Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD

TitleProfessor of Pathology
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
AddressHMR 2011 Zonal Ave
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9092
Phone+1 323 442 1296
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    TitleDirector of Graduate Programs

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    Training in Developmental Biology, Stem Cells and Regeneration
    NIH/NICHD T32HD060549May 1, 2011 - Apr 30, 2022
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Phenotypic Specification in Skin Organogenesis
    NIH/NIAMS R01AR060306Sep 21, 2010 - Aug 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Repair and regeneration in a novel animal model
    NIH/NIA R03AG027932Feb 1, 2007 - Jan 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    High Resolution Microarray Analysis of Cancer
    NIH/NCI R21CA094392Sep 1, 2002 - Aug 31, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Pattern Formation During Skin Organogenesis
    NIH/NIAMS R01AR047364Jan 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Development and Regeneration of Skin Appendages
    NIH/NIAMS R01AR042177Jan 1, 1995 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NICHD R01HD024301May 1, 1988 - Apr 30, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Lee J, Vedula V, Baek KI, Chen J, Hsu JJ, Ding Y, Chang CC, Kang H, Small A, Fei P, Chuong C, Li R, Demer L, Packard RRS, Marsden AL, Hsiai TK. Spatial and temporal variations in hemodynamic forces initiate cardiac trabeculation. JCI Insight. 2018 Jul 12; 3(13). PMID: 29997298.
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    2. Cheng D, Yan X, Qiu G, Zhang J, Wang H, Feng T, Tian Y, Xu H, Wang M, He W, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong C, Yue Z. Contraction of basal filopodia controls periodic feather branching via Notch and FGF signaling. Nat Commun. 2018 Apr 09; 9(1):1345. PMID: 29632339.
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    3. Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Plikus MV, Guerrero-Juarez CF, Lin CH, Schafer C, Maxson R, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Msx2 supports epidermal competency during wound induced hair follicle neogenesis. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Mar 22. PMID: 29577917.
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    4. Wu P, Yan J, Lai YC, Ng CS, Li A, Jiang X, Elsey RM, Widelitz R, Bajpai R, Li WH, Chuong C. Multiple Regulatory Modules Are Required for Scale-to-Feather Conversion. Mol Biol Evol. 2018 Feb 01; 35(2):417-430. PMID: 29177513.
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    5. Harn HI, Ogawa R, Hsu CK, Hughes MW, Tang MJ, Chuong C. The tension biology of wound healing. Exp Dermatol. 2017 Nov 04. PMID: 29105155.
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    6. Lei M, Yang L, Chuong C. Getting to the Core of the Dermal Papilla. J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Nov; 137(11):2250-2253. PMID: 29055410.
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    7. Cooke TF, Fischer CR, Wu P, Jiang TX, Xie KT, Kuo J, Doctorov E, Zehnder A, Khosla C, Chuong C, Bustamante CD. Genetic Mapping and Biochemical Basis of Yellow Feather Pigmentation in Budgerigars. Cell. 2017 Oct 05; 171(2):427-439.e21. PMID: 28985565.
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    8. Wang S, Stiegler J, Wu P, Chuong C, Hu D, Balanoff A, Zhou Y, Xu X. Heterochronic truncation of odontogenesis in theropod dinosaurs provides insight into the macroevolution of avian beaks. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Oct 10; 114(41):10930-10935. PMID: 28973883.
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    9. Lei M, Schumacher LJ, Lai YC, Juan WT, Yeh CY, Wu P, Jiang TX, Baker RE, Widelitz RB, Yang L, Chuong C. Self-organization process in newborn skin organoid formation inspires strategy to restore hair regeneration of adult cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 22; 114(34):E7101-E7110. PMID: 28798065.
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    10. Cho JH, Swanson CJ, Chen J, Li A, Lippert LG, Boye SE, Rose K, Sivaramakrishnan S, Chuong C, Chow RH. The GCaMP-R Family of Genetically Encoded Ratiometric Calcium Indicators. ACS Chem Biol. 2017 04 21; 12(4):1066-1074. PMID: 28195691.
