Deans

Name:Zheng Liu

Vice President of the Second Clinical College, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
Director of Department Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
Vice-Chairman of Youth Committee of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Branch, Chinese Medical Association;
International Member of The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI);
Vice-Chairman of Allergy Branch, Hubei Medical Association;
Executive Member of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Branch, Hubei Medical Association;
Member of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Branch, Chinese Medical Doctor Association;
Associate-editor of Clinical and Experimental Allergy;
Editorial board member of Allergy;
Editorial board member of PLoS One;
Review expert of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Ministry of Science and Technology, as well as the Ministry of Education.

Educational Background

Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA; 2003-2004
PhD., Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; 2002-2004
Medical Master Degree, Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; 1990-1997

Honors & Awards

1. 2007, the New Century Excellent Talents Award by the Ministry of Education of China;
2. 2009, the Brilliant Youth Surgeons Award by Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Branch, Chinese Medical Doctor Association;
3. 2013, Huazhong Scholar Distinguished Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
4. 2013, the 2nd prize of Hubei Natural Science Award;
5. 2013, National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars by National Natural Science Foundation of China;
6. 2013, Young Science and Technology Award of China, launched by the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, as well as the China Association for Science and Technology;
7. 2014, the Young Scientific and Technological Innovation Leader Award by Innovative Talents Promotion Projects, the Ministry of Science and Technology of China.

