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David X. Zhang MD, PhD

David X. Zhang MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Cardiology
Program: Administration

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


  • TRPV4 regulates matrix stiffness and TGFβ1-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition. (Sharma S, Goswami R, Zhang DX, Rahaman SO) J Cell Mol Med 2018 Nov 18 PMID: 30450767 11/20/2018    
  • Endothelin receptor A and p66Shc regulate spontaneous Ca oscillations in smooth muscle cells controlling renal arterial spontaneous motion. (Palygin O, Miller BS, Nishijima Y, Zhang DX, Staruschenko A, Sorokin A) FASEB J 2018 Oct 10:fj201800776RR PMID: 30303741 10/12/2018    
  • Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 (TRPV4) activation by arachidonic acid requires protein kinase A-mediated phosphorylation. (Cao S, Anishkin A, Zinkevich NS, Nishijima Y, Korishettar A, Wang Z, Fang J, Wilcox DA, Zhang DX) J Biol Chem 2018 04 06;293(14):5307-5322 PMID: 29462784 PMCID: PMC5892583 02/21/2018    
  • Shaker-related voltage-gated K channel expression and vasomotor function in human coronary resistance arteries. (Nishijima Y, Korishettar A, Chabowski DS, Cao S, Zheng X, Gutterman DD, Zhang DX) Microcirculation 2018 01;25(1) PMID: 29161755 PMCID: PMC5760438 11/22/2017       1 Citations
  • Detection of TRPV4 channel current-like activity in Fawn Hooded hypertensive (FHH) rat cerebral arterial muscle cells. (Gebremedhin D, Zhang DX, Weihrauch D, Uche NN, Harder DR) PLoS One 2017;12(5):e0176796 PMID: 28472069 PMCID: PMC5417564 05/05/2017    
  • TRPV4 ion channel is a novel regulator of dermal myofibroblast differentiation. (Sharma S, Goswami R, Merth M, Cohen J, Lei KY, Zhang DX, Rahaman SO) Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2017 May 01;312(5):C562-C572 PMID: 28249987 PMCID: PMC6105932 03/03/2017       4 Citations
  • TRPV4 ION Channel Is Associated with Scleroderma. (Goswami R, Cohen J, Sharma S, Zhang DX, Lafyatis R, Bhawan J, Rahaman SO) J Invest Dermatol 2017 04;137(4):962-965 PMID: 27889423 11/28/2016       4 Citations
  • Contribution of K1.5 Channel to Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Human Arteriolar Dilation and Its Modulation by Coronary Artery Disease. (Nishijima Y, Cao S, Chabowski DS, Korishettar A, Ge A, Zheng X, Sparapani R, Gutterman DD, Zhang DX) Circ Res 2017 Feb 17;120(4):658-669 PMID: 27872049 PMCID: PMC5315616 11/23/2016       15 Citations
  • A novel TRPV4-specific agonist inhibits monocyte adhesion and atherosclerosis. (Xu S, Liu B, Yin M, Koroleva M, Mastrangelo M, Ture S, Morrell CN, Zhang DX, Fisher EA, Jin ZG) Oncotarget 2016 Jun 21;7(25):37622-37635 PMID: 27191895 PMCID: PMC5122337 10/23/2016       13 Citations
  • Expression of CYP 4A ω-hydroxylase and formation of 20-hydroxyeicosatetreanoic acid (20-HETE) in cultured rat brain astrocytes. (Gebremedhin D, Zhang DX, Carver KA, Rau N, Rarick KR, Roman RJ, Harder DR) Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 2016 07;124:16-26 PMID: 27174801 PMCID: PMC5287377 05/14/2016    
  • Chronic Co-Administration of Sepiapterin and L-Citrulline Ameliorates Diabetic Cardiomyopathy and Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Obese Type 2 Diabetic Mice. (Baumgardt SL, Paterson M, Leucker TM, Fang J, Zhang DX, Bosnjak ZJ, Warltier DC, Kersten JR, Ge ZD) Circ Heart Fail 2016 Jan;9(1):e002424 PMID: 26763290 PMCID: PMC4714787 01/15/2016       14 Citations
  • Role of endothelial TRPV4 channels in vascular actions of the endocannabinoid, 2-arachidonoylglycerol. (Ho WS, Zheng X, Zhang DX) Br J Pharmacol 2015 Nov;172(22):5251-64 PMID: 26294342 PMCID: PMC4950792 08/22/2015       10 Citations
