Jun Feng Assistant Professor of Surgery (Research)

Dr. Jun Feng is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Research) at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and at Department of Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Center, Rhode Island Hospital. He is the Principal Investigator of a NIH-pilot project with the CPVB COBRE entitled: Down Regulation of SKCa/IKCa Channels Contributes to Coronary Arterial Endothelial Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients and the Principle investigator of an American Heart Association Grant-in-Aid project entitled: Metabolic regulation of endothelial SKca/IKca channels and coronary endothelial function. 

Dr. Feng is a graduate of Xinyang Medical School and Henan Medical University with special training in cardiovascular surgery.  Feng then received his PhD in Physiology from University of Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Feng also serves as PI  and co-inbestigator on grants funded by the Rhode Island Foundation and National Institute of Health. His research focuses on endothelial biology and cardiovascular diseases associated with metabolic syndrome, diabetes and related cellular and electrical signaling. The overall goal of his research is to advance understanding of coronary artery diseases, particularly macrovascular and microvascular diseases caused by metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and hypertension and to develop novel therapeutic strategies to effectively treat patients with metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery diseases.

He has published  more than 110 peer-review/editorial articles/book chapters and 125 abstracts as first author and co-author. He has served as an editorial member and peer reviewer for a number of scientific journals in cardiovascular research and medicine.

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