Faculty & Staff

Post Doctoral Fellows

Dandan Sun, MD/PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow, University Pittsburgh UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Peer Reviewed Articles

1. Sun D, Ren W, Tang L, Chen X, Ma C, Li N. Echocardiographic feature of aortic arch pseudoaneurysm resulting from spontaneous aortic rupture. Echocardiography 2009;26(4):459-462. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2008.00814.x.

2. Chen X, Sun D, Yang J, Feng W, Gu T, Zhang Z, Xiu Z, Tang L, Ma C, Wang X, Cheng Y, Li N, Liu S. Preoperative assessment of mitral valve prolapse and chordate rupture using real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Echocardiography 2011; 28(9):1003-1110. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01474.x.

3. Sun D, Wu Y, Yuan Y, Wang Y, Liu W, Yang J. Is the atherosclerotic process accentuated under conditions of HIV infection, antiretroviral therapy, and protease inhibitor exposure? Meta-analysis of the markers of arterial structure and function. Atherosclerosis 2015;242(1)109-116. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.06.059.

4. Wu Y, Sun D, Wang Y, Wang Y. Subcomponents and Connectivity of the Inferior Fronto-Occipital Fasciculus Revealed by Diffusion Spectrum Imaging Fiber Tracking. Front Neuroanat2016; 10:88.

5. Wu Y, Sun D, Wang Y, Wang Y, Wang Y. Tracing short connections of the temporo-parieto-occipital region in the human brain using diffusion spectrum imaging and fiber dissection. Brain Res 2016; 1646:152-159. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.046.

6. Wu Y, Sun D, Wang Y, Wang Y, Ou S. Segmentation of the Cingulum Bundle in the Human Brain: A New Perspective Based on DSI Tractography and Fiber Dissection Study. Front Neuroanat 2016;10:84. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2016.00084.

7. Sun D, Sun L, Xu Q, Gong Y, Wang H, Yang J, Yuan Y. SNP-SNP Interaction between TLR4 and MyD88 in Susceptibility to Coronary Artery Disease in the Chinese Han Population.. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016;13(3). pii: E278.  doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030278.

8. Wu YP, Sun DD, Wang Y, Liu W, Yang J. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2 Infection Increases Atherosclerosis Risk: Evidence Based on a Meta-Analysis. Biomed Res Int 2016;2016:2630865. doi: 10.1155/2016/2630865. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

9. Sun D, Wu Y, Wang H, Yan H, Liu W, Yang J. Toll-like receptor 4 rs11536889 is associated with angiographic extent and severity of coronary artery disease in a Chinese population. Oncotarget 2017;8(2):2025-2033.

10. Sun D, Sun L, Xu Q, Wang H, Yang J, Yuan Y. Promoter Polymorphism of Toll-Like Receptor 4 is Associated with a Decreased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease: A Case-Control Study in the Chinese Han Population. Med Sci Monit 2017; 23:276-284. doi: 10.12659/MSM.899587.