Xiang Qian

Pain specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Pain Management Center

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6238
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Professional Education

Board Certification, Pain Management, American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine (2013)

Board Certification, American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesia (2013)

Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital - Pain Medicine (07/31/2013) CA

Residency: Stanford University (06/30/2012) CA

Internship, Metrowest Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Affiliated Program, MA (2009)

Internship: Metrowest Medical Center (06/23/2009) MA

Postgraduate, University of California at San Francisco, Neuroscience (2008)

Medical Education: University of Miami (2003) FL

Residency, 1st Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Cardiology (1999)

Medical Education: Zhejiang Medical University (1997) China

Honors & Awards

Injectable Electrostimulators for Treatment of Menopause Symptoms, Stanford-Coulter Translational Research Grants (2014)

Award of MDA Grant for Neurotransmission Study, Muscular Dystrophy Association (2004)

Award of Academic Merit, University of Miami School of Medicine (2003)

First Prize Award for Poster Presentation, The 11th Annual Neuroscience Research Day, University of Miami (2002)

Predoctoral Fellowship Grant Award, American Heart Association (AHA) (2001-2003)

A Retrospective Study of Chronic Post-Surgical Pain following Thoracic Surgery: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Incidence of Neuropathic Component, and Impact on Qualify of Life
Peng, Z., Li, Hl., Zhang, C., Qian, X., Feng, Z., & Zhu, S. (2014). A Retrospective Study of Chronic Post-Surgical Pain following Thoracic Surgery: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Incidence of Neuropathic Component, and Impact on Qualify of Life. PLOS ONE, 9(2).

CT-Guided Percutaneous Infrazygomatic Radiofrequency Neurolysis Through Foramen Rotundum to Treat V2 Trigeminal Neuralgia
Huang, B., Yao, M., Feng, Z., Guo, J., Zereshki, A., & Qian* Xiang. (2014). CT-Guided Percutaneous Infrazygomatic Radiofrequency Neurolysis Through Foramen Rotundum to Treat V2 Trigeminal Neuralgia. Pain Medicine, (April 9).

Optical control of neuronal excitation and inhibition using a single opsin protein, ChR2
Liske, H., Qian, X., Anikeeva, P., Deisseroth, K., & Delp, S. (2013). Optical control of neuronal excitation and inhibition using a single opsin protein, ChR2. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 3.

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Cosmin, G., & Qian, X. (2011). Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (Vol. 470).

G protein-activated inwardly rectifying potassium channels mediate depotentiation of long-term potentiation
Chung, H. J., Ge, W.-P., Qian, X., Wiser, O., Jan, Y. N., & Jan, L. Y. (2009). G protein-activated inwardly rectifying potassium channels mediate depotentiation of long-term potentiation. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(2), 635-640.

Neuronal activity regulates phosphorylation-dependent surface delivery of G protein-activated inwardly rectifying potassium channels
Chung, H. J., Qian, X., Ehlers, M., Jan, Y. N., & Jan, L. Y. (2009). Neuronal activity regulates phosphorylation-dependent surface delivery of G protein-activated inwardly rectifying potassium channels. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(2), 629-634.

SK channels mediate NADPH oxidase-independent reactive oxygen species production and apoptosis in granulocytes
Fay, A. J., Qian, X., Jan, Y. N., & Jan, L. Y. (2006). SK channels mediate NADPH oxidase-independent reactive oxygen species production and apoptosis in granulocytes. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 103(46), 17548-17553.

Intra- and intersubunit cooperativity in activation of BK channels by Ca2+ (vol 128, pg 389, 2006)
Qian, X., Niu, X., & Magleby, K. L. (2006). Intra- and intersubunit cooperativity in activation of BK channels by Ca2+ (vol 128, pg 389, 2006). JOURNAL OF GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY, 128(5), 629-629.

K+ channel selectivity depends on kinetic as well as thermodynamic factors
Grabe, M., Bichet, D., Qian, X., Jan, Y. N., & Jan, L. Y. (2006). K+ channel selectivity depends on kinetic as well as thermodynamic factors. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 103(39), 14361-14366.

Modulation of basal and receptor-induced GIRK potassium channel activity and neuronal excitability by the mammalian PINS homolog LGN
Wiser, O., Qian, X., Ehlers, M., Ja, W. W., Roberts, R. W., & Jan, L. Y. (2006). Modulation of basal and receptor-induced GIRK potassium channel activity and neuronal excitability by the mammalian PINS homolog LGN. NEURON, 50(4), 561-573.

Linker-gating ring complex as passive spring and Ca2+-dependent machine for a voltage-and Ca2+-activated potassium channel (vol 42, pg 745, 2004)
Niu, X. W., Qian, X., & Magleby, K. L. (2005). Linker-gating ring complex as passive spring and Ca2+-dependent machine for a voltage-and Ca2+-activated potassium channel (vol 42, pg 745, 2004). NEURON, 45(4), 637-637.

beta 1 subunits facilitate gating of BK channels by acting through the Ca2+, but not the Mg2+, activiating mechanisms
Qian, X., & Magleby, K. L. (2003). beta 1 subunits facilitate gating of BK channels by acting through the Ca2+, but not the Mg2+, activiating mechanisms. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 100(17), 10061-10066.

Slo1 tail domains, but not the Ca2+ bowl, are required for the beta 1 subunit to increase the apparent Ca2+ sensitivity of BK channels
Qian, X., Nimigean, C. M., Niu, X. W., Moss, B. L., & Magleby, K. L. (2002). Slo1 tail domains, but not the Ca2+ bowl, are required for the beta 1 subunit to increase the apparent Ca2+ sensitivity of BK channels. JOURNAL OF GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY, 120(6), 829-843.