12/2019 - Congrats to Hao Zuo for his review paper "Metabolic Reprogramming in Mitochondria of Myeloid Cells" in Cells.PDF
11/2019 - Congratulations to Qinglan Zhao for winning a travel award from Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine!
9/2019 - Congrats to Dengbao Yang for his review paper "Molecular Determinants for the Polarization of Macrophage and Osteoclast" in Seminars in Immunopathology.PDF
4/2018 - Kudos to Hoang Huynh for his work on mTOR revealing new functions in osteoclast and new signaling with calcineurin and NFATc1 - published online in Communications Biology.PDF
10/2017 - Congrats to Dengbao Yang for his review paper "Milk lipid regulation at the maternal-offspring interface" in Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology.
5/2017 - Congrats to Hoang Huynh for the acceptance of his paper in Cell Reports on "mTOR Inhibition Subdues Milk Disorder Caused by Maternal VLDLR Loss" in which he discovers a key role of maternal VLDL Receptor and mTORC1 in the regulation of milk metabolism and offspring bone remodeling. Great job! SeeUTSW Research Highlight
5/2017 - Congrats to Hao Zuo for his joint paper with our collaborator Dr. Daniel Siegwart, accepted in Advanced Materials on "High Contrast Fluorescence Detection of Metastatic Breast Cancer Including Bone and Liver Micrometastases via Size Controlled pH-activatable Water Soluble Probes".
4/2017 - Kudos to our former postdoc Zixue Jin for winning the 2017 "AIMM / ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigator Award"!
4/2017 - Hao's review article "Nuclear Receptors in Skeletal Homeostasis" is in press at Current Topics in Developmental Biology.
12/2016 - Congrats to Peiwen for his paper in PNAS - "Gpr132 sensing of lactate mediates tumor-macrophage interplay to promote breast cancer metastasis". Macrophages are like hydrangeas - they come in 50 shades! Image on the right shows hydrangeas changing from pink to blue when soil becomes acidic.
12/2016 - Jing's new paper "Lipid Osteoclastokines Regulate Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis" is in press.
10/2016 - Congrats to Hao Zuo for winning the UTSW Postdoctoral Travel Award!
9/2016 - Welcome new postdoctoral research associates Kevin and Dengbao!
9/2016 - Winnie's paper is accepted in eLife describing a key role of macrophage PPARgamma in suppressing breast cancer.
7/2016 - Congrats to Scott for his review paper "MicroRNA Exert Macro Effects on Cancer Bone Metastasis" published in Current Osteoporosis Reports.
6/2016 - Congratulations to Xiaoxiao for receiving the 30th Ida M. Green Award for outstanding female graduate student - well deserved!
3/2016 - Kudos to Winnie for successfully defending her thesis!Photo
3/2016 - Applause for Xiaoxiao for being inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society!
2/2016 - Congrats to Xiaoxiao for her new paper describing a key role of Gata2 in mesenchymal stem cells!Article Link
1/2016 - Our joint paper with the Saghatelian lab "Ligand Activation of ERRa by Cholesterol Mediates Statin and Bisphosphonate Effects" is in press at Cell MetabolismArticle Link
11/2015 - Welcome new postdocs Shigao Yang from Tsinghua University in China and Peiwen Chen from University of Padova in Italy
10/2015 - Our paper identifying IGFBP1 as an FGF21-inducible pro-osteoclastogenic liver hormone is in press at Cell MetabolismArticle Link
7/2015 - Congrats to Xiaoxiao for her Nur77 paper in press at eLife!Article Link
5/2015 - Kudos to Xiaoxiao for successfully defending her thesis!Photo
4/2015 - Congrats to Xiaoxiao for Best Poster Award with Cash Prize at the American Physician Scientists Association Meeting in Chicago!Photo
4/2015 - Welcome new postdoc Hao Zuo from University of Hong Kong
4/2015 - Congrats to Jing for her review paper "New Therapeutic Targets for Cancer Bone Metastases" in press at Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
2/2015 - Congrats to Zixue for her two papers: maternal adiponectin regulation of milk, and HDAC9 control of osteoclastogenesis
1/2015 - Congrats to Xunde for his new paper on Sim1 regulation of bone formation
7/2014 - Congrats to Zixue for her Ndufs4 paper in press at Cell Metabolism
7/2014 - Congrats to Xiaoxiao for ASBMR meeting travel award and oral presentation
5/2014 - Yihong is awarded grant support from The Mary Kay Foundation
3/2014 - Congrats to Wei Wei for his Orexin paper in press in Cell MetabolismUTSW News&NPR Radio
2/2014 - Congrats to Xiaoxiao for “Best Presentation” Poster Award
5/2013 - Yihong has received funding from The March of Dimes Foundation and DOD
2/2013 - Zixue's paper on HDAC7 regulation of osteoclastogenesis has been selected as Editor's Choice at Molecular Endocrinology
8/2012 - Congrats to Yang Du for her new paper in Nature Communications “Macrophage VLDL receptor promotes PAFAH secretion in mother's milk and suppresses systemic inflammation in nursing neonates”Nature Communications News Release
6/2012 - Welcome MD/PhD rotation student Xiaoxiao Li
5/2012 - Congrats to Yang Du for her paper in press at Genes & Development “Maternal Western Diet Causes Inflammatory Milk and TLR2/4-Dependent Neonatal Toxicity”UTSW Feature
2/2012 - Congrats to Wei Wei for his new article in press at PNAS on the role of FGF21 in boneUTSW News Release
9/2011 - Congratulations to Wei Wei for the acceptance of two papers in MCB, on "osteoclast progenitor" and "β-catenin regulation of osteoclastogenesis"
7/2011 - Welcome new postdocs Hoang Huynh and Zixue Jin!
2/2011 - Welcome new postdoc, Jing Yan, and graduate student, Winnie!
11/17/2010 - Yihong presents at the CPRIT inaugural "Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference" in Austin, TX
11/8/2010 - Welcome new postdoc Xunde Wang!
10/19/2010 - Our cover image highlighting the TEM review is selected - Thanks Roshi!
10/18/2010 - Yihong presents at the ASBMR (American Society for Bone and Mineral Research) annual meeting in Toronto, Canada
8/23/2010 - Our first review paper "PPARγ in Bone Homeostasis" is accepted
4/16/2010 - Our first paper is officially accepted by “Cell Metabolism”
4/16/2010 - The Wan lab receives funding support from The Welch Foundation
4/5/2010 - Welcome new postdoc Yang Du from Hong Kong!
3/25/2010 - Yihong presents at the Keystone Symposium “Nuclear Receptors: Development, Physiology and Disease”
1/27/2010 - Yihong honored as the first recipient of the CPRIT Individual Investigator Award
1/15/2010 - Yihong honored as a recipient of the Basil O’Connor Award from “March of Dimes”
4/7/2009 - Yihong presents at the “Advances in Mineral Metabolism” meeting as a “John Haddad Young Investigator Award” recipient, Snowmass, CO
4/1/2009 - Welcome new postdoc Marie Yang from France!
1/5/2009 - Welcome our first postdoc Wei Wei from Beijing, China!