Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Yuelan Ren

Yuelan Ren M.D.


Yuelan Ren M.D.

Yuelan Ren M.D.

Research Lab Manager

E-mail: yren@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-4782
Fax: 713-793-7162


M.D. Medicine, Hunan Medical University, China

Postdoctoral Training

Fellowship Medical Research Harbor-UCLA Research Institute
Research Associate, full-time, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
Research associate, full-time, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA


Recent Publications

Gupte AA, Liu JZ, Ren Y, Minze LJ, Wiles JR, Collins AR, Lyon CJ, Pratico D, Finegold MJ, Wong ST, Webb P, Baxter JD, Moore DD, Hsueh WA. Rosiglitazone attenuates age- and diet-associated nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in male low-density lipoprotein receptor knockout mice. Hepatology. 2010 Aug 31.

Nicholas SB, Liu J, Kim J, Ren Y, Collins AR, Nguyen L, Hsueh WA. Critical role for osteopontin in diabetic nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2010 Apr;77(7):588-600.

Wolak T, Kim H, Ren Y, Kim J, Vaziri ND, Nicholas SB. Osteopontin modulates angiotensin II-induced inflammation, oxidative stress, and fibrosis of the kidney. Kidney Int. 2009 Jul;76(1):32-43.  

Nicholas SB, Aguiniga E, Ren Y, Kim J, Wong J, Govindarajan N, Noda M, Wang W, Kawano Y, Collins A, Hsueh WA.. Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 deficiency retards diabetic nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2005 Apr;67(4):1297-307.

Lyons CA, Beharry KD, Nishihara KC, Akmal Y, Ren ZY, Chang E, Nageotte MP. Regulation of Matrix Metalloproteinases (type IV collagenases) and Their Inhibitors in the Virgin, Timed Pregnant, and Postpartum Rat Uterus and Cervix by Prostaglandin E2-Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 187(1): 202-208