Dongguang Wei, M.D., Ph.D. Resident, PGY 2

Medical School:
Shandong Medical University, China

Personal Interests:

Reason for selecting UC Davis for Residency:
A nurturing environment for resident growth, dedicated faculty, and location

Clinical Interests

  • Surgical Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Neuropathology

Research Interests

  • Tumor markers
  • Tumor stem cells
  • Neural regeneration

Publications, Abstracts or Posters

  1. Zhang XD, Lee JH, Lv P, Chen WC, Kim HJ, Wei D, Wang W, Sihn CR, Doyle KJ, Rock JR, Chiamvimonvat N, Yamoah EN.. Etiology of distinct membrane excitability in pre- and posthearing auditory neurons relies on activity of Cl- channel TMEM16A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (PNAS). 2015 Feb 24;112 (8):2575-80.
  2. Gao, J. ,Raghunathan K., Reid B., Wei D., Diaz R., Russell P., Murphy C., Zhao M. Biomimetic Stochastic Topography And Electric Fields Synergistically Enhance Directional Migration Of Corneal Epithelial Cells In A MMP-3 Dependent Manner. Acta Biomaterialia, 2015 Jan 15;12:102-12.
  3. Cao L▲, Wei D▲, Reid B, Zhao S, Pu J, Pan T, Yamoah EN, Zhao M. Endogenous electric currents might guide rostral migration of neuroblasts. EMBO Rep. 2013 Feb 1;14(2):184-90
  4. Qiu H, Liu JY, Wei D, Li N, Yamoah EN, Hammock BD, Chiamvimonvat N. Cardiac-generated prostanoids mediate cardiac myocyte apoptosis after myocardial ischaemia. Cardiovasc Res. 2012 Aug 1;95(3):336-45.
  5. Lv P, Wei D, Yamoah EN. Kv7-type channel currents in spiral ganglion neurons: involvement in sensorineural hearing loss. J Biol Chem. 2010 Nov 5;285(45):34699-707.
  6. Lv P, Rodriguez-Contreras A, Kim HJ, Zhu J, Wei D, Choong-Ryoul S, Eastwood E, Mu K, Levic S, Song H, Yevgeniy PY, Smith PJ, Yamoah EN, Release and elementary mechanisms of nitric oxide in hair cell. Neurophysiol. 2010 May;103(5):2494-505.
  7. Wei  D, Yamoah EN, Regeneration of the mammalian inner ear sensory epithelium. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 2009 Oct;17(5):373-80.
  8. Wei D*, Levic S, Nie L, Gao WQ, Petit C, Jones EG, Yamoah EN*. Cells of adult brain germinal zone have properties akin to hair cells and can be used to replace inner ear sensory cells after damage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America (PNAS). 2008 Dec 30;105(52):21000-5.
  9. Diaz RC, Vazquez AE, Dou H, Wei D, Cardell EL, Lingrel J, Shull GE, Doyle KJ, Yamoah EN. Conservation of hearing by simultaneous mutation of Na,K-ATPase and NKCC1. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology(JARO). 2007 Dec;8(4):422-34
  10. Wei D*, Jin Z, Järlebark L, Scarfone E, Ulfendahl M. Survival, synaptogenesis, and regeneration of adult mouse spiral ganglion neurons in vitro. Developmental Neurobiology. 2007 Jan;67(1):108-22.
  11. Ulfendahl M, Hu Z, Olivius P, Duan M, Wei D. A cell therapy approach to substitute neural elementsin the inner ear. Physiology & Behavior. 2007 Sep 10;92(1-2):75-9.
  12. Xu T, Nie L, Zhang Y, Mo J, Feng W, Wei D, Petrov E, Calisto LE, Kachar B, Beisel KW, Vazquez AE, Yamoah EN.Roles of alternative splicing in the functional properties of inner ear-specific KCNQ4 channels. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2007 Aug 17;282(33):23899-909
  13. Jin Z, Wei D, Jarlebark L. Developmental expression and localization of KCNJ10 K+ channels in the guinea pig inner ear. Neuroreport. 2006 April 3;17 (5):475-9.
  14. Hu Z, Wei D, Johansson CB, Holmstrom N, Duan M, Frisen J, Ulfendahl M. Survival and neural differentiation of adult neural stem cells transplanted into the mature inner ear. Experimental Cell Research. 2005 Jan 1 ;302(1):40-7.
  15. Wei D. , Ulfendahl M., Scarfone E. Regenerative potential of adult mammalian inner ear. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 14:S, pp 404, 2003
  16. WU chengyuan, Meng fangang, Wang jiangang, Liu zhaohua, Zhu shugan,Liu yuguang, Wei D, Liu meng. In vitro bone marrow stromal stem cells developed to neuronal cells by salvia miltiorrhiza. Journal of Shandong University (HEALTH SCIENCES). 2006, 44 (1): 24-28
  17. Meng fangang, Wu chengyuan, Zhu shugan, Liu yuguang, Gong jie, Wei D, Zhang jian. Neuronal differentiation of bone marrow stromal stem cells induced by arsenious acid. Journal of Chinese Experimental Surgery. 2005 Sep, 22(9): 1120-1122
  18. Meng fangang, Guo jianping, Wu chengyuan, Jia deze, Wei D. Expression and biological characteristics of telomerase in fetal rat neural stem cells. Journal of Chinese Experimental Surgery. 2005 May, 22(5): 572-574
  19. Wei D, Meng Fangang, Wu Chengyuan. Effects of cryopreservation on the differentiation features of embryonic mouse neural stem cells. Journal of Chinese Experimental Surgery. 2003 Aug;20(8): 691-692
  20. Qiu Hong, Wei D, Xin Hua, Zhang Heng. Effects of bFGF on growth vitality of cultured embryonic and neonatal rat spinal cord neurons. Chinese Journal of Spine and Spinal Cord. 2001 Aug;11(4): 213-215