Yuqing Huo


Yuqing Huo


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

The Graduate School

  • (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

  • Niacin protects against abdominal aortic aneurysm formation via GPR109A independent mechanisms: role of NAD+/nicotinamide., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Reactive Oxygen Species-Dependent Calpain Activation Contributes to Airway and Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mice lacking adenosine 2A receptor reveal increased severity of MCD-induced NASH., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • PFKFB3 in Smooth Muscle Promotes Vascular Remodeling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Ablation of endothelial Pfkfb3 protects mice from acute lung injury in LPS-induced endotoxemia., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

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