Yuhua Song, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Dr. Yuhua Song obtained her Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering (1998)Harbin University of Science and Technology, P. R. China, M. S. in Material Science & Engineering (1996) Jilin University of Technology, P. R. China and B. S. in Material Science & Engineering . She has authored about 28 research publications that include review articlesand she has given 16 meeting presentations. Reviewer for 13 journals.She serving as the Editorial Board member for Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics.He received Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award, The Startup Allocation Committee Award for TeraGrid, The Development Allocation Committee Award for TeraGrid, Medium Resource Allocations Committee Award, Development Allocations Committee Award.
To understand the molecular mechanisms and structural basis of biomolecular interactions underlying the signaling pathways of apoptosis and cell adhesion in cancer, cardiovascular and orthopedic diseases, and to design the optimized peptide/copolymers to obtain functional biomaterials for biomedical applications, using an integrated computational and experimental approach.