Yu Huang

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 2014 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Education Background

  • Shanghai First Medical College, CHINA (Fudan University Shanghai Medical College since 2002), Degree awarded (1983): Bachelor of Science
  • Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, UK, Degree awarded (1985): Master of Philosophy

  • Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, UK, Degree awarded (1988): Doctor of Philosophy

  • American Heart Association Post-doctoral Research Fellow Vermont-affiliated, 1988-1991), Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont, USA

  • Post-doctoral Research Physiologist (1991-1993), Department of Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Currently

Research Interests

  • Endothelial and Metabolic Dysfunction, and Novel Biomarkers in Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and Estrogen Deficiency
  • Endothelium-derived Contracting Factors in Regulation of Vascular Tone

  • Adipose Tissue¬†Modulation of Vascular Function in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension

  • Ischemic Stroke and Neuronal Damage

  • Pharmacological Characterization of New Anti-diabetic and Anti-hypertensive Drugs. Hypotensive and antioxidant Actions of Biologically Active Components of Traditional Chinese Herbs and Natural Plants including Polypehnols and Ginsenosides