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    11. Li A, Figueroa S, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz R, Nie Q, Chuong C. Diverse feather shape evolution enabled by coupling anisotropic signalling modules with self-organizing branching programme. Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 20; 8:ncomms14139. PMID: 28106042.
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    12. Lai YC, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Systems Biology Analyses in Chicken: Workflow for Transcriptome and ChIP-Seq Analyses Using the Chicken Skin Paradigm. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1650:87-100. PMID: 28809015.
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    13. Widelitz RB, Abdelhamid A, Khalil Khan M, Elkarargy A, Chuong C, Wu P. MicroCT Imaging on Living Alligator Teeth Reveals Natural Tooth Cycling. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1650:355-362. PMID: 28809034.
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    14. Lai YC, Chuong C. The "tao" of integuments. Science. 2016 12 23; 354(6319):1533-1534. PMID: 28008029.
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    15. Huang CF, Chang YJ, Hsueh YY, Huang CW, Wang DH, Huang TC, Wu YT, Su FC, Hughes M, Chuong C, Wu CC. Corrigendum: Assembling Composite Dermal Papilla Spheres with Adipose-derived Stem Cells to Enhance Hair Follicle Induction. Sci Rep. 2016 11 14; 6:31257. PMID: 27841273.
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    16. Widelitz R, Chuong C. Quorum sensing and other collective regenerative behavior in organ populations. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2016 Oct; 40:138-143. PMID: 27500541.
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    17. Huang CF, Chang YJ, Hsueh YY, Huang CW, Wang DH, Huang TC, Wu YT, Su FC, Hughes M, Chuong C, Wu CC. Assembling Composite Dermal Papilla Spheres with Adipose-derived Stem Cells to Enhance Hair Follicle Induction. Sci Rep. 2016 05 23; 6:26436. PMID: 27210831.
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    18. Chen CK, Ng CS, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Cheng PL, Wu P, Lu MY, Chen DR, Chuong C, Cheng HC, Ting CT, Li WH. Regulatory Differences in Natal Down Development between Altricial Zebra Finch and Precocial Chicken. Mol Biol Evol. 2016 08; 33(8):2030-43. PMID: 27189543.
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    19. Lei M, Chuong C. STEM CELLS. Aging, alopecia, and stem cells. Science. 2016 Feb 05; 351(6273):559-60. PMID: 26912687.
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    20. Wu P, Ng CS, Yan J, Lai YC, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Luo W, Widelitz RB, Li WH, Chuong C. Topographical mapping of a- and ß-keratins on developing chicken skin integuments: Functional interaction and evolutionary perspectives. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 08; 112(49):E6770-9. PMID: 26598683; PMCID: PMC4679038.
    21. Ng CS, Chen CK, Fan WL, Wu P, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Lai YT, Mao CT, Lu MY, Chen DR, Lin ZS, Yang KJ, Sha YA, Tu TC, Chen CF, Chuong C, Li WH. Transcriptomic analyses of regenerating adult feathers in chicken. BMC Genomics. 2015 Oct 06; 16:756. PMID: 26445093; PMCID: PMC4594745.
    22. Chen CC, Plikus MV, Tang PC, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. The Modulatable Stem Cell Niche: Tissue Interactions during Hair and Feather Follicle Regeneration. J Mol Biol. 2016 Apr 10; 428(7):1423-40. PMID: 26196442; PMCID: PMC4716892 [Available on 04/10/17].
    23. Tsai MS, Suksaweang S, Jiang TX, Wu P, Kao YH, Lee PH, Widelitz R, Chuong C. Proper BMP Signaling Levels Are Essential for 3D Assembly of Hepatic Cords from Hepatoblasts and Mesenchymal Cells. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Dec; 60(12):3669-80. PMID: 26173507.
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    24. Li A, Lai YC, Figueroa S, Yang T, Widelitz RB, Kobielak K, Nie Q, Chuong C. Deciphering principles of morphogenesis from temporal and spatial patterns on the integument. Dev Dyn. 2015 Aug; 244(8):905-20. PMID: 25858668; PMCID: PMC4520785.
    25. Chiu CTK, Chuong C. Feather on the Cap of Medicine. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 135(7):1719-1721. PMID: 26066892; PMCID: PMC4467454.
