University of Hong Kong
Zhengyuan Xia had served as a cardiovascular anesthetist for more than 10 years in China before he completed his Ph.D study at the University of British Columbia, in Canada in 2004. He is now Assistant Professor and Honorary Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Anesthesiology Research Laboratory of the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Hong Kong. His major focus of research is post-ischemic cardiac protection in diabetes. He has published more than 96papers in reputed journals (such as Diabetes, Free Radical Biology & Medicine, Critical Care Medicine) and is serving as an Executive Editor of Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism.
Reactive oxygen species signalling in diabetic cardiomyophathy Antioxidant treatments for myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury Pharmacological (anesthetic) preconditioning and postconditioning