Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
Changfeng Tai, PhD
Associate Professor, Urology
700 Kaufmann Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Email:
cftai@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-692-4142

Fax: 412-692-4380


Education

BS (Biomedical Engineering), Xian Jiaotong University, China, 1986.
MS (Biomedical Engineering), Xian Jiaotong University, China, 1989.
PhD (Biomedical Engineering), Xian Jiaotong University, China, 1992.
Postdoctoral Fellow (Rehabilitation Engineering), University of Pittsburgh, 1994-1998.

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Important Publications
Tai C, M Chen, B Shen, J Wang, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Irritation induced bladder overactivity is suppressed by tibial nerve stimulation in cats.  Journal of Urology, in press, 2011.
Tai C, D Guo, J Wang, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Mechanism of axonal conduction block induced by biphasic electrical current at ultra-high frequency.  Journal of Computational Neuroscience, in press, 2011.
Tai C, B Shen, J Wang, H Liu, J Subbaroyan, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Inhibition of bladder overactivity by stimulation of feline pudendal nerve using transdermal amplitude modulated signal (TAMS).  BJU International, in press, 2011.
Shen B, JR Roppolo, J Subbaroyan, A DiUbaldi, S Wahlgren, WC de Groat and C Tai.  Neuromodulation of bladder activity by stimulation of feline pudendal nerve using transdermal amplitude modulated signal (TAMS).  Neurourology and Urodynamics, in press, 2011.
Tai C, B Shen, M Chen, J Wang, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Prolonged post-stimulus inhibition of bladder activity induced by tibial nerve stimulation in cats.  American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology 300:F385-F392, 2011.
Tai C, M Chen, B Shen, J Wang, H Liu, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Plasticity of urinary bladder reflexes evoked by stimulation of pudendal afferent nerves after chronic spinal cord injury in cats.  Experimental Neurology 228:109-117, 2011.
Tai C, B Shen, M Chen, J Wang, H Liu, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Suppression of bladder overactivity by activation of somatic afferent nerves in the foot.  BJU International 107:303-309, 2010.
Chen M, B Shen, J Wang, H Liu, JR Roppolo, WC de Groat and C Tai.  Influence of naloxone on inhibitory pudendal-to-bladder reflex in the cats.  Experimental Neurology 224:282-291, 2010.
Tai C, J Wang, T Jin, P Wang, S-G Kim, JR Roppolo and WC de Groat.  Brain switch for reflex micturition control detected by fMRI in rats.  Journal of Neurophysiology 102:2719-2730, 2009.




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