Xiaolai Julia Xu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Julia Xu
(617) 638-7076
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Brown University, PhD
  • Univ Calgary, MS
  • McGill University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 10/20/2016

    Xu XJ, Babo E, Qin F, Croteau D, Colucci WS. Short-term caloric restriction in db/db mice improves myocardial function and increases high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin. IJC Metab Endocr. 2016 Dec; 13:28-34. PMID: 27942464.

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  • Published on 5/13/2016

    Luo T, Nocon A, Fry J, Sherban A, Rui X, Jiang B, Xu XJ, Han J, Yan Y, Yang Q, Li Q, Zang M. AMPK Activation by Metformin Suppresses Abnormal Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Adipose Tissue and Ameliorates Insulin Resistance in Obesity. Diabetes. 2016 Aug; 65(8):2295-310. PMID: 27207538.

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  • Published on 5/22/2015

    Xu XJ, Apovian C, Hess D, Carmine B, Saha A, Ruderman N. Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3155-9. PMID: 26001396.

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  • Published on 2/1/2013

    Xu XJ, Pories WJ, Dohm LG, Ruderman NB. What distinguishes adipose tissue of severely obese humans who are insulin sensitive and resistant? Curr Opin Lipidol. 2013 Feb; 24(1):49-56. PMID: 23298959.

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  • Published on 2/8/2012

    Xu XJ, Gauthier MS, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Cacicedo JM, Gokce N, Farb M, Valentine RJ, Ruderman NB. Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: AMPK activity, oxidative stress, and depot-specific changes in gene expression in adipose tissue. J Lipid Res. 2012 Apr; 53(4):792-801. PMID: 22323564.

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  • Published on 10/15/2011

    Saha AK, Xu XJ, Balon TW, Brandon A, Kraegen EW, Ruderman NB. Insulin resistance due to nutrient excess: is it a consequence of AMPK downregulation? Cell Cycle. 2011 Oct 15; 10(20):3447-51. PMID: 22067655.

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  • Published on 7/25/2011

    Liesa M, Luptak I, Qin F, Hyde BB, Sahin E, Siwik DA, Zhu Z, Pimentel DR, Xu XJ, Ruderman NB, Huffman KD, Doctrow SR, Richey L, Colucci WS, Shirihai OS. Mitochondrial transporter ATP binding cassette mitochondrial erythroid is a novel gene required for cardiac recovery after ischemia/reperfusion. Circulation. 2011 Aug 16; 124(7):806-13. PMID: 21788586.

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  • Published on 3/21/2011

    Brandon AE, Hoy AJ, Wright LE, Turner N, Hegarty BD, Iseli TJ, Julia Xu X, Cooney GJ, Saha AK, Ruderman NB, Kraegen EW. The evolution of insulin resistance in muscle of the glucose infused rat. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2011 May 15; 509(2):133-41. PMID: 21420928.

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  • Published on 12/3/2010

    Gauthier MS, O'Brien EL, Bigornia S, Mott M, Cacicedo JM, Xu XJ, Gokce N, Apovian C, Ruderman N. Decreased AMP-activated protein kinase activity is associated with increased inflammation in visceral adipose tissue and with whole-body insulin resistance in morbidly obese humans. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Jan 7; 404(1):382-7. PMID: 21130749.

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  • Published on 8/3/2010

    Saha AK, Xu XJ, Lawson E, Deoliveira R, Brandon AE, Kraegen EW, Ruderman NB. Downregulation of AMPK accompanies leucine- and glucose-induced increases in protein synthesis and insulin resistance in rat skeletal muscle. Diabetes. 2010 Oct; 59(10):2426-34. PMID: 20682696.

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