Julia Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition

PhD, Brown University
MS, Univ Calgary

Boston Medical Center

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (Career Development)
04/01/2016 - 03/31/2019 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: David T. Felson, MD, MPH
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Xu XJ, Babo E, Qin F, Croteau D, Colucci WS. Short-term caloric restriction in db/db mice improves myocardial function and increases high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin. IJC Metab Endocr. 2016 Dec; 13:28-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27942464.
  2. Luo T, Nocon A, Fry J, Sherban A, Rui X, Jiang B, Xu XJ, Han J, Yan Y, Yang Q, Li Q, Zang M. AMPK Activation by Metformin Suppresses Abnormal Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Adipose Tissue and Ameliorates Insulin Resistance in Obesity. Diabetes. 2016 Aug; 65(8):2295-310.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27207538; PMCID: PMC4955985; DOI: 10.2337/db15-1122;.
  3. Xu XJ, Apovian C, Hess D, Carmine B, Saha A, Ruderman N. Improved Insulin Sensitivity 3 Months After RYGB Surgery Is Associated With Increased Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue AMPK Activity and Decreased Oxidative Stress. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3155-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26001396; PMCID: PMC4542447; DOI: 10.2337/db14-1765;.
  4. Xu XJ, Pories WJ, Dohm LG, Ruderman NB. What distinguishes adipose tissue of severely obese humans who are insulin sensitive and resistant? Curr Opin Lipidol. 2013 Feb; 24(1):49-56.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23298959; PMCID: PMC3575680; DOI: 10.1097/MOL.0b013e32835b465b;.
  5. Xu XJ, Gauthier MS, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Cacicedo JM, Gokce N, Farb M, Valentine RJ, Ruderman NB. Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: AMPK activity, oxidative stress, and depot-specific changes in gene expression in adipose tissue. J Lipid Res. 2012 Apr; 53(4):792-801.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22323564; PMCID: PMC3307656; DOI: 10.1194/jlr.P022905;.
  6. Saha AK, Xu XJ, Balon TW, Brandon A, Kraegen EW, Ruderman NB. Insulin resistance due to nutrient excess: is it a consequence of AMPK downregulation? Cell Cycle. 2011 Oct 15; 10(20):3447-51.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22067655; PMCID: PMC3356833; DOI: 10.4161/cc.10.20.17886;.
  7. Liesa M, Luptak I, Qin F, Hyde BB, Sahin E, Siwik DA, Zhu Z, Pimentel DR, Xu XJ, Ruderman NB, Huffman KD, Doctrow SR, Richey L, Colucci WS, Shirihai OS. Mitochondrial transporter ATP binding cassette mitochondrial erythroid is a novel gene required for cardiac recovery after ischemia/reperfusion. Circulation. 2011 Aug 16; 124(7):806-13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21788586; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.003418;.
  8. Brandon AE, Hoy AJ, Wright LE, Turner N, Hegarty BD, Iseli TJ, Julia Xu X, Cooney GJ, Saha AK, Ruderman NB, Kraegen EW. The evolution of insulin resistance in muscle of the glucose infused rat. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2011 May 15; 509(2):133-41.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21420928; PMCID: PMC3087290; DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2011.03.008;.
  9. Gauthier MS, O'Brien EL, Bigornia S, Mott M, Cacicedo JM, Xu XJ, Gokce N, Apovian C, Ruderman N. Decreased AMP-activated protein kinase activity is associated with increased inflammation in visceral adipose tissue and with whole-body insulin resistance in morbidly obese humans. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Jan 7; 404(1):382-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21130749; PMCID: PMC3061625; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2010.11.127;.
  10. Saha AK, Xu XJ, Lawson E, Deoliveira R, Brandon AE, Kraegen EW, Ruderman NB. Downregulation of AMPK accompanies leucine- and glucose-induced increases in protein synthesis and insulin resistance in rat skeletal muscle. Diabetes. 2010 Oct; 59(10):2426-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20682696; PMCID: PMC3279521; DOI: 10.2337/db09-1870;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Adipose tissue
Energy metabolism
Gastric bypass surgery
Insulin resistance
Oxidative stress

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
  • Diversity Mentor
  • Project Mentor
  • Work / Life Integration Mentor
Contact for Mentoring:

650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr
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