A photo of Qingnian Goh.

Instructor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


My Biography & Research

Research Interests

Skeletal muscle biology; pediatric muscle disorder

Academic Affiliation

Instructor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Divisions

Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Divisions


My Education

BS: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2007.

MS: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 2010.

PhD: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2014.

Postdoc: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2019.

My Publications

Selected Publication

NRG/ErbB signaling regulates neonatal muscle growth but not neuromuscular contractures in neonatal brachial plexus injury. Ho, BL; Goh, Q; Nikolaou, S; Hu, L; Shay-Winkler, K; Cornwall, R. FEBS Letters. 2021; 595:655-666.

Timing of proteasome inhibition as a pharmacologic strategy for prevention of muscle contractures in neonatal brachial plexus injury. Goh, Q; Nikolaou, S; Shay-Winkler, K; Emmert, ME; Cornwall, R. FASEB Journal. 2021; 35.

Scientific advances in the understanding of contracture pathogenesis in brachial plexus birth injury. Goh, Q; Cornwall, R. 2020; 2:1-18.

Proteasome inhibition preserves longitudinal growth of denervated muscle and prevents neonatal neuromuscular contractures. Nikolaou, S; Cramer, AA W; Hu, L; Goh, Q; Millay, DP; Cornwall, R. JCI insight. 2019; 4.

Myonuclear accretion is a determinant of exercise-induced remodeling in skeletal muscle. Goh, Q; Song, T; Petrany, MJ; Cramer, AA W; Sun, C; Sadayappan, S; Lee, S; Millay, DP. eLife. 2019; 8.

Requirement of myomaker-mediated stem cell fusion for skeletal muscle hypertrophy. Goh, Q; Millay, DP. eLife. 2017; 6.

Myomerger induces fusion of non-fusogenic cells and is required for skeletal muscle development. Quinn, ME; Goh, Q; Kurosaka, M; Gamage, DG; Petrany, MJ; Prasad, V; Millay, DP. Nature Communications. 2017; 8.

Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 expression by skeletal muscle cells augments myogenesis. Goh, Q; Dearth, CL; Corbett, JT; Pierre, P; Chadee, DN; Pizza, FX. Experimental Cell Research. 2015; 331:292-308.

Skeletal muscle cells express ICAM-1 after muscle overload and ICAM-1 contributes to the ensuing hypertrophic response. Dearth, CL; Goh, Q; Marino, JS; Cicinelli, PA; Torres-Palsa, MJ; Pierre, P; Worth, RG; Pizza, FX. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8.

Recovery from cycling exercise: effects of carbohydrate and protein beverages. Goh, Q; Boop, CA; Luden, ND; Smith, AG; Womack, CJ; Saunders, MJ. Nutrients. 2012; 4:568-584.