Qing (Robert) Miao, PhD

Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Assistant professor, Pediatrics (Surgery and Pathology), the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-5701
(414) 955-6473 (fax)

Overview

Division

  • Pathology
  • Surgery

Research interests

  • Birthmarks and vascular anomalies
  • Cancer
  • Cell and developmental biology
  • Disease pathology

Education

  • Doctorate, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 1997-2002
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; 2002-2006

Education & Awards

Awards
  • ATVB Conference Merit Award for Young Investigators, American Heart Association's Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2006
  • Scientist Development Awards, American Heart Association National Program, 2007
  • ATVB Conference Merit Award for Young Investigators, American Heart Association's Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2010

Research & Publications

Research
  • Role of NgBR, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, principal investigator
  • Nogo-B Receptor Modulates Sensitivity of Breast Cancer Cells to Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy, State of Wisconsin Tax Check-off Program for Breast & Prostate Cancer Research, principal investigator
  • Roles of Nogo-B and Nogo-B Receptor (NgBR) in Tumor and Angiogenesis, American Cancer Society Pilot Research Grant, MCW Cancer Center, principal investigator
Representative publications

  • Miao RQ, Agata J, Chao L, Choa J. Kallistatin is a New Endogenous Inhibitor of Angiogenesis and Tumor Growth. Blood. 2002; 100:3245-3252. PMID: 12384424
  • Acevedo L, Yu J, Erdjument-Bromage H, Miao RQ, Kim JE, Fulton D, Tempst P, Strittmatter SM, Sessa WC. A New Role for Nogo as a Regulator of Vascular Remodeling. Nature Medicine. 2004; 10:382-388. PMID: 15034570
  • Miao RQ, Gao Y, Harrison KD, Prendergast J, Acevedo LM, Yu J, Hu F, Strittmatter SM, Sessa WC. Identification of a Receptor Necessary for Nogo-B Stimulated Chemotaxis of Endothelial Cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2006; 103:10997-11002. PMID: 16835300
  • Miao RQ, Fontana J, Fulton D, Lin MI, Harrison KD, Sessa WC. Dominant-negative Hsp90 Reduces VEGF-stimulated Nitric Oxide Release and Migration in Endothelial Cells. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 2008; 28:105-111. PMID: 17975117
  • Harrison KD, Miao RQ, Fernandez-Hernando C, Suarez Y, Davalos A, Sessa WC. Nogo-B Receptor Stabilizes Niemann-Pick Type C2 Protein and Regulates Intracellular Cholesterol Trafficking. Cell Metabolisum. 2009; 10(3): 208-18. PMID: 19723497
  • Zhao, B, Chun CZ, Liu, Z, Horswill MA, Pramanik K, Wilkinson GA, Ramchandran R, Miao, RQ.* Nogo-B Receptor is Essential for in Vivo Angiogenesis in Zebrafish via Akt Pathway. Blood. 2010;116(24) 5423-5433. *Corresponding author. PMID: 20813898