Dr. Ping Xiang is a research professor of Institute of Environmental Remediation and Human Health at Southwest Forestry University in Kunming, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science & Engineering through a joint Ph.D. program from Nanjing University and University of Florida. Prior to that, he joined the State Key Lab of Ophthalmology, Optometry and Visual Science in Wenzhou Medical University as a research assistant for 3 years after receiving a M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Fujian Normal University in 2011. He is also a Member of many scientific organizations including International Society for Stem Cell Research, American Society for Nutrition, and North America Chinese Society for Nutrition. Dr. Xiang is the author of almost 50 peer-reviewed journal publications and is also an active reviewer for over 20 journals, and a member of multiple editorial boards for Journal of Health and Environmental Research, Austin Environmental Sciences, Journal of Environmental and Public Health, American Journal of Toxicology & Research, and Journal of Forensic Science and Toxicology.
Research Interest: 1) Mechanistic toxicology of emerging contaminants using primary human cells, stem cells, rodents as well as zebrafish models; (2) Indoor Pollution and human health; (3) Bioavailability of contaminants in different matrices and its application to risk assessment
List of Publications:
1. Chen, J., LD. Garbinski, B Rosen, J. Zhang, P Xiang*, Lena Q. Ma*. 2019. Organoarsenical compounds: occurrence, toxicology and biotransformation. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. Accepted (IF= 7.68)
2. Gao P.; M. Xu; Y. Liu; E. Da Silva; P. Xiang*, Lena Q. Ma*. 2019. Emerging and legacy PAHs in urban soils of small cities: Concentrations, distribution, and sources. Science of the Total Environment. submitted (IF= 4.610).
3. Manzoor M., R Abid, B. Rathinasabapathie, L. M. De Oliveira, E. da Silva, F.L Deng, C. Rensing, M. Arshad, I. Gul, P. Xiang*, and Lena Q Ma*. 2019. Metal Tolerance of Arsenic-Resistant Bacteria and Their Potential to Promote Plant Growth in Pb-Contaminated Soil. Science of the Total Environment. 660: 18-24 (IF= 4.610).
4. Liu Y.G., P. Gao, J. Su, E. da Silva, L. de Oliveira, T. Townsend, X. Liu, P. Xiang*, L. Q. Ma*. 2019. PAHs concentrations in two urban cities: spatial distribution and source apportionment. Chemosphere. 214: 220-227. (IF= 4.427).
5. Gao, P., H.B. Li, C. P. Wilson, T. G. Townsend ,P. Xiang*, Yungen Liu, and L. Q. Ma*. 2018. Source identification of PAHs in soils based on stable carbon isotopic signatures. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 48(13-15): 923–948. ( IF= 7.68)
6. Gao P., E. da Silva, L. Hou, N. D. Denslow, P. Xiang*, L. Q. Ma*. 2018. Human exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: Metabolomics perspective. Environment International. 119: 466-477. (IF= 7.297)
7. Liu X., H.Y. Feng, J.W. Fu, D. Sun, Y. Cao, Y.S. Chen, P. Xiang*, Yungen Liu*, Lena Q.Ma. 2018.Phytate promoted arsenic uptake and growth in arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata by upregulating phosphorus transporters. Environmental Pollution.241: 240-246. (IF= 5.099)
8. Xiang P., Y. Jia, K. Wang, M.Y. Li, Y. S. Qin, R.W. He, P. Gao, Y.G. Liu, X. Liu*, L. Q. Ma*. 2018. Water extract of indoor dust induces tight junction disruption in normal human corneal epithelial cells. Environmental Pollution. 243(A): 301-307. ( IF= 4.358)
9. Xiang P., S.S. Wang, M. He, Y. H. Han, Z.H. Zhou, D. L. Chen, M. Li., and L.Q. Ma. 2018. The in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility evaluation of electrospun recombinant spider silk protein/PCL/gelatin for small caliber vascular tissue engineering scaffolds. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 163: 19–28 (IF= 3.887)
10. Xiang P, R. W. He, R.Y. Liu, K. Li, P. Gao, X.Y. Cui, H.B. Li, Y.G. liu, L.Q. Ma. 2018. Cellular responses of normal (HL-7702) and cancerous (HepG2) hepatic cells to dust extract exposure. Chemosphere. 193:1189-1197 (IF= 4.208).
