Zhen Y. Jiang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

Zhen Jiang
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine


  • Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MD
  • University of London, PhD
  • China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), MSc


  • Published on 1/29/2018

    Zhou QL, Song Y, Huang CH, Huang JY, Gong Z, Liao Z, Sharma AG, Greene L, Deng JZ, Rigor MC, Xie X, Qi S, Ayala JE, Jiang ZY. Membrane Trafficking Protein CDP138 Regulates Fat Browning and Insulin Sensitivity through Controlling Catecholamine Release. Mol Cell Biol. 2018 Jan 29. PMID: 29378832.

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  • Published on 2/15/2017

    Huang JY, Zhou QL, Huang CH, Song Y, Sharma AG, Liao Z, Zhu K, Massidda MW, Jamieson RR, Zhang JY, Tenen DG, Jiang ZY. Neutrophil Elastase Regulates Emergency Myelopoiesis Preceding Systemic Inflammation in Diet-induced Obesity. J Biol Chem. 2017 Mar 24; 292(12):4770-4776. PMID: 28202548.

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  • Published on 4/2/2013

    Mansuy-Aubert V, Zhou QL, Xie X, Gong Z, Huang JY, Khan AR, Aubert G, Candelaria K, Thomas S, Shin DJ, Booth S, Baig SM, Bilal A, Hwang D, Zhang H, Lovell-Badge R, Smith SR, Awan FR, Jiang ZY. Imbalance between neutrophil elastase and its inhibitor a1-antitrypsin in obesity alters insulin sensitivity, inflammation, and energy expenditure. Cell Metab. 2013 Apr 2; 17(4):534-48. PMID: 23562077.

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  • Published on 9/7/2011

    Xie X, Gong Z, Mansuy-Aubert V, Zhou QL, Tatulian SA, Sehrt D, Gnad F, Brill LM, Motamedchaboki K, Chen Y, Czech MP, Mann M, Kr├╝ger M, Jiang ZY. C2 domain-containing phosphoprotein CDP138 regulates GLUT4 insertion into the plasma membrane. Cell Metab. 2011 Sep 7; 14(3):378-89. PMID: 21907143.

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  • Published on 6/28/2010

    Zhou QL, Jiang ZY, Mabardy AS, Del Campo CM, Lambright DG, Holik J, Fogarty KE, Straubhaar J, Nicoloro S, Chawla A, Czech MP. A novel pleckstrin homology domain-containing protein enhances insulin-stimulated Akt phosphorylation and GLUT4 translocation in adipocytes. J Biol Chem. 2010 Sep 3; 285(36):27581-9. PMID: 20587420.

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  • Published on 5/1/2008

    Zhou QL, Jiang ZY, Holik J, Chawla A, Hagan GN, Leszyk J, Czech MP. Akt substrate TBC1D1 regulates GLUT1 expression through the mTOR pathway in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Biochem J. 2008 May 1; 411(3):647-55. PMID: 18215134.

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  • Published on 3/30/2005

    Jiang ZY, Zhou QL, Holik J, Patel S, Leszyk J, Coleman K, Chouinard M, Czech MP. Identification of WNK1 as a substrate of Akt/protein kinase B and a negative regulator of insulin-stimulated mitogenesis in 3T3-L1 cells. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jun 3; 280(22):21622-8. PMID: 15799971.

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  • Published on 11/1/2004

    Zhou QL, Park JG, Jiang ZY, Holik JJ, Mitra P, Semiz S, Guilherme A, Powelka AM, Tang X, Virbasius J, Czech MP. Analysis of insulin signalling by RNAi-based gene silencing. Biochem Soc Trans. 2004 Nov; 32(Pt 5):817-21. PMID: 15494023.

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  • Published on 1/1/2004

    Zhou QL, Park JG, Jiang ZY, Holik J, Mitra P, Semitz S, Guilherme A, Powelka AM, Tang X, Virbasius J, Czech MP. Analysis of insulin signaling by si RNA-b ased gene silencing. Biochemical Soc. Transactions. 2004; 32:817-21.

  • Published on 6/13/2003

    Jiang ZY, Zhou QL, Coleman KA, Chouinard M, Boese Q, Czech MP. Insulin signaling through Akt/protein kinase B analyzed by small interfering RNA-mediated gene silencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Jun 24; 100(13):7569-74. PMID: 12808134.

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