Research Assistant Professor
Dr. Chen's research interests are: angiogenesis and innate immunity including interactions between inflammatory cells, keratinocytes and extra-cellular matrix with fibroblasts in cutaneous and mucosal wound healing.
Ranzer M.J., Chen L., and DiPietro L.A. Fibroblast function and wound breaking strength are impaired by acute ethanol intoxication. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2011, 35:83-90.
Reichle ME, Chen L, Lin SX, and Lawrence S. Chan LS. The Th2 systemic immune milieu enhances cutaneous inflammation in the K14-IL-4-transgenic atopic dermatitis model. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2011; 131:791-794.
Wietecha M.S., Chen L., Ranzer M.J., Anderson K, Ying C, Patel T., and DiPietro L.D. Sprouty2 down-regulates angiogenesis during mouse skin wound healing. American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 2011, 300:H459-H467.
Chen L, Zarema H. Arbieva, Phillip T. Marucha, Thomas A. Mustoe, and Luisa A. DiPietro. Positional differences in the wound transcriptome of skin and oral mucosa. BMC Genomics, 2010, 11:471.
Chen L., Lin SX., Amin S., Overbergh L., Maggiolino G., Chan L.S. VCAM-1 blockade delays disease onset, reduces disease severity and inflammatory cells in an atopic dermatitis model. Immunology & Cell Biology, 2010, 88, 334-342.