Faculty Biography

Hong Yang, MD, PhD

Microbiology, Immunology, Physiology
School of Medicine
(615) 327-5772 | hyang@mmc.edu | Biosketch

Center Affiliations

Center for Women’s Health Research

Research Themes

Cardiovascular Disease

Active Research Projects

Defective isoforms of ApoE induce atherogenesis via unfolded protein responses


Overexpression of Catalase Enhances Benzo(a)pyrene Detoxification in Endothelial Microsomes.
Fang Yang, Hong Yang, Aramandla Ramesh, J Shawn Goodwin, Emmanuel U Okoro, ZhongMao Guo

A Subregion of Reelin Suppresses Lipoprotein-Induced Cholesterol Accumulation in Macrophages.
Emmanuel U Okoro, Hongfeng Zhang, Zhongmao Guo, Fang Yang, Carlie Smith, Hong Yang


cardiovascular biology, woman health, high-density lipoproteins, endothelial cells, endoplasmic reticulum stress