Ming Song, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

502-852-1370 E-mail

Education and Training

M.D.: Binzhou Medical College
M.S.: Capital University of Medical Sciences
Ph.D.: Capital University of Medical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Fructose and Fatty Liver
  • Spinal Cord Injury and Liver Disease
  • Nuclear Hormones and Liver Disease

Featured Publications

  • Cohen CC, Huneault H, Accardi CJ, Jones DP, Liu K, Maner-Smith KM, Song M, Welsh JA, Ugalde-Nicalo PA, Schwimmer JB, Vos MB. Metabolome × Microbiome Changes Associated with a Diet-Induced Reduction in Hepatic Fat among Adolescent Boys. Metabolites. 2023 Mar 8;13(3):401. doi: 10.3390/metabo13030401. PMID: 36984841; PMCID: PMC10053986.
  • Shi H, Prough RA, McClain CJ, Song M. Different Types of Dietary Fat and Fructose Interactions Result in Distinct Metabolic Phenotypes in Male Mice. J Nutr Biochem. 2023 Jan;111:109189. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2022.109189. Epub 2022 Oct 19. PMID: 36272691.
  • Rai SN, Qian C, Pan J, Rai JP, Song M, Bagaitkar J, Merchant M, Cave M, Egilmez NK, McClain CJ. Microbiome data analysis with applications to pre-clinical studies using QIIME2: Statistical considerations. Genes Dis. 2019 Dec 24;8(2):215-223. doi: 10.1016/j.gendis.2019.12.005. PMID: 33997168; PMCID: PMC8099687.
  • Song M, Yuan F, Li X, Ma X, Yin X, Rouchka EC, Zhang X, Deng Z, Prough RA, McClain CJ. Analysis of sex differences in dietary copper-fructose interaction-induced alterations of gut microbial activity in relation to hepatic steatosis. Biol Sex Differ. 2021 Jan 6;12(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s13293-020-00346-z. PMID: 33407877; PMCID: PMC7789350.
  • Xu G, Song M. Recent advances in the mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of bariatric and metabolic surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Jan;17(1):231-238. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2020.08.028. Epub 2020 Aug 31. PMID: 33036939; PMCID: PMC7769897.
  • Guo Y, Guo X, Wang J, Li K, Xu G, Yan W, Zhang J, Lian D, Fan Q, Han Z, Liu S, Wang W, Amin B, Gong K, Zhang N, Peng J, Song M, Zhang B, Zhu B. Abdominal infectious complications associated with the dislocation of intraperitoneal part of drainage tube and poor drainage after major surgeries. Int Wound J. 2020 Oct;17(5):1331-1336. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13371. Epub 2020 May 20. PMID: 32436336; PMCID: PMC7948548.
  • Prodhan MAI, Shi B, Song M, He L, Yuan F, Yin X, Bohman P, McClain CJ, Zhang X. Integrating comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography mass spectrometry and parallel two-dimensional liquid chromatography mass spectrometry for untargeted metabolomics. Analyst. 2019 Jul 21;144(14):4331-4341. doi: 10.1039/c9an00560a. Epub 2019 Jun 13. PMID: 31192319; PMCID: PMC6677244.
  • He L, Wei X, Ma X, Yin X, Song M, Donninger H, Yaddanapudi K, McClain CJ, Zhang X. Simultaneous Quantification of Nucleosides and Nucleotides from Biological Samples. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2019 Jun;30(6):987-1000. doi: 10.1007/s13361-019-02140-7. Epub 2019 Mar 7. PMID: 30847833; PMCID: PMC6520184.
  • Song M, Vos MB, McClain CJ. Copper-Fructose Interactions: A Novel Mechanism in the Pathogenesis of NAFLD. Nutrients. 2018 Nov 21;10(11):1815. doi: 10.3390/nu10111815. PMID: 30469339; PMCID: PMC6266129.
  • Song M, Li X, Zhang X, Shi H, Vos MB, Wei X, Wang Y, Gao H, Rouchka EC, Yin X, Zhou Z, Prough RA, Cave MC, McClain CJ. Dietary copper-fructose interactions alter gut microbial activity in male rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 Jan 1;314(1):G119-G130. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00378.2016. Epub 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29025734; PMCID: PMC5866377.