Jingsheng Tuo, Ph.D.

Dr. Jingsheng Tuo

Scientific Review Officer
Office of Extramural Research Administration

Dr. Jingsheng Tuo is a scientific review officer (SRO) in the Office of Extramural Research Administration. Before joining NIMHD, he served as SRO for the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR), managing the HIV Coinfections and HIV Associated Cancers Study Section (HCAC) and various specific emphasis panels.

Dr. Tuo spent much of his research career at NIH’s National Eye Institute, where he studied the epidemiology and immunology of various ocular diseases, with a focus on genetic epidemiology, immunological pathways, and biomarkers. Dr. Tuo spent two years at the National Institute on Aging, where he studied DNA repair in premature aging diseases.

Before moving to the U.S., he was an assistant professor at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark, teaching pharmacology courses. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 original articles, reviews, editorials, and book chapters.

Dr. Tuo received his Ph.D. in pharmacology/toxicology from University of Copenhagen, Denmark; he received his MPH and medical degree from Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, China.

Selected Publications

Tuo, J., Ning, B., Bojanowski, C.M., Lin, Z., Zhou, M., Ross, R.J., Reed, G., Shen, D., Jiao, X., Chew, E., Kadlubar, F.F., & Chan, C. (2006). Synergetic Effect of a Functional Variation in ERCC6 5’-Flanking Region and a Complement Factor H Variation Confers High Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration PNAS, 103:9256-9261

Wang, V.M., Rosen, R.B., Meyerle, C.B., Kurup, S.K., Agron, E., Tai, K. Pomykala, M., Ardeljan, D., Chew, E.Y., Chan, C., & Tuo, J. (2012). Suggestive association between PLA2G12A SNP rs2285714 and response to anti-VEGF therapy in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration. Mol Vis.;18:2578-85.

Ardeljan, D., Meyerle, C.B., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., Chew, E.Y., Zhao, J., Maminishkis, A., Miller, S.S., Chan, C., & Tuo, J. (2013). Influence of TIMP-3/SYN3 polymorphisms on the phenotypic presentation of age-related macular degeneration. European Journal of Human Genetics, 10:1152-7

Chu, X.K., Meyerle, C.B., Liang, X., Chew, E.Y., Chan, C. & Tuo, J. (2014). In-depth analyses unveil the association and possible functional involvement of novel RAD51B polymorphisms in age-related macular degeneration. Age, 36:9627

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