Anhui Medical University
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
University of Ottawa School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology
Sun Yat-Sen University of Medicine
Degree: Master of Science in Pharmacology
Mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders
Li MH, Liu SQ, Inoue K, Lan J, Simon RP, Xiong ZG. Acid-sensing ion channels in mouse olfactory bulb M/T neurons. J Gen Physiol.
Leng T, Shi Y, Xiong ZG, Sun D. Proton-sensitive cation channels and ion exchangers in ischemic brain injury: New therapeutic targets for stroke? Prog Neurobiol. 115C:189-209, 2014.
Duan B, Wang YZ, Yang T, Chu XP, Yu Y, Huang Y, Cao H, Hansen J, Simon RP, Zhu MX, Xiong ZG, Xu TL. Extracellular spermine exacerbates ischemic neuronal injury through sensitization of ASIC1a channels to extracellular acidosis. J Neurosci. 31(6):2101-12, 2011.
Li M, Kratzer E, Inoue K, Simon RP, Xiong ZG. Developmental change in the electrophysiological and pharmacological properties of acid sensing ion channels in CNS neurons. J Physiol. 588(Pt 20):3883-900, 2010.
Stapels M, Piper C, Yang T, Li MH, Stowell C, Xiong ZG, Saugstad J, Simon R, Geromanos S, Langridge J, Lan J, Stenzel-Poore M, and Zhou A. Polycomb group proteins as epigenetic mediators of neuroprotection in ischemic tolerance. Science Signaling 3(111): ra15, 2010.
Honors and Awards
2007: Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association
2007: Guest Professorship, Anhui Medical University
2001: Scientist Development Award, American Heart Association
1998: Centennial Fellowship Award, Medical Research Council of Canada
1996: Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Medical Research Council of Canada
1993: Graduate Student Travel Award, University of Ottawa