A photo of Yi Zheng.

Yi Zheng, PhD


  • Director, Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology
  • Institute Co- Executive Director, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
  • Marjory Johnson Endowed Chair of Drug Discovery
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

About

Publications

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Adaptive responses to mTOR gene targeting in hematopoietic stem cells reveal a proliferative mechanism evasive to mTOR inhibition. Fan, C; Zhao, C; Zhang, F; Kesarwani, M; Tu, Z; Cai, X; Davis, AK; Xu, L; Hochstetler, CL; Chen, X; et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2021; 118.

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Yap1-Scribble polarization is required for hematopoietic stem cell division and fate. Althoff, MJ; Nayak, RC; Hegde, S; Wellendorf, AM; Bohan, B; Filippi, MD; Xin, M; Richard Lu, Q; Geiger, H; Zheng, Y; et al. Blood. 2020; 136:1824-1836.

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Inhibition of Cdc42 activity extends lifespan and decreases circulating inflammatory cytokines in aged female C57BL/6 mice. Florian, MC; Leins, H; Gobs, M; Han, Y; Marka, G; Soller, K; Vollmer, A; Sakk, V; Nattamai, KJ; Rayes, A; et al. Aging Cell. 2020; 19.

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Adaptive response to inflammation contributes to sustained myelopoiesis and confers a competitive advantage in myelodysplastic syndrome HSCs. Muto, T; Walker, CS; Choi, K; Hueneman, K; Smith, MA; Gul, Z; Garcia-Manero, G; Ma, A; Zheng, Y; Starczynowski, DT. Nature Immunology. 2020; 21:535-545.

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ARHGEF12 regulates erythropoiesis and is involved in erythroid regeneration after chemotherapy in acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients. Xie, Y; Gao, L; Xu, C; Chu, L; Gao, L; Wu, R; Liu, Y; Liu, T; Sun, X; Ren, R; et al. Haematologica. 2020; 105:925-936.

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Latexin regulation by HMGB2 is required for hematopoietic stem cell maintenance. Zhang, C; Fondufe-Mittendorf, YN; Wang, C; Chen, J; Cheng, Q; Zhou, D; Zheng, Y; Geiger, H; Liang, Y. Haematologica. 2020; 105:573-584.

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Rho GTPase-Activating Proteins in Cancer. Grogg, MW; Zheng, Y. The Rho GTPases in Cancer. 2010.

Novel blood derived hemostatic agents for bleeding therapy and prophylaxis. Hegde, S; Zheng, Y; Cancelas, JA. Current Opinion in Hematology. 2022.

Angiopoietin-2-induced lymphatic endothelial cell migration drives lymphangiogenesis via the β1 integrin-RhoA-formin axis. Akwii, RG; Sajib, MS; Zahra, FT; Tullar, P; Zabet-Moghaddam, M; Zheng, Y; Silvio Gutkind, J; Doci, CL; Mikelis, CM. Angiogenesis. 2022; 25:373-396.

Erythroblastic islands foster granulopoiesis in parallel to terminal erythropoiesis. Romano, LM; Seu, KG; Papoin, J; Muench, DE; Konstantinidis, D; Olsson, A; Schlum, K; Chetal, K; Chasis, JA; Mohandas, N; et al. Blood. 2022.