Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education

1986
BS, Biology
The Capital Normal University
Beijing, China

2004 
MBA, Business Management
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas

2008 
PhD, Molecular Medicine
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway 

Postgraduate Training

1996-1999   
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Multiple Myeloma
Myeloma Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

2010     
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Molecular Cytogenetics
The Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway

Current Research

Dr. Tian’s research is focused on molecular medicine related to myeloma with an emphasis on genetics, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling, bone disease and the cancer microenvironment. Dr. Tian established procedures of purifying plasma cells from myeloma and healthy bone marrows using the CD138 surface marker through magnetic sorting. He also invented a technique to quantify DKK1 and established the correlation of high levels of DKK1 and bone lesions.

Publications

Contact Information

Email: TianErming@uams.edu