Fengyu Song, D.D.S, M.S., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor

Indiana University School of Dentistry

Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Science Department of Biology

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis


1121 W. Michigan Street, Room 244

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Phone: (317) 274-2415

Fax: (317) 278-1411

Email: fesong@iu.edu


TMy research has two major themes: (1) amphibian limb regeneration, and (2) dental cells and dental stem cells. These two themes are closely integrated together by my great interest in the molecular mechanism of cell dedifferentiation and cell differentiation.


    Chen X.P., Song F., Jhamb D., Li J., Bottino, M. C., Palakal M. C., and Stocum D. L., The Axolotl Fibula as a Model for the Induction of Regeneration Across Large Segment Defects in Long Bones of the Extremities, PLoS One, 2015 Jun 22;10(6):e0130819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130819. eCollection 2015 (Impact Factor: 3.54)
    Bauer A., Liu J., Windsor L. J., Song F. and Li B., Current Development of Collagen-Based Biomaterials for Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Soft Materials, 12(4): 359-370, 2014 (Impact Factor: 1.43)
    Rao N., Song F., Jhamb D., Price N. M., Wang M., Belecky-Adams T. L., Chen X., Palakal M. J., Milner D. J ., Cameron J. A., Li B. and Stocum D. L., Proteomic Analysis of Fibroblastema Formation in Regenerating Hind Limbs of Xenopus Laevis Froglets and Comparison to Axolotl, BMC DEVE Biol, 14:32, 2014 (Impact Factor: 2.73) (#: Both serve as the first author.)
    Heber-Katz E., Zhang Y., Bedelbaeva K., Song F., Chen X. and Stocum D. L., Cell cycle Regulation and Regeneration, Curr Top Microbiol Immunol, 367:253-76, 2013 (Impact Factor: 1.85)
    Khaled M., Shibani N. A. , Labban N. , Batarseh G., Song F., Ruby J. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Resolvin D1 on Cell Survival and Cytokine Expression of Human Gingival Fibroblasts, J Periodontol, 84(12):1838-46, 2013 (Impact Factor: 2.40)
    Liu Y., Song F., Sun J., Yu H. and Liu S. S., Suture Compression Induced Bone Resorption with Intensified MMP-1 and 13 Expressions, Bone, 51(4):695-703, 2012 (Impact Factor: 3.82)
    Saini P., Al-Shibani N., Sun J., Zhang W., Song F., Gregson K. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Calendula officinalis on Human Gingival Fibroblasts, Homeopathy, 101(2):92-8, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.13)
    Sun J., Song F., Zhang W., Sexton B. E. and Windsor L. J. , Effects of Alendronate on Human Osteoblast-like MG63 Cells and Matrix Metalloproteinases, Arch Oral Biol, 57(6):728-36, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.71)
    Allam E., Zhang W., Al-Shibani N., Sun J., Labban N., Song F. and Windsor L. J.., Effects of Cigarette Smoke Condensate on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells, Arch Oral Biol, 56(10):1154-61, 2011 (Impact Factor: 1.71)
    Zhang W., Fang M., Song F. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Cigarette Smoke Condensate and Nicotine on Human Gingival Fibroblast-mediated Collagen Degradation, J Periodontal Res, 82(7):1071-9, 2011 (Impact Factor: 2.0)
    Jhamb D., Rao N., Milner D. J. and Song F., Cameron J., Stocum D. L. and Palakal M. J., Network Based Transcription Factor Analysis of Regenerating Axolotl Limbs, BMC Bioinformatics, 12:80, 2011 (Impact Factor: 3.4)
    Santosh N., Windsor L. J., Mahmoudi B., Li B., Zhang W., Chernoff E., Rao N., Stocum D. L. and Song F., Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression During Blastema Formation in Regeneration-Competent versus Regeneration-Deficient Amphibian Limbs, Dev Dyn, 240(5):1127-41, 2011 (Impact Factor: 3.18)
    Huang J., Qiu L., Ding L., Wang S., Wang J., Zhu Q., Song F. and Hu J., Ginsenoside Rb1 and Paeoniflorin Inhibit Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-1-activated IL-8 and PGE2 Production in a Human Keratinocyte Cell Line HaCaT, Int Immunopharmacol, 10(10): 1279-1283, 2010 (Impact Factor: 2.2)
    Song F., Li B. and Stocum D. L., Amphibians as Research Models for Regenerative Medicine, Organogenesis, 6:141-150, 2010 (Impact Factor: 2.2)
    Zhang W., Song F. and Windsor L. J. ,Tobacco and P. gingivalis Effects on Gingival Fibroblasts, J Dent Res, 89(5):527-531, 2010 (Impact Factor: 3.8)
    Rao N., Jhamb D., Milner D. J., Li B., Song F., Wang M., Voss S. R., Palakal M., King M. W., Saranjami B., Nye H. L. D., Cameron J. and Stocum D. L., Proteomic Analysis of Blastema Formation in Regenerating Axolotl Limbs, BMC Biol., 7:83, 2009 (Impact Factor: 6.53)