Dr. Weiwei Song

Dr. Weiwei Song

Temple University School of Medicine, USA



1985  M.D., Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Guenther Boden, Weiwei Song, Xunbao Duan, Peter Cheung, Karen Kresge, and Salim Merali. Infusion of glucose and lipids at physiological rates causes acute endoplasmic reticulum stress in rat liver. Obesity. 2011Jul;19(7):1366-73
  2. Weiwei Song*, Guenther Boden*, Karen Kresge, Maria Mozzoli and Peter Cheung. Effects of Hyperinsulinemia on Hepatic Metalloproteinases and their Tissue Inhibitors. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Sep; 295(3): E692-7 (*equal first author)
  3. Weiwei Song MD*, Guenther Boden MD*, Laura Pashko PhD and Karen Kresge BS. In Vivo Effects of Insulin and Free Fatty Acids on Matrix Metalloproteinases in Rat Aorta. Diabetes. 2008 Feb; 57(2): 476-83 (*equal first author)
  4. Guenther Bodgen and Weiwei Song. Effects of Insulin and Free Fatty Acids on Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs). Review. Current Diabetes Reports 2008, 8: 239-242
  5. Guenther Boden M.D., Xunbao Duan M.D., Carol Homko R.N., Ph.D.,Ezequiel J. Molina M.D., Weiwei Song M.D., Oscar Perez M.D., Peter Cheung Ph.D., Salim Merali  Ph.D. Increase in Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress Related Proteins and Genes in Adipose Tissue of Obese, Insulin Resistant Individuals. Diabetes. 2008 Sep; 57(9): 2438-44
  6. Weiwei Song*, Jamie L. Barth*, Yongxin Yu*, Kangmo Lu, Azai Dashti, Yan Huang, W. Scott Argraves and Timothy J. Lyons. Oxidized, Glycated LDL Selectively Influences Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-3 Gene Expression and Protein Production in Human Retinal Capillary Pericytes.  Diabetologia 50: 2200-2208, 2007 (*equal first author)
  7. Weiwei Song and Adviye Ergul. Type-2 diabetes-induced changes in vascular extracellular matrix gene expression: Relation to vessel size. Cardiovascular Diabetology. 5: 3 Page 1-7, 2006
  8. Vera Portik-Dobos*, Alex K. Harris*, Weiwei Song, Jimmie R Hutchinson, Maribeth Johnson, John Imig, Davi M. Pollock and Adviye Ergul. Endothelin Antagonism Prevents EGFR Transactivation But not Early Activation of Renal Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Type 2 Diabetes.  Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Feb, 290(2): R435-41
  9. Weiwei Song MD, Jeremy L. Barth PhD, Yongxin Yu MD, PhD, Kangmo Lu MD, PhD, Yan Huang PhD, Cynthia K. Gittinger, W. Scott Argraves PhD, and Timothy J. Lyons MD. Effects of Oxidized and Glycated LDL on Gene Expression in Human Retinal Capillary Pericytes. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2005 Aug; 46(8): 2974-82
  10. Weiwei Song MD, Jeremy L. Barth PhD, Kangmo Lu MD, PhD, Yongxin Yu, PhD, Yan Huang MD, PhD, Cynthia K. Gittinger, W. Scott Argraves PhD  and Timothy J. Lyons MD. Effects of Modified Low-Density Lipoproteins on Human Retinal Pericyte Survival.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2005 Jun; 1043:390-5
  11. J. Matthew Diffley, Mingyuan Wu, Mimi Sohn, Weiwei Song, Samar M. Hammad, and Timothy J. Lyons. Apoptosis induction by oxidized glycated LDL in human retinal capillary pericytes is independent of activation of MAPK signaling pathways. Molecular Vision. 2009; 15:135-45. Epub 2009 Jan 19
  12. Shengbiao Wang, MD, Nathash Kallichanda, MD, Weiwei Song, MD, Bernice A. Ramirez, BS and Michael G. Ross, MD, MPH. Expression of aquaporin-8 in human placenta and chorioamniotic membranes: Evidence of molecular mechanism for intramembranous amniotic fluid resorption.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001; 185:  1226-31
  13. Weiwei Song MD, et al. A study on the vascular complications and TC, LDL-C, Apo-B metabolic disorder. Chinese Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1998; Vol.14: 212-214
  14. Weiwei Song MD, et al. The Significance of Changes of GHb, hSOD and LPO in NIDDM and its Complications. Chinese Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1995, Vol.11: 245-248 and Chinese Medical Science Journal. 1995; Vol.10   (supple): 37-38 (English)
  15. Weiwei Song MD, et al. Glycosylated Protein and Oxygen free Radical Effects in Diabetes and its Complications. Chinese Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1993; Vol.9: 170-172