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Curriculum vitae

 Title:

2010: Docent

2011 ~ 2016: Academy Finland research fellow

Prize: 

2001: Alfthan Prize (Finnish Chemistry Society)

2001: The best academic dissertation of the year,Viikki Biocenter,Finland(Viikki Biocenter Scientific Committee)

Employment/Working experiences:

1993 ~ 1994: Residential doctor in Division of Cardiovascular diseases, Beijing AnZhen Hospital, China

1995 ~ 2000: PhD researcher in Division of Biochemistry, Department of Biological and Environmental sciences, University of Helsinki

2001: Postdoctoral research fellow in Prof. Carl G. Gahmberg’s lab, University of Helsinki, research on integrin and leukocyte adhesion.

2002 ~ 2004: Scientist in MediCel Ltd., Helsinki, Finland

2005 ~ 2007: Senior research scientist in Prof. Carl G. Gahmberg’s lab, University of Helsinki, research on neuroinflammation.

2008 ~ 2010: Senior research scientist in Prof. Heikki Rauvala’s lab, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, research on neuroinflammation and neurodegenerative diseases.

2011 ~ 2016: Academy research fellow, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, research on neuro-immune interaction in brain and immune diseases.

Academic experiences:

Training of the undergraduate students on basic laboratory techniques, biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology (1999~present).

Supervisor of MSc thesis:  Päivi Lammi (2006), Lin Ning (2007)

Co-Supervisor of PhD thesis: Henrietta Nyman-Huttunen (thesis defended in June 2011), Lin Ning (2007~present)

Supervisor of PhD thesis: Zhilin Li, Li Ma, Sami Piirainen

 

Education information

Education:

July, 1987 ~ July, 1993:Department of Medicine, Collage of Medicine, PekingUniversity(BeijingMedicalUniversity), Degree: MD

January, 1995 ~ January, 2001: Division of Biochemistry, Department of Biosciences, Universityof Helsinki, Degree: PhD (with distinction)

Keywords

  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • Immunology
  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • neuroimmunology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1997 2019

More dampened monocytic Toll-like receptor 4 response to lipopolysaccharide and its association with cognitive function in Chinese Han first-episode patients with schizophrenia

Chen, S., Tian, L., Chen, N., Xiu, M-H., Wang, Z-R., Wang, Y-C., Tan, Y-L. & Wang, C-Y., Apr 2019, In : Schizophrenia Research. 206, p. 300-306 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Depicting regional microglial activation and its importance for anxiety-related behaviors

Piirainen, S., Bisht, K., Tremblay, M-E. & Tian, L., Sep 2018, In : Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research. 29, p. 19 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Differential Spinal and Supraspinal Activation of Glia in a Rat Model of Morphine Tolerance

Jokinen, V., Sidorova, Y., Viisanen, H., Suleymanova, I., Tiilikainen, H., Li, Z., Lilius, T. O., Matlik, K., Anttila, J. E., Airavaara, M., Tian, L., Rauhala, P. V. & Kalso, E. A., 1 Apr 2018, In : Neuroscience. 375, p. 10-24 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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AMIGO2 modulates T cell functions and its deficiency in mice ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Li, Z., Khan, M. M., Kuja-Panula, J., Wang, H., Chen, Y., Guo, D., Chen, Z. J., Lahesmaa, R., Rauvala, H. & Tian, L., May 2017, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 62, p. 110-123 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Animal inflammation-based models of depression and their application to drug discovery

Ma, L., Demin, K. A., Kolesnikova, T. O., Kharsko, S. L., Zhu, X., Yuan, X., Song, C., Meshalkina, D. A., Leonard, B. E., Tian, L. & Kalueff, A. V., 2017, In : Expert opinion on drug discovery. 12, 10, p. 995-1009 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2013 2014

AF-NSFC: Psychiatric disease

Tian, L.

01/01/2014 → …

Project: Research project

ERC-FP7: Gloria

Tian, L.

01/11/2013 → …

Project: Research project

Prizes

Activities 2001 2014

Institute of Psychiatry

Li Tian (Visiting researcher)
26 Jan 201429 Jan 2014

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Laboratory of Psychoneuroimmunology, Regensburg University

Li Tian (Visiting researcher)
14 Jan 201317 Jan 2013

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

PNIRS annual meeting

Li Tian (Speaker: Presenter)
1 Jun 20135 Jun 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Regensburg University

Li Tian (Visiting researcher)
26 Jan 2013

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Chinese association of life sciences in Finland (External organisation)

Li Tian (Board member)
2013

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network