• 631 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Area of Expertise

Areas of research and interests include:
1) examining how retinal redox imbalance leads to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) pathogenesis;
2) characterizing glutaredoxin 2 (Grx2) knockout mice as a new animal model for AMD;
3) identifying/screening Grx2 inducers from natural products for AMD treatment.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Pharmacology, Peking University

MS in Pharmacy, Xinjiang Medical University

BS in Pharmacy, Xinjiang Medical University

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Glutaredoxins Medicine & Life Sciences
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Retinal Pigments Medicine & Life Sciences
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Epithelial Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Lenses Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2013 2020

Research Output 2006 2018

  • 631 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 17 Article
  • 2 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cataract Preventive Role of Isolated Phytoconstituents: Findings from a Decade of Research

Lim, V., Schneider, E., Wu, H. & Pang, I. H., 26 Oct 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

chemical constituents of plants
eye lens
15 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of Nrf2 in ocular diseases

Batliwala, S., Xavier, C., Liu, Y., Wu, H. & Pang, I. H., 1 Jan 2017, In : Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2017, 1703810.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Eye Diseases
Oxidative stress
Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy
12 Citations (Scopus)
Oxidative stress
Retinal Pigments
Cell death
23 Citations (Scopus)

The novel triterpenoid RTA 408 protects human retinal pigment epithelial cells against H2O2-induced cell injury via NF-E2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) activation

Liu, X., Ward, K., Xavier, C., Jann, J., Clark, A. F., Pang, I. H. & Wu, H., 1 Aug 2016, In : Redox Biology. 8, p. 98-109 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NF-E2-Related Factor 2
Retinal Pigments
Epithelial Cells
Chemical activation
Oxidative stress
5 Citations (Scopus)

Expression and distribution of thiol-regulating enzyme glutaredoxin 2 (GRX2) in porcine ocular tissues

Upadhyaya, B., Tian, X., Wu, H. & Lou, M. F., 1 Jan 2015, In : Experimental eye research. 130, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfhydryl Compounds
Ciliary Body