Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
Liang Xiaohui (Associate Professor)
Date:2015-12-30  Clicks:


Xiaohui Liang, MD, PhD 


Associate Professor

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health

School of Public Health

Wuhan University School of Medicine

Wuhan, China




Education Background & Professional Experience 


Jan. 2012---- Now                     School of Public Health;

                                                 Global Health Institute, Wuhan University

Aug. 2010----Jan . 2012       Department of Oncology,

                                                 Renming Hospital , Wuhan University

Feb 2007------Feb. 2010        Department of Oncology,

                                                 Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

                                                 Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, USA

Jan.2005------Feb. 2007        Oncology Research Institute

                                                 National University of Singapore, Singapore

Jul. 2000---- Jan. 2005         Department of Otolaryngology

Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Master and PhD Degree

May. 1999------Sep. 1999         Heng-Gref Medical Centre, Singapore

Aug.1992-------Dec.1998                 Department of infectious and epidemic diseases

                                                 Xiangya hospital, Hunan Medical University, Hunan, China

Sep. 1987 ----Jul. 1992         Hunan Medical University, China. Bachelor degree




1,  Global Health Information Platform
2,  Clinical investigation of childhood lead poisoning
3,  Environment and cancer

Selected Publications:


1.   Liang XiaoHui, Heng Chew Kiat, Cheung Wai, Wang De Yun.  Absent of the toll-like receptor 4 gene polymorphisms Asp200G1y and Thr399I1e in Singaporean Chinese.  Therapeutics and clinical risk management, 2005: 1(3): 243-46

2. Liang XiaoHui, Cheung Wai, Heng Chew Kiat, Wang De Yun.  Reduced transcriptional activity in individuals with interleukin-18 gene variants detected from functional but not association study.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication, 2005: 338: 736-41

3. Liang XiaoHui, Heng Chew Kiat, Cheung Wai, Liu Jian Jun, Li Chun Wei, Lim Bing, Wang De Yun.  CD14 promoter polymorphisms have no functional significance and are not associated with atopic phenotypes.  Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 2006: 16: 229-36

4. Liang XH, Lau QC, Salto-Tellez M, Putti TC, Loh M, Sukumar S. Mutational hotspot in exon 20 of PIK3CA in breast cancer among Singapore Chinese. Cancer Biol Ther. 2006: 5 (5): 544-8

5. Chen H, Zhang H, Lee J, Liang X, Wu X, Zhu T, Lo PK, Zhang X, Sukumar S. HOXA5 acts directly downstream of retinoic acid receptor beta and contributes to retinoic acid-induced apoptosis and growth inhibition. Cancer Res. 2007 Sep 1;67(17):8007-13.

6. Liang XiaoHui, Cheung Wai, Wang De Yun. Differential and opposed transcriptional effects of IL-18 gene polymorphisms (-137, +113 and +127) in human HepG2, Hela, U937 and THP-1 cells. Med Sci Monit, 2008; 14(1): BR8-13.

7. Chen H, Lee JS, Liang X, Zhang H, Zhu T, Zhang Z, Taylor ME, Zahnow C, Feigenbaum L, Rein A, Sukumar S. Hoxb7 inhibits transgenic HER-2/neu-induced mouse mammary tumor onset but promotes progression and lung metastasis. Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;68(10):3637-44. Epub 2008 May 7.

8. Lo PK, Watanabe H, Cheng PC, Teo WW, Liang X, Argani P, Lee JS, Sukumar S. J Mol Diagn. MethySYBR, a novel quantitative PCR assay for the dual analysis of DNA methylation and CpG methylation density. 2009 Sep;11(5):400-14.

9. Lo PK, Lee JS, Liang X, Han L, Mori T, Fackler MJ, Sadik H, Argani P, Pandita TK, Sukumar S. Epigenetic inactivation of the potential tumor suppressor gene FOXF1 in breast cancer.Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 15;70(14):6047-58. Epub 2010 Jun 29.

10. Li Y, Wu S, Xiang Y, Liang X.An investigation of outpatient children's blood lead level in Wuhan China. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 16; 9(4): e95284.Corresponding author

11. Shao J, Li Y, Zhao P, Yue X, Jiang J, Liang X, He X. Association of mTOR polymorphisms with cancer risk and clinical outcomes: a meta-analysis. LoS One. 2014 May 9;9(5):e97085.Co-Corresponding author)。

12. Yanan Lu, Donghong Ji, Xiaoyuan Yao, Xiaomei Wei, Xiaohui Liang* CHEMDNER system with mixed conditional random fields and multi-scale word clustering.  Journal of Cheminformatics 2015, 7(Suppl 1):S4Corresponding author

13. LIANG Xiaohui , GU Siqi, DENG Jiayuan, GAO Zhaixing, ZHANG Zhonghua, SHEN Dezhong. Investigation of College Students’ Mental Health Status via Semantic Analysis of Sina Microblog.Wuhan University Journal of Natural Science. 2015, 20(2): 159-164.

14. ZHOU Jing, LV Chaozhen, JI Donghong, LIANG Xiaohui. Framework Construction and Application for Global Health Information Platform. Wuhan University Journal of Natural Science.2015, 20(2): 153-158.Corresponding author

15. Su Xiaoyou, Liang Xiaohui, Mao Zongfu, Liu Yuanli, Ren Minghui. Historical evolution and Chinese definition of Global Health. Chinese Journal of preventive medicine. 2015, 49(3):1-5. (Chinese)

16. Jing Zhou, Chaozhen Lv Donghong Ji,  Xiaohui Liang. An Information Platform for Global Health. 45th APACPH, 2013.Wuhan.Cina. (Conference. Oral Presentation)

17. Xiaohui Liang, Beibei Deng, Zhenzhu Yin, Yixin Liu, Yongyi Bi .Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxins.45th APACPH, 2013. Wuhan, China ( Conference Abstract)

18. Xiaohui Liang, Pian Hu. Palliative Care in China. 46th APACPH, 2015. Malaysia. (ConferenceAbstract)

19. Liang Xiaohui, Liang Xiaoyin, Mao Zongfu. Research on Legal Obstacles and Countermeasures of China-Africa Economic Cooperation for Medical Product —— Based on the Perspective of South Africa and Zambia. The 5th international roundtable on China-Africa health Collaboration. Beijing China. (Conference, Oral presentation)