    26. Lei M, Lai X, Bai X, Qiu W, Yang T, Liao X, Chuong C, Yang L, Lian X, Zhong JL. Prolonged overexpression of Wnt10b induces epidermal keratinocyte transformation through activating EGF pathway. Histochem Cell Biol. 2015 Sep; 144(3):209-21. PMID: 25995040.
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    27. Li Y, Trivedi V, Truong TV, Koos DS, Lansford R, Chuong C, Warburton D, Moats RA, Fraser SE. Dynamic imaging of the growth plate cartilage reveals multiple contributors to skeletal morphogenesis. Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 13; 6:6798. PMID: 25865282; PMCID: PMC4403347.
    28. Bai X, Lei M, Shi J, Yu Y, Qiu W, Lai X, Liu Y, Yang T, Yang L, Widelitz RB, Chuong C, Lian X. Roles of GasderminA3 in Catagen-Telogen Transition During Hair Cycling. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 135(9):2162-2172. PMID: 25860385; PMCID: PMC4537385.
    29. Chen CC, Wang L, Plikus MV, Jiang TX, Murray PJ, Ramos R, Guerrero-Juarez CF, Hughes MW, Lee OK, Shi S, Widelitz RB, Lander AD, Chuong C. Organ-level quorum sensing directs regeneration in hair stem cell populations. Cell. 2015 Apr 09; 161(2):277-90. PMID: 25860610; PMCID: PMC4393531.
    30. Chang KW, Huang NA, Liu IH, Wang YH, Wu P, Tseng YT, Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Tsai MH, Chen CY, Oyang YJ, Lin EC, Chuong C, Lin SP. Emergence of differentially regulated pathways associated with the development of regional specificity in chicken skin. BMC Genomics. 2015 Jan 23; 16:22. PMID: 25612663; PMCID: PMC4326372.
    31. Xu W, Sun Y, Zhang J, Xu K, Pan L, He L, Song Y, Njunge L, Xu Z, Chiang MY, Sung KL, Chuong C, Yang L. Perivascular-derived stem cells with neural crest characteristics are involved in tendon repair. Stem Cells Dev. 2015 Apr 01; 24(7):857-68. PMID: 25381682; PMCID: PMC4367512.
    32. Xu X, Zhou Z, Dudley R, Mackem S, Chuong C, Erickson GM, Varricchio DJ. An integrative approach to understanding bird origins. Science. 2014 Dec 12; 346(6215):1253293. PMID: 25504729.
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    33. Chen CF, Foley J, Tang PC, Li A, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Development, regeneration, and evolution of feathers. Annu Rev Anim Biosci. 2015; 3:169-95. PMID: 25387232.
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    34. Leung Y, Kandyba E, Chen YB, Ruffins S, Chuong C, Kobielak K. Bifunctional ectodermal stem cells around the nail display dual fate homeostasis and adaptive wounding response toward nail regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 21; 111(42):15114-9. PMID: 25277970; PMCID: PMC4210315.
    35. Driskell RR, Jahoda CA, Chuong C, Watt FM, Horsley V. Defining dermal adipose tissue. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Sep; 23(9):629-31. PMID: 24841073.
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    36. Chuong C, Bhat R, Widelitz RB, Bissell MJ. SnapShot: Branching Morphogenesis. Cell. 2014 Aug 28; 158(5):1212-1212.e1. PMID: 25171418; PMCID: PMC4381872.
    37. Ng CS, Wu P, Fan WL, Yan J, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Mao CT, Chen JJ, Lu MY, Ho MR, Widelitz RB, Chen CF, Chuong C, Li WH. Genomic organization, transcriptomic analysis, and functional characterization of avian a- and ß-keratins in diverse feather forms. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Aug 24; 6(9):2258-73. PMID: 25152353; PMCID: PMC4202321.
    38. Alibardi L, Wu P, Chuong C. Ultrastructural characteristics of 5BrdU labeling retention cells including stem cells of regenerating feathers in chicken. J Morphol. 2014 Jul; 275(7):768-74. PMID: 25054194; PMCID: PMC4378648.
