Cuixia Tian, MD

Neuromuscular Disease Specialist, Division of Neurology

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4222


Child neurology

Dr. Tian received her MD from the Medical Center of Fudan in 1993, and continued on there as a resident and chief resident until 1998.

From 1999-2003, she was a research fellow in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University focusing on hematology and oncology.

Dr. Tian then became a research fellow from 2003-2008 at Vanderbilt in the Department of Pediatrics focusing on pediatric infectious disease.

In 2009, Dr. Tian became a pediatrics and neurology resident at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

MD: Medical Center of Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1993.

Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Myology Institute Clinical Myology Training; Paris, France, 2014.

Wellstone Myology Training; Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013.

World Muscle Society Satellite Training; Asilomar, California, 2013.

Tian C, Rutter M, Hornung L, Khoury J, Miller L, Bange, Wong, B. Bone mineral density and bone mineral content as measures of bone health in ambulatory boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2013; 23(9):754.

Tian C, Gilbert DL. Association between performance on Neurology in-training and certification examinations. Neurology. 2013; 81(12):1102.

Tian C, Ali Syed, Weitkamp Jorn-Hendrik. Congenital Infections, Part I: Cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma, Rubella, and Herpes Simplex. NeoReviews. 2010;11:436-446.

Tian C, Luskin GK, Dischert KM, Higginbotham JN, Shepherd BE, Crowe JE Jr. Immunodominance of the VH1–46 Antibody Gene Segment in the Primary Repertoire of Human Rotavirus-Specific B Cells Is Reduced in the Memory Compartment through Somatic Mutation of Nondominant Clones. Journal of Immunology. 2008;180:3279-3288.

Tian C, Luskin GK, Dischert KM, Higginbotham JN, Shepherd BE, Crowe JE Jr. Evidence for preferential Ig gene usage and differential TdT and exonuclease activities in human naive and memory B cells. Molecular Immunology. 2007;44(9):2173-83.

Tian C, Kron GK, Dischert KM, Higginbotham JN, Crowe JE Jr. Low expression of the interleukin (IL)-4 receptor alpha chain and reduced signalling via the IL-4 receptor complex in human neonatal B cells. Immunology. 2006;119(1):54-62.

Bowen AL, Tian C, Lafleur B, Crowe JE Jr. Transcriptional control of activation- induced cytidine deaminase (AID) and error-prone DNA polymerases is functionally mature in the B cells of infants at birth. Human Immunology. 2006;67(1-2):43-6.

Tian C, Gregoli P, Bondurant M. The Function of bcl-x Promoter in Erythroid Progenitor Cells. Blood. 2003;101:2235-42.

Jacobs-Helber SM, Abutin RM, Tian C, Bondurant MC, Wickrema A, Sawyer S. Role of JunB in Erythroid Differentiation. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2002;277(7):4859-66.

Tian C, Boundurant M, Gregoli P. Transcription of Bcl-x in Erythroid Progenitor Cells. Experimental Hematology. 2000;28:1491-1505.

Tian C, Shao X. Inflammatory mechanism of neonatal bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Journal of Chinese Medicine (Pediatrics). 1997;35(12):763-66.