Fengyu Song, DDS, MS, PhD

Fengyu Song, DDS, MS, PhD
Fengyu Song, DDS, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences

Contact Info

(317) 274-2415 (Phone)
(317) 278-1411 (Fax)

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
1121 W Michigan Street, DS-244
Indianapolis, IN  46202


DDS, 1998, West China University of Medical Science, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China
MS (Prosthodontics), 1998, West China University of Medical Science, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China
PhD, 2006, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2007, Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine, Department of Biology, School of Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Research Interest

My research has two major themes: (1) amphibian tissue regeneration, and (2) dental cells and dental stem cells. These two themes are closely integrated together by my great interest in the molecular mechanism of cell dedifferentiation and cell differentiation.


Chen X.P., Song F., Jhamb D., Li J., Bottino, M. C., Palakal M. C., and Stocum D. L., The Axolotl Fibula as a Model for the Induction of Regeneration Across Large Segment Defects in Long Bones of the Extremities, PLoS One, 2015 Jun 22;10(6):e0130819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130819. eCollection 2015 (Impact Factor: 3.54)

Bauer A., Liu J., Windsor L. J., Song F.* and Li B.*, Current Development of Collagen-Based Biomaterials for Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Soft Materials, 12(4): 359-370, 2014 (Impact Factor: 1.43)

Rao N.#, Song F.#, Jhamb D., Price N. M., Wang M., Belecky-Adams T. L., Chen X., Palakal M. J., Milner D. J ., Cameron J. A., Li B. and Stocum D. L., Proteomic Analysis of Fibroblastema Formation in Regenerating Hind Limbs of Xenopus Laevis Froglets and Comparison to Axolotl, BMC DEVE Biol, 14:32, 2014 (Impact Factor: 2.73) (#: Both serve as the first author.)

Heber-Katz E., Zhang Y., Bedelbaeva K., Song F., Chen X. and Stocum D. L., Cell cycle Regulation and Regeneration, Curr Top Microbiol Immunol, 367:253-76, 2013 (Impact Factor: 1.85)

Khaled M., Shibani N. A. , Labban N. , Batarseh G., Song F., Ruby J. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Resolvin D1 on Cell Survival and Cytokine Expression of Human Gingival Fibroblasts, J Periodontol, 84(12):1838-46, 2013 (Impact Factor: 2.40)

Liu Y., Song F., Sun J., Yu H. and Liu S. S., Suture Compression Induced Bone Resorption with Intensified MMP-1 and 13 Expressions, Bone, 51(4):695-703, 2012 (Impact Factor: 3.82)

Saini P., Al-Shibani N., Sun J., Zhang W., Song F., Gregson K. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Calendula officinalis on Human Gingival Fibroblasts, Homeopathy, 101(2):92-8, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.13)

Sun J., Song F., Zhang W., Sexton B. E. and Windsor L. J. , Effects of Alendronate on Human Osteoblast-like MG63 Cells and Matrix Metalloproteinases, Arch Oral Biol, 57(6):728-36, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.71)

Allam E., Zhang W., Al-Shibani N., Sun J., Labban N., Song F. and Windsor L. J.., Effects of Cigarette Smoke Condensate on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells, Arch Oral Biol, 56(10):1154-61, 2011 (Impact Factor: 1.71) )

Zhang W., Fang M., Song F. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Cigarette Smoke Condensate and Nicotine on Human Gingival Fibroblast-mediated Collagen Degradation, J Periodontal Res, 82(7):1071-9, 2011 (Impact Factor: 2.0)

Jhamb D., Rao N., Milner D. J. and Song F., Cameron J., Stocum D. L. and Palakal M. J., Network Based Transcription Factor Analysis of Regenerating Axolotl Limbs, BMC Bioinformatics, 12:80, 2011 (Impact Factor: 3.4)

Santosh N., Windsor L. J., Mahmoudi B., Li B., Zhang W., Chernoff E., Rao N., Stocum D. L. and Song F., Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression During Blastema Formation in Regeneration-Competent versus Regeneration-Deficient Amphibian Limbs, Dev Dyn, 240(5):1127-41, 2011 (Impact Factor: 3.18)

Huang J., Qiu L., Ding L., Wang S., Wang J., Zhu Q., Song F. and Hu J., Ginsenoside Rb1 and Paeoniflorin Inhibit Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-1-activated IL-8 and PGE2 Production in a Human Keratinocyte Cell Line HaCaT, Int Immunopharmacol, 10(10): 1279-1283, 2010 (Impact Factor: 2.2)

Song F., Li B. and Stocum D. L., Amphibians as Research Models for Regenerative Medicine, Organogenesis, 6:141-150, 2010 (Impact Factor: 2.2)

Zhang W., Song F. and Windsor L. J. ,Tobacco and P. gingivalis Effects on Gingival Fibroblasts, J Dent Res, 89(5):527-531, 2010 (Impact Factor: 3.8)

Rao N., Jhamb D., Milner D. J., Li B., Song F., Wang M., Voss S. R., Palakal M., King M. W., Saranjami B., Nye H. L. D., Cameron J. and Stocum D. L., Proteomic Analysis of Blastema Formation in Regenerating Axolotl Limbs, BMC Biol., 7:83, 2009 (Impact Factor: 6.53)

Zhang W., Song F. and Windsor L. J., Cigarette Smoke Condensate Affects the Collagen-Degrading Ability of Human Gingival Fibroblasts, J Periodontal Res, 44(6):704-13, 2009 (Impact Factor: 2.0)

Labban N. Y, Song F., Al-Shibani N. and Windsor L. J., Effects of Provisional Acrylic Resins on Gingival Fibroblast Cytokine/Growth Factor Expression, Journal Prosthodontics Research, 100: 390-397, 2008 (Impact Factor: 1.1)

Ellis M., Song F., Parks E. T., Eckert G., Dean J. and Windsor L. J., An Evaluation of Toothprints® DNA yield, Quality, and Bite Registration, Journal of American Dental Education Association, 138(9):1234-40, 2007(Impact Factor: 0.9)

Song F. and Windsor L. J., Novel Non-Matrix Metalloproteinase Mediated Collagen Degradation, Biochemica Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1721(1): 65-72, 2005 (Impact Factor: 2.7)

Song F., Wisithphrom K., Zhou J. and Windsor L. J., Matrix Metalloproteinase Dependent and Independent Collagen Degradation, (review) Frontier in Bioscience, 11:3100-20, 2006 (Impact Factor: 3.3)

Song F., Bergdoll A. B. and Windsor L. J., Temporomandibular Joint Synovial Fibroblasts Mediate Serine Proteinase Dependent Type I Collagen Degradation, Biochimica Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1760 (10): 1521–1528, 2006 (Impact Factor: 2.7)