Xiaosong Joy Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.

Xiaosong Joy Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
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Associate Adjunct Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Research on Liver Disease
Phone: 916-734-0329
Fax: 916-734-7846
Cantonese, Chinese (Mandarin)
M.D., Capital Medical University, Beijing China 1998
M.S., Neurobiology, Hong Kong University of Science and Techolology, Hong Kong China 2003
Ph.D., Nutritional Biology, UC Davis, Davis CA 2012
Internal Medicine, Capital Medical University - Chaoyang Hospital, Beijing China 1997
Internal Medicine, Peking University - Shougang Hospital, Beijing China 1998
Honors and Awards
Select Recent Publications
Richard C. Woodard Research Award, Internal Medicine , UC Davis, 2013
Bettaieb, A.*, Jiang, J.X.*, Sasaki, Y., Chao, T.I., Kiss, Z., Chen, X., Tian, J., Katsuyama, M., YabeNishimura, C., Xi, Y., Szyndralewiez, C., Schröder, K., Shah, A., Brandes, R.P., Haj, F.G. and
Török, N.J. Hepatocyte NADPH oxidase 4 regulates stress signaling, fibrosis, and insulin sensitivity
during development of steatohepatitis in mice. Gastro. pii: S0016-5085(15)00509-0. doi: 10.1053
/j.gastro. 2015.04.009. (IF:13.926) (*equal contribution)
Jiang, J.X. And Török, N.J. MLK3 as a regulator of disease progression in NASH. Liver Int. 2014
DOI: 10.1111/liv. 12556.
Jiang, J.X. and Török, N.J. Liver injury and the activation of hepatic myofibroblasts. Curr.
Pathobiol. Rep. 2013; 1(3): 215-223.
Jiang, J.X., Chen, X., Fukada, H., Serizawa, N., Devaraj, S., and Török, N.J. Advanced glycation
end products induce inflammatory and fibrogenic activity in NASH by modulating the TNF
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converting enzyme activity. Hepatol. 2013; 58(4):1339-1348.
Medici, V., Shibata, N., Kharbanda, K.K., LaSalle, J.M., Woods, R., Liu, S., Engelberg, J., Cardiff, R.
D., Havel, P.J., Devaraj, S., Török, N.J., Jiang, J.X., Lönnerdal, B., Kim, K., Halsted, C.H. Wilson
disease: changes in methionine metabolism and inflammation affect global DNA methylation in
early liver disease. Hepatol. 2012;57(2):555-565.
Jung, C.J., Iyengar, S., Blahnik, K.R., Jiang, J.X., Tahimic, C., Török, N.J., de Vere White, R.W.,
Farnham, P.J., Zern, M. Human ESC Self-renewal Promoting microRNAs Induce Epithelial–
Mesenchymal Transition in Hepatocytes by Controlling the PTEN and TGF Tumor Suppressor
Signaling Pathways. Mol Cancer Res. 2012; 10(7):979-991.
Jiang, J.X., Chen, X., Serizawa, N., Szyndralewiez, C., Page, P., Schröder, K., Brandes, R.P.,
Devaraj, S., Török, N.J. Liver fibrosis and hepatocyte apoptosis are attenuated by GKT137831, a
novel NOX4/NOX1 inhibitor in vivo. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012;53(2):289-296.
Jiang, J.X., Chen, X., Hsu, D., Baghy, K., Serizawa, N., Scott, F., Takada, Y., Takada, Y., Fukada,
H., Chen, J., Devaraj, S., Adamson, R., Liu, F.T. and Török, N.J. Galectin-3 modulates
phagocytosis-induced stellate cell activation and liver fibrosis in vivo. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest.
Liver Physio. 2012;302(4): G439-446.
Jung, C.J., Iyengar, S., Blahnik, K.R., Ajuha, T.P., Jiang, J.X., Farnham, P.J., Zern, M. Epigenetic
modulation of miR-122 facilitates human embryonic stem cell selfrenewal and hepatocellular
carcinoma proliferation. PLoS One 2011;6(11):e27740.
Medici, V., Ali, M., Seo, S., Aoki, C., Rossaro, L., Kim, K., Fuller, W., Vidovszky, T., Smith, W.,
Jiang, J.X., Maganti, K., Havel, P.J., Kamboj, A., Ramsamooj, R. and Török, N.J. Increased Soluble
leptin receptor levels in morbidly obese patients with insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver
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disease. Obesity. 2010;18(12):2268-2273.
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