Beixin (Julie) He

Mentor: Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD

Year Entered Into Program: 2007-2011

PhD Institution: Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Magaw Medical Center, Northwestern University


  • Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Graduate Program

Research Description

The Role of Calcium/calmodulin-dependent Protein Kinase II (CaMKII) and Cellular Redox Balance in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy


1.   Sander, T.L., Noll, L., Klinkner, D.B., Weihrauch, D., He, B.J., Kaul, S., Zangwill, S.D., Tweddell, J.S., Pritchard, K.A. Jr., Oldham, K.T.:  Rosiglitazone antagonizes vascular endothelial growth factor signaling and nuclear factor of activated T cells activation in cardiac valve endothelium. Endothelium, 13(3):181-190, 2006.  PMID: 16840174  2.   He, B.J., Joiner, M.A., Singh, M.V., Dominic-Swaminathan, P., Kutschke, W., Yang, J., Guan, X., Zimmerman, K., Grumbach, I.M., Weiss, R.M., Grumbach, D.R., Weiss, M., Spitz, R., Sigmund, C.D., Mohler, P.J., Anderson, M.E.:  Oxidation of CaMKII determines cardiotoxic effects of aldosterone. [in revision].  


  • NIH T32 Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant, 2007-2009
  • Recipient, Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship, 2009-2012
  • Endocrine Society Travel Award, 2009