1. Zhang X, Li ZL, Eirin A, Ebrahimi B, Pawar AS, Zhu XY, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Cardiac metabolic alterations in hypertensive obese pigs. Hypertension. 2015;66:430-436. PubMed PMID: 26077566
  2. Zhang X, Lerman LO. obesity in renovascular disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2015 Jun 3:ajprenal.00547.2014. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26041447.
  3. Zhang X, Gibson ME, Li ZL, Zhu XY, Jordan KL, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Autophagy Portends the Level of Cardiac Hypertrophy in Experimental Hypertensive Swine Model. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Apr 22. pii: hpv057. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25904651.
  4. Sun D, Eirin A, Zhu XY, Zhang X, Crane JA, Woollard JR, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Experimental coronary artery stenosis accelerates kidney damage in renovascular hypertensive swine. Kidney Int. 2015; 87:719-27. PubMed PMID: 25337776; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4382395.
  5. Eirin A, Ebrahimi B, Zhang X, Zhu XY, Woollard JR, He Q, Textor SC, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Mitochondrial protection restores renal function in swine atherosclerotic renovascular disease. Cardiovasc Res. 2014;103:461-72. PubMed PMID: 24947415; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4155472.
  6. Zhang X, Li ZL, Crane JA, Jordan KL, Pawar AS, Textor SC, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Valsartan regulates myocardial autophagy and mitochondrial turnover in experimental hypertension. Hypertension. 2014;64:87-93. PubMed PMID: 24752430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4057304.
  7. Li ZL, Ebrahimi B, Zhang X, Eirin A, Woollard JR, Tang H, Lerman A, Wang SM, Lerman LO. Obesity-metabolic derangement exacerbates cardiomyocyte loss distal to moderate coronary artery stenosis in pigs without affecting global cardiac function. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014;306:H1087-101. PMID: 24508639; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3962631.
  8. Eirin A, Zhang X, Zhu XY, Tang H, Jordan KL, Grande JP, Dietz AB, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Renal vein cytokine release as an index of renal parenchymal inflammation in chronic experimental renal artery stenosis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014;29:274-82. PubMed PMID: 4097799; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3910338.
  9. Eirin A, Williams BJ, Ebrahimi B, Zhang X, Crane JA, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Mitochondrial targeted peptides attenuate residual myocardial damage after reversal of experimental renovascular hypertension. J Hypertens. 2014;32:154-65. PubMed PMID: 24048008; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3976567.
  10. Ebrahimi B, Eirin A, Li Z, Zhu XY, Zhang X, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Mesenchymal stem cells improve medullary inflammation and fibrosis after revascularization of swine atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. PLoS One. 2013;8:e67474. PubMed PMID: 23844014; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3701050.
  11. Zhang X, Li ZL, Woollard JR, Eirin A, Ebrahimi B, Crane JA, Zhu XY, Pawar AS, Krier JD, Jordan KL, Tang H, Textor SC, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Obesity-metabolic derangement preserves hemodynamics but promotes intrarenal adiposity and macrophage infiltration in swine renovascular disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2013;305(3):F265-76. PubMed PMID: 23657852; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3742861.
  12. Zhang X, Eirin A, Li ZL, Crane JA, Krier JD, Ebrahimi B, Pawar AS, Zhu XY, Tang H, Jordan KL, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Angiotensin receptor blockade has protective effects on the poststenotic porcine kidney. Kidney Int. 2013;84:767-75. PubMed PMID: 23615504; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3732527.
  13. Zhang X, Eirin A, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Osteopontin: an emerging therapeutic target in uraemic vascular disease. Cardiovasc Res. 2013;98:332-3. PubMed PMID: 23612585; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3656615.
  14. Eirin A, Zhu XY, Li Z, Ebrahimi B, Zhang X, Tang H, Korsmo MJ, Chade AR, Grande JP, Ward CJ, Simari RD, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Endothelial outgrowth cells shift macrophage phenotype and improve kidney viability in swine renal artery stenosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013;33:1006-13. PubMed PMID: 23430615; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3644980.
  15. Gössl M, Khosla S, Zhang X, Higano N, Jordan KL, Loeffler D, Enriquez-Sarano M, Lennon RJ, McGregor U, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Role of circulating osteogenic progenitor cells in calcific aortic stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;60:1945-53. PubMed PMID: 23062532; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4213791.
  16. Eirin A, Ebrahimi B, Zhang X, Zhu XY, Tang H, Crane JA, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. Changes in glomerular filtration rate after renal revascularization correlate with microvascular hemodynamics and inflammation in Swine renal artery stenosis. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;5:720-8. PubMed PMID: 23048054; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3607353.
  17. Eirin A, Li Z, Zhang X, Krier JD, Woollard JR, Zhu XY, Tang H, Herrmann SM, Lerman A, Textor SC, Lerman LO. A mitochondrial permeability transition pore inhibitor improves renal outcomes after revascularization in experimental atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. Hypertension. 2012;60:1242-9. PubMed PMID: 23045468.
  18. Zhang X, Urbieta-Caceres VH, Eirin A, Bell CC, Crane JA, Tang H, Jordan KL, Oh YK, Zhu XY, Korsmo MJ, Bachar AR, Cohen P, Lerman A, Lerman LO. Humanin prevents intra-renal microvascular remodeling and inflammation in hypercholesterolemic ApoE deficient mice. Life Sci. 2012;91:199-206. PubMed PMID: 22820173; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3703734.
  19. Qin W, Zhang X, Yang M, Zhong XH, Zhao MH. Evaluation of renal artery stenosis using color Doppler sonography in young patients with multiple renal arteries. Chin Med J (Engl). 2011;124:1824-8. PubMed PMID: 21740840.


Xin Zhang

Assistant Professor