Alumni | Contact Us | Sitemap | Calendar | Chinese Version

Location: Home - Faculty - Professor - Content

Hui Fu, PhD


Hui Fu, PhD

E-mail Address:


Office Address: 185# DongHu Road, Wuhan, Hubei, 430071

Position(s): Professor

Affiliation(s):Department of Anatomy

Research interests / Specialties:

Neuroglia development and neural diseases

Education and Training:

B.S., 1990-1995 University of Science and Technology of China, Neuroscience

Ph.D., 2006-2002 University of Louisville, Developmental Neuroscience

Post-doctoral training, 2002-2011 Havard Medical School, U.S.A

Research Description

1. Developmental neurobiology: mainly focus on the molecular mechanism of glia development.

2. development-associated neurological diseases: study of neurological diseases associated with abnormal glia development or glia regeneration.

The study of developmental biology: study of the transcription factor function in stem cell differentiation during tooth development.


Selected Publications:

1. Fu, H., Santosh Kesari, Jun Cai. Tcf7l2 is Tightly Controlled during Myelin Formation. Cell. Mol. Neurobiol 2012, 32 (3):345-352.(Corresponding author)

2. Sun Y, Meijer DH, Alberta JA, Mehta S, Kane MF, Tien AC, Fu H., Petryniak MA, Potter GB, Liu Z, Powers JF, Runquist IS, Rowitch DH, Stiles CD. Phosphorylation state of Olig2 regulates proliferation of neural progenitors. Neuron 2011, 69(5):906-17.

3. Fu, H., Cai, J., Clevers, H., Fast, E., Gray, S., Greenberg, R., Jain, M., Ma, Q., Qiu, M., Rowitch, DH., Taylor, C., and Stiles, CD. A genome-wide screen for spatially restricted expression patterns identifies transcription factors that regulate glial development. J. of Neurosci 2009, 29, 11399-11408.

4. Gray, P.A., *Fu, H., Luo, P., Zhao, Q., Yu, J., Rerrari, A., Tenzen, T., Yuk, D., Tsung, E.F., Cai, Z., Alberta, J.A., Cheng, L., Liu, Y., Stenman, J.M., Valerius, M.T., Billings, N., Kim, H.A., Greenberg, M., McMahon, A.P., Rowitch, D.H., Stiles, C.D., Ma, Q. Mouse brain organization revealed through direct genome-scale TF expression analysis. Science 2004, 306, 2255-7.(co-first author)

5. Fu, H., Qi, Y., Tan, M., Cai, j., Hirohide, T., Nakafuku, M., Richardson, W. and Qiu, M. (2002) Dual origin of spinal oligodendrocyte progenitors and evidence for the cooperative role of Olig2 and Nkx2.2 in the control of oligodendrocyte differentiation. Development 129, 681-693.