    39. Lei M, Guo H, Qiu W, Lai X, Yang T, Widelitz RB, Chuong C, Lian X, Yang L. Modulating hair follicle size with Wnt10b/DKK1 during hair regeneration. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Jun; 23(6):407-13. PMID: 24750467; PMCID: PMC4383245.
    40. Chen CC, Murray PJ, Jiang TX, Plikus MV, Chang YT, Lee OK, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Regenerative hair waves in aging mice and extra-follicular modulators follistatin, dkk1, and sfrp4. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 134(8):2086-2096. PMID: 24618599; PMCID: PMC4102635.
    41. Wu P, Alibardi L, Chuong C. Regeneration of reptilian scales after wounding: neogenesis, regional difference, and molecular modules. Regeneration (Oxf). 2014 Feb 01; 1(1):15-26. PMID: 24665362.
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    42. Chu Q, Cai L, Fu Y, Chen X, Yan Z, Lin X, Zhou G, Han H, Widelitz RB, Chuong C, Wu W, Yue Z. Dkk2/Frzb in the dermal papillae regulates feather regeneration. Dev Biol. 2014 Mar 15; 387(2):167-78. PMID: 24463139; PMCID: PMC4384700.
    43. Plikus MV, Chuong C. Macroenvironmental regulation of hair cycling and collective regenerative behavior. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Jan 01; 4(1):a015198. PMID: 24384813; PMCID: PMC3869280.
    44. Weber EL, Chuong C. Environmental reprogramming and molecular profiling in reconstitution of human hair follicles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 03; 110(49):19658-9. PMID: 24272942; PMCID: PMC3856798.
    45. Hughes MW, Lu W, Chuong C. Nuclear topology, epigenetics, and keratinocyte differentiation. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Sep; 133(9):2130-3. PMID: 23949766.
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    46. Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Lin SJ, Leung Y, Kobielak K, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Disrupted ectodermal organ morphogenesis in mice with a conditional histone deacetylase 1, 2 deletion in the epidermis. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Jan; 134(1):24-32. PMID: 23792463; PMCID: PMC3843967.
    47. Li J, Jiang TX, Chuong C. Many paths to alopecia via compromised regeneration of hair follicle stem cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 133(6):1450-2. PMID: 23673497; PMCID: PMC4378644.
    48. Plikus MV, Vollmers C, de la Cruz D, Chaix A, Ramos R, Panda S, Chuong C. Local circadian clock gates cell cycle progression of transient amplifying cells during regenerative hair cycling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 04; 110(23):E2106-15. PMID: 23690597; PMCID: PMC3677499.
    49. Wu P, Wu X, Jiang TX, Elsey RM, Temple BL, Divers SJ, Glenn TC, Yuan K, Chen MH, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Specialized stem cell niche enables repetitive renewal of alligator teeth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 28; 110(22):E2009-18. PMID: 23671090; PMCID: PMC3670376.
    50. Li A, Chen M, Jiang TX, Wu P, Nie Q, Widelitz R, Chuong C. Shaping organs by a wingless-int/Notch/nonmuscle myosin module which orients feather bud elongation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16; 110(16):E1452-61. PMID: 23576731; PMCID: PMC3631647.
    51. Juuri E, Jussila M, Seidel K, Holmes S, Wu P, Richman J, Heikinheimo K, Chuong C, Arnold K, Hochedlinger K, Klein O, Michon F, Thesleff I. Sox2 marks epithelial competence to generate teeth in mammals and reptiles. Development. 2013 Apr; 140(7):1424-32. PMID: 23462476; PMCID: PMC3596986.
    52. Chueh SC, Lin SJ, Chen CC, Lei M, Wang LM, Widelitz R, Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Chuong C. Therapeutic strategy for hair regeneration: hair cycle activation, niche environment modulation, wound-induced follicle neogenesis, and stem cell engineering. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2013 Mar; 13(3):377-91. PMID: 23289545; PMCID: PMC3706200.
    53. Kandyba E, Leung Y, Chen YB, Widelitz R, Chuong C, Kobielak K. Competitive balance of intrabulge BMP/Wnt signaling reveals a robust gene network ruling stem cell homeostasis and cyclic activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1351-6. PMID: 23292934; PMCID: PMC3557042.
