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Zhaohao Liao, MD

Current Appointment:

Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology

Current Address:

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
733 North Broadway, Room 831
Baltimore, Maryland 21205  
(410) 955-9770 (office)  
(410) 955-9823 (fax)
Email: zliao1@jhmi.edu   

 Education and Training:

1986-1989:      Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China.      
                           Major: Occupational Medicine and Toxicology; Degree:MS 

1983-1984:      Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China.                                     
                           Advanced training in Public Health and Hygiene

1978-1983:      Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang, China.                                            
                           Major: Medicine Degree: M.D.

Professional Experience:

2005-Present: Research Associate, Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Research: HIV pathogenesis and cardiovascular diseases.


1998-2005: Research Associate, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Research: HIV pathogenesis and microbicide development.

1996-1998: Senior Research Technician, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Research: Host molecules and HIV pathogenesis.

1994-1996: Research Associate, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Research: Cytochrome P-450 and lung development.

1993-1994: Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Research: Metallothionein and mitochondrial function.

1992-1993: Visiting Scientist, Department of Toxicology, North Carolina State University. Research: Pesticide pollution and Human Health.

1983-1992:  Assistant professor, Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang, China. Research: Toxicology of heavy metals.

Publications:

Scorpio DG, Ruben DS, Liao Z, Hildreth JE, Fletcher CA.: Cervicovaginal evaluation in macaques used as a model for topical microbicide safety studies. J Med Primatol. 2008 Feb;37 Suppl 1:65-73.

Fletcher CA, Liao Z, Adams RJ, Carter DL, Jones OD, Davis HG, Bryant JL, Hildreth JE.: Characterization of an anti-lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 antibody in a simian immunodeficiency virus-pig-tailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina) model. Comp Med. 2006 Feb;56(1):23-30.

Kitabwalla M, Villinger F, Akeefe H, Liao Z, Mayne AE, Gargano L, Conner AP, Maltais JA, Kunas G, Hildreth JE, Ansari AA, Bellotti M.: Enhancement of cell mediated immune responses using lipid depleted lentivirus as immunogen: a novel approach for inducing recognition of new viral epitopes. Vaccine. 2005 Sep 7;23(38):4666-77.

Liao Z, Graham DR, Hildreth JE.: Lipid rafts and HIV pathogenesis: virion-associated cholesterol is required for fusion and infection of susceptible cells. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2003 Aug;19(8):675-87.

Khanna KV, Whaley KJ, Zeitlin L, Moench TR, Mehrazar K, Cone RA, Liao Z, Hildreth JE, Hoen TE, Shultz L, Markham RB.: Vaginal transmission of cell-associated HIV-1 in the mouse is blocked by a topical, membrane-modifying agent. J Clin Invest. 2002 Jan;109(2):205-11.

Liao Z, Cimakasky LM, Hampton R, Nguyen DH, Hildreth JE.: Lipid rafts and HIV pathogenesis: host membrane cholesterol is required for infection by HIV type 1. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2001 Jul 20;17(11):1009-19.

Roos JW, Maughan MF, Liao Z, Hildreth JE, Clements JE.: LuSIV cells: a reporter cell line for the detection and quantitation of a single cycle of HIV and SIV replication. Virology. 2000 Aug 1;273(2):307-15.

Liao Z, Roos JW, Hildreth JE.: Increased infectivity of HIV type 1 particles bound to cell surface and solid-phase ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 through acquired adhesion molecules LFA-1 and VLA-4. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2000 Mar 1;16(4):355-66.

Nguyen DH, Liao Z, Buckley JT, Hildreth JE.: The channel-forming toxin aerolysin neutralizes human immunodeficiency virus type 1. Mol Microbiol. 1999 Aug;33(3):659-66.

Simpkins CO, Liao Z, and Torreence CA: Opposite effect of metallothionein I and spermine on mitochondrial function. Life Sciences. 1996; 58(23): 2091.

Simpkins CO, Liao Z, Gebrehiwot R, Tyndall JA, Torrence CA, Fonong T, Balderman S, Mensah E, and Sokolove PM: Effect of metallothionein I on mitochondrial oxygen consumption. Life Sciences. 1994; 55(3): 221.


 
 
 
 
 

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