfate–Dependent Oligomerization of RAGE–a novel target for therapeutic intervention" Invited presentation, School of Pharmacy, University of Arizona (2013)
  • "Inactivation of heparan sulfate 2-O-sulfotransferase accentuates neutrophil infiltration during acute inflammation in mice" 2012 ASBMB Annual Meeting, ASBMB (2012)
  • "Heparan Sulfate as a regulator of VEGF-induced vascular permeability" Gordon Research Conference, Vascular Cell Biology, Vascular Cell Biology (2009)
Service Activities:
  • Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine Graduate Committee, Preliminary Exams; Advisor (2016)
  • Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine Graduate Committee, Preliminary Exams; Member (2016)
  • Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine Graduate Committee, Preliminary Exams; Member (2015)

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Contact Information

109c Foster Hall
3435 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 7168293509
Email: dingxu@buffalo.edu


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