    54. Lin SJ, Wideliz RB, Yue Z, Li A, Wu X, Jiang TX, Wu P, Chuong C. Feather regeneration as a model for organogenesis. Dev Growth Differ. 2013 Jan; 55(1):139-48. PMID: 23294361; PMCID: PMC3620027.
    55. Lei MX, Chuong C, Widelitz RB. Tuning Wnt signals for more or fewer hairs. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 133(1):7-9. PMID: 23299447; PMCID: PMC3686512.
    56. Chuong C, Yeh CY, Jiang TX, Widelitz R. Module-based complexity formation: periodic patterning in feathers and hairs. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 2(1):97-112. PMID: 23539312; PMCID: PMC3607644.
    57. Murray PJ, Maini PK, Plikus MV, Chuong C, Baker RE. Modelling hair follicle growth dynamics as an excitable medium. PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(12):e1002804. PMID: 23284275; PMCID: PMC3527291.
    58. Yue Z, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Sprouty/FGF signaling regulates the proximal-distal feather morphology and the size of dermal papillae. Dev Biol. 2012 Dec 01; 372(1):45-54. PMID: 23000358; PMCID: PMC3586415.
    59. O'Connor JK, Chiappe LM, Chuong C, Bottjer DJ, You H. Homology and Potential Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms for the Development of Unique Feather Morphologies in Early Birds. Geosciences (Basel). 2012 Sep 14; 2(3):157-177. PMID: 24003379.
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    60. Ng CS, Wu P, Foley J, Foley A, McDonald ML, Juan WT, Huang CJ, Lai YT, Lo WS, Chen CF, Leal SM, Zhang H, Widelitz RB, Patel PI, Li WH, Chuong C. The chicken frizzle feather is due to an a-keratin (KRT75) mutation that causes a defective rachis. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(7):e1002748. PMID: 22829773; PMCID: PMC3400578.
    61. Li J, Jiang TX, Hughes MW, Wu P, Yu J, Widelitz RB, Fan G, Chuong C. Progressive alopecia reveals decreasing stem cell activation probability during aging of mice with epidermal deletion of DNA methyltransferase 1. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Dec; 132(12):2681-90. PMID: 22763785; PMCID: PMC3465630.
    62. Chuong C, Randall VA, Widelitz RB, Wu P, Jiang TX. Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine. Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. PMID: 22505663; PMCID: PMC3620028.
    63. Chen CC, Chuong C. Multi-layered environmental regulation on the homeostasis of stem cells: the saga of hair growth and alopecia. J Dermatol Sci. 2012 Apr; 66(1):3-11. PMID: 22391240; PMCID: PMC3684257.
    64. Chen J, Chuong C. Patterning skin by planar cell polarity: the multi-talented hair designer. Exp Dermatol. 2012 Feb; 21(2):81-5. PMID: 22229440; PMCID: PMC3257556.
    65. Suksaweang S, Jiang TX, Roybal P, Chuong C, Widelitz R. Roles of EphB3/ephrin-B1 in feather morphogenesis. Int J Dev Biol. 2012; 56(9):719-28. PMID: 23319347; PMCID: PMC3684256.
    66. Lin SJ, Chuong C. Toward the isolation and culture of melanocyte stem cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2011 Dec; 131(12):2341-3. PMID: 22071538; PMCID: PMC4384165.
    67. Lim M, Chuong C, Roy-Burman P. PI3K, Erk signaling in BMP7-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of PC-3 prostate cancer cells in 2- and 3-dimensional cultures. Horm Cancer. 2011 Oct; 2(5):298-309. PMID: 21948155.
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    68. Plikus MV, Baker RE, Chen CC, Fare C, de la Cruz D, Andl T, Maini PK, Millar SE, Widelitz R, Chuong C. Self-organizing and stochastic behaviors during the regeneration of hair stem cells. Science. 2011 Apr 29; 332(6029):586-9. PMID: 21527712; PMCID: PMC3321266.
    69. Jiang TX, Tuan TL, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. From buds to follicles: matrix metalloproteinases in developmental tissue remodeling during feather morphogenesis. Differentiation. 2011 Jun; 81(5):307-14. PMID: 21497985; PMCID: PMC3114260.
