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Providers > Researchers > Qun Wu
My research interests include:
1. Impaired airway mucosal immunity and underlying mechanisms in acute infectious exacerbations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
2. Cigarette smoke-induced airway epithelial senescence and underlying mechanisms in the pathogenesis of COPD.
2010-Present: American Physiological Society
2007-Present: American Thoracic Society
1998-Present: Chinese Society of Immunology
Qun Wu*, Di Jiang, Maisha Minor, Hong Wei Chu. Electronic cigarette liquid increases inflammation and virus infection in primary human airway epithelial cells. PLoS One. 2014, 9(9): e108342.PMID: 25244293. *Corresponding author.
Reena Berman, Chunjian Huang, Di Jiang, James Finigan, Qun Wu¶, Hong Wei Chu. MUC18 differentially regulates pro-inflammatory and anti-viral responses in human airway epithelial cells. Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology. 2014, 5(5): 257. PMCID: PMC4251563. ¶Co-corresponding author.
Qun Wu, Linda F. van Dyk, Di Jiang, Azzeddine Dakhama, Liwu Li, Steven R. White, Ashley Gross, Hong Wei Chu. Interleukin-1 receptor-associated kinase M (IRAK-M) promotes human rhinovirus infection in lung epithelial cells via the autophagic pathway. Virology. 2013, 446(1-2): 199-206. PMID: 24074582
Qun Wu, Di Jiang, Sean Smith, Jyoti Thaikoottathil, Richard J. Martin, Russell P. Bowler, Hong Wei Chu. IL-13 dampens human airway epithelial innate immunity through induction of IL-1 receptor-associated kinase M. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2012, 129(3): 825-833. PMID: 22154382
Qun Wu, Richard J. Martin, Spencer LaFasto, Benjamin J. Efaw, John G. Rino, Ronald J. Harbeck, and Hong Wei Chu. Toll-like Receptor 2 down-regulation in established mouse allergic lungs contributes to decreased mycoplasma clearance. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2008, 177(7): 720-729. PMID: 18202345
Review Activity for Journals
2010 - present: Microbial Pathogenesis
2010 - present: PLoS ONE
2013 - present: The Journal of Immunology
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