Dr. Hui Zhao
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Dr. Hui Zhao

Research Assistant
Xi’an International Medical Center Hospital, Xitai Road Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

Highest Degree
M.B.B.S in Life Science and Medicine from Northwest University, China

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Natural Products
Life Science and Medicine
Lung Cancer
Lipid Disorders

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Zhao, H., S.X. Ma, Y.Q. Shang, H.Q. Zhang and W. Su, 2019. microRNAs in chronic kidney disease. Clin. Chim. Acta, 491: 59-65.
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  2. Zhao, H., L. Chen, T. Yang, Y.L. Feng and N.D. Vaziri et al., 2019. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation mediates kidney disease and renal cell carcinoma. J. Transl. Med., Vol. 17. 10.1186/s12967-019-2054-5.
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  3. Yang, T., Y.Y. Chen, J.R. Liu, H. Zhao, N.D. Vaziri, Y. Guo and Y.Y. Zhao, 2019. Natural products against renin-angiotensin system for antifibrosis therapy. Eur. J. Med. Chem., 179: 623-633.
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  4. Liu, D., L. Chen, H. Zhao, N.D. Vaziri, S.C. Ma and Y.Y. Zhao, 2019. Small molecules from natural products targeting the Wnt/u03b2-catenin pathway as a therapeutic strategy. Biomed. Pharmacother., Vol. 117. 10.1016/j.biopha.2019.108990.
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  5. Chen, D.Q., G. Cao, H. Zhao, L. Chen and T. Yang et al., 2019. Combined melatonin and poricoic acid A inhibits renal fibrosis through modulating the interaction of Smad3 and β-catenin pathway in AKI-to-CKD continuum. Ther. Adv. Chronic Dis., Vol. 10. 10.1177/2040622319869116.
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  6. Wang, M., D.Q. Chen, L. Chen, G. Cao and H. Zhao et al., 2018. Novel inhibitors of the cellular renin-angiotensin system components, poricoic acids, target Smad3 phosphorylation and Wnt/β-catenin pathway against renal fibrosis. Br. J. Pharmacol., 175: 2689-2708.
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  7. Chen, L., T. Yang, D.W. Lu, H. Zhao and Y.L. Feng et al., 2018. Central role of dysregulation of TGF-β/Smad in CKD progression and potential targets of its treatment. Biomed. Pharmacother., 101: 670-681.
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  8. Wang, M., D.Q. Chen, M.C. Wang, H. Chen and L. Chen et al., 2017. Poricoic acid ZA, a novel RAS inhibitor, attenuates tubulo-interstitial fibrosis and podocyte injury by inhibiting TGF-β/Smad signaling pathway. Phytomedicine, 36: 243-253.
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