    70. Hughes MW, Wu P, Jiang TX, Lin SJ, Dong CY, Li A, Hsieh FJ, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. In search of the Golden Fleece: unraveling principles of morphogenesis by studying the integrative biology of skin appendages. Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Apr; 3(4):388-407. PMID: 21437328; PMCID: PMC3620034.
    71. Lee LF, Jiang TX, Garner W, Chuong C. A simplified procedure to reconstitute hair-producing skin. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2011 Apr; 17(4):391-400. PMID: 21034159; PMCID: PMC3065728.
    72. Al-Nuaimi Y, Baier G, Watson RE, Chuong C, Paus R. The cycling hair follicle as an ideal systems biology research model. Exp Dermatol. 2010 Aug; 19(8):707-13. PMID: 20590819; PMCID: PMC4383261.
    73. Yeh J, Green LM, Jiang TX, Plikus M, Huang E, Chang RN, Hughes MW, Chuong C, Tuan TL. Accelerated closure of skin wounds in mice deficient in the homeobox gene Msx2. Wound Repair Regen. 2009 Sep-Oct; 17(5):639-48. PMID: 19769717; PMCID: PMC3074593.
    74. Lin CM, Jiang TX, Baker RE, Maini PK, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Spots and stripes: pleomorphic patterning of stem cells via p-ERK-dependent cell chemotaxis shown by feather morphogenesis and mathematical simulation. Dev Biol. 2009 Oct 15; 334(2):369-82. PMID: 19647731; PMCID: PMC2811698.
    75. Lee LF, Chuong C. Building complex tissues: high-throughput screening for molecules required in hair engineering. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Apr; 129(4):815-7. PMID: 19322158; PMCID: PMC2696185.
    76. Chuong C, Widelitz RB. The river of stem cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2009 Feb 06; 4(2):100-2. PMID: 19200797; PMCID: PMC4389586.
    77. Chuong C, Richardson MK. Pattern formation today. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):653-8. PMID: 19557673; PMCID: PMC2874132.
    78. Chang C, Wu P, Baker RE, Maini PK, Alibardi L, Chuong C. Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. PMID: 19557687; PMCID: PMC2874329.
    79. Plikus MV, Widelitz RB, Maxson R, Chuong C. Analyses of regenerative wave patterns in adult hair follicle populations reveal macro-environmental regulation of stem cell activity. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):857-68. PMID: 19378257; PMCID: PMC2759942.
    80. Rubenstein M, Sai Y, Chuong C, Shen WM. Regenerative patterning in Swarm Robots: mutual benefits of research in robotics and stem cell biology. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):869-81. PMID: 19557691; PMCID: PMC2874133.
    81. Chuong C, Richardson MK. Preface to pattern formation special issue. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):651. PMID: 19557672.
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    82. Mayer JA, Foley J, De La Cruz D, Chuong C, Widelitz R. Conversion of the nipple to hair-bearing epithelia by lowering bone morphogenetic protein pathway activity at the dermal-epidermal interface. Am J Pathol. 2008 Nov; 173(5):1339-48. PMID: 18832580; PMCID: PMC2570124.
    83. Plikus MV, Chuong C. Complex hair cycle domain patterns and regenerative hair waves in living rodents. J Invest Dermatol. 2008 May; 128(5):1071-80. PMID: 18094733; PMCID: PMC2705329.
    84. Plikus MV, Mayer JA, de la Cruz D, Baker RE, Maini PK, Maxson R, Chuong C. Cyclic dermal BMP signalling regulates stem cell activation during hair regeneration. Nature. 2008 Jan 17; 451(7176):340-4. PMID: 18202659; PMCID: PMC2696201.
    85. Chuong C, Cotsarelis G, Stenn K. Defining hair follicles in the age of stem cell bioengineering. J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Sep; 127(9):2098-100. PMID: 17700620; PMCID: PMC4388139.
