• Dr. Jie Gao is an Assistant Professor and Medical Laboratory Scientist at the UAB Clinical laboratory Science Program. Dr. Gao is dedicated to biomedical laboratory science and lifelong learning. As an educator, she aims to promote active learning and motivate students to translate knowledge into clinical practices and to learn more about the profession beyond the classroom. In the CLS program, she is teaching clinical chemistry, instrumentation and automation, molecular diagnostics, non-thesis research and so on. In addition, Dr. Gao has professional experiences with clinical laboratory research and drug development research, which are focused on the improvement of mental health and therapeutic interventions to mental illnesses. Dr. Gao is an active member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. She is also serving as an active reviewer for several professional journals.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2020 Discovery and Characterization of Novel Naphthalimide Analogs as Potent Multitargeted Directed Ligands against Alzheimer's Disease.Drug Development Research2020
    2019 B-arrestins regulate stem cell-like phenotype and response to chemotherapy in bladder cancerMolecular Cancer Therapeutics.  18:801-811. 2019
    2018 A tri-O-bridged Diels-Alder adduct from cortex mori radicisMolecules.  23. 2018
    2017 Chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos oxon impair the transport of membrane bound organelles in rat cortical axonsNeuroToxicology.  62:111-123. 2017
    2017 Bioactive benzofuran derivatives from cortex mori radicis, and their neuroprotective and analgesic activities mediated by mGluR1Molecules.  22. 2017
    2016 Regulation of α2B-Adrenergic Receptor Cell Surface Transport by GGA1 and GGA2Scientific Reports.  6. 2016
    2016 GGA3 interacts with a G protein-coupled receptor and modulates its cell surface exportMolecular and Cellular Biology.  36:1152-1163. 2016
    2016 Diisopropylfluorophosphate Impairs the Transport of Membrane-Bound Organelles in Rat Cortical Axons.Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  356:645-655. 2016
    2016 Synthesis and biological evaluation of ranitidine analogs as multiple-target-directed cognitive enhancers for the treatment of Alzheimer's diseaseBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters.  26:5573-5579. 2016
    2016 The andean anticancer herbal product BIRM causes destabilization of androgen receptor and induces caspase-8 mediated-apoptosis in prostate cancerOncotarget.  7:84201-84213. 2016
    2014 Evaluation of nicotine and cotinine analogs as potential neuroprotective agents for Alzheimer's disease.Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters.  24:1472-1478. 2014
    2011 The prototypical ranitidine analog JWS-USC-75-IX improves information processing and cognitive function in animal modelsJournal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  336:751-766. 2011

    Education And Training

  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Clinical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology / Technologist, Medical College of Georgia 2017
  • Doctor of Medical Sciences in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of South Carolina System : Columbia 2011
  • Full Name

  • Jie Gao