Shi Fang

Address: 2-340 BSB
Phone: (319) 335-8926

Mentor: Curt Sigmund, PhD

Undergraduate Institution: Sun Yat-sen University

Graduate Program: Pharmacology

Year Entered Into Program: 2016

Research Description

Role of PPARγ and PPARγ target pathways in immune cells in the regulation of vascular function and blood pressure


  1. Mukohda M, Fang S, Wu J, Agbor LN, Nair AR, Ibeawuchi SC, Hu C, Liu X, Lu KT, Guo DF, Davis DR, Keen HL, Quelle FW, Sigmund CD.:  RhoBTB1 protects against hypertension and arterial stiffness by restraining phosphodiesterase 5 activity. J Clin Invest 130:2318-2332, 2019.  PMCID: PMC6546477