Yuqing Huo


Yuqing Huo


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

The Graduate School


I was trained as a physician in internal medicine and practiced for a few years in China. Then I obtained my graduate degree in the field of vascular biology. Since then, I have been a researcher in the filed of vascular biology for almost 20 years.

  • (706) 721-4414
  • CB 3919A


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, General Peking Univ, 1998

  • MS, Biomedical Sciences, General Qingdao University, 1995

  • BS, Medicine Jining Medical College, 1989

Awards & Honors

  • Finalist of Irvine H. Page young investigator research award 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 8020

    New Frontiers in Vasc Bio

Teaching Interests

Cardiovascular Physiology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Metformin and metabolic diseases: a focus on hepatic aspects, 2015
  • DNA damage response in renal ischemia-reperfusion and ATP-depletion injury of renal tubular cells, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Endothelial PFKFB3 plays a critical role in angiogenesis, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Erratum: P-selectin primes leukocyte integrin activation during inflammation( Nat. Immunol. (2007) 8 882-892)), 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Metformin ameliorates hepatic steatosis and inflammation without altering adipose phenotype in diet-induced obesity, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Inflammation, atherosclerosis, leukocytes, vascular cells, diabetes and obesity