Publication

1. Zhang, Y.N., J. Song, H. Wang, H. Wang, M. Zeng, G. T. Zhai, J. Ma, Z.Y. Li, B. Liao, B.F. Wang, Z. Zhen, N. Wang, P.P. Wang, P. Lin, Q. Ning, Z. Liu. Nasal IL-4+CXCR5+CD4+ T follicular helper cell counts correlate with local IgE production in eosinophilic nasal polyps. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2015. (Epub ahead of print)
2. Seshadri, S., X. Lu, M.R. Purkey, T. Homma, A.W. Choi, R. Carter, L. Suh, J. Norton, K.E. Harris, D.B. Conley, A. Kato, P.C. Avila, B. Czarnocka, P.A. Kopp, A.T. Peters, L.C. Grammer, R.K. Chandra, B.K. Tan, Z. Liu, R.C. Kern, and R.P. Schleimer. Increased expression of the epithelial anion transporter pendrin/SLC26A4 in nasal polyps of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2015. (Epub ahead of print)
3. Zeng, M., Z.Y. Li, J. Ma, P.P. Cao, H. Wang, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Clarithromycin and dexamethasone show similar anti-inflammatory effects on distinct phenotypic chronic rhinosinusitis: an explant model study. BMC Immunol, 2015. 16: 37.
4. Liu, Y., M. Zeng, and Z. Liu. Th17 response and its regulation in inflammatory upper airway diseases. Clin Exp Allergy, 2015. 45(3): 602-12.
5. Liu, Y., M. Zeng, and Z. Liu. Clinical relevance of Th17 response in allergic rhinitis: more evidence. Clin Exp Allergy, 2015. (Epub ahead of print)
6. Liao, B., P.P. Cao, M. Zeng, Z. Zhen, H. Wang, Y.N. Zhang, C.Y. Hu, J. Ma, Z.Y. Li, J. Song, J.X. Liu, L.Y. Peng, Y. Liu, Q. Ning, and Z. Liu. Interaction of thymic stromal lymphopoietin, IL-33, and their receptors in epithelial cells in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Allergy, 2015. (Epub ahead of print)
7. Cao, P.P., B. Liao, and Z. Liu. Profiling the immunological characteristics of exacerbation of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Clin Exp Allergy, 2015. 45(4): 704-5.
8. Shi, L.L., J. Song, P. Xiong, P.P. Cao, B. Liao, J. Ma, Y.N. Zhang, M. Zeng, Y. Liu, H. Wang, Y.H. Cui, S.K. Huang, and Z. Liu. Disease-specific T-helper cell polarizing function of lesional dendritic cells in different types of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2014. 190(6): p. 628-38.
9. Liao, B., C.Y. Hu, T. Liu, and Z. Liu. Respiratory viral infection in the chronic persistent phase of chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope, 2014. 124(4): 832-7.
10. Cao, P.P., Y.N. Zhang, B. Liao, J. Ma, B.F. Wang, H. Wang, M. Zeng, W.H. Liu, R.P. Schleimer, and Z. Liu. Increased local IgE production induced by common aeroallergens and phenotypic alteration of mast cells in Chinese eosinophilic, but not non-eosinophilic, chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Clin Exp Allergy, 2014. 44(5): 690-700.
11. Shi, L.L., P. Xiong, L. Zhang, P.P. Cao, B. Liao, X. Lu, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Features of airway remodeling in different types of Chinese chronic rhinosinusitis are associated with inflammation patterns. Allergy, 2013. 68(1): 101-9.
12. Liu, Y., H.J. Yu, N. Wang, Y.N. Zhang, S.K. Huang, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Clara cell 10-kDa protein inhibits T(H)17 responses through modulating dendritic cells in the setting of allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2013. 131(2): 387-94 e1-12.
13. Zhang, Y.N., P.P. Cao, X.H. Zhang, X. Lu, and Z. Liu. Expression of microRNA machinery proteins in different types of chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope, 2012. 122(12): 2621-7.
14. Wen, W., W. Liu, L. Zhang, J. Bai, Y. Fan, W. Xia, Q. Luo, J. Zheng, H. Wang, Z. Li, J. Xia, H. Jiang, Z. Liu, J. Shi, H. Li, G. Xu, and C. Nasal Health Group. Increased neutrophilia in nasal polyps reduces the response to oral corticosteroid therapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2012. 129(6): 1522-8.
15. Zhang, X.H., Y.N. Zhang, H.B. Li, C.Y. Hu, N. Wang, P.P. Cao, B. Liao, X. Lu, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Overexpression of miR-125b, a novel regulator of innate immunity, in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2012. 185(2): 140-51.
16. Long, X.B., S. Hu, N. Wang, H.T. Zhen, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Clara cell 10-kDa protein gene transfection inhibits NF-kappaB activity in airway epithelial cells. PLoS One, 2012. 7(4): e35960.
17. Hu, Y., P.P. Cao, G.T. Liang, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Diagnostic significance of blood eosinophil count in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in Chinese adults. Laryngoscope, 2012. 122(3): 498-503.
