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Loren Fong, Ph.D.
Loren Fong, Ph.D.

Affiliation(s):

Professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiology
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Contact Information:

Phone:
(310) 267-4380
Email:

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Loren Fong's research interests include the nuclear lamina and their diseases (laminopathies).

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Beigneux AP, Davies D, Gin P, Weinstein MW, Farber E, Qiao X, Peale F, Bunting S, Walzem RL, Wong JS, Blaner WS, Ding Z-M, Melford K, Wongsiriroj N, Shu X, de Sauvage F, Ryan RO, Fong LG, Bensadoun A, and Young SG. Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored high density lipoprotein-binding protein 1 plays a critical role in the lipolytic processing of chylomicrons. Cell Met. 2007;5:279-291.

Coffinier C, Hudon SE, Farber EA, Chang SY, Hrycyna CA, Young SG, and Fong LG. HIV protease inhibitors block the zinc metalloproteinase ZMPSTE24 and lead to an accumulation of prelamin A in cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 104:13432-13437.

Fong LG, Frost D, Meta M, Qiao X, Yang SH, Coffinier C, Young SG. A protein farnesyltransferase inhibitor ameliorates disease in a mouse model of progeria. Science. 2006;311: 1621-1623.

Fong LG, Ng JK, Lammerding J, Vickers TA, Meta M, Coté N, Gavino B, Qiao X, Chang SY, Young SR, Yang SH, Stewart CL, Lee RT, Bennett CF, Bergo MO, Young SG. Prelamin A and lamin A appear to be dispensable in the nuclear lamina. J Clin Invest. 2006;116: 743-752.

Yang SH, Meta M, Qiao X, Frost D, Bauch J, Coffinier C, Majumdar S, Bergo MO, Young SG, Fong LG. A farnesyltransferase inhibitor improves disease phenotypes in mice with a Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome mutation. J Clin Invest. 2006;116: 2115-2121.