Department of Anesthesiology
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Zhengyuan Xia is an Honorary Associate Professor in Department of Anesthesiology, and Research Centre of Heart, Brian, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong. He has received PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics from University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada in 2004, and completed postdoctoral training respectively in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, and Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Calgary 2004-2007. He received his M.B. (medical doctoral program) and Master of Medicine degrees respectively in 1984 and 1991 from China, and worked as an anesthetist before starting PhD study in 2001. He has published more than 58 articles [PubMed: “zhengyuan xia or zheng-yuan xia”] in internationally reputed journals. He is a frequent reviewer for reputed journals like Biochemical Pharmacology, PLOS One, and Anesthesiology , and for grants agencies like NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) and CIHR (Canadian Institute of Health Research).
My overall research interest is the protection of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI), particularly, of diabetic hearts.