Name: Rui Liang
Title: Research Associate


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PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journal Articles

  • 1. Nguyen T, Liang R, Burton SD, Almarza A, Abramowitch S, Sack MS, Woo, SLY (2008). A non-destructive method to optimize the collagen fibers of a naturally derived scaffold for ligament and tendon tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering, accepted in June, 2008.
  • 2. Liang R, Woo SLY, Nguyen T, Liu PC, Almarza A (2008). Effects of a bioscaffold on the fibrillogenesis in the healing medial collateral ligament. Journal of Orthopedic Research, Epub ahead, Mar. 7, 2008.
  • 3. Karaoglu S, Woo SLY, Fu Y, Liang R, Abramowitch SD (2008). Use of a bioscaffold to improve healing of a patellar tendon defect after graft harvest of ACL reconstruction: A study in rabbits. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 26(2): 255-63.
  • 4. Liang R, Woo SLY, Takakura Y, Moon DK, Jia FY, Abramowitch SD (2006). The long term effects of porcine small intestine submucosa on the healing of medial collateral ligament: a functional tissue engineering study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 24(4), 811.
  • 5. Liang R, Abramowitch SD, Moon DK, et al (2005). A bioscaffold can enhance the healing of medial collateral ligament: a multidisciplinary functional tissue engineering study. (Achilles Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Research Award paper in ISAKOS 5th Biennial Congress, April 3-7, 2005, Hollywood, FL, USA., 2005)
  • 6. Woo SLY, Takakura Y, Liang R, et al (2006). Treatment with bioscaffold enhances the collagen composition and fibril morphology of the healing medial collateral ligament in rabbits. Tissue Engineering, 12(1-2): 159-66.
  • 7. Woo SLY, Abramowitch S, Kilger R, Liang R (2006). Biomechanics of knee ligaments: injury, healing and repair. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(1): 1-20.
  • 8. Liang R, Tang X, et al (2004). The inhibitory effect of RC-160 on the proliferation of endometrial carcinoma cells. Progress in Gynecology and Obstetrics, 13(3), 238-240.
  • 9. Liang R, Tang X, et al (2003). The effect of LH-RH antagonist SB-75 on the cell cycle of endometrial carcinoma. Progress in Gynecology and Obstetrics, 12(5), 342-344.
  • 10. Qu Q, Liang R, et al (2003). Expressions and clinical significance of CD44V6 and CD15s in endometrial carcinoma. Chinese Journal of Cancer Prevention and Treatment. 10(9), 940-942.
  • 11. Zhu G, Liang R, et al (2002). The significance of protein p16 and cyclin D1 in the proliferative endometrum and endometrial carcinoma. Journal of Practical Gynecology and Obstetrics. 18(1), 43-45.
  • 12. Liang J, Zhao Y, Liang R et al (2001). The expression and significance of p16 and cyclin D1 in the gestational trophoblastic diseases. Chinese Journal of Pratical Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. (17), 149-151.
  • 13. Gao Y, Li M, Liang R et al (2000). Usage of active iodophor gauze in free dermal graft vaginal plastic operation. Shaanxi Medical Journal, 29(9), 526-527.
  • 14. Zhu G, Fan Y, Liang R (1999). Treatment of chronic pelvic inflammation. Shaanxi Traditional Chinese Medicine, 20(5): 208.
  • 15. Zhu G, Liang R (1999). Clinical observation of the effects of active iodine to treat candical vaginitis: 42 cases report. Shaanxi Medical Journal, 28(10), F003.
  • 16. Liang R et al (1996). P53 gene in gynecologic tumors. Zhejiang Tumor, Vol. (2), 168-171.
  • 17. Liang J, Liang R et al (1996). The significance of p53 gene aberrance in the carcinogenesis of invasive hydatidiform moles. Shannxi Journal of Medicine, Vol. (25), 138-139.
  • 18. Liang J, Liang R et al (1996). The significance of immunohistochemically detected P53 protein in hydatidiform moles in the prediction of its malignant transformation. Journal of Xi'an Medical University, Vol. (17), 325-327.
  • 19. Liang R et al (1996). Clinical observation of active iodine in the treatment of candidal vaginitis. Journal of Xi'an Medical University, Vol. (17, suppl), 89.
  • 20. Liang J, Liang R et al (1995). Analysis of the reason of misdiagnosis of adenomyosis. Journal of Xian Medical University, Vol. (16), 460-461.
  • 21. Liang J, Liang R et al (1995). Treatment of invasive hydatidiform moles --- analysis of 65 cases. Shannxi Journal of Medicine, Vol. (24), 648-649.


Book /Chapters

  • 1. Woo SLY, Almarza A, Liang R, Fisher M (2007). Functional Tissue Engineering of Ligament and Tendon Injuries. TRANSLATIONAL APPROACHES IN TISSUE ENGNINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, Chapter 9. Editor: Jeremy J. Mao, Antonios Mikos, and Gordana Ph.D. Vunjak-Novakovic. Published by Artech House Publisher, ISBN-10: 1596931116, ISBN-13: 978-1596931114, Nov. 30, 2007.
  • 2. Woo SLY, Nguyen T, Papas N, Liang R (2007). Tissue Mechanics of Ligament and Tendons. BIOMECHANICS IN ERGONOMICS, 2nd Edition, Chapter 4. Editor: Shrawan Kumar. Published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-13: 978-0-8493-7908-6, ISBN-10: 0-8493-7908-3, Dec. 7, 2007.
  • 3. Liang R (1998). 100 FAQs for Prevention of the Diseases during Menopause Period. Editor: Jinquan Liang, Rui Liang, Gaixia Zhu. Published by the World Book Publishing House, ISBN: 7-5062-3585-4, 1998.
  • 4. Gao Y, Yang L, Liang R(1998). 140 FAQs for Eugenics and Best Nurture. Editor: Jinquan Liang, Yane Gao, Huiping Yang, Rui Liang, Yunping Zhang, Shuxin Zhao. Published by the World Book Publishing House, ISBN: 7-5062-3554-8, 1998.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATIONS

