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Xiu-ti Hu

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentMicrobial Pathogens and Immunity
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 7404709555.

    Research Areas:
    Neurophysiology of drugs of abuse, neuropathogenesis of HIV and the comorbidity of drug addiction and neuroAIDS; cellular/molecular mechanisms that underlie neuroAIDS and cocaine/methamphetamine addiction; interactions between refrontal cortical/striatal neurons and astrocytes, with or without influences of drugs of abuse, HIV and aging; approaches are electrophysiology, qRT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, protein/mRNA analysis.

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    MD, Chongqing Medical College, China
    PhD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

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    1. Yu C, Narasipura SD, Richards MH, Hu XT, Yamamoto B, Al-Harthi L. HIV and drug abuse mediate astrocyte senescence in a ß-catenin-dependent manner leading to neuronal toxicity. Aging Cell. 2017 10; 16(5):956-965. PMID: 28612507.
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    2. Hu XT. HIV-1 Tat-Mediated Calcium Dysregulation and Neuronal Dysfunction in Vulnerable Brain Regions. Curr Drug Targets. 2016; 17(1):4-14. PMID: 26028040.
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    3. Heng LJ, Markham JA, Hu XT, Tseng KY. Concurrent upregulation of postsynaptic L-type Ca(2+) channel function and protein kinase A signaling is required for the periadolescent facilitation of Ca(2+) plateau potentials and dopamine D1 receptor modulation in the prefrontal cortex. Neuropharmacology. 2011 May; 60(6):953-62. PMID: 21288471.
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    4. Perez MF, Ford KA, Goussakov I, Stutzmann GE, Hu XT. Repeated cocaine exposure decreases dopamine D2-like receptor modulation of Ca(2+) homeostasis in rat nucleus accumbens neurons. Synapse. 2011 Feb; 65(2):168-80. PMID: 20665696.
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    5. Nasif FJ, Hu XT, Ramirez OA, Perez MF. Inhibition of neuronal nitric oxide synthase prevents alterations in medial prefrontal cortex excitability induced by repeated cocaine administration. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011 Nov; 218(2):323-30. PMID: 21125397.
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    6. Ford KA, Wolf ME, Hu XT. Plasticity of L-type Ca2+ channels after cocaine withdrawal. Synapse. 2009 Aug; 63(8):690-7. PMID: 19360908.
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    7. Ishikawa M, Mu P, Moyer JT, Wolf JA, Quock RM, Davies NM, Hu XT, Schlüter OM, Dong Y. Homeostatic synapse-driven membrane plasticity in nucleus accumbens neurons. J Neurosci. 2009 May 06; 29(18):5820-31. PMID: 19420249.
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    8. Hu XT. Cocaine withdrawal and neuro-adaptations in ion channel function. Mol Neurobiol. 2007 Feb; 35(1):95-112. PMID: 17519508.
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    9. Kalivas PW, Hu XT. Exciting inhibition in psychostimulant addiction. Trends Neurosci. 2006 Nov; 29(11):610-6. PMID: 16956674.
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    10. Perez MF, White FJ, Hu XT. Dopamine D(2) receptor modulation of K(+) channel activity regulates excitability of nucleus accumbens neurons at different membrane potentials. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Nov; 96(5):2217-28. PMID: 16885524.
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    11. Hu XT, Ford K, White FJ. Repeated cocaine administration decreases calcineurin (PP2B) but enhances DARPP-32 modulation of sodium currents in rat nucleus accumbens neurons. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2005 May; 30(5):916-26. PMID: 15726118.
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    12. Nasif FJ, Hu XT, White FJ. Repeated cocaine administration increases voltage-sensitive calcium currents in response to membrane depolarization in medial prefrontal cortex pyramidal neurons. J Neurosci. 2005 Apr 06; 25(14):3674-9. PMID: 15814798.
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    13. Dong Y, Nasif FJ, Tsui JJ, Ju WY, Cooper DC, Hu XT, Malenka RC, White FJ. Cocaine-induced plasticity of intrinsic membrane properties in prefrontal cortex pyramidal neurons: adaptations in potassium currents. J Neurosci. 2005 Jan 26; 25(4):936-40. PMID: 15673674.
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    14. Hu XT, Dong Y, Zhang XF, White FJ. Dopamine D2 receptor-activated Ca2+ signaling modulates voltage-sensitive sodium currents in rat nucleus accumbens neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Mar; 93(3):1406-17. PMID: 15590733.
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    15. Nasif FJ, Sidiropoulou K, Hu XT, White FJ. Repeated cocaine administration increases membrane excitability of pyramidal neurons in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2005 Mar; 312(3):1305-13. PMID: 15574686.
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    16. Hu XT, Basu S, White FJ. Repeated cocaine administration suppresses HVA-Ca2+ potentials and enhances activity of K+ channels in rat nucleus accumbens neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2004 Sep; 92(3):1597-607. PMID: 15331648.
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    17. Dong Y, Cooper D, Nasif F, Hu XT, White FJ. Dopamine modulates inwardly rectifying potassium currents in medial prefrontal cortex pyramidal neurons. J Neurosci. 2004 Mar 24; 24(12):3077-85. PMID: 15044547.
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    18. Hu XT, Koeltzow TE, Cooper DC, Robertson GS, White FJ, Vezina P. Repeated ventral tegmental area amphetamine administration alters dopamine D1 receptor signaling in the nucleus accumbens. Synapse. 2002 Sep 01; 45(3):159-70. PMID: 12112395.
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