Pu Zhaoxia, M.D., Ph.D.

Position:Vice Chair of Cardiology, Director of Echocardiography


Medical School:Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Academic Rank:Chief Physician 


Clinical / Research Interests

Echocardiography for congenital heart diseases, structural heart diseases, stress echo

Ablation for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Professional Highlights

Professional Appointments

Member, Zhejiang Society of Mathematical Medicine, 2019-present 

Member, Asia-Pacific Structural Heart Diseases Club, 2018-present 

Member, Chinese Association of Ultrasound in Medicine and Engineering, 2018-present 

Member, Zhejiang Medical Doctor Association in Ultrasound, 2009-present

Education Experience

Research Summary

Ultrasound mediated microbubbles destruction for treatment of diabetic cardiomyopathy

Stress echo for valuate structural heart disease, especially for assessment of pseudo-severe aortic valve stenosis

A novel treatment for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using ablation which is original designed and produced by Chinese physician   


Chen Shuyuan, Chen Jiaxi, Meng Xing-Li, Shen Jin-Song, Huang Jing, Huang Pintong, Pu Zhaoxia, Mcneill Nathan H., Grayburn Paul A. ANGPTL8 reverses established adriamycin cardiomyopathy by stimulating adult cardiac progenitor cells [J]. Oncotarget, 2016, 7(49): 80391 403.

Zhaoxia Pu, Yao Wang, Ying Zhang, Jing Huang, Yurong Hong, Huiliao He, Chunmei Liu, Shuyuan Chen, Paul A. Grayburn, Pintong Huang. The Therapeuatic Effect of Endostar on Soft Carotid Plaque Neovascularization in Patients with Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 2015, 5: 8956. DOI: 10.1038/srep08956.

Xiangdong You, Pintong Huang, Chao Zhang, Minghui Wang, Ying Zhang, Yurong Hong, Shumei Wei, Chunmei Liu, Zhaoxia Pu, Jianmin Zhang,  Shuyuan Chen. Relationship between Enhanced Intensity of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound and Microvessel Density of Aortic Atherosclerostic Plaque in Rabbit Model. PLoS ONE. 2014, 9(4): e92445.

Pintong Huang, Xiandong You, Minqiang Pan, Shiyan Li, Ying Zhang, Yingzhen Zhao, Minhui Wang, Yurong Hong, Zhaoxia Pu, Lirong Chen, Guangen Yang, Youmin Guo. A novel therapeutic strategy using ultrasound mediated microbubbles destruction to treat colon cancer in a mouse model. Cancer Letters. 2013, 10; 335(1): 183-190.

Current Program

Ultrasound microbubble targeted GLP-1 gene release on β-cell regeneration and blood glucose control of pancreatic islets in hyperglycemic obesity type 2 diabetic cynomolgus monkey. Funding Source: National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Experimental study of targeted ultrasound molecular imaging to evaluate the degree and stability of atherosclerosis plaque. Funding Source: National Natural Science Foundation of China.

The study of the role of CARP in cardiac ischemia injury and its mechanism. Funding Source: National Natural Science Foundation of China.

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