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Awards to outstanding contributions for APS

Published: 2016-12-09

APS (Acta Pharmacologica Sinica), published monthly in English, is an international peer-reviewed journal. With the leading by Professor Jian Ding, Editor-in-Chief, and the support from a respected global editorial board, APS is continuously growing to a high-level journal in the area of pharmacology and related life sciences. We owe all the journal progress to our authors, reviewers,and guest editors. To acknowledge their fine contributions to the journal, we set awards to outstanding papers, reviewers, and guest editors.

APS Outstanding Paper Award 2015

Understanding and targeting cancer stem cells: therapeutic implications and challenges
Chen, Ke; Huang, Ying-hui; Chen, Ji-long*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jun;34(6):732-40. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.27. Epub 2013 May 20.

Curcumin inhibits LPS-induced inflammation in rat vascular smooth muscle cells in vitro via ROS-relative TLR4-MAPK/NF-kappa B pathways
Meng, Zhe; Yan, Chao; Deng, Qian; Gao, Deng-feng*; Niu, Xiao-lin*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jul;34(7):901-11. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.24. Epub 2013 May 6.

Mesenchymal stem cells: a new trend for cell therapy
Wei, Xin; Yang, Xue; Han, Zhi-peng; Qu, Fang-fang; Shao, Li*; Shi, Yu-fang*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jun;34(6):747-54. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.50.

Serum microRNA 125b as a diagnostic or prognostic biomarker for advanced NSCLC patients receiving cisplatin-based chemotherapy
Cui, En-hai; Li, Hong-jiao; Hua, Feng; Wang, Bin; Mao, Wei; Feng, Xue-ren; Li, Jian-you; Wang, Xiang*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Feb;34(2):309-13. doi: 10.1038/aps.2012.125. Epub 2012 Sep 17.

Hypoxia-regulated microRNAs in human cancer
Shen, Guomin; Li, Xiaobo; Jia, Yong-feng; Plazza, Gary A.; Xi, Yaguang*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Mar;34(3):336-41. doi: 10.1038/aps.2012.195. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

NVP-BEZ235, a novel dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor, enhances the radiosensitivity of human glioma stem cells in vitro
Wang, Wen-juan; Long, Lin-mei; Yang, Neng; Zhang, Qing-qing; Ji, Wen-jun; Zhao, Jiang-hu; Qin, Zheng-hong; Wang, Zhong; Chen, Gang; Liang, Zhong-qin*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 May;34(5):681-90. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.22. Epub 2013 Apr 22.

EZH2: biology, disease, and structure-based drug discovery
Tan, Jin-zhi*; Yan, Yan; Wang, Xiao-xi; Jiang, Yi; Xu, H. Eric*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 Feb;35(2):161-74. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.161. Epub 2013 Dec 23.

MIR-506 suppresses proliferation of hepatoma cells through targeting YAP mRNA 3'UTR
Wang, Yue; Cui, Ming; Sun, Bao-di; Liu, Fa-bao; Zhang, Xiao-dong; Ye, Li-hong*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 Sep;35(9):1207-14. doi: 10.1038/aps.2014.59. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

Application and interpretation of current autophagy inhibitors and activators
Yang, Ya-ping; Hu, Li-fang; Zheng, Hui-fen; Mao, Cheng-jie; Hu, Wei-dong; Xiong, Kang-ping; Wang, Fen; Liu, Chun-feng*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 May;34(5):625-35. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.5. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

In vitro functional characterization of 37 CYP2C9 allelic isoforms found in Chinese Han population
Dai, Da-peng; Wang, Yu-han; Wang, Shuang-hu; Geng, Pei-wu; Hu, Li-ming; Hu, Guo-xin*; Cai, Jian-ping*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Nov;34(11):1449-56. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.123. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

Protein tyrosine phosphatases as potential therapeutic targets
He, Rong-jun; Yu, Zhi-hong; Zhang, Ruo-yu; Zhang, Zhong-yin*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 Oct;35(10):1227-46. doi: 10.1038/aps.2014.80. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Set9, NF-kappa B, and microRNA-21 mediate berberine-induced apoptosis of human multiple myeloma cells
Hu, Hai-yan; Li, Kun-peng; Wang, Xiu-ju; Liu, Yuan; Lu, Zhi-gang; Dong, Rui-hong; Guo, Hong-bo*; Zhang, Mei-xia*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jan;34(1):157-66. doi: 10.1038/aps.2012.161. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

Friend or foe: the role of microRNA in chemotherapy resistance
Li, Haoran; Yang, Burton B.*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jul;34(7):870-9. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.35. Epub 2013 Apr 29.

