Department of Medicine

Faculty Basic Science Research Interests


The following is a list of basic science research by investigator within the division.

Na Li, Ph.D.

  • Novel molecular mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmias and cardiomyopathy

Xinchun Pi, Ph.D.

  • Novel regulatory roles of LRP1 in endothelium
  • Signaling pathways involved in endothelial growth and angiogenesis

Huaizhu Wu, M.D.

  • Obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance
  • Lipids, monocytes/macrophages, and atherosclerosis
  • Basic and translational research

Liang Xie, Ph.D.

  • Protein prolyl hydroxylation and its roles in cardiac function