Yuxiang Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics - Nutrition
Department Web Site: CNRC Profile
- M.D., Clinical Medicine, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China
- M.Sc., Physiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Ph.D., Molecular Endocrinology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Nutritional regulation
- Glucose- and energy- homeostasis
- Pathophysiology of obesity, diabetes and aging
- Ma X, Lin L, Qin G, Lu X, Fiorotto M, Dixit VD, Sun Y. Ablations of ghrelin and ghrelin receptor exhibit differential metabolic phenotypes and thermogenic capacity during aging. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 26;6(1):e16391.
- Sun Y, Butte NF, Garcia JM, Smith RG. Characterization of adult ghrelin and ghrelin receptor knockout mice under positive and negative energy balance. Endocrinology. 2008 Feb;149(2):843-50.
- Sun Y, Asnicar M, Smith RG. Central and peripheral roles of ghrelin on glucose homeostasis. Neuroendocrinology. 2007;86(3):215-28.
- Sun Y, Garcia JM, Smith RG. Ghrelin and growth hormone secretagogue receptor expression in mice during aging. Endocrinology. 2007 Mar;148(3):1323-9.
- Sun Y, Asnicar M, Saha PK, Chan L, Smith RG. Ablation of ghrelin improves the diabetic but not obese phenotype of ob/ob mice. Cell Metab. 2006 May;3(5):379-86.
- Sun Y, Wang P, Zheng H, Smith RG. Ghrelin stimulation of growth hormone release and appetite is mediated through the growth hormone secretagogue receptor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Mar 30;101(13):4679-84.
- Sun Y, Ahmed S, Smith RG. Deletion of ghrelin impairs neither growth nor appetite. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Nov;23(22):7973-81.
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