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Xiurong Zhao

Education

M.D., University of Shandong Medical School at Jinan, China

Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, USA

Publications

  1. Zhao, X., Wang, H., Sun, G., Zhang, J., Edwards, N. J. and Aronowski, J. (2015). Neuronal Interleukin-4 as a Modulator of Microglial Pathways and Ischemic Brain Damage. J Neurosci 35(32): 11281-11291.
  2. Zhao, X., Sun, G., Ting, S. M., Song, S., Zhang, J., Edwards, N. J. and Aronowski, J. (2015). Cleaning up after ICH: the role of Nrf2 in modulating microglia function and hematoma clearance. J Neurochem 133(1): 144-152.
  3. Zhao, X. R., Gonzales, N. and Aronowski, J. (2015). Pleiotropic role of PPARgamma in intracerebral hemorrhage: an intricate system involving Nrf2, RXR, and NF-kappaB. CNS Neurosci Ther 21(4): 357-366.
  4. Zhao, X., Sun, G., Zhang, J., Ting, S. M., Gonzales, N. and Aronowski, J. (2015). Dimethyl Fumarate Protects Brain From Damage Produced by Intracerebral Hemorrhage by Mechanism Involving Nrf2. Stroke 46(7): 1923-1928.
  5. Zhao, X., Sun, G., Zhang, H., Ting, S. M., Song, S., Gonzales, N. and Aronowski, J. (2014). Polymorphonuclear neutrophil in brain parenchyma after experimental intracerebral hemorrhage. Transl Stroke Res 5(5): 554-561.
  6. Zhao, X. and Aronowski, J. (2013). Nrf2 to pre-condition the brain against injury caused by products of hemolysis after ICH. Transl Stroke Res 4(1): 71-75.
  7. Zhao X. and Aronowski, J. (2013). A mini review: The role of PPAR in stroke. In: Chen, J. (eds). Immunological Mechanisms and Therapies in Brain Injuries and Stroke. Springer Series 17:301-318.
  8. Aronowski, J. and Zhao, X. (2011). Molecular pathophysiology of cerebral hemorrhage: secondary brain injury. Stroke 42(6): 1781-1786.
  9. Zhao, X., Strong, R., Piriyawat, P., Palusinski, R., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2010). Caffeinol at the receptor level: anti-ischemic effect of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor blockade is potentiated by caffeine. Stroke 41(2): 363-367.
  10. Zhao, X., Strong, R., Zhang, J., Sun, G., Tsien, J. Z., Cui, Z., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2009). Neuronal PPARgamma deficiency increases susceptibility to brain damage after cerebral ischemia. J Neurosci 29(19): 6186-6195.
  11. Zhao, X., Song, S., Sun, G., Strong, R., Zhang, J., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2009). Neuroprotective role of haptoglobin after intracerebral hemorrhage. J Neurosci 29(50): 15819-15827.
  12. Zhao, X., Grotta, J., Gonzales, N. and Aronowski, J. (2009). Hematoma resolution as a therapeutic target: the role of microglia/macrophages. Stroke 40(3 Suppl): S92-94.
  13. Zhao, X., Zhang, Y., Strong, R., Zhang, J., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2007). Distinct patterns of intracerebral hemorrhage-induced alterations in NF-kappaB subunit, iNOS, and COX-2 expression. J Neurochem 101(3): 652-663.
  14. Zhao, X., Sun, G., Zhang, J., Strong, R., Song, W., Gonzales, N., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2007). Hematoma resolution as a target for intracerebral hemorrhage treatment: role for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in microglia/macrophages. Ann Neurol 61(4): 352-362.
  15. Zhao, X., Sun, G., Zhang, J., Strong, R., Dash, P. K., Kan, Y. W., Grotta, J. C. and Aronowski, J. (2007). Transcription factor Nrf2 protects the brain from damage produced by intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke 38(12): 3280-3286.
  16. Zhao, X., Newcomb, J. K., Pike, B. R. and Hayes, R. L. (2000). Casein zymogram assessment of mu-calpain and m-calpain activity after traumatic brain injury in the rat in vivo. Methods Mol Biol 144: 117-120.
  17. Zhao, X., Pike, B. R., Newcomb, J. K., Wang, K. K., Posmantur, R. M. and Hayes, R. L. (1999). Maitotoxin induces calpain but not caspase-3 activation and necrotic cell death in primary septo-hippocampal cultures. Neurochem Res 24(3): 371-382.
Protocols by Xiurong Zhao
  1. Phagocytosis Assay of Microglia for Dead Neurons in Primary Rat Brain Cell Cultures