Qing Richard Lu
Associate Professor, Department of Developmental Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Dr. Lu graduated from Rutgers University-UMDNJ in USA. He is a recipient of numerous research awards and an author of many research papers. Currently he is working on the molecular mechanisms of neural cell fate specification and differentiation in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS).
Transcriptional regulation of neural stem cell differentiation and gliogenesis, Epigenetic and chromatin remodeling control of myelinating cell differentiation and disease, Signaling mechanisms including GPCR signaling in oligodendrocyte differentiation and regeneration, Non-coding RNA (e.g. miRNAs and lncRNAs) in myelination in the CNS, Brain cancer formation/ tumor initiating cells, Molecular control of peripheral myelination and nerve regeneration