Name: Yang Xuefeng

Professor in School of Public Health

Phone: 86-27-18672969232


Academic Areas: Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene

Research Interest

Dietary intervention on insulin resistance and diabetes


Doctor--Nutrition--Tongji Medical College of HUST,Wuhan,China--2005

Master--Nutrition--Tongji Medical College of HUST,Wuhan,China--2001

Bachelor--Public Health--Tongji Medical University,Wuhan,China--1998

Oversea Study and Visit

Visiting Scholar,Department of Nutrition of Gillings School of Global Public Health of UNC at Chapel Hill,USA,2010-12-05-2012-06-05

Academic Memberships

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards

[1] Yang XF, Xu J, Guo HL, Hou XH, Hao LP, Liu LG, Sun XF. ,Effect of excessive iodine exposure on the placental deiodinase activities and Hoxc8 expression during mouse embryogenesis.,Br J Nutr,2007,

[2] Yang XF, Xu J, Hou XH,.Guo HL, Hao LP, Yao P, Liu LG, Sun XF,Development toxicity and teratogenicity induced by maternal chronic excessive iodine exposure in mice.,ReprodToxicol,2006,

[3] Yang XF, Hou XH, Xu J,Guo HL, Ying CJ, Chen XY,Sun XF.,Effect of selenium supplementation on the activity and mRNA expression of type 1 deiodinase in excessive iodine intake mice.,Biom Environ Sci,2006,

[4] Yang X*, Mei S, Wang X, Li X, Liu R, Ma Y, Hao L, Yao P, Liu L, Sun X, Gu H, Liu Z, Cao W*.,Leucine facilitates insulin signaling through a Gαi protein-dependent signaling pathway in hepatocytes.,J Biol Chem.,2013,

[5] Li X, Wang X, Liu R, Ma Y, Guo H, Hao L, Yao P, Liu L, Sun X, He K, Cao W, Yang X*. ,Chronic leucine supplementation increases body weight and insulin sensitivity in rats on high-fat diet likely by promoting insulin signaling in insulin-target tissues. ,Mol Nutr Food Res. ,2013,

[6] Yang X, Zhang Y, Lin J, Pen A, Ying Ch, Cao W, Mao L. ,A lower ratio of dietary saturated/monounsaturated/polyunsaturated fatty acids reduces the expression of adiponectin in rats fed a high-fat diet.,Nutr Res.,2012,

[7] Mei S, Gu H, Yang X, Guo H, Liu Z, Cao W.,Prolonged exposure to insulin induces mitochondrion-derived oxidative stress through increasing mitochondrial cholesterol content in hepatocytes.,Endocrinology,2012,