Jiasheng Zhang MD

Research Scientist in Medicine (Cardiology)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine

Research Interests

Molecular imaging; Animal models of human diseases; Heart transplantation; Stem cell therapy; Vascular remodeling; Atherosclerosis; Arteriosclerosis; Aneurysm; Heart failure; Microsurgery


  • M.D., Bengbu Medical College, 1993
  • M.S., Fudan University, China, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Lanahan AA, Lech D, Dubrac A, Zhang J, Zhuang ZW, Eichmann A, Simons M.PTP1b Is a Physiologic Regulator of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Signaling in Endothelial Cells. Circulation. 2014;130(11):902-9
  • Qi D, Atsina K, Qu L, Hu X, Wu X, Xu B, Piecychna M, Leng L, Fingerle-Rowson G, Zhang J, Bucala R, Young LH.The vestigial enzyme D-dopachrome tautomerase protects the heart against ischemic injury. J Clin Invest. 2014;124(8):3540-50.
  • Razavian M, Nie L, Challa A, Zhang J, Golestani R, Jung JJ, Robinson S, Sadeghi MM. Lipid lowering and imaging protease activation in atherosclerosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014;21(2):319-28


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