Fei Song

PhD, Kyushu University (Japan)pic

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation, College of Medicine

Office: 7141 COMRB

Lab: 7140 COMRB

Phone: 312-413-5003

email: feisong@uic.edu

Web Site: Fei Song Departmental Page


Research Interests:

Dr. Song’s focus of research is in immunomodulation, immunotherapy, molecular signal pathways, and targeted therapeutics in human neurological disorder diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as well as their animal models.



Wang J, Hmadcha A, Zakarian V, Song F, Loeb JA. Rapid transient isoform-specific neuregulin1 transcription in motor neurons is regulated by neurotrophic factors and axon-target interactions, Mol Cell Neurosci. 68:73-81, 2015.

Dachet F, Bagla S, Keren-Aviram G, Norton A, Balan K, Saadat L, Valyi-Nagy T, Kupsky W, Song F, Dratz E, Loeb JA. Predicting novel histopathological microlesions in human epileptic brain through transcriptional clustering, Brain. 138(Pt 2):356-70, 2015.

Song F, Chiang P, Ravits J, Loeb JA. Activation of microglial neuregulin1 signaling in the corticospinal tracts of ALS patients with upper motor neuron signs. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 15:77-83, 2014.

Song F, Bandara M, Deol H, Loeb JA, Benjamins J, Lisak R. Complexity of trophic factor signaling in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis due to differential expression of neurotrophic and gliotrophic factors. J Neuroimmunol. 262:11-8, 2013.

Song F, Chiang P, Wang J, Ravits J, Loeb JA. Aberrant neuregulin 1 signaling in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 71:104-15, 2012.