Pingsheng Wu, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Research Associate Professor of Medicine Research Associate Professor of Biostatistics
M.S., STATISTICS, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KentuckyPh.D., Crop Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KentuckyM.S., Shanxi Agricultural University, Shanxi, ChinaB.S., Shanxi Agricultural University, Shanxi, China
Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Escobar GJ, Wu P, Li SX, Walsh EM, Mitchel E, Sloan CD, Dupont WD, Hartert TV. Respiratory syncytial virus immunoprophylaxis in high-risk infants and development of childhood asthma. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr 4/21/2016; PMID: 27212083, PII: S0091-6749(16)30096-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.01.055, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Zhou W, Goleniewska K, Zhang J, Dulek DE, Toki S, Lotz MT, Newcomb DC, Boswell MG, Polosukhin VV, Milne GL, Wu P, Moore ML, FitzGerald GA, Peebles RS. Cyclooxygenase inhibition abrogates aeroallergen-induced immune tolerance by suppressing prostaglandin I2 receptor signaling. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2014 Sep; 134(3): 698-705.e5. PMID: 25042746, PMCID: PMC4358822, PII: S0091-6749(14)00806-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.06.004, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Chen D, Liao Y, Xu Q, Li Y, Wu W, Wu J, Liao W, Xu D, Liu Y, Wu P, Bin J. Persistence of systolic and diastolic regional dysfunction after brief episodes of myocardial ischemia evaluated with velocity vector imaging. Int. J. Cardiol [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug 8/10/2013; 167(3): 987-94. PMID: 22445875, PII: S0167-5273(12)00286-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.03.081, ISSN: 1874-1754.

Hayes RM, Wu P, Shelton RC, Cooper WO, Dupont WD, Mitchel E, Hartert TV. Maternal antidepressant use and adverse outcomes: a cohort study of 228,876 pregnancies. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 207(1): 49.e1-9. PMID: 22727349, PMCID: PMC3567615, PII: S0002-9378(12)00425-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.04.028, ISSN: 1097-6868.

Desai JR, Wu P, Nichols GA, Lieu TA, O'Connor PJ. Diabetes and asthma case identification, validation, and representativeness when using electronic health data to construct registries for comparative effectiveness and epidemiologic research. Med Care. 2012 Jul; 50 Suppl: S30-5. PMID: 22692256, PMCID: PMC4671076, PII: 00005650-201207001-00009, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318259c011, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Wu P, Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. The developmental trajectory of pediatric asthma in 3- to-10-year-olds [letter]. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 129(5): 1397-8. PMID: 22322007, PMCID: PMC3823550, PII: S0091-6749(12)00035-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.01.029, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Zhou W, Dowell DR, Huckabee MM, Newcomb DC, Boswell MG, Goleniewska K, Lotz MT, Toki S, Yin H, Yao S, Natarajan C, Wu P, Sriram S, Breyer RM, Fitzgerald GA, Peebles RS. Prostaglandin I2 signaling drives Th17 differentiation and exacerbates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(5): e33518. PMID: 22590492, PMCID: PMC3349674, PII: PONE-D-10-03779, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033518, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Liao M, Kang D, Jiang B, Tao X, Qian Y, Wang T, Bi Z, Xiao Y, Li C, Wu P, Vermund SH, Jia Y. Bisexual behavior and infection with HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men along the east coast of China. AIDS Patient Care STDS [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 25(11): 683-91. PMID: 21923416, PMCID: PMC4186825, DOI: 10.1089/apc.2010.0371, ISSN: 1557-7449.

Xie J, Liao Y, Yang L, Wu J, Liu C, Xuan W, Li M, Zhang L, Liu Y, Wu P, Bin J. Ultrasound molecular imaging of angiogenesis induced by mutant forms of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a. Cardiovasc. Res [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov 11/1/2011; 92(2): 256-66. PMID: 21859818, PII: cvr229, DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvr229, ISSN: 1755-3245.

Zhou W, Dowell DR, Geraci MW, Blackwell TS, Collins RD, Polosukhin VV, Lawson WE, Wu P, Sussan T, Biswal S, Goleniewska K, O'Neal J, Newcomb DC, Toki S, Morrow JD, Peebles RS. PGI synthase overexpression protects against bleomycin-induced mortality and is associated with increased Nqo 1 expression. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol [print-electronic]. 2011 Oct; 301(4): L615-22. PMID: 21764988, PMCID: PMC3774255, PII: ajplung.00224.2010, DOI: 10.1152/ajplung.00224.2010, ISSN: 1522-1504.

Wu P, Hartert TV. Evidence for a causal relationship between respiratory syncytial virus infection and asthma. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2011 Sep; 9(9): 731-45. PMID: 21905783, PMCID: PMC3215509, DOI: 10.1586/eri.11.92, ISSN: 1744-8336.

