Liming Hao MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal pathology


Research Summary

The role of Immune regulation in the pathogenesis of Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel disease; Mechanism(s) of allograft rejection; Pathogenesis of Autoimmune diseases

Extensive Research Description

The role of Immune regulation in the pathogenesis of Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel disease
Mechanism(s)of allograft rejection
Pathogenesis of Autoimmune diseases


Selected Publications

  • Kamanaka M, Kim ST, Hao L,and Flavell RA. A direct IL-10 signal to T cell is required to generate IL-10 producing T cells and to maintain the intestinal integrity. Manuscript submitted
  • Choi Y, Pinto M, Hao L, and Riba A. Interobserver variability and aberrant E-Cadherin immunostaining of lobular neoplasm and infiltrating lobular carcinoma Manuscript submitted
  • Bifulco C, Johnson C, Hao L, Kermalli H, Bell S, Hui P.Genotypic analysis of hydatidiform mole: an accurate and practical method of diagnosis.Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Mar32(3):445-51. Jun115(6):1590-600.
  • Rakoff-Nahoum S, Hao L, Medzhitov R.Role of toll-like receptors in spontaneous commensal-dependent colitis. Immunity. 2006 Aug25(2):319-29. Epub 2006 Aug 3.
  • Zhao H, Montalto MC, Pfeiffer KJ, Hao L, Stahl GL.Murine model of gastrointestinal ischemia associated with complement-dependent injury.J Appl Physiol. 2002 Jul93(1):338-45.
  • Peng T, Hao L, Madri JA, Su X, Elias JA, Stahl GL, Squinto S, Wang Y.Role of C5 in the development of airway inflammation, airway hyperresponsiveness, and ongoing airway response. J Clin Invest. 2005 Jun115(6):1590-600.
  • Hao L, Calcinaro F, Gill R, Eugui E, Allison AC and Lafferty KJ. Facilitation of specific tolerance induction in adult mice by RS-61443. Transplantation. 1992mar (53): 590-95
  • Hao L, Wang Y, Gill R, LaRosa FG, Talmage DW, and Lafferty KJ. Role of Lymphokine in islet allograft rejection. Transplantation. 1990. Mar, 49(3): 609-14

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