Huijing Xia, PhD

Assistant Professor - Research

LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
533 Bolivar St., CSRB 409C

Phone: 504-568-2330
Fax: 504-568-3247



Ph.D. Pharmacology, 2006
China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

Selected Publications


  1. Xia H., Sriramula S., Chhabra KH. & Lazartigues E. Brain ACE2 shedding contributes to the development of neurogenic hypertensionCirculation Research. 2013;113:1087-1096.
  2. *Matthew RD, *Xia H., Lazartigues E & Filipeanu CM. Angiotensin-II mediates ACE2 Internalization and Degradation through an Angiotensin-II type I receptor-dependent mechanism.Hypertension. 2014;64(6):1368-1375.


  1. * Xia H., Queiroz T., Sriramula S., Feng Y., Johnson T., Mungrue I. & Lazargues E. Brain ACE2 overexpression reduces DOCA-salt hypertension independently of endoplasmic reticulum stress.American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.2015;308(5):R370-378

           *Corresponding author

  1. Chuang GC., Xia H., Mahne SE., Varner KJ. Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals Cause Apoptosis in HL-1 Cardiomyocytes.Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2017;17(2):140-149

  2. Polhemus DJ., Gao J., Scarborough AL., Varner K., Smart FW., Xia H., Kapusta, DR., Lefer DJ.Renal sympathetic denervation protects the failing heart via inhibition of neprilysin activity in the kidney.Journal of the American College of Cardiology.2017;70(17):2139-2153


 Full list of Publications https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=(Xia,+Huijing%5BAuthor%5D)+OR+Xia,+Hui-jing%5BAuthor%5D&cmd=DetailsSearch