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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