Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes

Haihong Zong, M.D.

Dr. Haihong Zong

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)


Professional Interests

My research interest is Integrins B1 function of Diabetes. Crucial role of Integrins B1 signaling events in mediating cross-talk to Insulin action in vivo. 


Selected Publications

Sun Qin, Li Ling, Li Renzhe, Yang Mengliu, Liu Hua, Michael J. Nowicki c, Haihong Zong,  Jun Xu, Gangyi Yang. Overexpression of visfatin/PBEF/Nampt alters whole-body insulin sensitivity and lipid profile in rats. Ann Med. 2009; 41(4): 311-20.

Haihong Zong, Claire Bastie, Reinhard Fassler, Kevin Campbell and Jeffrey E. Pessin. Insulin Resistance in Striated Muscle Specific Integrin Beta1 Receptor Subunit Knockout Mice. JBC 2009 Feb 13;284(7):4679-88

Claire Bastie, Haihong Zong, Jun Xu, Bhavin Busa, Stefan Judex, Irwin J. Kurland, and Jeffrey E. Pessin. Integrative metabolic regulation of peripheral tissue fatty acid oxidation by the SRC kinase family member Fyn. Cell Metab. 2007;5(5):371-81

Richard M. Reznick, Haihong Zong, Ji Li, Katsutaro Morino, Irene K. Moore, Hannah J. Yu, Zhen-Xiang Liu, Lawrence H. Young, and Gerald I. Shulman. Aging-Associated Reductions in AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Activity and Mitochondrial Biogenesis. Cell Metab. 2007; 5(2):151

Haihong Zong, JianMing Ren, Lawrence H. Young, Marc Pypaert, James Mu, Morris J Birnbaum and Gerald I. Shulman. AMP Kinase is required for Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Skeletal Muscle in Response to Chronic Energy Deprivation. PNAS. 2002 Dec 10; 99(25):15983-15987







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