    86. Wang XP, Suomalainen M, Felszeghy S, Zelarayan LC, Alonso MT, Plikus MV, Maas RL, Chuong C, Schimmang T, Thesleff I. An integrated gene regulatory network controls stem cell proliferation in teeth. PLoS Biol. 2007 Jun; 5(6):e159. PMID: 17564495; PMCID: PMC1885832.
    87. Chuong C. Regenerative biology: new hair from healing wounds. Nature. 2007 May 17; 447(7142):265-6. PMID: 17507966; PMCID: PMC4377231.
    88. Widelitz RB, Veltmaat JM, Mayer JA, Foley J, Chuong C. Mammary glands and feathers: comparing two skin appendages which help define novel classes during vertebrate evolution. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2007 Apr; 18(2):255-66. PMID: 17382566; PMCID: PMC4382004.
    89. Drew CF, Lin CM, Jiang TX, Blunt G, Mou C, Chuong C, Headon DJ. The Edar subfamily in feather placode formation. Dev Biol. 2007 May 01; 305(1):232-45. PMID: 17362907; PMCID: PMC2696204.
    90. Maini PK, Baker RE, Chuong C. Developmental biology. The Turing model comes of molecular age. Science. 2006 Dec 01; 314(5804):1397-8. PMID: 17138885; PMCID: PMC4383235.
    91. Lin CM, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Molecular signaling in feather morphogenesis. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 18(6):730-41. PMID: 17049829; PMCID: PMC4406286.
    92. Plikus MV, Zhang Z, Chuong C. PubFocus: semantic MEDLINE/PubMed citations analytics through integration of controlled biomedical dictionaries and ranking algorithm. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006 Oct 02; 7:424. PMID: 17014720; PMCID: PMC1618408.
    93. Widelitz RB, Baker RE, Plikus M, Lin CM, Maini PK, Paus R, Chuong C. Distinct mechanisms underlie pattern formation in the skin and skin appendages. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today. 2006 Sep; 78(3):280-91. PMID: 17061271; PMCID: PMC4380182.
    94. Wu P, Jiang TX, Shen JY, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Morphoregulation of avian beaks: comparative mapping of growth zone activities and morphological evolution. Dev Dyn. 2006 May; 235(5):1400-12. PMID: 16586442; PMCID: PMC4381996.
    95. Yue Z, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Wnt3a gradient converts radial to bilateral feather symmetry via topological arrangement of epithelia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 24; 103(4):951-5. PMID: 16418297; PMCID: PMC1347975.
    96. Chuong C, Wu P, Plikus M, Jiang TX, Bruce Widelitz R. Engineering stem cells into organs: topobiological transformations demonstrated by beak, feather, and other ectodermal organ morphogenesis. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2006; 72:237-74. PMID: 16564337; PMCID: PMC4382027.
    97. Yue Z, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Mapping stem cell activities in the feather follicle. Nature. 2005 Dec 15; 438(7070):1026-9. PMID: 16355227; PMCID: PMC4392896.
    98. Plikus MV, Zeichner-David M, Mayer JA, Reyna J, Bringas P, Thewissen JG, Snead ML, Chai Y, Chuong C. Morphoregulation of teeth: modulating the number, size, shape and differentiation by tuning Bmp activity. Evol Dev. 2005 Sep-Oct; 7(5):440-57. PMID: 16174037; PMCID: PMC4386657.
    99. Mayer JA, Chuong C, Widelitz R. Rooster feathering, androgenic alopecia, and hormone-dependent tumor growth: what is in common? Differentiation. 2004 Dec; 72(9-10):474-88. PMID: 15617560; PMCID: PMC4380229.
    100. Wu P, Jiang TX, Suksaweang S, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Molecular shaping of the beak. Science. 2004 Sep 03; 305(5689):1465-6. PMID: 15353803; PMCID: PMC4380220.
    101. Chang CH, Yu M, Wu P, Jiang TX, Yu HS, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Sculpting skin appendages out of epidermal layers via temporally and spatially regulated apoptotic events. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):1348-55. PMID: 15175023; PMCID: PMC4386661.
    102. Plikus M, Chuong C. Making waves with hairs. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Apr; 122(4):vii-ix. PMID: 15102103; PMCID: PMC4378646.