  • 1. Liang R, Nguyen T, Nola R, Almarza A, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold to Enhance the Fribrillogenesis in the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, March 2-5, 2008, San Francisco, California. (podium).
  • 2. Liang R, Nguyen T, Nola R, Almarza A, Woo SLY. Effects of a Bioscaffold on the Fibrillogenesis I the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament. 2007 National Science Foundation Mathematical and Bioscience Institute's Workshop on Cell and Tissue Engineering, October 22-24, 2007, Columbus, Ohio. (podium).
  • 3. Liang R, Nguyen T, Fu YC, Almarza A, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold to Enhance Neo-tissue Formation in the Patellar Tendon Donor Site and to Limit Adhesion Formation with the Fat Pad: a Morphological Study. ISAKO 6th Biennial Congress, May 27-31, 2007, Florence, Italy (podium)
  • 4. Liang R, Nguyen T, Liu PC, Carruthers C, Almarza A, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold Induces Changes in the Fibrillogenesis-related Gene Expressions in Healing Ligament. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orhtopedic Research Society, February 11-14, 2007, San Diego, California. (Introductory talk)
  • 5. Nguyen TD, Burton SD, Liang R, Almarza A, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. A Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Cyclic Loading on Extracellular Matrix Remodeling. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, February 11-14, 2007, San Diego, California.
  • 6. Karaoglu S, Liang R, Fu YC, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold to Improve Healing of a Patellar Tendon Defect After Graft Harvest for ACL Reconstruction. International Symposium on Ligament & Tendon - VII, February 10, 2007, La Jolla, California.
  • 7. Liu PC, Liang R, Karaoglu S, Fisher M, Almarza A, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. The Effect of a Bioscaffold on Patellar Tendon Harvest in ACL Reconstruction: Analyzing the Risk Factors of Patellar Tendon Rupture in the Rabbit Flexed Knee Model. 10th International Conference on Orthopedics, Biomechanics and Sports Rehabiliation, December 1-3, 2006, Assisi, Italy.
  • 8. Liang R, Fu YC, Nguyen T, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. Small Intestine Submucosa Scaffold Enhances the Morphology of a Healing Patellar Tendon Defect After ACL Graft Harvest. Regenerate World Congress on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, April 25-27, 2006, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (podium)
  • 9. Liang R, Abramowitch SD, Takakura Y, Moon DK, Jia F, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold Enhances the Quality of the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament: A 12 and 26 Week Study in Rabbit. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, March 19-22, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 10. Fu YC, Fisher M, Liang R, Nguyen T, Moon DK, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. Treatment with a Bioscaffold to Improve the Healing of a Patellar Tendon Defect: Short Term Results in the Rabbit Model. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, March 19-22, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 11. Liang R, Abramowitch SD, Moon DK, Jia F, Woo SLY. A Bioscaffold can Enhance the Healing of Medial Collateral Ligament: A Multidisciplinary Functional Tissue Engineering Study. ISAKOS 5th Biennial Congress, April 3-7, 2005, Hollywood, Florida. (Achilles Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Research Award paper presentation)
  • 12. Takakura Y, Liang R, Abramowitch s, Woo SLY. SIS Enhance the Collagen Compostion, Fibril Morphology, and Mechanical Properties of the Healing Medical Collateral Ligament. ISAKOS 5th Biennial Congress, April 3-7, 2005, Hollywood, Florida.
  • 13. Liang R, Takakura Y, Moon, DK, Jia FY, Abramowitch, SD., Woo, SLY. Effects of a Bioscaffold in the Healing of Medial Collateral Ligament in Rabbit --- a Biomechanical, Morphological and Biochemical study. 9th Annual Hilton Head Workshop, ET-2005, March 9- 13, 2005, Hilton, FL. (podium)
  • 14. Liang R, Moon DK, Takakura Y, Jia FY, Abramowitch, SD., Woo SLY. Functional Tissue Engineering Can Enhance the Healing of the Medial Collateral Ligament: A Multidisciplinary Study. 51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, February16-19, 2005, Washington DC.
  • 15. Jia F, Takakura Y, Liang R, Woo SLY. A Novel Antisense Oligonuceotides to Reduce Type V Collagen and Help MCL Healing in Rabbits. 51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, February 20-23, 2005, Washington DC.
  • 16. Moon D, Takakura Y, Liang R, Abramowitch S, Woo SLY. Bioscaffold Treatment Reduces the Cross-sectional Area of the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament. International Symposium on Ligament & Tendon - V, February 19, 2005, Washington DC.
  • 17. Jia FY, Takakura Y, Liang R, Woo SLY. Decreasing Type V Collagen Production in Rabbit MCL Fibroblasts by Antisense Oligonucleotides. BMES, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.
  • 18. Liang R, Tang X, Yano T. Effects of Somatostatin Analog on the Growth of Endometrial Carcinoma and the Mechanism. 10th National Gynecologic Tumor Conference. , Oct. 20 -22, 2002, Beijing, P.R. China. (podium)
  • 19. Liang R, Tang X, Yano T. Effects of GnRH Antagonist on the Cell cycle of Endometrial Carcinoma. 24th Sino-Japanese Medical Conference. May 17-19, 2003, Guilin, P.R. China. (podium)
  • 20. Liang R et al. Preliminary Study of the Expression of P53 Protein in the Gestational Trophoblastic diseases. 5th National Gynecologic Tumor Conference. Oct., 10-12. 1996, Beijing, P.R. China. (podium)