11. Xiang P, R. Y. Liu, C. Li, Y. H. Han, X.Y. Cui, L. Q. Ma. 2017. Effects of Organophosphorus Flame Retardant TDCPP on Normal Human Corneal Epithelial Cells: Implication for Human Health. Environmental Pollution. 230: 22-30. (IF= 5.099)
12. Xiang P, R.Y. Liu, H. J. Sun, C. Li, X.Y. Cui, L.Q. Ma. 2017. Effects of Novel Brominated Flame Retardant TBPH and Its Metabolite TBMEHP on human vascular endothelial cells: implication for human health risks. Environmental Research.156: 834–842 (IF= 3.835).
13. Xiang P., R. W. He, Y. H. Han, H. J. Sun, X. Y. Cui, and L. Q. Ma. 2016. Mechanisms of housedust-induced toxicity in primary human corneal epithelial cells: Oxidative stress, pro-inflammatory response and mitochondrial dysfunction. Environment International. 89–90: 30–37. (IF= 7.088)
14. Xiang P., R. Y. Liu, H. J. Sun, Y. H. Han, R. W. He, X. Y. Cui, and L. Q. Ma. 2016. Molecular mechanisms of dust-induced toxicity in human corneal epithelial cells: Water and organic extract of office and house dust. Environment International 92–93: 348–356. (IF=7.088)
15. Xiang P., K. W. Wu, Y. Zhu, L. Xiang, C. Li, D. L. Chen, F. Chen, G. T. Xu, A. J. Wang, M. Li, and Z. B Jin. 2014. A novel bruch membrane-mimetic electrospun substrate scaffold for human retinal pigment epithelium cells. Biomaterials 35: 9777–9788. (IF= 8.802)
16. Xiang P., M. Li, C. Y. Zhang, D. L. Chen, and Z. H. Zhou. 2011. Cytocompatibility of electrospun nanofiber tubular scaffolds for small diameter tissue engineering blood vessels. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 49: 281–288. (IF= 3.909)
17. Huang, X. F.#, P. Xiang#, J. Chen, D. J. Xing, N. Huang, Q. J. Min, F. Gu, Y. Tong, C. P. Pang, J. Qu, Z. B. Jin. 2013. Targeted exome sequencing identified novel USH2A mutations in Usher syndrome families. PLoS ONE 8: e63832. (IF= 2.806)
18. Tao Wang, P. Xiang, Jung-Heun Ha, Xiaoyu Wang, Caglar Doguer, Shireen R. L. Flores, Yujian James Kang, James F. Collins*. 2018. Copper supplementation reverses dietary iron overload-induced pathologies in mice. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 59:56-63. (IF= 4.414)
19. Tao Wang, P. Xiang, Jung-Heun Ha, Xiaoyu Wang, Caglar Doguer, Shireen R. L. Flores, Yujian James Kang, James F. Collins*. 2017. Copper supplementation in drinking water reverses dietary iron overload-induced anemia and cardiac hypertrophy in mice. The FASEB Journal.31(1): 301.4 (IF= 5.595)
20. Sun, H. J., P. Xiang, J. Luo, H.C. Hong, H. J. Lin, H. B. Li, L. Q. Ma. 2016. Mechanisms of arsenic disruption on gonadal, adrenal and thyroid endocrine systems in humans: A review. Environment International. 95:61-68. (IF= 7.088)
21. Sun, H. J., P. Xiang, M. H. Tang, L. Sun, and L. Q. Ma. 2016. Arsenic impacted the development, thyroid hormone and gene transcription of thyroid hormone receptors in bighead carp larvae (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis). Journal of Hazardous Materials. 303: 76–82. (IF= 6.065)
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