Xiangru Xu PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchAnesthesiology

Research Interests

Longevity genes; Epigenetics of brain aging and age-interventions more...


  • Ph.D., Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Xu X. Single Cell Transcriptome Study in Brain Aging. J Single Cell Genomics Proteomics 2012, 1:2. doi: 10.4172
  • Xu X, Mughal MR, Scott Hall F, Perona MT, Pistell PJ, Lathia JD, Chigurupati S, Becker KG, Ladenheim B, Niklason LE, Uhl GR, Cadet JL, Mattson MP. Dietary Restriction Mitigates Cocaine-Induced Alterations of Olfactory Bulb Cellular Plasticity and Gene Expression, and Behavior. J Neurochem. 2010 Jul; 114(1):323-34
  • Guo Z, Jiang H, Xu X, Lyun T, Duan W, Mattson MP. Leptin-Mediated Cell Survival Signaling in Hippocampal Neurons Mediated by JAK /STAT3 and Mitochondrial Stabilization. Leptin-mediated cell survival signaling in hippocampal neurons mediated by Jak /Stat3 and mitochondrial stabilization. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jan 18;283(3):1754-63.



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