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Weixin Zhao, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Weixin Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor,


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7281 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: wezhao@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • M.D., , 1983
  • Fellowship, Urology, Albert Einstein College of Med, 1998
Weixin Zhao, M.D.

Weixin Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Urology
Translational Science Institute

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7281 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: wezhao@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Xu T, Zhao W, Zhu JM, Albanna MZ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Complex heterogeneous tissue constructs containing multiple cell types prepared by inkjet printing technology. Biomaterials. 2013;34(1):130-139.

Xu T, Binder KW, Albanna MZ, Dice D, Zhao W, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Hybrid printing of mechanically and biologically improved constructs for cartilage tissue engineering applications. Biofabrication. 2013;5(1):015001.

Liu C, Zhao WX, Christ GJ, Kim-Shapiro DB. Nitric oxide scavenging by red blood cell microparticles [abstract]. Nitric Oxide. 2013;31(Suppl 1):S19.

Zhao W, Ju YM, Christ G, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Diaphragmatic muscle reconstruction with an aligned electrospun poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/collagen hybrid scaffold. Biomaterials. 2013;34(33):8235-8240.

Zhou Y, Zhang L, Zhao W, Wu Y, Zhu C, Yang Y. Nanoparticle-mediated delivery of TGF-beta1 miRNA plasmid for preventing flexor tendon adhesion formation. Biomaterials. 2013;34(33):8269-8278.

Helms CC, Marvel M, Zhao W, Stahle M, Vest R, Kato GJ, Lee JS, Christ G, Gladwin MT, Hantgan RR, Kim-Shapiro DB. Mechanisms of hemolysis-associated platelet activation. J Thromb Haemost. 2013;11(12):2148-2154.

Liu C, Zhao W, Christ GJ, Gladwin MT, Kim-Shapiro DB. Nitric oxide scavenging by red cell microparticles. Free Radic Biol Med. 2013;65():1164-1173.

Corona BT, Machingal MA, Criswell T, Vadhavkar M, Dannahower AC, Bergman C, Zhao W, Christ GJ. Further development of a tissue engineered muscle repair construct in vitro for enhanced functional recovery following implantation in vivo in a murine model of volumetric muscle loss injury. Tissue Eng Part A. 2012;18(11):1213-1228.

Albanna MZ, Murphy S, Zhao W, El-Amin IB, Tan J, Jackson JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In situ bioprinting of autologous skin cells accelerates skin regeneration [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):94.

Albanna MZ, Murphy S, Zhao W, El-Amin IB, Tan J, Dice DD, Kang H-W, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A. In situ bioprinting of skin for reconstruction [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3 Suppl):S87.

Liu C, Zhao WX, Christ GJ, Kim-Shapiro DB. Nitric oxide scavenging by red blood cell microparticles [abstract]. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012;53(Suppl 2):S182.

Machingal MA, Corona BT, Walters TJ, Kesireddy V, Koval CN, Dannahower A, Zhao W, Yoo JJ, Christ GJ. A tissue-engineered muscle repair construct for functional restoration of an irrecoverable muscle injury in a murine model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011;17(17-18):2291-2303.

Cheng H-J, Zhou P, Zhao W, Wajih N, Han Q-H, Little WC, Cheng CP. Upregulation of cardiac urotensin II (UII) exacerbates UII stimulation-induced negative modulation on myocyte contractile function and Ca2+ current in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats [abstract]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A9259.

Christ GJ, Melman A, Williams K, Aboushwareb T, Zhao WX, Kaplan J, Anderson K-E [sic] [Andersson K-E]. Nonhuman primates as a model for translational research on atherosclerosis-related vascular disease and erectile dysfunction [abstract]. J Sex Med. 2010;7(Suppl 1):46.

Zhao W, Aboushwareb T, Turner C, Mathis C, Bennett C, Sonntag WE, Andersson K-E, Christ G. Impaired bladder function in aging male rats. J Urol. 2010;184(1):378-385.

Binder KW, Zhao WX, Aboushwareb T, Dice D, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In situ bioprinting of the skin for burns [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S76.

Zhao WX, Xu T, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo J. In vivo generation of functional tissues using the inkjet printing technology for reconstructive surgery [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S87.

