Last Name

Xueping Fan, MD, PhD

InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
Address650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7333
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-3715-6864
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: Protein biochemistry; Signaling pathway study; Cell biology; Molecular genetics; Molecular nephrology; Neuroscience; and Pharmacology.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • cytoskeleton
  • glomerular filtration barrier
  • nephrin
  • netrin
  • podocytes
  • protein interaction
  • Robo
  • Signaling pathway
  • slit
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  1. Fan X, Yang H, Kumar S, Tumelty KE, Pisarek-Horowitz A, Rasouly HM, Sharma R, Chan S, Tyminski E, Shamashkin M, Belghasem M, Henderson JM, Coyle AJ, Salant DJ, Berasi SP, Lu W. SLIT2/ROBO2 signaling pathway inhibits nonmuscle myosin IIA activity and destabilizes kidney podocyte adhesion. JCI Insight. 2016 Nov 17; 1(19):e86934. PMID: 27882344.
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  2. Fan X, Li Q, Pisarek-Horowitz A, Rasouly HM, Wang X, Bonegio RG, Wang H, McLaughlin M, Mangos S, Kalluri R, Holzman LB, Drummond IA, Brown D, Salant DJ, Lu W. Inhibitory effects of Robo2 on nephrin: a crosstalk between positive and negative signals regulating podocyte structure. Cell Rep. 2012 Jul 26; 2(1):52-61. PMID: 22840396.
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  3. Lu W, van Eerde AM, Fan X, Quintero-Rivera F, Kulkarni S, Ferguson H, Kim HG, Fan Y, Xi Q, Li QG, Sanlaville D, Andrews W, Sundaresan V, Bi W, Yan J, Giltay JC, Wijmenga C, de Jong TP, Feather SA, Woolf AS, Rao Y, Lupski JR, Eccles MR, Quade BJ, Gusella JF, Morton CC, Maas RL. Disruption of ROBO2 is associated with urinary tract anomalies and confers risk of vesicoureteral reflux. Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Apr; 80(4):616-32. PMID: 17357069.
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  4. Abu-Baker A, Laganiere S, Fan X, Laganiere J, Brais B, Rouleau GA. Cytoplasmic targeting of mutant poly(A)-binding protein nuclear 1 suppresses protein aggregation and toxicity in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Traffic. 2005 Sep; 6(9):766-79. PMID: 16101680.
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  5. Fan X, Labrador JP, Hing H, Bashaw GJ. Slit stimulation recruits Dock and Pak to the roundabout receptor and increases Rac activity to regulate axon repulsion at the CNS midline. Neuron. 2003 Sep 25; 40(1):113-27. PMID: 14527437.
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  6. Fan X, Messaed C, Dion P, Laganiere J, Brais B, Karpati G, Rouleau GA. HnRNP A1 and A/B interaction with PABPN1 in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2003 Aug; 30(3):244-51. PMID: 12945950.
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  7. Fan X, Rouleau GA. Progress in understanding the pathogenesis of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2003 Feb; 30(1):8-14. PMID: 12619777.
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  8. Fan X, Dion P, Laganiere J, Brais B, Rouleau GA. Oligomerization of polyalanine expanded PABPN1 facilitates nuclear protein aggregation that is associated with cell death. Hum Mol Genet. 2001 Oct 1; 10(21):2341-51. PMID: 11689481.
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  9. Jannatipour M, Dion P, Khan S, Jindal H, Fan X, Laganière J, Chishti AH, Rouleau GA. Schwannomin isoform-1 interacts with syntenin via PDZ domains. J Biol Chem. 2001 Aug 31; 276(35):33093-100. PMID: 11432873.
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  10. Fan X, Robaire B. Orchidectomy induces a wave of apoptotic cell death in the epididymis. Endocrinology. 1998 Apr; 139(4):2128-36. PMID: 9529002.
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  11. Robaire B, Fan X. Regulation of apoptotic cell death in the rat epididymis. J Reprod Fertil Suppl. 1998; 53:211-4. PMID: 10645279.
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