Research Assistant, Professor
University of Houston, USA
Education: 1. Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China 09/1999-07/2004 2. B.S. in Pharmacy, Shandong University, Jinan, China 09/1992-07/1996 National Awards: Science and Technology advancement Award, issued by the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China, 2010. Patents: 1. Wenfei He, Song Gao, Kexin Huang, Faqing Ye, Xiaomin Yu, Jianchun Pan, Xiaokun Li, Suixu Xu, Preparation of total sennoside from leaf of Folium sennae, Chinese Patent number: 2005 1 0047390.9. Publications: 1.Taijun Yin, Guangyi Yang, Yong Ma, Beibei Xu, Ming You, Ming Hu, and Song Gao*, Developing an activity and absorption-based quality control platform for Chinese traditional medicine: Application to Zeng-Sheng-Ping, J Ethnopharmacol. 2015, 172; 195-201. PMID: 26099633. 2. Song Gao*, Jing Zhao, Taijun Yin, Yong Ma, Beibei Xu, Anthony N. Moore, Pramod K. Dash, and Ming Hu, J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2015 Feb 7;986-987C:54-59. PMID: 25706567.
Disposition of components in herbal medicines.
Identification and total synthesis of bioactive natural products.
Bioanalysis of small molecules (drug and drug metabolites) and large molecules (drug metabolism enzymes and transporters)