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Wentian Yang

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Medicine (Research)

Department: Orthopaedics

Phone: +1 401 444 5956

Phone 2: +1 401 444 6165


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Research Summary

Research focuses on studying the role of protein tyrosine phosphatases in skeletal development and diseases. By taking a gene loss of function approach, studying the role of the Src homolgy 2 domain containing protein tyrosine phosphatase Shp2 in chondrogenesis and osteoclastogenesis.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Regulation of the proliferation and chondrogenic differentiation of the perichondrial precartilaginous stem cells by FGF18/FGFR3 signaling.

Role of PTPase Shp2 in the regulation of osteoclastogenesis