Xiaoxu Zhou, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Xiaoxu Zhou

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Jessica Kennedy

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

MD, Harbin Medical University, China

PhD, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China


Prior to my position with the U of MN, I served as an instructor of medicine (research) at Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Also, I completed my postdoctoral fellow training at Department of Medicine in Rhode Island Hospital. I got my PhD degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2008. Before I came to the US, I worked as a cardiologist at the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China. In 2008, I obtained my certification of Chinese Medical Board. In addition, I got my MD degree from Harbin Medical University, China in 2001.

Professional Associations

  • American Heart Association


Research Summary/Interests

  • Mechanisms of atrial fibrillation
  • Treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Biomarker for diagnosing diastolic dysfunction


Academic Interests and Focus

Internal medicine; Pathology; Physiology


Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia; Hypertension; Coronary heart disease