Department / Division Affiliations
|Assistant Adjunct Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology|
We use human lung primary cell culture in combination with genetically modified mouse models to study influenza infection. The goal of my research is to identify critical host and virulent factors for therapeutic strategy to combat influenza associated lung diseases.
Zhang Hongbo, Luo Jiadi, Alcorn John F, Chen Kong, Fan Songqing, Pilewski Joseph, Liu Aizhong, Chen Wei, Kolls Jay K, Wang Jieru AIM2 Inflammasome Is Critical for Influenza-Induced Lung Injury and Mortality. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 2017; 198(11): 4383-4393.
Travanty Emily, Zhou Bin, Zhang Hongbo, Di Y Peter, Alcorn John F, Wentworth David E, Mason Robert, Wang Jieru Differential Susceptibilities of Human Lung Primary Cells to H1N1 Influenza Viruses. Journal of virology. 2015; 89(23): 11935-44.