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Chuanhai Cao,  PHD


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

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Email: ccao@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 396-0742
Office: ALZ, 425
Mailing address 4001 E Fletcher Ave
Tampa, FL 33613
  • PHD, Medical Microbiology, Tianjin Medical University , China - 1996.

    Selected Publications
  • Dragicevic, N.Copes, N.O'Neal-Moffitt, G.Jin, J.Buzzeo, R.Mamcarz, M.Tan, J.Cao, C.Olcese, JM.Arendash, GW.Bradshaw, PC. Melatonin treatment restores mitochondrial function in Alzheimer's mice: a mitochondrial protective role of melatonin membrane receptor signaling. Journal of pineal research. 51(1): 75-86, 2011.
  • Song, S.Sava, V.Rowe, A.Li, K.Cao, C.Mori, T.Sanchez-Ramos, J. Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) enhances recovery in mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience letters. 487(2): 153-7, 2011.
  • Arendash, GW.Cao, C. Caffeine and coffee as therapeutics against Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 20 Suppl 1(): S117-26, 2010.
  • Arendash, GW.Sanchez-Ramos, J.Mori, T.Mamcarz, M.Lin, X.Runfeldt, M.Wang, L.Zhang, G.Sava, V.Tan, J.Cao, C. Electromagnetic field treatment protects against and reverses cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease mice. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 19(1): 191-210, 2010.
  • Olcese, JM.Cao, C.Mori, T.Mamcarz, MB.Maxwell, A.Runfeldt, MJ.Wang, L.Zhang, C.Lin, X.Zhang, G.Arendash, GW. Protection against cognitive deficits and markers of neurodegeneration by long-term oral administration of melatonin in a transgenic model of Alzheimer disease. Journal of pineal research. 47(1): 82-96, 2009.
  • Cao, C.Cirrito, JR.Lin, X.Wang, L.Wang, L.Verges, DK.Dickson, A.Mamcarz, M.Zhang, C.Mori, T.Arendash, GW.Holtzman, DM.Potter, H. Caffeine suppresses amyloid-beta levels in plasma and brain of Alzheimer's disease transgenic mice. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 17(3): 681-97, 2009.
  • Arendash, GW.Mori, T.Cao, C.Mamcarz, M.Runfeldt, M.Dickson, A.Rezai-Zadeh, K.Tane, J.Citron, BA.Lin, X.Echeverria, V.Potter, H. Caffeine reverses cognitive impairment and decreases brain amyloid-beta levels in aged Alzheimer's disease mice. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 17(3): 661-80, 2009.
  • Cao, C.Lin, X.Zhang, C.Wahi, MM.Wefes, I.Arendash, G.Potter, H. Mutant amyloid-beta-sensitized dendritic cells as Alzheimer's disease vaccine. Journal of neuroimmunology. 200(1-2): 1-10, 2008.
  • Cao, C.Lin, X.Wahi, MM.Jackson, EA.Potter, H. Successful adjuvant-free vaccination of BALB/c mice with mutated amyloid beta peptides. BMC neuroscience. 9(): 25, 2008.
  • Sanchez-Ramos, J.Song, S.Cao, C.Arendash, G. The potential of hematopoietic growth factors for treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a mini-review. BMC neuroscience. 9 Suppl 2(): S3, 2008.

  • Lectures
  • "Drug Discovery for Neuro-degenerative Diseases and HIV infection: Hypothesis-driven Approach and Incorporating Efficacy/Toxicity Evaluation" School of Pharmacy USF . FL, United States - 2011.
  • "Novel vaccine strategies against neurodegenerative diseases" Tianjin Huanhu Hospital . Republic of China - 2010.
  • "T cell receptor change as early Biomarkers for AD and PD" the Institute of Biophysics . Republic of China - 2010.
  • "New vaccine approaches for AD" Dept. of Biology at USF . FL, United States - 2010.
  • "Treatment and prevention benefit of caffeine on Alzheimers disease" Beijing Hospital. Republic of China - 2008.
  • "Progress in the treatment of Alzheimers Disease" Qinghua University. Republic of China - 2008.

  • Profile last modified on 09/22/2011