Name: Cheng Xiang

Professor in Wuhan Union Hospital

Phone: 86-27-15972061080


Academic Areas: Department of Cardiology

Research Interest

Explore the effect mechanism of T cell subsets and their related cytokines in cardiovascular disease


Master--Internal Medcine--Union Hospital,Wuhan,China--2000

Bachelor--Clinical Medcine--Tongji Medical University,Wuhan,China--1997

Oversea Study and Visit

Visiting Scholar,Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School,USA,2010-01-01-2012-04-01

Academic Memberships

Youth Commissioner ,Cardiovascular Disease Branch,Chinese Medical Association,2013-01-01.2014-04-16

Commissioner /the deputy leader of youth group ,cardiovascular branch of Wuhan City,Chinese Medical Association ,2011-01-01.2014-04-16

Honours and Awards

The second grade prize of science-technology progress., Henan province ,2005

The first grade prize of science-technology progress., Hubei province ,2013

Honours and Awards

[1] Tu X, Nie SF, Liao YH, Zhang HS, Fan Q, Xu CQ, Bai Y, Wang F, Ren X, Tang TT, Xia N, Li SS, Huang Y, Liu J, Yang Q, Zhao YY, Lv QL, Li QX, Li Y, Xia YL, Qian J, Li B, Wu G, Wu YX, Yang Y, Wang QK*, Cheng X*.,The IL-33/ST2L pathway is associated with coronary artery disease in a Chinese Han population. ,Am J Hum Genet.,2013,

[2] Cheng X*, Wang J, Xia N, Yan XX, Tang TT, Chen H, Zhang HJ, Liu J, Kong W, Sjöberg S, Folco E, Libby P, Liao YH, Shi GP,A guanidine-rich regulatory oligodeoxynucleotide improves type-2 diabetes in obese mice by blocking T-cell differentiation.,EMBO Mol Med. ,2012,

[3] Zhang WC, Wang J, Shu YW, Tang TT, Zhu ZF, Xia N, Nie SF, Liu J, Zhou SF, Li JJ, Xiao H, Yuan J, Liao MY, Cheng LX, Liao YH, Cheng X.,Impaired thymic export and increased apoptosis account for regulatory T cell defects in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome., J Biol Chem. ,2012,

[4] Liao YH, Xia N, Zhou SF, Tang TT, Yan XX, Lv BJ, Nie SF, Wang J, Iwakura Y, Xiao H, Yuan J, Jevallee H, Wei F, Shi GP*, Cheng X*.,IL-17A contributes to myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury by regulating cardiomyocyte apoptosis and neutrophil infiltration.,J Am Coll Cardiol.,2012,

[5] Tang TT, Yuan J, Zhu ZF, Zhang WC, Xiao H, Xia N, Yan XX, Nie SF, Liu J, Zhou SF, Li JJ, Yao R, Liao MY, Tu X, Liao YH*, Cheng X*.,Regulatory T cells ameliorate cardiac remodeling after myocardial infarction.,Basic Res Cardiol. ,2012,

[6] Cheng X, Shi LS, Nie SF, Wang F, Li XC, Xu CQ, Wang PY, Yang BF, Li QX, Pan ZW, Li Y, Xia H, Zheng CH, Ke YH, Wu YX, Tang TT, Yan XX, Yang Y, Xia N, Yao R, Wang BB, Ma X, Zeng QT, Tu X, Liao YH, Wang QK. ,The same chromosome 9p21.3 locus is associated with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease in a Chinese Han population.,Diabetes. ,2011,

[7] Cheng X, Taleb S, Wang J, Tang TT, Chen J, Gao XL, Yao R, Xie JJ, Yu X, Xia N, Yan XX, Nie SF, Liao MY, Cheng Y, Mallat Z, Liao YH. ,Inhibition of IL-17A in atherosclerosis. ,Atherosclerosis. ,2011,