Weiquan Zhu, PhD

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor, Pathology - Adjunct Instructor
  • Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

Email: weiquan.zhu@u2m2.utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Molecular Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Ph.D.
Graduate Training Nanjing Normal University
Molecular Zoology
M.S.
Undergraduate Yancheng Normal College
Biology
B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Doctoral Training Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Ph.D. China
Graduate Training Nanjing Normal University
Molecular Zoology
M.S. China
Undergraduate Yancheng Normal College
Biology
B.S. China

Career

Institution Description Country
Nanjing Normal University Teaching Assistant, College of Life Sciences China
Anfeng High School Biological Teacher China

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gibson CC, Davis CT, Zhu W, Bowman-Kirigin JA, Walker AE, Tai Z, Thomas KR, Donato AJ, Lesniewski LA, Li DY (2015). Dietary Vitamin D and Its Metabolites Non-Genomically Stabilize the Ensothelium. PLoS ONE, 10(10).
  2. Gibson CC, Zhu W, Davis CT, Bowman-Kirigin JA, Chan AC, Ling J, Walker AE, Goitre L, Delle Monache S, Retta SF, Shiu YT, Grossmann AH, Thomas KR, Donato AJ, Lesniewski LA, Whitehead KJ, Li DY (2015). Strategy for identifying repurposed drugs for the treatment of cerebral cavernous malformation. Circulation, 131(3), 289-99.
  3. Yu J, Zhang X, Kuzontkoski PM, Jiang S, Zhu W, Li DY, Groopman JE (2014). Slit2N and Robo4 regulate lymphangiogenesis through the VEGF-C/VEGFR-3 pathway. Cell Commun Signal, 12, 25.
  4. Davis CT, Zhu W, Gibson CC, Bowman-Kirigin JA, Sorensen L, Ling J, Sun H, Navankasattusas S, Li DY (2014). ARF6 inhibition stabilizes the vasculature and enhances survival during endotoxic shock. J Immunol, 192(12), 6045-52.
  5. Sawada J, Urakami T, Li F, Urakami A, Zhu W, Fukuda M, Li DY, Ruoslahti E, Komatsu M (2012). Small GTPase R-Ras regulates integrity and functionality of tumor blood vessels. Cancer Cell, 22(2), 235-49.
  6. Zhang X, Yu J, Kuzontkoski PM, Zhu W, Li DY, Groopman JE (2012). Slit2/Robo4 signaling modulates HIV-1 gp120-induced lymphatic hyperpermeability. PLoS Pathog, 8(1), e1002461.
  7. Prasad A, Kuzontkoski PM, Shrivastava A, Zhu W, Li DY, Groopman JE (2012). Slit2N/Robo1 inhibit HIV-gp120-induced migration and podosome formation in immature dendritic cells by sequestering LSP1 and WASp. PLoS One, 7(10), e48854.
  8. London NR, Zhu W, Bozza FA, Smith MC, Greif DM, Sorensen LK, Chen L, Kaminoh Y, Chan AC, Passi SF, Day CW, Barnard DL, Zimmerman GA, Krasnow MA, Li DY (2010). Targeting Robo4-dependent Slit signaling to survive the cytokine storm in sepsis and influenza. Sci Transl Med, 2(23), 23ra19.
  9. Whitehead KJ, Chan AC, Navankasattusas S, Koh W, London NR, Ling J, Mayo AH, Drakos SG, Jones CA, Zhu W, Marchuk DA, Davis GE, Li DY (2009). The cerebral cavernous malformation signaling pathway promotes vascular integrity via Rho GTPases. Nat Med, 15(2), 177-84.
  10. Jones CA, Nishiya N, London NR, Zhu W, Sorensen LK, Chan AC, Lim CJ, Chen H, Zhang Q, Schultz PG, Hayallah AM, Thomas KR, Famulok M, Zhang K, Ginsberg MH, Li DY (2009). Slit2-Robo4 signalling promotes vascular stability by blocking Arf6 activity. Nat Cell Biol, 11(11), 1325-31.
  11. Chen J, Chen Y, Zhu W, Han Y, Han B, Xu R, Deng L, Cai Y, Cong X, Yang Y, Hu S, Chen X (2008). Specific LPA receptor subtype mediation of LPA-induced hypertrophy of cardiac myocytes and involvement of Akt and NFkappaB signal pathways. J Cell Biochem, 103(6), 1718-31.
  12. Chen J, Baydoun AR, Xu R, Deng L, Liu X, Zhu W, Shi L, Cong X, Hu S, Chen X (2008). Lysophosphatidic acid protects mesenchymal stem cells against hypoxia and serum deprivation-induced apoptosis. Stem Cells, 26(1), 135-45.
  13. Yiquan Wang, Zhu W, Lei Huang, et al (2006). Genetic diversity of Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) revealed by AFLP analysis: an implication on the management. Biodiversity and Conservation, 2945-55.
  14. Zhu W, Chen J, Cong X, Hu S, Chen X (2006). Hypoxia and serum deprivation-induced apoptosis in mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cells, 24(2), 416-25.
  15. Wang Y, Chen X, Zhu W, Zhang H, Hu S, Cong X (2006). Growth inhibition of mesenchymal stem cells by aspirin: involvement of the WNT/beta-catenin signal pathway. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol, 33(8), 696-701.
  16. Chen J, Han Y, Zhu W, Ma R, Han B, Cong X, Hu S, Chen X (2006). Specific receptor subtype mediation of LPA-induced dual effects in cardiac fibroblasts. FEBS Lett, 580(19), 4737-45.
  17. Zhu W, Chen Xi, Cong Xiangfeng (2004). MSCs undergo apoptosis in a model of ischemia consisting of hypoxia and serum deprivation. Chinese Circulation Journal, (19), 352.