Name: SONGLIN PENG

Academic qualifications:

  • 1997-2002: B. Med (Bachelor of Medicine). Three Gorges University School of Medicine, Yichang, China
  • 2002-2008: M.D (Doctor of Medicine), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tongji Medical School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
  • 2008-2011: Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong

Previous academic positions held:
  • 2002-2005 Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tongji Medical School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
  • 2008-2009: Research Fellowship, Bone Bioengineering Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA
Present academic position:
  • 2011- Assistant Professor, Department of Spine Surgery, Shenzhen People¡¯s Hospital, Jinan University Second Medical College, Shenzhen, China

  • 2011- Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow (Honorary), Institute for Advancing Translational Medicine in Bone & Joint Diseases, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Previous relevant research work:
  • Technical expertise: Bone biology, Bone histomorphometry
  • Research area: R&D of novel anabolic agents for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis; Stem cells regeneration in age-related bone and cartilage disorders (postmenopausal osteoporosis and disc degeneration

Publications (Representative peer-review journal publications in recent years):
  1. Peng S, Pan H, Lu WW Osteoprotegerin plays a key role in the dual action of strontium on bone remodeling: Evidences from bench to clinic. Bone 2012,50:1203-1204.
  2. Peng S, Liu XS, Huang S, Li Z, Pan H, Zhen W, Luk KD, Guo XE, Lu WW. The Cross-talk Between Osteoclasts and Osteoblasts in Response to Strontium Treatment: Involvement of Osteoprotegerin. Bone 2011 Dec;49(6):1290-8.
  3. Peng S, Liu XS, Zhou G, Li Z, Luk KD, Guo XE, Lu WW. Osteoprogeterin deficiency attenuates strontium-mediated inhibition of osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption J Bone Miner Res 2011, 2011 Jun;26(6):1272-82.
  4. Peng S, Liu XS, Wang T, Li Z, Zhou G, Luk KD, Guo XE, Lu WW. In vivo anabolic effect of strontium on trabecular bone was associated with increased osteoblastogenesis of bone marrow stromal cells. J Orthop Res 2010; 28:1208-1214.
  5. Peng S, Zhang G, He Y, Wang X, Leung P, Leung K, Qing L.Epimedium-derived flavonoids promote osteoblastogenesis and suppress adipogenesis in bone marrow stromal cells while exerting an anabolic effect on osteoporotic bone. Bone 2009; 45:534-544.