Tiane Dai, M.D.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Office Address:

1124 W. Carson St.
C-1 Annex
Torrance, CA 90502-2064

Office Phone:

(310) 222-3891


(310) 782-1837

Lab Address:

Same as office

Email Address:









2012- Member of American Society of Nephrology

2008 2011 Member of American College of Physicians

2006 Member of American Diabetes Association

2003 2008 Member of American Society of Nephrology

1999 2001 Member of American Society of Human Genetics

1990 - 1998 Member of Chinese Medical Association



Science and Technology award of Hunan province 1998

Scholarship award of Asian Molecular Biology Organization in Japan. 1997

Xiangya Hospital Science and Technology award. 1994

The most Outstanding Graduates Award (only issued to 1% graduates) 1988

Scholastic Achievement Award 1995-1998






Janus Kinase Signaling Activation in the Mediation of Peritoneal Inflammation In Vitro, Ex Vivo And In Vivo In Response To Peritoneal Dialysate.
February 2, 2013, National Kidney Foundation, San Diego, CA

April 2, 2013, National Kidney Foundation, Orlando, Florida







A. Research Papers - Peer Reviewed


  1. Dai T, Xie X. Analysis of T lymphocyte Subgroup and NK cell activity in cardiovascular diseases. Bulletin of Hunan Medical University 14: 156, 1997.
  2. Deng H, Dai T, Sun M. The roles of sex hormones and oxygen free radical in coronary heart disease. Hunan Medical Journal 22: 362-364, 1997.
  3. Long K, Dai T, Xie X, Sun M. Sex hormones and insulin resistance in women with coronary heart disease. Journal of Modern Doctor 2: 86-88, 1997.
  4. Dai T, Xie X, Sun M. Affect of antihypertensive therapy to fibrinolytic activity in essential hypertension. Chinese Journal of Cardiovascular Disease 3: 22-24, 1998.
  5. Dai T, Sun M, Zhou H, Wang Z, Wu H. A study on GMP-140 and fibrinolytic activity in hypertensive subjects. Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine 37: 302-304, 1998.
  6. Tsui S, Dai T, Roettger S, Schempp W, Salido E, Yen P. Identification of two novel proteins that interact with germ-cell-specific RNA-binding proteins DAZ and DAZL1. Genomics 65: 266-273, 2000.
  7. Tsui S, Dai T, Warren S, Salido E, Yen P. Association of the mouse infertility factor DAZL1 with actively translating polyribosome. Biology of Reproduction 62:1655-1660, 2000.
  8. Dai T, Vera Y, Salido E, Yen P. Characterization of the mouse Dazap1 gene coding an RNA-binding protein that interacts with infertility facts DAZ and DAZL. Biomedical Center Genomics 2(1): 6, 2001.
  9. Vera Y, Dai T, Sinha Hikim AP, Lue Y, Salido EC, Swerdloff RS, Yen PH. Deleted in azoospermia associated protein 1 shuttles between nucleus and cytoplasm during normal germ cell maturation. Journal of Andrology 23(5):622-628, 2002.
  10. Wan YJY, Han G, Cai Y, Dai T, Konoshi T, Leng A. Hepatocyte retinoid x receptor-α-deficient mice have reduced food intake, increased body weight, and improved glucose tolerance. Endocrinology 144(2): 605-611, 2003.
  11. Cai Y, Dai T, Ao Y, Konishi T, Chang K, Lue Y, Chang C, Wan Y. Cytochrome P450 genes are differentially expressed in female and male hepatocyte retinoid x receptor α-deficient mice. Endocrinology 144(6): 2311-2318, 2003.
  12. Dai T, Wu Y, Leng AS, Ao Y, Robel RC, Lu SC, French SW, Wan YJ. RXRalpha-regulated liver SAMe and GSH levels influence susceptibility to alcohol-induced hepatotoxicity. Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 75(3):194-200, 2003.
  13. Wu Y, Cai Y, Aguilo J, Dai T, Ao Y, Wan YJ. RXRalpha mRNA expression is associated with cell proliferation and cell cycle regulation in Hep3B cell. Experimental and Molecular Pathology 76(1): 24-28, 2004.
  14. Dai T, Natarajan R, Nast CC, LaPage J, Chuang P, Sim J, Tong L, Chamberlin M, Wang S, Adler SG. Glucose and diabetes: effects on podocyte and glomerular p38MAPK, heat shock protein 25, and actin cytoskeleton. Kidney International. 69(5):806-814, 2006.
  15. Dai T, Patel-Chamberlin M, Natarajan R, Todorov I, Ma J, Lapage J, Philips L, Nast CC, Becerr D, Chuang P, Tong L, de Belleroche J, Wells DJ, Wang Y, Adler SG. Heat shock protein 27 overexpression mitigates cytokine-induced islet apoptosis and streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Endocrinology 150(7):3031-3039, 2009.
  16. Ma J, Phillips L, Wang Y, Dai T, LaPage J, Natarajan R, Adler SG. Curcumin activates the p38MPAK-HSP25 pathway in vitro but fails to attenuate diabetic nephropathy in DBA2J mice despite urinary clearance documented by HPLC. BMC Complement Altern Med 10:67, 2010.
  17. Phillips LM, Wang Y, Dai T, Feldman DL, Lapage J, Adler SG. The Renin Inhibitor Aliskiren Attenuates High-Glucose Induced Extracellular Matrix Synthesis and Prevents Apoptosis in Cultured Podocytes. Nephron Exp Nephrol 118 (3):e49-e59, 2011.
  18. Patel-Chamberlin M, Wang Y, Satirapoj B, Phillips LM, Nast CC, Dai T, Watkins RA, Wu X, Natarajan R, Leng A, Ulanday K, Hirschberg RR, Lapage J, Nam EJ, Haq T, Adler SG. Hematopoietic growth factor inducible neurokinin-1 (Gpnmb/Osteoactivin) is a biomarker of progressive renal injury across species. Kidney Int. 2011May; 79(10):1138-48.
  19. Satirapoj B, Wang Y, Chamberlin MP, Dai T, Lapage J, Phillips L, Nast CC,Adler SG. Periostin: novel tissue and urinary biomarker of progressive renal injury induces a coordinated mesenchymal phenotype in tubular cells. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Dec 13.
  20. Satirapoj B, Bruhn KW, Nast CC, Wang Y, Dai T, Lapage J, Wu X, Natarajan R, Adler SG. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein antigen transport induces autoimmunity in the renal tubulointerstitium. Am J Nephrol.2012; 35(6):520-30.






Janus Kinase Signaling Activation in the Mediation of Peritoneal Inflammation In Vitro, Ex Vivo And In Vivo In Response To Peritoneal Dialysate