Xu T, Rohozinski J, Zhao W, Moorefield EC, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Inkjet-mediated gene transfection into living cells combined with targeted delivery. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009;15(1):95-101.

Zhao W, Sato Y, Melman A, Andersson KE, Christ G. Metrics for evaluation of age-related changes in erectile capacity in a rodent model. J Sex Med. 2009;6(7):1885-1892.

Aboushwareb T, Zhou G, Deng F-M, Turner C, Andersson K-E, Tar M, Zhao W, D'Agostino R Jr, Sun T-T, Christ GJ, et al. Alterations in bladder function associated with urothelial defects in uroplakin II and IIIa knockout mice. Neurourol Urodyn. 2009;28(8):1028-1033.

Zhao W, Brink P, Christ G. Altered camp-mediated potassium channel currents in detrusor myocytes from diabetic rats [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2009;28(7):744-745.

Christ GJ, Andersson K-E, Williams K, Zhao W, D'Agostino R Jr, Kaplan J, Aboushwareb T, Yoo J, Calenda G, Davies KP, et al. Smooth-muscle-specific gene transfer with the human Maxi-K channel improves erectile function and enhances sexual behavior in atherosclerotic cynomolgus monkeys. Eur Urol. 2009;56(6):1055-1066.

Christ GJ, Andersson K-E, Williams K, Zhao W, D'Agostino R, Kaplan J, Aboushwareb T, Yoo J, Davies K, Melman A. MAXI-K gene transfer with a smooth muscle specific promoter enhances erectile function and sexual behaviour in atherosclerotic cynomolgous monkeys [abstract]. Eur Urol. 2008;7(3 Suppl):143.

Zhao W, Machigal M, Turner C, Davies K, Melman A, Andersson KE, Christ GJ. Threshold gene transfer with hSlo enhances sildenafil-induced erectile responses in 2-month streptozotocin (STZ)-diabetic rats [abstract]. Eur Urol. 2008;7(3 Suppl):217.

Xu T, Olson J, Zhao WX, Atala A, Zhu JM, Yoo JJ. Characterization of cell constructs generated with inkjet printing technology using in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. J Manuf Sci E-T ASME. 2008;130(2):.

Xu T, Rohozinski J, Zhao W, Moorefield E, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Inkjet gene printing: a novel approach to achieve gene modified cells for tissue engineering [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):869-870.

Aboushwareb T, Jarajapu YPR, Blaha S, Hodges S, Turner C, Zhao W, Andersson K-E, Christ GJ. Mechanistic studies of detrusor over activity in male rats following partial urethral obstruction: implications to identification of novel therapeutics [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1356.

Zhao W, Machingal M, Turner C, Davies K, Andersson K-E, Melman A, Christ GJ. Threshold gene transfer with hSlo enhances sildenafil-induced erectile responses in 2 month streptozotocin(STZ)-diabetic rats [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A420.

Xu T, Zhao W, Zhu J-M, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Bio-printing of living organized tissues using an inkjet technology [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A636.

Zare S, Christ G, Moon DG, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional enhancement of bioreactor assisted engineered skeletal muscle [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A135.

Zhao W, Brink PR, Christ GJ. Diabetes-related alterations in cAMP-mediated potassium channel currents in short term cultures of detrusor myocytes [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A829.

Zotova EG, Christ GJ, Zhao W, Tar M, Kuppam SD, Arezzo JC. Effects of fidarestat, an aldose reductase inhibitor, on nerve conduction velocity and bladder function in streptozotocin-treated female rats. J Diabetes Complications. 2007;21(3):187-195.

Xu T, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo J. In vivo generation of functional tissues using the inkjet printing technology [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1713-1714.

Zare S, Christ G, Moon DG, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional enhancement of bioreactor assisted engineered skeletal muscle [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1698.

Davies KP, Zhao W, Tar M, Figueroa JC, Desai P, Verselis VK, Kronengold J, Wang H-Z, Melman A, Christ GJ. Diabetes-induced changes in the alternative splicing of the Slo gene in corporal tissue. Eur Urol. 2007;52(4):1229-1237.

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