Ji H, Meng Y, Zhang X, Luo W, Wu P, Xiao B, Zhang Z, Li X. Aldosterone induction of hepatic stellate cell contraction through activation of RhoA/ROCK-2 signaling pathway. Regul. Pept [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug 8/8/2011; 169(1-3): 13-20. PMID: 21545816, PII: S0167-0115(11)00073-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.regpep.2011.04.010, ISSN: 1873-1686.

Kang D, Liao M, Jiang Z, Zhang X, Mao W, Zhang N, Tao X, Huang T, Bi Z, Aliyu M, Wu P, Jiang B, Jia Y. Commercial sex venues, syphilis and methamphetamine use among female sex workers. AIDS Care. 2011 Jun; 23 Suppl 1: 26-36. PMID: 21660748, PII: 938351791, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2011.560930, ISSN: 1360-0451.

Valet RS, Gebretsadik T, Carroll KN, Wu P, Dupont WD, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. High asthma prevalence and increased morbidity among rural children in a Medicaid cohort. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 106(6): 467-73. PMID: 21624745, PII: S1081-1206(11)00143-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.anai.2011.02.013, ISSN: 1534-4436.

Ramos LF, Kane J, McMonagle E, Le P, Wu P, Shintani A, Ikizler TA, Himmelfarb J. Effects of combination tocopherols and alpha lipoic acid therapy on oxidative stress and inflammatory biomarkers in chronic kidney disease. J Ren Nutr [print-electronic]. 2011 May; 21(3): 211-8. PMID: 21185738, PMCID: PMC3078529, PII: S1051-2276(10)00227-X, DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2010.08.003, ISSN: 1532-8503.

Dong J, Sundell MB, Pupim LB, Wu P, Shintani A, Ikizler TA. The effect of resistance exercise to augment long-term benefits of intradialytic oral nutritional supplementation in chronic hemodialysis patients. J Ren Nutr [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 21(2): 149-59. PMID: 20580251, PMCID: PMC2947559, PII: S1051-2276(10)00075-0, DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2010.03.004, ISSN: 1532-8503.

Li M, Liu C, Bin J, Wang Y, Chen J, Xiu J, Pei J, Lai Y, Chen D, Fan C, Xie J, Tao Y, Wu P. Mutant hypoxia inducible factor-1a improves angiogenesis and tissue perfusion in ischemic rabbit skeletal muscle. Microvasc. Res [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 81(1): 26-33. PMID: 20937289, PII: S0026-2862(10)00184-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.mvr.2010.09.008, ISSN: 1095-9319.

Fu R, Wu S, Wu P, Qiu J. A study of blood soluble P-selectin, fibrinogen, and von Willebrand factor levels in idiopathic and lone atrial fibrillation. Europace [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 13(1): 31-6. PMID: 20852292, PII: euq346, DOI: 10.1093/europace/euq346, ISSN: 1532-2092.

Alves TP, Hulgan T, Wu P, Sterling TR, Stinnette SE, Rebeiro PF, Vincz AJ, Bruce M, Ikizler TA. Race, kidney disease progression, and mortality risk in HIV-infected persons. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2010 Dec; 5(12): 2269-75. PMID: 20876679, PMCID: PMC2994089, PII: CJN.00520110, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.00520110, ISSN: 1555-905X.

Zhang L, Li J, Lai W, Feng L, Zeng Y, Liu L, Hu Y, Liu J, Zhang X, Wu P, Vermund SH, Jia Y. Prevalence and correlates of needle-sharing among new and long-term injection drug users in southwest China. Subst Use Misuse [print-electronic]. 2010 Dec; 45(14): 2503-23. PMID: 20536355, DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2010.487234, ISSN: 1532-2491.

Hartert TV, Carroll K, Gebretsadik T, Woodward K, Minton P, . The Tennessee Children's Respiratory Initiative: Objectives, design and recruitment results of a prospective cohort study investigating infant viral respiratory illness and the development of asthma and allergic diseases. Respirology [print-electronic]. 2010 May; 15(4): 691-9. PMID: 20409023, PMCID: PMC2992986, PII: RES1743, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01743.x, ISSN: 1440-1843.

Wu P, Dupont WD, Griffin MR, Hartert TV. A role for genes and environment in the causal relationship between infant RSV infection and childhood asthma [letter]. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2010 Jan 1/15/2010; 181(2): 194-5; author reply 195. PMID: 20053969, PII: 181/2/194-a, DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm.181.2.194a, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Wu P, Griffin MR, Richardson A, Gabbe SG, Gambrell MA, Hartert TV. Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: opinions and practices of obstetricians in an urban community. South. Med. J. 2006 Aug; 99(8): 823-8. PMID: 16929876, DOI: 10.1097/01.smj.0000231262.88558.8e, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Enriquez R, Wu P, Griffin MR, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Mitchel E, Carroll KN, Hartert TV. Cessation of asthma medication in early pregnancy. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2006 Jul; 195(1): 149-53. PMID: 16631099, PII: S0002-9378(06)00105-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2006.01.065, ISSN: 1097-6868.