Link: University of Iowa
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Dan (Amanda) Tong, MD, PhD


Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston 2010-2013
PhD, University of Western Ontario, 2003-2008
MD, University of Iowa, 2007
Resident, Internal Medicine, Huazhong University 2001-2003
MD, Huazhong University 1994-2001
tong.dan@gmail.com

Tong, Amanda

PUBLICATIONS:

Groarke J, Tong D, Khambhati J, Cheng S, Moslehi J. Breast cancer therapies and cardiomyopathy.
Medical Clinics of North America. 2012 Sep; 96(5): 1001-1019; PMID: 22980061

Tong D, Lu X, Wang HX, Plante I, Lui E, Laird DW, Bai D, Kidder GM. A dominant loss-offunction
GJA1 (Cx43) mutant impairs parturition in the mouse. Biol Reprod. 2009 Jun; 80(6): 1099-
106. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19176884.

Tong D, Colley D, Thoo R, Li TY, Plante I, Laird DW, Bai D, Kidder GM. Oogenesis defects in a
mutant mouse model of oculodentodigital dysplasia. Dis Model Mech. 2009 Mar; 2(3-4): 157-67.
Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19259389.

Wang HX, Tong D, El-Gehani F, Tekpetey FR, Kidder GM. Connexin expression and gap junctional
coupling in human cumulus cells: contribution to embryo quality. J Cell Mol Med. 2009 May; 13(5):
972-84. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18505471.

McLachlan E, Plante I, Shao Q, Tong D, Kidder GM, Bernier SM, Laird DW. ODDD-linked Cx43
mutants reduce endogenous Cx43 expression and function in osteoblasts and inhibit late stage
differentiation. J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Jun; 23(6): 928-38. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18269311.

Tong D, Li TY, Naus KE, Bai D, Kidder GM. In vivo analysis of undocked connexin43 gap junction
hemichannels in ovarian granulosa cells. J Cell Sci. 2007 Nov; 120(Pt 22): 2007 Nov 15;120(Pt 2.
Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17971414.

Tong D, Gittens JE, Kidder GM, Bai D. Patch-clamp study reveals that the importance of
connexin43-mediated gap junctional communication for ovarian folliculogenesis is strain specific in
the mouse. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006 Jan; 290(1): C290-7. Cited in PubMed; PMID:
16135542.

Flenniken AM, Osborne LR, Anderson N, Ciliberti N, Fleming C, Gittens JE, Gong XQ, Kelsey LB,
Lounsbury C, Moreno L, Nieman BJ, Peterson K, Qu D, Roscoe W, Shao Q, Tong D, Veitch GI,
Voronina I, Vukobradovic I, Wood GA, Zhu Y, Zirngibl RA, Aubin JE. A Gja1 missense mutation in
a mouse model of oculodentodigital dysplasia. Development. 2005 Oct; 132(19): 4375-86. Cited in
PubMed; PMID: 16155213.

Xie M, Tong D, Wang DW, Liao YH. Arteritis involving the coronary arteries: 7 clinical cases.
Journal of Clinical Cardiology. 2004 Feb; 20(2): 81-82.

Liao, YH, Tao R, Cheng X, Tong D, Hu Y, Wang M, Wang ZH. Inflammatory responses after acute
myocardial infarction. Molecular Cardiology of China. 2002 Jun; 2(3): 7-10.

Tong D, Wu D, Xu K, Zhang S. The role of plasma osmolarity measurement in acute stroke
treatment. Stroke and Nervous Diseases. 2002 Oct; 9(5): 273-276.

Tong D, Zhang S. Progress in the treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke and Nervous
Diseases. 2002 Jan; 9(1): 59-60.

Tong D, Mi T, Luo X, Jiang CF. Risk factors for the transmission of clonorchiasis in Wuhan.
Medicine and Society. 1998 Apr; 3(2): 9-10,15.

PATENTS:

Kidder GM, Wang HX, Tong D, Tekpetey FR. Method of assessing mammalian embryo quality.
PCT/CA 2009/ 000266 filed 5 March, 2009.

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