March 21, 2019

Qiang Fu, MD, PhD

Qiang Fu, MD, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, Division of Radiation Health

E-mail address:
Phone: 501-257-4831(office)
Fax: 501-686-6517
Office: VA, GF104

Dr. Fu received an MD degree from Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang, China, a Ph.D. degree in Radiation Biology from Suzhou Medical College, Suzhou, China, and postdoctoral training in Fudan University, China and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA

  • Dr. Fu is an Assistant Research Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), and faculty of the College of Pharmacy Division of Radiation Health.
  • Dr. Fu’s research focuses on the molecular mechanism of radiation-induced enteropathy, endothelial dysfunction and development of protector and mitigator in the event of radiological or nuclear incident.
  • Dr. Fu has published more than 50 peer reviewed scientific articles and book chapters.

Recent Publications

Ying Peng, Lili Deng, Yuedi Ding, Quancheng Chen, Yu Wu, Meilin Yang, Yaping Wang, Qiang Fu. Comparative Study of Somatostatin-Human Serum albumin Fusion Proteins and Natural Somatostatin on Receptor Binding, Internalization and Activation. 2014, PLoS ONE 9(2): e89932. PMID24587133

Pathak R, Pawar SA, Fu Q, Gupta PK, Berbée M, Garg S, Sridharan V, Wang W, Biju PG, Krager KJ, Boerma M, Ghosh SP, Cheema AK, Hendrickson HP, Aykin-Burns N, Hauer-Jensen M. Characterization of transgenic gfrp knock-in mice: implications for tetrahydrobiopterin in modulation of normal tissue radiation responses. Antioxid Redox Signal. 201420(9):1436-46. PMID:23521531

Fu Q, Berbée M, Wang W, Boerma M, Wang J, Schmid HA, Hauer-Jensen M. Preclinical evaluation of Som230 as a radiation mitigator in a mouse model: postexposure time window and mechanisms of action. Radiat Res. 2011 Jun;175(6):728-35. PMID: 21529145

Fu Q, Berbée M, Boerma M, Wang J, Schmid HA, Hauer-Jensen M. The somatostatin analog SOM230 (pasireotide) ameliorates injury of the intestinal mucosa and increases survival after total-body irradiation by inhibiting exocrine pancreatic secretion. Radiat Res. 2009 Jun;171(6):698-707. PMID:19580476