Qiang Tong, Ph.D.
Dpartment of Pediatrics - Nutrition
Department of Medicine
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Children's Nutrition Research Center
- Ph.D., Ohio State University
- Postdoctoral, Harvard School of Public Health
- Molecular mechanism of life span extension by caloric restriction
- Adipose formation and function during obesity and diabetes
- Muscle, heart and liver metabolism during obesity and diabetes
- Wang F, Nguyen M, Qin F X-F, Tong Q. SIRT2 deacetylates FOXO3a in response to oxidative stress and caloric restriction. Aging Cell. 2007. 6:505-14.
- Shi T, Wang F, Stieren E, Tong Q. SIRT3, a mitochondrial sirtuin deacetylase, regulates mitochondrial function and thermogenesis in brown adipocytes. J Biol Chem. 2005. 280:13560-7.
- Tong Q, Tsai J, Tan G, Dalgin G and Hotamisligil GS. Interaction between GATA and the C/EBP family of transcription factors is critical in GATA-mediated suppression of adipocyte differentiation. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 2005. 25:706-15.
- Tsai J, Tong Q, Tan G, Chang AN, Orkin SH, Hotamisligil GS. The transcription factor GATA2 regulates differentiation of brown adipocytes. EMBO Reports. 2005. 6:879-84.