Shahrzad Abbasi, PhD

Texas Heart Institute Positions


  • Non-invasive diagnostic imaging technologies


Ma, Y., Cheng, N., Sun, J. et al. (2020). Atherogenic L5 LDL induces cardiomyocyte apoptosis and inhibits KATP channels through CaMKII activation. Lipids Health Dis 19, 189.
Woodside, D. G., Tanifum, E. A., Ghaghada, K. B. et al. (2018). Magnetic resonance imaging of atherosclerotic plaque at clinically relevant field strengths (1T) by targeting the integrin α4β1. Sci Rep 8, 3733.
Xi, Y., James Chao, Z.-Y., Yan, W. et al. (2015). Neuronally released vasoactive intestinal polypeptide alters atrial electrophysiological properties and may promote atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 12, 1352–1361.
Sun, J., Zhang, J., Yan, W. et al. (2014). Iloprost prevents doxorubicin mediated human cardiac progenitor cell depletion. Int J Cardiol 176, 536–539.
Xi, Y., Wu, G., Ai, T. et al. (2013). Ionic mechanisms underlying the effects of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide on canine atrial myocardium. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6, 976–983.
Barakat, O., Abbasi, S., Rodriguez, G. et al. (2012). Use of decellularized porcine liver for engineering humanized liver organ. J Surg Res 173, e11-25.
Zhou, C. C., Chang, J., Mi, T. et al. (2012). Targeted expression of Cre recombinase provokes placental-specific DNA recombination in transgenic mice. PLoS ONE 7, e29236.
Wu, G., Ai, T., Kim, J. J. et al. (2008). α-1-syntrophin mutation and the long-QT syndrome: a disease of sodium channel disruption. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1, 193–201.
Mi, T., Abbasi, S., Zhang, H. et al. (2008). Excess adenosine in murine penile erectile tissues contributes to priapism via A2B adenosine receptor signaling. J Clin Invest 118, 1491–1501.
Zhou, C. C., Ahmad, S., Mi, T. et al. (2007). Angiotensin II induces soluble fms-Like tyrosine kinase-1 release via calcineurin signaling pathway in pregnancy. Circ Res 100, 88–95.