Faculty Biography

Zhongmao Guo, MD, PhD

Microbiology, Immunology, Physiology
School of Medicine
(615) 327-6804 | zguo@mmc.edu | Biosketch

Research Themes

Cardiovascular Disease

Active Research Projects

Title: Reorganization of membrane microdomain in human endothelial cells (VR53709) Funding source: Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) grant (NCRR/NIH UL1 RR024975)


Western diet enhances benzo(a)pyrene-induced colon tumorigenesis in a polyposis in rat coli (PIRC) rat model of colon cancer.
Kelly L Harris, Stephanie R Pulliam, Emmanuel Okoro, Zhongmao Guo, Mary K Washington, Samuel E Adunyah, James M Amos-Landgraf, Aramandla Ramesh

Overexpression of antioxidant enzymes in ApoE-deficient mice suppresses benzo(a)pyrene-accelerated atherosclerosis.
Hong Yang, LiChun Zhou, Zefen Wang, L Jackson Roberts, Xinghua Lin, Yanfeng Zhao, ZhongMao Guo

Overexpression of catalase delays G0/G1- to S-phase transition during cell cycle progression in mouse aortic endothelial cells.
Ogbeyalu E Onumah, George E Jules, Yanfeng Zhao, LiChun Zhou, Hong Yang, ZhongMao Guo


Atherosclerosis, lipoproteins, oxidative stress, endoplasmic reticulum stress, vascular cells