Icariin potentiates the antitumor activity of gemcitabine in gallbladder cancer by suppressing NF-kappa B
Zhang, Dian-cai; Liu, Jin-long; Ding, Yong-bin; Xia, Jian-guo*; Chen, Guo-yu*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Feb;34(2):301-8. doi: 10.1038/aps.2012.162. Epub 2012 Dec 31.

Inflammatory responses in hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
Liu, Fudong*; McCullough, Louise D.
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Sep;34(9):1121-30. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.89. Epub 2013 Jul 29.

Establishment of a human colorectal cancer cell line P6C with stem cell properties and resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs
Rao, Guan-hua; Liu, Hong-min; Li, Bao-wei; Hao, Jia-jie; Yang, Yan-lei; Wang, Ming-rong; Wang, Xiao-hui; Wang, Jun; Jin, Hai-jing; Du, Lei*; Chen, Quan*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jun;34(6):793-804. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.56.

Why should autophagic flux be assessed?
Zhang, Xiao-jie; Chen, Sheng; Huang, Kai-xing; Le, Wei-dong*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 May;34(5):595-9. doi: 10.1038/aps.2012.184. Epub 2013 Mar 11.

Pharmacological inhibition of myostatin/TGF-beta receptor/pSmad3 signaling rescues muscle regenerative responses in mouse model of type 1 diabetes
Jeong, Jaemin*; Conboy, Michael J.; Conboy, Irina M.*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Aug;34(8):1052-60. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.67. Epub 2013 Jun 17.

Disease modeling and drug screening for neurological diseases using human induced pluripotent stem cells
Xu, Xiao-hong; Zhong, Zhong*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 Jun;34(6):755-64. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.63. Epub 2013 May 20.

The endoplasmic reticulum stress inhibitor salubrinal inhibits the activation of autophagy and neuroprotection induced by brain ischemic preconditioning
Gao, Bo; Zhang, Xiang-yang; Han, Rong; Zhang, Tong-tong; Chen, Cheng; Qin, Zheng-hong; Sheng, Rui*
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2013 May;34(5):657-66. doi: 10.1038/aps.2013.34. Epub 2013 Apr 22.



APS Outstanding Reviewer Award 2011-2015

Andera, LadislavGao, Zhao-bingMeng, Ling-huaXi, Lei
Bondareva, IBGeng, Mei-yuMiao, Ze-hongYang, Bao-feng
Booz, GeorgeHu, Guo-yuanMo, Xiu-LeiYang, Bo
Chen, Guo-qiangHuang, GuangcunRen, JunYi, Sha
Chen, Jian-guoJackson, MichaelSheng, RuiZhang, Hai-yan
Chen, XuanmaoLeng, YingWan, Yi-gangZhang, Yu
Cheng, YanLiu, Shu-wenWang, Bing-shunZhang, Zhen-lin
Dai, De-zaiLiu, Xiao-dongWang, YubaoZhao, Jia-jun
Dai, MeiLu, WeiWang, ZhongZhen, Xue-chu
Esteban, EstherMa, JunWei, Er-qingZheng, Qing-shan
Gao, Ming-huiMa, XinWu, Ying-LiZuo, Jian-ping


APS Outstanding Guest Editor Award 2013-2016

Sun, Hong-shuoZhou, QiWang, Zhong
Qin, Zheng-hongXu, H EricAtali, Bernard
Le, Wei-dongDuan, DarrelGao, Zhao-bing