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Weixin Zhao, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Weixin Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor,



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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.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Weixin Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Translational Science Institute
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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