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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Athero & Lipoproteins
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
    DivisionPediatrics-Leukocyte Biology

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    1. Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Skeletal muscle inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity. J Clin Invest. 2017 Jan 03; 127(1):43-54. PMID: 28045398.
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    2. Khan IM, Pokharel Y, Dadu RT, Lewis DE, Hoogeveen RC, Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Postprandial Monocyte Activation in Individuals With Metabolic Syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Nov; 101(11):4195-4204. PMID: 27575945.
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    3. Zhou H, Ran Y, Da Q, Shaw TS, Shang D, Reddy AK, López JA, Ballantyne CM, Ware J, Wu H, Peng Y. Defective Association of the Platelet Glycoprotein Ib-IX Complex with the Glycosphingolipid-Enriched Membrane Domain Inhibits Murine Thrombus and Atheroma Formation. J Immunol. 2016 Jul 1; 197(1):288-95. PMID: 27206768; PMCID: PMC4929148 [Available on 07/01/17].
    4. Lin L, Lee JH, Buras ED, Yu K, Wang R, Smith CW, Wu H, Sheikh-Hamad D, Sun Y. Ghrelin receptor regulates adipose tissue inflammation in aging. Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Jan; 8(1):178-91. PMID: 26837433; PMCID: PMC4761721.
    5. Foster GA, Xu L, Chidambaram AA, Soderberg SR, Armstrong EJ, Wu H, Simon SI. CD11c/CD18 Signals Very Late Antigen-4 Activation To Initiate Foamy Monocyte Recruitment during the Onset of Hypercholesterolemia. J Immunol. 2015 Dec 01; 195(11):5380-92. PMID: 26519532; PMCID: PMC4655135 [Available on 12/01/16].
    6. Xu L, Dai Perrard X, Perrard JL, Yang D, Xiao X, Teng BB, Simon SI, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. Foamy monocytes form early and contribute to nascent atherosclerosis in mice with hypercholesterolemia. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Aug; 35(8):1787-97. PMID: 26112011.
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    7. Khan IM, Perrard XY, Brunner G, Lui H, Sparks LM, Smith SR, Wang X, Shi ZZ, Lewis DE, Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Intermuscular and perimuscular fat expansion in obesity correlates with skeletal muscle T cell and macrophage infiltration and insulin resistance. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Nov; 39(11):1607-18. PMID: 26041698.
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    8. Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Inflammation versus host defense in obesity. Cell Metab. 2014 Nov 4; 20(5):708-9. PMID: 25440053; PMCID: PMC4755485.
    9. Wooten JS, Wu H, Raya J, Perrard XD, Gaubatz J, Hoogeveen RC. The Influence of an Obesogenic Diet on Oxysterol Metabolism in C57BL/6J Mice. Cholesterol. 2014; 2014:843468. PMID: 24672716; PMCID: PMC3941159.
    10. Khan IM, Dai Perrard XY, Perrard JL, Mansoori A, Smith CW, Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Attenuated adipose tissue and skeletal muscle inflammation in obese mice with combined CD4+ and CD8+ T cell deficiency. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Apr; 233(2):419-28. PMID: 24530773; PMCID: PMC4094239.
    11. Lim H, Kim YU, Sun H, Lee JH, Reynolds JM, Hanabuchi S, Wu H, Teng BB, Chung Y. Proatherogenic conditions promote autoimmune T helper 17 cell responses in vivo. Immunity. 2014 Jan 16; 40(1):153-65. PMID: 24412615; PMCID: PMC3955722.
    12. Ma X, Lin L, Yue J, Pradhan G, Qin G, Minze LJ, Wu H, Sheikh-Hamad D, Smith CW, Sun Y. Ghrelin receptor regulates HFCS-induced adipose inflammation and insulin resistance. Nutr Diabetes. 2013; 3:e99. PMID: 24366371; PMCID: PMC3877431.
    13. Xu L, Ping F, Yin J, Xiao X, Xiang H, Ballantyne CM, Wu H, Li M. Elevated plasma SPARC levels are associated with insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and inflammation in gestational diabetes mellitus. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e81615. PMID: 24349098; PMCID: PMC3857203.
    14. Jiang E, Perrard XD, Yang D, Khan IM, Perrard JL, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. Essential role of CD11a in CD8+ T-cell accumulation and activation in adipose tissue. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jan; 34(1):34-43. PMID: 24158516; PMCID: PMC4060534.
    15. Wang J, Perrard XD, Perrard JL, Mukherjee A, Rosales C, Chen Y, Smith CW, Pownall HJ, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. ApoE and the role of very low density lipoproteins in adipose tissue inflammation. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Aug; 223(2):342-9. PMID: 22770993; PMCID: PMC3411924.
    16. Liu MY, Zhou Z, Ma R, Tao Z, Choi H, Bergeron AL, Wu H, Dong JF. Gender-dependent up-regulation of ADAMTS-13 in mice with obesity and hypercholesterolemia. Thromb Res. 2012 Apr; 129(4):536-9. PMID: 22192156.
