Wentian Luo, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Ph.D., Immunology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, JapanM.D., Medicine, Xi'an Medical University, Xi'an, ChinaB.S., Medicine, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China
Office Address
B-3214 MCN
TN 2363
Luo W, Galvan DL, Woodard LE, Dorset D, Levy S, Wilson MH. Comparative analysis of chimeric ZFP-, TALE- and Cas9-piggyBac transposases for integration into a single locus in human cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Aug 8/21/2017; 45(14): 8411-22. PMID: 28666380, PII: 3897173, DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx572, ISSN: 1362-4962.

Woodard LE, Cheng J, Welch RC, Williams FM, Luo W, Gewin LS, Wilson MH. Kidney-specific transposon-mediated gene transfer in vivo. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 3/20/2017; 7: 44904. PMID: 28317878, PMCID: PMC5357952, PII: srep44904, DOI: 10.1038/srep44904, ISSN: 2045-2322.

Olaru F, Luo W, Suleiman H, St John PL, Ge L, Mezo AR, Shaw AS, Abrahamson DR, Miner JH, Borza DB. Neonatal Fc receptor promotes immune complex-mediated glomerular disease. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 25(5): 918-25. PMID: 24357670, PMCID: PMC4005300, PII: ASN.2013050498, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2013050498, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Olaru F, Luo W, Wang XP, Ge L, Hertz JM, Kashtan CE, Sado Y, Segal Y, Hudson BG, Borza DB. Quaternary epitopes of a345(IV) collagen initiate Alport post-transplant anti-GBM nephritis. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2013 May; 24(6): 889-95. PMID: 23620401, PMCID: PMC3665397, PII: ASN.2012100978, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2012100978, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Olaru F, Wang XP, Luo W, Ge L, Miner JH, Kleinau S, Geiger XJ, Wasiluk A, Heidet L, Kitching AR, Borza DB. Proteolysis breaks tolerance toward intact a345(IV) collagen, eliciting novel anti-glomerular basement membrane autoantibodies specific for a345NC1 hexamers. J. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2013 Feb 2/15/2013; 190(4): 1424-32. PMID: 23303673, PMCID: PMC3563930, PII: jimmunol.1202204, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1202204, ISSN: 1550-6606.

Borza DB, Zhang JJ, Beck LH, Meyer-Schwesinger C, Luo W. Mouse models of membranous nephropathy: the road less travelled by. Am J Clin Exp Immunol [electronic-print]. 2013; 2(2): 135-45. PMID: 23885331, PMCID: PMC3714174, ISSN: 2164-7712.

Zhang JJ, Malekpour M, Luo W, Ge L, Olaru F, Wang XP, Bah M, Sado Y, Heidet L, Kleinau S, Fogo AB, Borza DB. Murine membranous nephropathy: immunization with a3(IV) collagen fragment induces subepithelial immune complexes and Fc¿R-independent nephrotic syndrome. J. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr 4/1/2012; 188(7): 3268-77. PMID: 22371398, PMCID: PMC3311769, PII: jimmunol.1103368, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1103368, ISSN: 1550-6606.

Luo W, Wang XP, Kashtan CE, Borza DB. Alport alloantibodies but not Goodpasture autoantibodies induce murine glomerulonephritis: protection by quinary crosslinks locking cryptic a3(IV) collagen autoepitopes in vivo. J. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2010 Sep 9/15/2010; 185(6): 3520-8. PMID: 20709951, PMCID: PMC2951005, PII: jimmunol.1001152, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1001152, ISSN: 1550-6606.

Fang H, Luo W, Henkel J, Barbieri J, Green N. A yeast assay probes the interaction between botulinum neurotoxin serotype B and its SNARE substrate. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2006 May 5/2/2006; 103(18): 6958-63. PMID: 16636286, PMCID: PMC1447522, PII: 0510816103, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0510816103, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Luo W, Fang H, Green N. Substrate specificity of inner membrane peptidase in yeast mitochondria. Mol. Genet. Genomics [print-electronic]. 2006 May; 275(5): 431-6. PMID: 16450175, DOI: 10.1007/s00438-006-0099-7, ISSN: 1617-4615.

Liang H, Luo W, Green N, Fang H. Cargo sequences are important for Som1p-dependent signal peptide cleavage in yeast mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2004 Sep 9/17/2004; 279(38): 39396-400. PMID: 15254042, PII: M406915200, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M406915200, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Luo W, Chen X, Fang H, Green N. Factors governing nonoverlapping substrate specificity by mitochondrial inner membrane peptidase. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2003 Feb 2/14/2003; 278(7): 4943-8. PMID: 12482857, PII: M210916200, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M210916200, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Luo W, Guo H, Aosai F, Yano A. Role of natural killer T cells in Graves' disease. Chin. Med. J. 2002 Aug; 115(8): 1183-5. PMID: 12215288, ISSN: 0366-6999.

Luo W, Aosai F, Ueda M, Yamashita K, Shimizu K, Sekiya S, Yano A. Kinetics in parasite abundance in susceptible and resistant mice infected with an avirulent strain of Toxoplasma gondii by using quantitative competitive PCR. J. Parasitol. 1997 Dec; 83(6): 1070-4. PMID: 9406781, ISSN: 0022-3395.

Nakashima M, Ohtsuru A, Luo WT, Nakayama T, Enomoto H, Usa T, Kiriyama T, Ito M, Nagataki S, Yamashita S. Expression of parathyroid hormone-related peptide in human thyroid tumours. J. Pathol. 1995 Feb; 175(2): 227-36. PMID: 7738719, DOI: 10.1002/path.1711750211, ISSN: 0022-3417.

Nagayama Y, Takeshita A, Luo W, Ashizawa K, Yokoyama N, Nagataki S. High affinity binding of thyrotropin (TSH) and thyroid-stimulating autoantibody for the TSH receptor extracellular domain. Thyroid. 1994; 4(2): 155-9. PMID: 7919997, ISSN: 1050-7256.

Luo W, Nagayama Y, Yokoyama N, Nagataki S. TaqI polymorphism in the human thyrotropin receptor gene (TSHR). Hum. Mol. Genet. 1993 Jun; 2(6): 826. PMID: 8102575, ISSN: 0964-6906.