Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Yuyang Fu M.D.

Yuyang Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Yuyang Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Yuyang Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program
Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
The Methodist Hospital

E-mail: yfu@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-3515
Fax: 713-441-7045


Education

M.D.   Shandong Medical University, Jinan, China
M. Surg.   Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China
Ph.D.   Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China

Postdoctoral Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Research Associate, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX

 

Biography

After graduating from Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Dr. Fu spent completed postdoctoral training in internal medicine and immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He was awarded the Arthritis Foundation Fellowship during his postdoctoral training,  joined The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in 2008, and became a member of the TMHRI Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program.

Description of Research

Dr. Fu's interests include the signal biology of phospholipids, metabolic syndrome, mouse surgical models and stem cell therapy.

Major Areas of Research

Metabolic syndrome, extracellular matrix, stem cells, organ transplantation

Recent Publications

Fairhurst AM, Xie C, Fu Y, Wang A, Boudreaux C, Zhou XJ, Cibotti R, Coyle A, Connolly JE, Wakeland EK, Mohan C. Type I Interferons Produced by Resident Renal Cells May Promote End-Organ Disease in Autoantibody-Mediated Glomerulonephritis. J Immunol. 2009 Nov 15;183(10):6831-8. PMID: 19864599

Xie C, Liu K, Fu Y, Qin X, Jonnala G, Wang T, Wang HW, Maldonado M, Zhou XJ, Mohan C. RANTES Deficiency Attenuates Autoantibody-Induced Glomerulonephritis. J Clin Immunol. 2011 Jan;31(1):128-35.PMID: 20886281

Wu T, Fu Y, Brekken D, Yan M, Zhou XJ, Vanarsa K, Deljavan N, Ahn C, Putterman C, Mohan C. Urine proteome scans uncover total urinary protease, prostaglandin D synthase, serum amyloid P, and superoxide dismutase as potential markers of lupus nephritis. J Immunol. 2010 Feb 15;184(4):2183-93.PMID: 20065116

Du Y, Fu Y, Mohan C. Experimental anti-GBM nephritis as an analytical tool for studying spontaneous lupus nephritis. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2008 Jan-Feb;56(1):31-40. PMID: 18250969

Fu Y, Du Y, Mohan C. Experimental anti-GBM disease as a tool for studying spontaneous lupus nephritis. Clin Immunol. 2007 Aug;124(2):109-18. PMID: 17640604

Fu Y, Xie C, Chen J, Zhu J, Zhou H, Thomas J, Zhou XJ, Mohan C. Innate stimuli accentuate end-organ damage by nephrotoxic antibodies via Fc receptor and TLR stimulation and IL-1/TNF production. J Immunol. 2006 Jan 1;176(1):632-9. PMID: 16365459

Fu Y, Xie C, Yan M, Li Q, Joh JW, Lu C, Mohan C. The lipopolysaccharide-triggered mesangial transcriptome: Evaluating the role of interferon regulatory factor-1. Kidney Int. 2005 Apr;67(4):1350-61. PMID: 15780087