Department of Neurology

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Biologist, Research Service of James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital

13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
VAH Research 151
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 972-2000 ext 4957
Fax: (813) 972-7623

Shijie Song, M.D.

Research Assistant Professor


Medical School: Xi'an Jiao Tong University College of Medicine, P.R.China
Residency: Xi'an Medical University, P.R.China
Fellowship: University of Miami (Research for Parkinson's Disease)


Research Interests:
• Neurodegeneration
• Neurotoxicology
• Adult Stem Cell Biology
• Brain Injury & Repair

• Adult Stem Cell Biology
• Brain Injury & Repair

Selected Publications

Sava V, Velasquez A, Song S, Sanchez-Ramos J. Adult Hippocampal Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells In Vitro Are Vulnerable to the Mycotoxin Ochratoxin-A Toxicological Sciences 2007 98(1):187-197

Sava V, Velasquez A, Song S, Sanchez-Ramos J. Dieldrin elicits a widespread DNA repair and antioxidative response in mouse brain Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 2007; 21(3):125 ¡V 135

Song, Shijie; Song, Shuojing; Zhang, Hongling; Cuevas, J; Sanchez-Ramos, J. Comparison of Neurons Derived from Bone Marrow Stem Cells To Those Differentiated from Adult Brain Neural Stem Cells. Stem Cells and Development 2007; 16(5): 747-756.

Sanchez-Ramos, J. Song S, Cao C and Arendash G. The potential of hematopoietic growth factors for treatment of Alzheimer¡¦s disease: a mini-review. BMC Neuroscience 2008, 9(suppl 2):S3

Song S, Sanchez-Ramos, J. Preparation of neural progenitors from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood. Methods Mol Biol 438: 123-134, 2008