Faculty Associates

Shihuan Kuang

Contact Information
Email: skuang@purdue.edu
Office: CRTN 2070 Map
Phone: 765-494-8283
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Professor of Animal Sciences
Cancer Center Chair in Stem Cell Biology

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PhD University of Alberta Physiology and Cell Biology 2002

Research Interests

Stem cells in muscle health, obesity, and cancer

Teaching Interests

ANSC55500 (Animal Growth and Development - focusing on stem cells and development/regeneration)


2023 - NIH NIDDK R01
2023 - USDA NIFA
2021 - NIH NIAMS R01
2021 - Indiana Soybean Alliance
2021 - NIH NIAMS R01
2020 - NIH NIAMS

Selected Publications

Yue F, Oprescu SN, Qiu J, Gu L, Zhang L, Chen J, Narayanan N, Deng M, Kuang S. 2022. Lipid Droplet Dynamics Regulate Adult Muscle Stem Cell Fate. Cell Rep 38: 110267. IF: 9.9 Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2021.110267 Highlighted In F1000 Faculty Opinion

Yue F, Song C, Huang D, Narayanan N, Qiu J, Jia Z, Yuan Z, Oprescu SN, Roseguini BT, Deng M, Kuang S. 2021. Pten Inhibition Ameliorates Muscle Pathology And Function In A Mouse Model Of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Mol Ther, 29(1):132-48. IF: 12.9 Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymthe.2020.09.029. Featured In: Parveen Et Al (2021) Mol Ther. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymthe.2020.12.014

Jia Z, Yue F, Chen X, Narayanan N, Qiu J, Syed SA, Imbalzano AN, Deng M, Yu P, Hu CD, Kuang S. 2020. Protein Arginine Methyltransferase PRMT5 Regulates Fatty Acid Metabolism And Lipid Droplet Biogenesis In White Adipose Tissues. Adv Sci. 7(23): 2002602. Https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.202002602 IF: 17.5

Huang D, Yue F, Qiu J, Deng M, Kuang S. 2020. Polymeric Nanoparticles Functionalized With Muscle-homing Peptides For Targeted Delivery Of Phosphatase And Tensin Homolog Inhibitor To Skeletal Muscle. Acta Biomater. 118:196-206. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2020.10.009 IF: 10.6

Oprescu SN, Yue F, Qiu J, Brito LF, Kuang S. 2020. Temporal Dynamics And Heterogeneity Of Cell Populations During Skeletal Muscle Regeneration. IScience. 23:100993. IF: 6.1 Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.100993.

Huang D, Deng M, Kuang S. 2019. Polymeric Carriers For Controlled Drug Delivery In Obesity Treatment. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 30 (12), 974-89. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2019.09.004 IF: 10.6

Jia Z, Nie Y, Yue F, Kong Y, Gu L, Gavin TP, Liu X, Kuang S. 2019. A Requirement Of Polo-like Kinase 1 In Murine Embryonic Myogenesis And Adult Muscle Regeneration. ELife, 8:e47097. IF: 8.7 Https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.47097

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