Hao Xu, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Xu is originally from China where he received his initial medical training. Drawn by the opportunity for the harmonious integration of medicine and engineering, he came to the University of Texas at Arlington and completed his doctoral training in bioengineering. Subsequently, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at UT southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Xu’s research is focused on cardiovascular biology and the treatment of cardiovascular disease using bioengineering approaches.


2010: Graduate School - University of Texas at Arlington, Biomedical Engineering
2005: Graduate School - Zhejinag University, Biomedical Engineering
1998: Undergraduate - Tonji Medical School of Medicine 

Research Interests:

Cardiovascular Biology
Endothelialization of Vascular prostheses
Treatment of cardiovascular disease using bioengineering approaches


Nanotechnology in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 1st ed., Ketul Popat (ed.) (Chapter 14: Nanoparticles-incorporated Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering)

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 10, H.S. Nalwa (ed.) (Nanoparticles for Biotechnology)
Maham Rahimi, Hao Xu, Abhimanyu Sabnis, Sivani Aravinda, Priya Nattama, Monet Yousef, Dytai T. Nguyen, American Scientific Publishers 2009
Hao Xu, Zarna Bhavsar, Kytai T. Nguyen, CRC Press 2010

Professional Associations/Affiliations:

2006: Biomedical Engineering Society