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    17. Wang Q, Perrard XD, Perrard JL, Mansoori A, Raya JL, Hoogeveen R, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. Differential effect of weight loss with low-fat diet or high-fat diet restriction on inflammation in the liver and adipose tissue of mice with diet-induced obesity. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Nov; 219(1):100-8. PMID: 21824616; PMCID: PMC3206136.
    18. Gower RM, Wu H, Foster GA, Devaraj S, Jialal I, Ballantyne CM, Knowlton AA, Simon SI. CD11c/CD18 expression is upregulated on blood monocytes during hypertriglyceridemia and enhances adhesion to vascular cell adhesion molecule-1. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011 Jan; 31(1):160-6. PMID: 21030716; PMCID: PMC3038249.
    19. Wang Q, Perrard XD, Perrard JL, Mansoori A, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. Effect of the cannabinoid receptor-1 antagonist rimonabant on inflammation in mice with diet-induced obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar; 19(3):505-13. PMID: 20885384; PMCID: PMC3272877.
    20. Wu H, Perrard XD, Wang Q, Perrard JL, Polsani VR, Jones PH, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. CD11c expression in adipose tissue and blood and its role in diet-induced obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Feb; 30(2):186-92. PMID: 19910635; PMCID: PMC2830649.
    21. Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Inflammation, adipose tissue, and T cells: what is the "straight skinny" on lean versus fat mice? Circ Res. 2009 Jul 17; 105(2):e3-4; author reply e5. PMID: 19608985; PMCID: PMC2740980.
    22. Wu H, Gower RM, Wang H, Perrard XY, Ma R, Bullard DC, Burns AR, Paul A, Smith CW, Simon SI, Ballantyne CM. Functional role of CD11c+ monocytes in atherogenesis associated with hypercholesterolemia. Circulation. 2009 May 26; 119(20):2708-17. PMID: 19433759; PMCID: PMC2716173.
    23. Wu H, Ghosh S, Perrard XD, Feng L, Garcia GE, Perrard JL, Sweeney JF, Peterson LE, Chan L, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. T-cell accumulation and regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted upregulation in adipose tissue in obesity. Circulation. 2007 Feb 27; 115(8):1029-38. PMID: 17296858.
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    24. Vasudevan AR, Wu H, Xydakis AM, Jones PH, Smith EO, Sweeney JF, Corry DB, Ballantyne CM. Eotaxin and obesity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jan; 91(1):256-61. PMID: 16263831.
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    25. Wu H, Rodgers JR, Perrard XY, Perrard JL, Prince JE, Abe Y, Davis BK, Dietsch G, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Deficiency of CD11b or CD11d results in reduced staphylococcal enterotoxin-induced T cell response and T cell phenotypic changes. J Immunol. 2004 Jul 1; 173(1):297-306. PMID: 15210787.
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    26. Wu H, Prince JE, Brayton CF, Shah C, Zeve D, Gregory SH, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Host resistance of CD18 knockout mice against systemic infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Infect Immun. 2003 Oct; 71(10):5986-93. PMID: 14500519; PMCID: PMC201099.
    27. Wu H, Li J, Peng L, Liu H, Wu W, Zhou Y, Hou Q, Kong D. Anti-human platelet tetraspanin (CD9) monoclonal antibodies induce platelet integrin alpha IIb beta 3 activation in a Fc receptor-independent fashion. Chin Med J (Engl). 2001 Jan; 114(1):14-8. PMID: 11779428.
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    28. Peng L, Li J, Wu H. [Study on conformational changes of GP IIb/IIIa complex during platelet activation]. Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 1999 Sep; 20(9):459-61. PMID: 11721407.
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    29. Wu H, Li J, Peng L. [Characteristics of human platelet fibrinogen receptors regulated by anti-CD9 monoclonal antibodies]. Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 1999 Sep; 20(9):456-8. PMID: 11721406.
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    30. Wu H, Peng L, Li J, Wu W, Hou Q, Liu H, Wang M. Reversible exposure of human platelet fibrinogen receptors by antiplatelet tetraspanin monoclonal antibodies via induction of a conformational change in membrane glycoprotein IIb/IIIa complex. Thromb Res. 1999 Sep 01; 95(5):245-53. PMID: 10515289.
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    31. Peng L, Li JZ, Wu HZ, Wang MJ. The activation of human platelets mediated by two monoclonal antibodies raised against CD9. Thromb Res. 1997 Jul 01; 87(1):65-73. PMID: 9253801.
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    32. Wu H, Li J, Peng L, Teng B, Zhai Z. Effect of 764-3 on aggregation and calcium movements in aequorin-loaded human platelets. Chin Med Sci J. 1996 Mar; 11(1):49-52. PMID: 9206120.
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    33. Peng L, Li J, Wu H, Teng B. [Characterization of platelet activation induced by CD9 McAbs]. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 1995 Oct; 17(5):365-70. PMID: 8706172.
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    34. Wu HZ, Li JZ. [Development of the high effective thrombolytic agents with molecular biological technique]. Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi. 1993 Jan; 32(1):11-3. PMID: 8404311.
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