• Expert consensus on the metaverse in medicine 

      Yang, D.; Zhou, J.; Chen, R C.; Song, Y.L.; Song, Z.J.; Zhang, X.J.; Wang, Q.; Zhou, C.Z.; Sun, J.Y.; Zhang, L.C.; Bai, L.; Wang, Y.H.; Wang, X.; Lu, Y.T.; Xin, H.Y.; Powell, C.A.; Thüemmler, C.; Chavannes, N.H.; Chen, W.; Wu, Lian; Bai, C.X. (Elsevier B.V. on behalf of KeAi Communications Co. Ltd, 2022)
      BACKGROUND Recently, Professor Chunxue Bai and colleagues have proposed a definition of the Metaverse in Medicine as the medical Internet of Things (MIoT) facilitated using AR and/or VR glasses. METHODS A multi-disciplinary ...
    • Knockdown of versican 1 blocks cigarette-induced loss of insoluble elastin in human lung fibroblasts 

      Xu, Lulu; Lu, Yuntao; Zhang, Jing; Wu, Lian; Merrilees, Mervyn J.; Qu, J. (Elsevier, 2015-05-11)
      COPD lung is characterized by loss of alveolar elastic fibers and an increase in the chondroitin sulfate (CS) matrix proteoglycan versican 1 (V1). V1 is a known inhibitor of elastic fiber deposition and this study investigates ...
    • Occupants’ health and their living conditions of remote indigenous communities in New Zealand 

      Su, Bin; Wu, Lian (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2020-11-11)
      The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported that respiratory disease affects 700,000 people, annually costs New Zealand NZ$7.05 billion, and is the third-highest cause of death. The hospitalisation rate for asthma of Maori ...

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