  • Rap1 promotes endothelial mechanosensing complex formation, NO release and normal endothelial function. (Lakshmikanthan S, Zheng X, Nishijima Y, Sobczak M, Szabo A, Vasquez-Vivar J, Zhang DX, Chrzanowska-Wodnicka M) EMBO Rep 2015 May;16(5):628-37 PMID: 25807985 PMCID: PMC4428051 03/27/2015       17 Citations
  • TRPV4 mediates myofibroblast differentiation and pulmonary fibrosis in mice. (Rahaman SO, Grove LM, Paruchuri S, Southern BD, Abraham S, Niese KA, Scheraga RG, Ghosh S, Thodeti CK, Zhang DX, Moran MM, Schilling WP, Tschumperlin DJ, Olman MA) J Clin Invest 2014 Dec;124(12):5225-38 PMID: 25365224 PMCID: PMC4348970 11/05/2014       70 Citations
  • Rap1b in smooth muscle and endothelium is required for maintenance of vascular tone and normal blood pressure. (Lakshmikanthan S, Zieba BJ, Ge ZD, Momotani K, Zheng X, Lund H, Artamonov MV, Maas JE, Szabo A, Zhang DX, Auchampach JA, Mattson DL, Somlyo AV, Chrzanowska-Wodnicka M) Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2014 Jul;34(7):1486-94 PMID: 24790136 PMCID: PMC4224284 05/03/2014       21 Citations
  • Characterization of blood pressure and endothelial function in TRPV4-deficient mice with l-NAME- and angiotensin II-induced hypertension. (Nishijima Y, Zheng X, Lund H, Suzuki M, Mattson DL, Zhang DX) Physiol Rep 2014 Jan 01;2(1):e00199 PMID: 24744878 PMCID: PMC3967682 04/20/2014    
  • Redox signaling via oxidative inactivation of PTEN modulates pressure-dependent myogenic tone in rat middle cerebral arteries. (Gebremedhin D, Terashvili M, Wickramasekera N, Zhang DX, Rau N, Miura H, Harder DR) PLoS One 2013;8(7):e68498 PMID: 23861911 PMCID: PMC3702596 07/19/2013       14 Citations
  • Arachidonic acid-induced dilation in human coronary arterioles: convergence of signaling mechanisms on endothelial TRPV4-mediated Ca2+ entry. (Zheng X, Zinkevich NS, Gebremedhin D, Gauthier KM, Nishijima Y, Fang J, Wilcox DA, Campbell WB, Gutterman DD, Zhang DX) J Am Heart Assoc 2013 Apr 25;2(3):e000080 PMID: 23619744 PMCID: PMC3698766 04/27/2013       40 Citations
  • H2O2-induced dilation in human coronary arterioles: role of protein kinase G dimerization and large-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel activation. (Zhang DX, Borbouse L, Gebremedhin D, Mendoza SA, Zinkevich NS, Li R, Gutterman DD) Circ Res 2012 Feb 03;110(3):471-80 PMID: 22158710 PMCID: PMC3272100 12/14/2011       93 Citations
  • Activation of endothelial TRPV4 channels mediates flow-induced dilation in human coronary arterioles: role of Ca2+ entry and mitochondrial ROS signaling. (Bubolz AH, Mendoza SA, Zheng X, Zinkevich NS, Li R, Gutterman DD, Zhang DX) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2012 Feb 01;302(3):H634-42 PMID: 22140047 PMCID: PMC3353785 12/06/2011       62 Citations
  • PKCα mediates acetylcholine-induced activation of TRPV4-dependent calcium influx in endothelial cells. (Adapala RK, Talasila PK, Bratz IN, Zhang DX, Suzuki M, Meszaros JG, Thodeti CK) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2011 Sep;301(3):H757-65 PMID: 21705673 PMCID: PMC3302191 06/28/2011       46 Citations
  • H2O2 is the transferrable factor mediating flow-induced dilation in human coronary arterioles. (Liu Y, Bubolz AH, Mendoza S, Zhang DX, Gutterman DD) Circ Res 2011 Mar 04;108(5):566-73 PMID: 21233456 PMCID: PMC3108183 01/15/2011       103 Citations
  • Angiotensin II regulates adrenal vascular tone through zona glomerulosa cell-derived EETs and DHETs. (Kopf PG, Gauthier KM, Zhang DX, Falck JR, Campbell WB) Hypertension 2011 Feb;57(2):323-9 PMID: 21199991 PMCID: PMC3034648 01/05/2011       14 Citations
  • Transient receptor potential channel activation and endothelium-dependent dilation in the systemic circulation. (Zhang DX, Gutterman DD) J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 2011 Feb;57(2):133-9 PMID: 20881603 PMCID: PMC3047599 10/01/2010       48 Citations
