University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Bio for Zengyi Chen

Zengyi Chen

Research Associate, Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Medicine, Health Sci Rsrch Facility, Rm 103


Medical School - Xian Medical University, China

Research Interests

Myocardial and ventricular function.
Mechanisms responsible for heart failure.


Hopkins WE, Chen  Z, Fukagawa NK, Hall C, Knot HJ, LeWinter MM: Increased Atrial and Brain Natriuretic Peptides in Adults with Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease: Enhanced Understanding of Relationship Between Hypoxia and Natriuretic Peptide Secretion. Circulation 109:2872-2877, 2004
Palmer BM, Chen Z, Lachpelle RR, Hendley ED, LeWinter MM: Cardiomyocytet Function Influence Associated with Hyperactivity and/or Hypertension in Genetic Model of LV Hypertrophy. Am J Physiol 290(1): H463-73, 2006.
Meyer M, LeWinter MM, Bell S, Chen Z, Selby D, Singla DK,  Dauerman H: N-Acetylcystein-Enhanced  Contrast Provides Cardiorenal Protection. JACC Cardiovascular Interventions. Vol. 2, No. 3, 215-21, March 2009
Suzuki T, Palmer BM, James J,  Wang Y, Chen Z, VanBuren P, Maughan DW, Robbins J, LeWinter MM : Effects of Cardiac Myosin Isoform Variation on Myofilament Function and Cross-bridge Kinestics in Transgenic Rabbits. Circulation: Heart Failure; 2:234-241, 2009.
Nyland LR, Palmer BM, Chen Z, Maughan DW, Seidman CE, Seidman JG, Kreplak L and Vigoreaux JO: Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C is Essential for Thick-filament Stability and Flexural Rigidity. Biophysical Journal Volume 96:3273-3280, April 2009.