Release date:2016-05-18  Release:


Associate Professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy

Phone: 86-25-86185149


Research Summary

Huang Fang, associate Professor of Pharmacology of Chinese Materia Medica.Research in Dr. Huang's laboratory concentrates on 1) understanding mechanisms of diabetes, and 2) developing new pharmacological treatments for these conditions. We apply the power of metabolic syndrome and molecular pharmacology in our studies. Currently, we are also interested in understanding mechanisms of diabetic pain, and developing new therapeutic targets as well as novel drugs that can be used for the treatment of pain and other related metabolic syndrome problems.


2003-2007 Ph.D., Pharmacology, China Pharmaceutical University

1998-2001 M.S., Traditional Chinese MedicineNanjing University of TCM

1990-1994 B.S., Traditional Chinese MedicineNanjing University of TCM

Academic Experience

2007-     Associate Professor of TCM, China Pharmaceutical University

2001-2007 Assistant Researcher of TCM, China Pharmaceutical University

1994-2001 Teaching Assistant of TCM, China Pharmaceutical University


  1. Manli Xu, Juanjuan Hu, Wenwen Zhao, Xuejiao Gao, Cuihua Jiang, Kang Liu, Baolin Liu, Fang Huang. Quercetin differently regulates insulin-mediated glucose transporter 4 translocation under basal and inflammatory conditions in adipocytes. Mol. Nutr. FoodRes.  2014 May;58(5):931-41.

  2. Qianwen ZHAO, Yan SUN, Yu JI, Lihua XU, Kang LIU, Baolin LIU, and Fang HUANG. Total polyphenol of Anemarrhena asphodeloides ameliorates advanced glycation end products-induced endothelial dysfunction by regulation of AMP-Kinase. Journal of Diabetes 2014 Jul;6(4):304-15.

  3. Fang Huang, Kang Liu, Hang Du, Junping Kou, Baolin Liu. Puerarin attenuates endothelial insulin resistance through inhibition of inflammatory response in an IKKb/IRS-1-dependent manner. Biochimie2012 May; 94(5):1143-50.

  4. Kang Liu, Tianjiong Luo, Zhongai Zhang, Tao Wang, Junping Kou, Baolin Liu, Fang Huang. Modified Si-Miao-San extract inhibits inflammatory response and modulates insulin sensitivity in hepatocytes through an IKKβ/IRS-1/Akt-dependent pathway.J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 Jul 14;136(3):473-9.