18. Zeng, M., X.B. Long, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Comparison of efficacy of mometasone furoate versus clarithromycin in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps in Chinese adults. Am J Rhinol Allergy, 2011. 25(6): e203-7.
19. Lu, X., N. Wang, X.B. Long, X.J. You, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. The cytokine-driven regulation of secretoglobins in normal human upper airway and their expression, particularly that of uteroglobin-related protein 1, in chronic rhinosinusitis. Respir Res, 2011. 12: 28.
20. Cui, Y.H., Y.Y. Wang, and Z. Liu. Transdifferentiation of Clara cell 10-kDa protein secreting cells in experimental allergic rhinitis. Am J Rhinol Allergy, 2011. 25(3): 145-51.
21. Luo, Q., F. Chen, W. Liu, Z. Li, R. Xu, Y. Fan, R. Chen, Y. Xu, Z. Liu, G. Xu, Q. Fu, K. Zuo, J. Shi, H. Li, and C. Nasal Health Group. Evaluation of long-term clarithromycin treatment in adult Chinese Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec, 2011. 73(4): 206-11.
22. Wang, H., X.B. Long, P.P. Cao, N. Wang, Y. Liu, Y.H. Cui, S.K. Huang, and Z. Liu. Clara cell 10-kD protein suppresses chitinase 3-like 1 expression associated with eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2010. 181(9): 908-16.
23. Liu, Y., X. Lu, H.J. Yu, X.Y. Hua, Y.H. Cui, S.K. Huang, and Z. Liu. The expression of osteopontin and its association with Clara cell 10 kDa protein in allergic rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy, 2010. 40(11): 1632-41.
24. Xu, G., L. Zhang, D.Y. Wang, R. Xu, Z. Liu, D.M. Han, X.D. Wang, K.J. Zuo, and H.B. Li. Opposing roles of IL-17A and IL-25 in the regulation of TSLP production in human nasal epithelial cells. Allergy, 2010. 65(5): 581-9.
25. Zhang, X.H., X. Lu, X.B. Long, X.J. You, Q.X. Gao, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps is associated with decreased expression of glucocorticoid-induced leucine zipper. Clin Exp Allergy, 2009. 39(5): 647-54.
26. Lu, X., X.H. Zhang, H. Wang, X.B. Long, X.J. You, Q.X. Gao, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Expression of osteopontin in chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps. Allergy, 2009. 64(1): 104-11.
27. Long, X.B., G.B. Sun, S. Hu, G.T. Liang, N. Wang, X.H. Zhang, P.P. Cao, H.T. Zhen, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Let-7a microRNA functions as a potential tumor suppressor in human laryngeal cancer. Oncol Rep, 2009. 22(5): 1189-95
28. Liu, Z., X. Lu, X.H. Zhang, B.S. Bochner, X.B. Long, F. Zhang, H. Wang, and Y.H. Cui. Clara cell 10-kDa protein expression in chronic rhinosinusitis and its cytokine-driven regulation in sinonasal mucosa. Allergy, 2009. 64(1): 149-57.
29. Cui, Y.H., F. Zhang, Z.G. Xiong, X.J. You, Q.X. Gao, and Z. Liu. Increased serum complement component 3 and mannose-binding lectin levels in adult Chinese patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinology, 2009. 47(2): 187-91.
30. Cao, P.P., H.B. Li, B.F. Wang, S.B. Wang, X.J. You, Y.H. Cui, D.Y. Wang, M. Desrosiers, and Z. Liu. Distinct immunopathologic characteristics of various types of chronic rhinosinusitis in adult Chinese. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2009. 124(3): 478-84.
31. Xu, G., J. Xia, X. Hua, H. Zhou, C. Yu, Z. Liu, K. Cai, J. Shi, and H. Li. Activated mammalian target of rapamycin is associated with T regulatory cell insufficiency in nasal polyps. Respir Res, 2009. 10: 13.
32. Zhang, F., Z.G. Xiong, P.P. Cao, X.J. You, Q.X. Gao, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Lack of association of Clara cell 10-kDa protein gene variant with chronic rhinosinusitis in a Chinese Han population. Am J Rhinol, 2008. 22(4): 376-80.
33. Li, H.B., K.M. Cai, Z. Liu, J.H. Xia, Y. Zhang, R. Xu, and G. Xu. Foxp3+ T regulatory cells (Tregs) are increased in nasal polyps (NP) after treatment with intranasal steroid. Clin Immunol, 2008. 129(3): 394-400.
34. Wang, H., X. Lu, P.P. Cao, Y. Chu, X.B. Long, X.H. Zhang, X.J. You, Y.H. Cui, and Z. Liu. Histological and immunological observations of bacterial and allergic chronic rhinosinusitis in the mouse. Am J Rhinol, 2008. 22(4): 343-8.
35. Kong, W.J., S. Zhang, C.K. Guo, Y.J. Wang, X. Chen, S.L. Zhang, D. Zhang, Z. Liu, and W. Kong. Effect of methylation-associated silencing of the death-associated protein kinase gene on nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Anticancer Drugs, 2006. 17(3): 251-9.
36. Liu, Z., J. Kim, J.P. Sypek, I.M. Wang, H. Horton, F.G. Oppenheim, and B.S. Bochner. Gene expression profiles in human nasal polyp tissues studied by means of DNA microarray. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2004. 114(4): 783-90.