Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 COX-2-derived prostaglandins as mediators of the deleterious effects of nicotine in chronic kidney disease.AJP - Renal Physiology.  318:F475-F485. 2020
2020 Avian erythroblastosis virus E26 oncogene homolog-1 (ETS-1) plays a role in renal microvascular pathophysiology in the Dahl salt-sensitive ratKidney International2020
2019 Ferritin light chain confers protection against sepsis-induced inflammation and organ injuryFrontiers in Immunology.  10. 2019
2019 Immunoglobulin light chains generate proinflammatory and profibrotic kidney injuryJournal of Clinical Investigation.  129:2792-2806. 2019
2019 Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells attenuate lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injuryJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  127:444-456. 2019
2018 Cutaneous exposure to lewisite causes acute kidney injury by invoking dna damage and autophagic responseAJP - Renal Physiology.  314:F1166-F1176. 2018
2017 Haploinsufficiency of the Transcription Factor Ets-1 Is renoprotective in dahl salt-sensitive ratsJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  28:3239-3250. 2017
2017 Novel paradigms of salt and hypertensionJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  28:1362-1369. 2017
2015 Transforming growth factor-β mediates endothelial dysfunction in rats during high salt intakeAJP - Renal Physiology.  309:F1018-F1025. 2015
2015 Transcription factor avian erythroblastosis virus E26 oncogen homolog-1 is a novel mediator of renal injury in salt-sensitive hypertensionHypertension.  65:813-820. 2015
2014 The transcription factor E26 transformation-specific sequence-1 mediates neointima formation in arteriovenous fistulaJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  25:475-487. 2014
2012 Role of the transcription factor erythroblastosis virus E26 oncogen homolog-1 (ETS-1) as mediator of the renal proinflammatory and profibrotic effects of angiotensin IIHypertension.  60:1226-1233. 2012
2012 Nicotine exposure and the progression of chronic kidney disease: Role of the α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptorAJP - Renal Physiology.  303. 2012
2012 Estrogen modulates NFκB signaling by enhancing IκBα levels and blocking p65 binding at the promoters of inflammatory genes via estrogen receptor-βPLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2012 The transcription factor ETS-1 regulates angiotensin II-stimulated fibronectin production in mesangial cellsAJP - Renal Physiology.  302. 2012
2012 Cardiomyopathy and response to enzyme replacement therapy in a male mouse model for fabry diseasePLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2011 O-GlcNAc modification of nfκb p65 inhibits tnf-α-induced inflammatory mediator expression in rat aortic smooth muscle cellsPLoS ONE.  6. 2011
2011 Environmental tobacco smoke furthers progression of diabetic nephropathyAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  341:126-130. 2011
2010 Nicotine worsens the severity of nephropathy in diabetic mice: Implications for the progression of kidney disease in smokersAJP - Renal Physiology.  299. 2010
2010 The transcription factor ETS-1 mediates proinflammatory responses and neointima formation in carotid artery endoluminal vascular injuryHypertension.  55:1381-1388. 2010
2008 Increased protein O-GlcNAc modification inhibits inflammatory and neointimal responses to acute endoluminal arterial injuryAJP - Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  295. 2008
2008 Aging leads to increased levels of protein O-linked N-acetylglucosamine in heart, aorta, brain and skeletal muscle in Brown-Norway ratsBiogerontology.  9:139-151. 2008
2008 Exaggerated neointima formation in human C-reactive protein transgenic mice is IgG Fc receptor type I (FcγRI)-dependentAmerican Journal of Pathology.  172:22-30. 2008
2007 Estrogen modulates TNF-α-induced inflammatory responses in rat aortic smooth muscle cells through estrogen receptor-β activationAJP - Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  292. 2007
2007 Aged rats lose vasoprotective and anti-inflammatory actions of estrogen in injured arteriesMenopause.  14:251-260. 2007
2005 Estrogen treatment abrogates neointima formation in human C-reactive protein transgenic miceArteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.  25:2094-2099. 2005
2005 Cholangiocyte endothelin 1 and transforming growth factor β1 production in rat experimental hepatopulmonary syndromeGastroenterology.  129:682-695. 2005
2004 Hypoxia-responsive growth factors upregulate periostin and osteopontin expression via distinct signaling pathways in rat pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cellsJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  97:1550-1558. 2004
2004 Estrogen modulates inflammatory mediator expression and neutrophil chemotaxis in injured arteriesCirculation.  110:1664-1669. 2004
2003 Hormone replacement therapy and inflammation: Interactions in cardiovascular diseaseHypertension.  42:657-663. 2003

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences, 1996
  • Doctor of Medicine, 1989
  • Full Name

  • Wenguang Feng