    103. Plikus M, Wang WP, Liu J, Wang X, Jiang TX, Chuong C. Morpho-regulation of ectodermal organs: integument pathology and phenotypic variations in K14-Noggin engineered mice through modulation of bone morphogenic protein pathway. Am J Pathol. 2004 Mar; 164(3):1099-114. PMID: 14982863; PMCID: PMC1614723.
    104. Chang CH, Jiang TX, Lin CM, Burrus LW, Chuong C, Widelitz R. Distinct Wnt members regulate the hierarchical morphogenesis of skin regions (spinal tract) and individual feathers. Mech Dev. 2004 Feb; 121(2):157-71. PMID: 15037317; PMCID: PMC4376312.
    105. Suksaweang S, Lin CM, Jiang TX, Hughes MW, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. Morphogenesis of chicken liver: identification of localized growth zones and the role of beta-catenin/Wnt in size regulation. Dev Biol. 2004 Feb 01; 266(1):109-22. PMID: 14729482; PMCID: PMC4376314.
    106. Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Shen WM, Will P, Wu DY, Lin CM, Jung HS, Chuong C. Integument pattern formation involves genetic and epigenetic controls: feather arrays simulated by digital hormone models. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):117-35. PMID: 15272377; PMCID: PMC4386648.
    107. Wu P, Hou L, Plikus M, Hughes M, Scehnet J, Suksaweang S, Widelitz R, Jiang TX, Chuong C. Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. PMID: 15272390; PMCID: PMC4386668.
    108. Yu M, Yue Z, Wu P, Wu DY, Mayer JA, Medina M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Chuong C. The biology of feather follicles. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):181-91. PMID: 15272383; PMCID: PMC4380223.
    109. Hou L, Chiappe LM, Zhang F, Chuong C. New Early Cretaceous fossil from China documents a novel trophic specialization for Mesozoic birds. Naturwissenschaften. 2004 Jan; 91(1):22-5. PMID: 14740099; PMCID: PMC4382005.
    110. Hughes MW, Chuong C. A mouthful of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Dec; 121(6):vii-viii. PMID: 14675222; PMCID: PMC4378641.
    111. Chuong C, Homberger DG. Development and evolution of the amniote integument: current landscape and future horizon. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):1-11. PMID: 12949766; PMCID: PMC4386659.
    112. Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Yu M, Shen T, Shen JY, Wu P, Yu Z, Chuong C. Molecular biology of feather morphogenesis: a testable model for evo-devo research. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):109-22. PMID: 12949772; PMCID: PMC4382008.
    113. Chuong C, Wu P, Zhang FC, Xu X, Yu M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Hou L. Adaptation to the sky: Defining the feather with integument fossils from mesozoic China and experimental evidence from molecular laboratories. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):42-56. PMID: 12949768; PMCID: PMC4381994.
    114. Chodankar R, Chang CH, Yue Z, Jiang TX, Suksaweang S, Burrus L, Chuong C, Widelitz R. Shift of localized growth zones contributes to skin appendage morphogenesis: role of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):20-6. PMID: 12535194; PMCID: PMC4386651.
    115. Chuong C. Homeobox genes, fetal wound healing, and skin regional specificity. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):9-11. PMID: 12535191; PMCID: PMC4383243.
    116. Ma L, Liu J, Wu T, Plikus M, Jiang TX, Bi Q, Liu YH, Müller-Röver S, Peters H, Sundberg JP, Maxson R, Maas RL, Chuong C. 'Cyclic alopecia' in Msx2 mutants: defects in hair cycling and hair shaft differentiation. Development. 2003 Jan; 130(2):379-89. PMID: 12466204; PMCID: PMC4386654.
    117. Yu M, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong C. The morphogenesis of feathers. Nature. 2002 Nov 21; 420(6913):308-12. PMID: 12442169; PMCID: PMC4386656.
    118. Koh SS, Li H, Lee YH, Widelitz RB, Chuong C, Stallcup MR. Synergistic coactivator function by coactivator-associated arginine methyltransferase (CARM) 1 and beta-catenin with two different classes of DNA-binding transcriptional activators. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jul 19; 277(29):26031-5. PMID: 11983685; PMCID: PMC4386649.
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