Liang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Liang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Liang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Research, Florida Campus
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research - Port Orange, Fla.

Research Interests

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of spinal manipulation, mechanobiology, neuronal differentiation, pain, osteoclastogenesis, metabolic diseases; new interest in epigenetic research. 


  • Post-doctoral, Brain Aging, NIA, NIH, Baltimore, MD
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Medical Doctor (M.D.), Hengyang Medical College, China

Recent Awards/Key Committees

  • Student Research Honors Committee, PCCR
  • PCCF Campus Executive Committee, PCCR

Courses Taught

  • FNCT51115
    Introduction to Research

Funded Grants/Projects, 2011 - present

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Australian Spinal Research Foundation, Epigenetic regulation of neuronal differentiation by HVLA and LVVA forces
Principal Investigator

Selected Publications

The physiological and pathophysiological roles of adipocyte miRNAs

Author(s): Ling HY, Li X, Yao CH, Hu B, Liao DF, Feng SD, Wen GB, Zhang L.
Publication: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Volume: 91
Issue: 4
Page(s): 195-202
Year: 2013

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Differential Expression of CaMKs during osteoclastogenesis and its functional implications

Author(s): Yao CH, Zhang P & Zhang L.
Publication: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Volume: 90
Issue: 4
Page(s): 532-539
Year: 2012

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Role of calmodulin in the regulation of osteoclastogenesis

Author(s): Zhang L, Feng X & McDonald J.
Publication: Endocrinology
Volume: 144
Issue: 10
Page(s): 4536-4543
Year: 2003

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Processing of Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein during H2O2 induced apoptosis in human neuronal cells

Author(s): Zhang L, Zhao B, Kusiak J, Yew D & Roth G.
Publication: Biophy.Bioche. Res. Com.
Volume: 23
Issue: 5
Page(s): 845
Year: 1997

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AAging-related changes in rat striatal D2 receptor mRNA-containing neurons: a quantitative nonradioactive in situ hybridization study

Author(s): Zhang L, Ravipati A, Joseph J & Roth G.
Publication: J. Neurosci.
Volume: 15
Page(s): 1735
Year: 1995

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