American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences aims to promote communication among clinical researchers worldwide. This journal publishes original works within the area of clinical medicine. It is academically peer-reviewed and designed for all doctors, researchers, and health workers regardless of their medical specialties, or type of employment.

Longfei Jia

Post-doctoral Fellow, Neurology Research, Henry Ford Hopital, USA

Research Areas

Stroke, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease


2007-2010Doctorate degreeXuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing China
2004-2007Master’s degreeXuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing China
1996-2001Doctor of MedicineHebei North University, Hebei Medical University, Hebei China


2012-presentNeurology Research, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI, USA. Post-doctoral Fellow
2010-2012Neurology Department, Beijing Tongren Hospital, No. 2, Chongwenmennei St., Beijing, China. Resident doctor
2001-2004Neurology Department, Handan First Hospital, No. 24, Congtai St., Handan, Hebei, China. Resident doctor

Academic Achievement

Award of Chinese Medical Technology issued by Chinese Medical Association, 2009
The City of Beijing Science and Technology Award issued by Beijing¡¯s government, 2009
Science and Technology Development Award issued by the Ministry of Education of the People¡¯s Republic of China, 2009


Member of Society for Neuroscience, 2013-2014.

Publications: Journals

[1]  Jia L, Chopp M, Zhang L, Lu M, Zhang Z. Erythropoietin in combination oftissue plasminogen activator exacerbates brain hemorrhage when treatment isinitiated 6 hours after stroke. Stroke. 2010; 41(9):2071-6;
[2]  Xue S, Jia L, Jia J. Association between somatostatin gene polymorphisms and sporadic Alzheimer's disease in Chinese population. Neurosci Lett. 2009; 465(2):181-3;
[3]  Jia L, Ye J, L V H, Wang W, Zhou C, Zhang X, Xu J, Wang L, Jia J. Genetic association between polymorphisms of Pen2 gene and late onset Alzheimer's diseasein the North Chinese population. Brain Res. 2007; 1141:10-4;
[4]  Jia L, Zhou C, Lv H, Wang W, Ye J, Zhang X, Zhou W, Xu J, Wang L, Jia J. Association between presenilin 1 intronic polymorphism and late onset Alzheimer's disease in the North Chinese population. Brain Res. 2006; 1116(1):201-5;
[5]  Wu J, Jia L, Jia J. Awareness of secondary stroke prevention guidelines among neurologists in China: a cross-sectional online survey. Chinese medical journal, 2012; 125 (11), 1867-70;
[6]  Qin W, Jia L, Zhou A, Zuo X, Cheng Z, Wang F, Shi F, Jia J. The -980C/G polymorphism in APH-1A promoter confers risk of Alzheimer's disease. Aging Cell. 2011; 10(4):711-9;
[7]  Liu Z, Jia L, Piao Y, Lu D, Wang F, Lv H, Lu Y, Jia J.Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease with PRNP G114V mutation in a Chinese family. Acta Neurol Scand. 2010 Jun;121(6):377-83;
[8]  Song H, Jia L, Zuo X, Jia J. Association between haplotype -88G/25G in A2M with Alzheimer's disease. Neurosci Lett. 2010; 479(2):143-5;
[9]  Lv H, Jia L, Jia J. Promoter polymorphisms which modulate APP expression may increase susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2008; 29(2):194-202;
[10]  Chen Y, Jia L, Wei C, Wang F, Lv H, Jia J. Association between polymorphisms in the apolipoprotein D gene and sporadic Alzheimer's disease. Brain Res. 2008; 1233:196-202. 2008;
[11]  Liu Z, Jia L, Ye J, Zhang X, Song H, LV H, Wang F, Dong X, Jia J. PRNP mutations in a series of apparently sporadic neurodegenerative dementias in China. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2008; 147B(6):938-44;
[12]  Ji X, Jia L, Jia J. Analysis on the association between two polymorphism haplotypes of urokinase-type plasminogen activator gene and late onset Alzheimer’s disease. J Apoplexy and Nervous Diseases. 2008; Vol 25, No. 3;
[13]  Ji X, Jia L, Jia J. Genetic association of neprilysin polymorphism with sporadic Alzheimer's disease. J Apoplexy and Nervous Diseases. 2007; Vol 24, No.4;
[14]  Xue S, Jia L, Jia J. Hypoxia and reoxygenation increased BACE1 mRNA and protein levels in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells. Neurosci Lett. 2006; 405(3):231-5;
[15]  Fang B, Jia L, Jia J. Chinese Presenilin-1 V97L mutation enhanced Abeta 42levels in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells. Neurosci Lett. 2006; 406(1-2):33-7;

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Jia L, Tian G, He Y, Liu L, et al. Two cases of ophthalmoplegic migraine. Japan, 2011. The 6th Asian Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Congress.
[2]  Liu X, Chopp M, Jia L, Zhang R, et al. Histone Deacetylases Control Neurogenesis In The Subventricular Zone Induced By Stroke. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference. USA, 2011. Stroke 42 (3), E68-E68.

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Longfei Jia, Chapter 5: Molecular Biology and Genetic Screening of Dementia. Chief Editor: Jianping Jia. Peking University Medical Press, 2008