Name: Hongen Wei

Country: China

Affiliation:

Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital,
Affiliate of Shanxi Medical University.

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Address:

29 Shuangta Road,
Taiyuan 030012,
China.

Research Interests:

Neurodevelopmental disabilities

Biography:

  • 2000-2005 Shanxi Medical University MD
  • 2008-2011 Second Military Medical University PhD

Publications:

  1. IL-6 is increased in the cerebellum of autistic brain and alters neural cell adhesion, migration and synaptic formation.
  2. Brain IL-6 elevation causes neuronal circuitry imbalances and mediates autism-like behaviors.
  3. The therapeutic effect of memantine through the stimulation of synapse formation and dendritic spine maturation in autism and fragile X syndrome.
  4. Brain IL-6 and autism.
  5. Up-regulation of Ras/Raf/ERK1/2 signaling impairs cultured neuronal cell migration, neurogenesis, synapse formation, and dendritic spine development.
  6. Comparative profiling of microRNA expression between neural stem cells and motor neurons in embryonic spinal cord in rat.
  7. The apoptotic perspective of autism.
  8. Abnormal cell properties and down-regulated FAK-Src complex signaling in B lymphoblasts of autistic subjects.
  9. Alteration of brain volume in IL-6 overexpressing mice related to autism.
  10. Proteomic analysis of cortical brain tissue from the BTBR mouse model of autism: Evidence for changes in STOP and myelin-related proteins.