Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2000-2005)
Ph.D., Neurobiology, Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, Shanghai, China (2000)
M.S., Neurophysiology, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China (1992)
M.D. Medicine, Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, China (1986)
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry (2014-present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009-2014
Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2007-2009)
Research Associate, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005-2006)
Physician (Neurology), Department of Neurology, Nanjing Medical University Brain Hospital (1992-1997)
Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Physiology, Wannan Medical College (1986-1989)
F Tao, J Skinner, Y Yang, RA Johns. 2010. Effect of PSD-95/SAP90 and/or PSD-95/Chapsyn-110 deficiency on the minimum alveolar anesthetic concentration of halothane in mice. Anesthesiology 112:1444-51.
X Chi, T Amet, D Byrd, K Chang, K Shah, N Hu, A Grantham, S Hu, J Duan, F Tao, G Nicol, Q Yu. 2011. Direct effects of HIV-1 Tat on excitability and survival of primary dorsal root ganglion neurons: Possible contribution to HIV-1-associated pain. PLoS ONE 6:e24412.
F Tao, Q Li, S Liu, H Wu, J Skinner, A Hurtado, V Belegu, O Furmanski, Y Yang, JW McDonald, RA Johns. 2013. Role of neuregulin-1ErbB signaling in stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury-induced chronic neuropathic pain. Stem Cells 31:83-91.
C Li, S Liu, Y Xing, F Tao. 2014. Role of hippocampal tau protein phosphorylation in isoflurane-induced cognitive dysfunction in transgenic APP695. Anesthesia & Analgesia. In press
C Li, Y Yang, S Liu, H Fang, Y Zhang, O Furmanski, J Skinner, Y Xing, RA Johns, RL Huganir, F Tao. 2014 Stress induces pain transition by potentiation of AMPA receptor phosphorylation. Journal of Neuroscience. In press