  • Adrenic acid metabolites as endogenous endothelium-derived and zona glomerulosa-derived hyperpolarizing factors. (Kopf PG, Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Nithipatikom K, Yi XY, Falck JR, Campbell WB) Hypertension 2010 Feb;55(2):547-54 PMID: 20038752 PMCID: PMC2819927 12/30/2009       14 Citations
  • TRPV4-mediated endothelial Ca2+ influx and vasodilation in response to shear stress. (Mendoza SA, Fang J, Gutterman DD, Wilcox DA, Bubolz AH, Li R, Suzuki M, Zhang DX) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2010 Feb;298(2):H466-76 PMID: 19966050 PMCID: PMC2822567 12/08/2009       138 Citations
  • Transient receptor potential vanilloid type 4-deficient mice exhibit impaired endothelium-dependent relaxation induced by acetylcholine in vitro and in vivo. (Zhang DX, Mendoza SA, Bubolz AH, Mizuno A, Ge ZD, Li R, Warltier DC, Suzuki M, Gutterman DD) Hypertension 2009 Mar;53(3):532-8 PMID: 19188524 PMCID: PMC2694062 02/04/2009       101 Citations
  • Angiotensin II relaxations of bovine adrenal cortical arteries: role of angiotensin II metabolites and endothelial nitric oxide. (Gauthier KM, Zhang DX, Cui L, Nithipatikom K, Campbell WB) Hypertension 2008 Jul;52(1):150-5 PMID: 18490519 PMCID: PMC3202425 05/21/2008       13 Citations
  • Endothelial cytoskeletal elements are critical for flow-mediated dilation in human coronary arterioles. (Liu Y, Li H, Bubolz AH, Zhang DX, Gutterman DD) Med Biol Eng Comput 2008 May;46(5):469-78 PMID: 18340474 PMCID: PMC2702135 03/15/2008       37 Citations
  • Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids, TRP channels, and intracellular Ca2+ in the vasculature: an endothelium-derived endothelium-hyperpolarizing factor? (Larsen BT, Zhang DX, Gutterman DD) Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2007 Dec;27(12):2496-8 PMID: 17962695 10/27/2007       8 Citations
  • Steroid-producing cells regulate arterial tone of adrenal cortical arteries. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Falck JR, Siddam A, Campbell WB) Endocrinology 2007 Aug;148(8):3569-76 PMID: 17446179 04/21/2007       12 Citations
  • ACh-induced relaxations of rabbit small mesenteric arteries: role of arachidonic acid metabolites and K+. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Chawengsub Y, Campbell WB) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007 Jul;293(1):H152-9 PMID: 17337603 03/06/2007       28 Citations
  • Mitochondrial reactive oxygen species-mediated signaling in endothelial cells. (Zhang DX, Gutterman DD) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007 May;292(5):H2023-31 PMID: 17237240 01/24/2007       283 Citations
  • Mechanisms of histamine-induced relaxation in bovine small adrenal cortical arteries. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Campbell WB) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2005 Dec;289(6):E1058-63 PMID: 16076876 08/04/2005       8 Citations
  • Angiotensin II dilates bovine adrenal cortical arterioles: role of endothelial nitric oxide. (Gauthier KM, Zhang DX, Edwards EM, Holmes B, Campbell WB) Endocrinology 2005 Aug;146(8):3319-24 PMID: 15890772 05/14/2005       21 Citations
  • Cyclooxygenase- and lipoxygenase-dependent relaxation to arachidonic acid in rabbit small mesenteric arteries. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Chawengsub Y, Holmes BB, Campbell WB) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Jan;288(1):H302-9 PMID: 15388505 09/25/2004       20 Citations
  • Acetylcholine-induced relaxation and hyperpolarization in small bovine adrenal cortical arteries: role of cytochrome P450 metabolites. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Campbell WB) Endocrinology 2004 Oct;145(10):4532-9 PMID: 15231705 07/03/2004       8 Citations
