Yaoxian Ding, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dr. Ding is a member of the Division of Community Pathology and a pathologist at UPMC Mercy.
Office Location:
Suite 3005C
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-232-7833
Email: dingy@upmc.edu

Certifications

American Board of Pathology, AP/CP

Selected Publications

Vaziri, N.D., Ding, Y., Ni, Z., Barton, C.H.: Bradykinin Downregulates Whereas Arginine Analogs Upregulates eNOS Expression in Coronary Endothelial Cells. J. Pharmocol. Exp. Ther. 2005;313:121-126

Vaziri N.D., Ding Y., Ni, Z.: Compensatory up-regulation of nitric-oxide synthase isoforms in lead-induced hypertension; reversal by a superoxide dismutase-mimetic drug. J Pharmocol. Exp. Ther. 2001;298:679-685

Vaziri, N.D., Ding, Y.: Effect of lead on NO synthase expression in coronary endothelial cells: Role of superoxide. Hypertension 2001;37:223-226

Ding, Y., Gonick, H.C., Vaziri, N.D., Liang, K., Wei, L.: Lead-induced hypertension: Increased hydroxyl radical production. Am. J. Hypertens. 2001;14:169-173

Ding, Y., Vaziri, N.D., Coulson, R., Kamanna, V.S., Roh, D.D.: Effects of simulated hyperglycemia, insulin and glucagon on endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2000;279: E11-E17

Ding, Y., Vaziri, N.D.: Nifedipine and diltiazem but not verapamil up-regulate endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 2000;292:606-609

Ding, Y., Gonick, H.C., Vaziri, N.D.: Lead promotes hydroxyl radical generation and lipid peroxidation in cultured aortic endothelial cells. Am. J. Hypertens. 2000;13:552-555

Vaziri, N.D., Ding, Y., Ni, Z.: Nitric oxide synthase expression in the course of lead-induced hypertension. Hypertension 1999;34:558-562

Gonick, H.C., Ding, Y., Vaziri, N.D., Bagrov, A.Y., Fedorova, O.V.: Simultaneous measurement of marinobufagenin, ouabain, and hypertension-associated protein in various disease states. Clin. Exp. Hypertens. 1998;20:617-627

Ding, Y., Vaziri, N.D.: Calcium channel blockade enhances nitric oxide synthase expression by cultured endothelial cells. Hypertension 1998;32:718-723

Ding, Y., Vaziri, N.D., Gonick, H.C.: Lead-induced hypertension. II. Response to sequential infusions of L-arginine, superoxide dismutase, and nitroprusside. Environ. Res. 1998;76:107-113