MicroRNA-199a-5p promotes tumour growth by dual-targeting PIAS3 and p27 in human osteosarcoma.Wang C, Ba X, Guo Y, Sun D, Jiang H, Li W, Huang Z, Zhou G, Wu S, Zhang J, Chen J. Sci Rep. 2017; 7:41456.

The signaling axis of microRNA-31/interleukin-25 regulates Th1/Th17-mediated inflammation response in colitis.Shi T, Xie Y, Fu Y, Zhou Q, Ma Z, Ma J, Huang Z, Zhang J, Chen J.Mucosal Immunol. 2017;10(4):983-995.

MicroRNA-125b-5p modulates the inflammatory state of macrophages via targeting B7-H4.Diao W, Lu L, Li S, Chen J, Zen K, Li L. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017; 491(4):912-918.

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor promotes osteosarcoma growth and lung metastasis through activating the RAS/MAPK pathway. Wang C, Zhou X, Li W, Li M, Tu T, Ba X, Wu Y, Huang Z, Fan G, Zhou G, Wu S, Zhao J, Zhang J, Chen J.Cancer Lett. 2017; 403:271-279.

A novel pyrazole-containing indolizine derivative suppresses NF-κB activation and protects against TNBS-induced colitis via a PPAR-γ-dependent pathway. Fu Y, Ma J, Shi X, Song XY, Yang Y, Xiao S, Li J, Gu WJ, Huang Z, Zhang J, Chen J.Biochem Pharmacol. 2017;135: 126-138.

TGF-β-induced hepatocyte lincRNA-p21 contributes to liver fibrosis in mice.Tu X, Zhang Y, Zheng X, Deng J, Li H, Kang Z, Cao Z, Huang Z, Ding Z, Dong L, Chen J, Zang Y, Zhang J. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 7;7(1):2957.

MicroRNA-30b Suppresses Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Metastasis of Hepatoma Cells. Sun X, Zhao S, Li H, Chang H, Huang Z, Ding Z, Dong L, Chen J, Zang Y, Zhang J.Journal of cellular physiology. 2017;232:625-34.

Post-screening characterisation and in vivo evaluation of an anti-inflammatory polysaccharide fraction from Eucommia ulmoides.Li Q, Feng Y, He W, Wang L, Wang R, Dong L*, Wang C. Carbohydrate polymers. 2017;169:304-14.

A tumour microenvironment-responsive polymeric complex for targeted depletion of tumour-associated macrophages (TAMs).Wang Y, Guo G, Feng Y, Long H, Ma D-L, Leung C-H, Dong L *, Wang C. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2017.

Carrageenan activates monocytes via type-specific binding with interleukin-8: an implication for design of immuno-active biomaterials.Chan WI, Zhang G, Li X, Leung CH, Ma DL, Dong L*, Wang C. Biomaterials science. 2017;5:403-7.

A macrophage-activating, injectable hydrogel to sequester endogenous growth factors for in situ angiogenesis.Feng Y, Li Q, Wu D, Niu Y, Yang C, Dong L*, Wang C.Biomaterials. 2017;134:128-42.

Modulating the phenotype of host macrophages to enhance osteogenesis in MSC-laden hydrogels: Design of a glucomannan coating material.Niu Y, Li Q, Xie R, Liu S, Wang R, Xing P, Shi Y, Wang Y, Dong L *, Wang C. Biomaterials 2017, 139, 39-55.

MiR-21 is required for anti-tumor immune response in mice: an implication for its bi-directional roles.He W, Wang C, Mu R, Liang P, Huang Z, Zhang J, Dong L*. Oncogene. 2017; 36: 4212-23.

In situ sequestration of endogenous PDGF-BB with an ECM-mimetic sponge for accelerated wound healing.Li Q, Niu Y, Diao H, Wang L, Chen X, Wang Y, Dong L*, Wang C. Biomaterials. 2017; 148: 54-68.

A Jak2-selective inhibitor potently reverses the immune suppression by modulating the tumor microenvironment for cancer immunotherapy. He W, Zhu Y, Mu R, Xu J, Zhang X, Wang C, Li Q, Huang Z, Zhang J, Pan Y, Han J, Dong L*. Biochemical pharmacology. 2017;145:132-46.

Specifically Formed Corona on Silica Nanoparticles Enhances Transforming Growth Factor beta1 Activity in Triggering Lung Fibrosis. Wang Z., C. Wang, S. Liu, W. He, L. Wang, J. Gan, Z. Huang, Z. Wang, H. Wei, J. Zhang and L. Dong. ACS Nano. 2017; 11 (2): 1659-1672.

TiAl6V4 particles promote osteoclast formation via autophagy-mediated downregulation of interferon-beta in osteocytes. Wang Z., Z. Deng, J. Gan, G. Zhou, T. Shi, Z. Wang, Z. Huang, H. Qian, N. Bao, T. Guo, J. Chen, J. Zhang, F. Liu, L. Dong and J. Zhao. Acta Biomater. 2017; 48: 489-498.