  • Characterization of vasoconstrictor responses in small bovine adrenal cortical arteries in vitro. (Zhang DX, Gauthier KM, Campbell WB) Endocrinology 2004 Apr;145(4):1571-8 PMID: 14726440 01/17/2004       15 Citations
  • Urotensin II is a nitric oxide-dependent vasodilator and natriuretic peptide in the rat kidney. (Zhang AY, Chen YF, Zhang DX, Yi FX, Qi J, Andrade-Gordon P, de Garavilla L, Li PL, Zou AP) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2003 Oct;285(4):F792-8 PMID: 12783779 06/05/2003       90 Citations
  • Cyclic ADP-ribose contributes to contraction and Ca2+ release by M1 muscarinic receptor activation in coronary arterial smooth muscle. (Ge ZD, Zhang DX, Chen YF, Yi FX, Zou AP, Campbell WB, Li PL) J Vasc Res 2003 Jan-Feb;40(1):28-36 PMID: 12644723 03/20/2003       46 Citations
  • Ceramide-induced activation of NADPH oxidase and endothelial dysfunction in small coronary arteries. (Zhang DX, Zou AP, Li PL) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2003 Feb;284(2):H605-12 PMID: 12424096 11/09/2002       78 Citations
  • Role of ceramide in TNF-alpha-induced impairment of endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation in coronary arteries. (Zhang DX, Yi FX, Zou AP, Li PL) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Nov;283(5):H1785-94 PMID: 12384455 10/18/2002       58 Citations
  • Calcium-induced calcium release and cyclic ADP-ribose-mediated signaling in the myocytes from small coronary arteries. (Zhang DX, Harrison MD, Li PL) Microvasc Res 2002 Sep;64(2):339-48 PMID: 12204658 09/03/2002       12 Citations
  • Effects of homocysteine on intracellular nitric oxide and superoxide levels in the renal arterial endothelium. (Li N, Yi FX, Rute E, Zhang DX, Slocum GR, Zou AP) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Sep;283(3):H1237-43 PMID: 12181155 08/16/2002       25 Citations
  • Role of ADP-ribose in 11,12-EET-induced activation of K(Ca) channels in coronary arterial smooth muscle cells. (Li PL, Zhang DX, Ge ZD, Campbell WB) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Apr;282(4):H1229-36 PMID: 11893556 03/15/2002       35 Citations
  • Characteristics and superoxide-induced activation of reconstituted myocardial mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels. (Zhang DX, Chen YF, Campbell WB, Zou AP, Gross GJ, Li PL) Circ Res 2001 Dec 07;89(12):1177-83 PMID: 11739283 12/12/2001       161 Citations
  • Production and metabolism of ceramide in normal and ischemic-reperfused myocardium of rats. (Zhang DX, Fryer RM, Hsu AK, Zou AP, Gross GJ, Campbell WB, Li PL) Basic Res Cardiol 2001 May-Jun;96(3):267-74 PMID: 11403420 06/14/2001       55 Citations
  • Ceramide reduces endothelium-dependent vasodilation by increasing superoxide production in small bovine coronary arteries. (Zhang DX, Zou AP, Li PL) Circ Res 2001 Apr 27;88(8):824-31 PMID: 11325875 04/28/2001       60 Citations
  • Adenosine diphosphate ribose dilates bovine coronary small arteries through apyrase- and 5'-nucleotidase-mediated metabolism. (Zhang DX, Zou AP, Li PL) J Vasc Res 2001 Jan-Feb;38(1):64-72 PMID: 11173996 02/15/2001       14 Citations
  • Nitric oxide inhibits Ca(2+) mobilization through cADP-ribose signaling in coronary arterial smooth muscle cells. (Yu JZ, Zhang DX, Zou AP, Campbell WB, Li PL) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2000 Sep;279(3):H873-81 PMID: 10993745 09/20/2000       50 Citations
  • Effect of ceramide on KCa channel activity and vascular tone in coronary arteries. (Li PL, Zhang DX, Zou AP, Campbell WB) Hypertension 1999 Jun;33(6):1441-6 PMID: 10373230 06/18/1999       42 Citations
  • Last update: 11/20/2018
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