Publication list:

 

2012

1.      Marvin G. Chang, Daisuke Sato, Enno de Lange, Jong-Hwan Lee , Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss,  Zhilin Qu: Bistable Wave Propagation and Early Afterdepolarization-Mediated Cardiac Arrhythmias, Heart Rhythm 9, 115-122 (2012).

2.      Thao P Nguyen, Yuanfang Xie, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss: Arrhythmogenic Consequences of Myofibroblast-Myocyte Coupling: Cardiovasc. Res. 93, 242-251 (2012).

3.      Gong-Xin Liu, Bum-Rak Choi, Ohad Ziv, Enno de Lange, Zhilin Qu, Gideon Koren: Differential Conditions for Early Afterdepolarizations and Triggered Activity in Cardiomyocytes Derived from Transgenic LQT1 and LQT2 rabbits. J. Physiol. 590 1171-80 (2012).

4.      Lida Xu, Zhilin Qu: Roles of protein ubiquitination and degradation in biochemical oscillations. PLOS one 7, e34616 (2012)

5.      Michael Nivala, Enno de Lange, Robert Rovetti, Zhilin Qu: Computational modeling and numerical methods for spatiotemporal calcium dynamics in ventricular myocytes, Front. Physiol. 3, 114 (2012).

6.      Lida Xu, Zhuang Li, Zhilin Qu, Zengru Di: Resonance drifts of spiral waves on media of periodic excitability, Phys Rev E 85, 046216 (2012).

7.      Michael Nivala, Christopher Ko, Melissa Nivala, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu: Criticality in intracellular calcium signaling in cardiac myocytes. Biophys. J. 102, 2433-2442 (2012).

8.      Marvin G. Chang, Connie Y. Chang, Enno de Lange, Linmiao Xu, Brian O’Rourke, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Leslie Tung, Eduardo Marbán, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu, M. Roselle Abraham:  The Dynamics of Early Afterdepolarization-Mediated Triggered Activity in Cardiac Monolayers. Biophys. J. 2706-2714 (2012).

9.      Zhenghang Zhao, Yuanfang Xie, Hairuo Wen, Dandan Xiao, Charelle Allen, Nadezhda Fefelova, Wen Dun, Penelope A Boyden,  Zhilin Qu, Lai-Hua Xie:  Role of the transient outward potassium current in the genesis of early afterdepolarizations in cardiac cells. Cardiovasc. Res. 95, 308-316 (2012).

10.  Michael Nivala, Zhilin Qu: Calcium alternans in a couplon network model of ventricular myocytes: role of sarcoplasmic reticulum load. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 303, H341-352 (2012).

11.        James N. Weiss, Alain Karma, W. Robb MacLellan, Mario Deng, Christoph Rau, Colin M. Rees, Jessica Wang, Nicholas Wisniewski, Eleazar Eskin, Steve Horvath, Zhilin Qu, Yibin Wang, Aldons J. Lusis: “Good Enough Solutions” and the Genetics of Complex Diseases. Circ. Res. 111, 493-504 (2012).

12.        Enno de Lange, Yuanfang Xie, Zhilin Qu. Synchronization of Early Afterdepolarizations and Arrhythmogenesis in Heterogeneous Cardiac Tissue Models. Biophys. J. 103, 365-373 (2012).

13.        Zhilin Qu, Douglas Chung: Mechanisms and determinants of ultralong action potential duration and slow rate-dependence in cardiac myocytes. PLOS One 7, e43587 (2012).

14.        Yutao Xi, Tomohiko Ai, Enno De Lange, Zhaohui Li, Geru Wu, Luca Brunelli, W. Buck Kyle, Jie Cheng, Michael J. Ackerman, Akinori Kimura, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu, Jeffrey J. Kim, Georgine Faulkner, Matteo Vatta: Loss-of-function of hNav1.5 by ZASP1-D117N associated with intraventricular conduction disturbances in left ventricular noncompaction. Circ AE (in press, 2012).

15.        Zhilin Qu: Chaos in the Genesis of Ventricular Arrhythmias. Ventricular Arrhythmias: From Principles to Patients, Ed. by Dudley, Kocheril, and Sovari, (in press, 2012).

16.        Zhilin Qu and Michael Nivala: Multi-scale Nonlinear Dynamics in Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Sparks to Sudden Death. Multiscale Analysis and Nonlinear Dynamics: From Molecules to the Brain, Ed. by Misha Pesenson (to be published in 2012).

 

2011

17.  Madhvani RV, Xie Y, Pantazis A, Garfinkel A, Qu Z, Weiss JN, Olcese R. Shaping a New Ca2+ Conductance to Suppress Early Afterdepolarizations in Cardiac Myocytes. J. Physiol. 589, 6081-6092 (2011).

18.  Norishige Morita, Jong Hwan Lee, Yuanfang Xie, Ali Sovari, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Suppression of reentrant and multifocal ventricular fibrillation by the late Na current blocker ranolazine. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 57, 366-375 (2011).

19.  Carlos de Diego, Fuhua Chen, Yuanfang Xie, Rakesh K Pai, Leonid Slavin, John Parker, Scott T. Lamp, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, Miguel Valderrabano: Anisotropic conduction block and reentry in neonatal rat ventricular myocyte monolayers, Am. J. Physiol, Heart Circ. Physiol.  300, H271-278 (2011).

20.  Mitsunori Maruyama, Shien-Fong Lin, Yuanfang Xie, Su-Kiat Chua, Boyoung Joung, Seongwook Han, Tetsuji Shinohara, Mark J. Shen, MD; Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, Peng-Sheng Chen: Genesis of phase-3 early afterdepolarizations and triggered activity in acquired long QT syndrome, Circulation: Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology 4. 103-111 (2011).

21.  Ali Baher, Matt Uy, Fagen Xie, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss: Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia: Ping pong in the His-Purkinje system, Heart Rhythm 8, 599-605 (2011).

22.  Paavo Korge, Ling Yang, Jun-Hai Yang, Yibin Wang, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss: Protective role of transient pore openings in calcium handling by cardiac mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem. 286, 34851-7(2011).

23.  Melissa Nivala, Pavvo Korge, Michael Nivala, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu: Linking flickering to waves and whole-cell oscillations in a mitochondrial network model. Biophys. J. 101, 2102-11 (2011).

24.  James N. Weiss, Michael Nivala, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu: Alternans and arrhythmias: From cell to heart. Circ. Res. 108, 98-112 (2011).

25.  Zhilin Qu: Chaos in the genesis and maintenance of cardiac arrhythmias, Prog. Biophys. Mol. Biol.  105, 247-257 (2011).

26.  Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Melissa Nivala: Multi-scale modeling in biology: how to bridge the gaps between scales? Prog. Biophys. Mol. Biol. 107, 21-31 (2011).

2010

27.        Ling Yang, Paavo Korge, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Mitochondrial oscillations and waves in cardiac myocytes: Insights from computational models. Biophys. J. 98, 1428-38 (2010).

28.        Robert J. Rovetti, Xiaohua Cui, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu: Spark-induced sparks as a mechanism of intracellular calcium alternans in cardiac myocytes. Circ. Res. 106, 1582-1591(2010).

29.        Daisuke Sato, Lai-Hua Xie, Thao Nyguen, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu: Irregularly-appearing early afterdepolarizations in cardiac myocytes: Random fluctuations or dynamical chaos? Biophys. J. 99, 765-773(2010).

30.        Yuanfang Xie, Daisuke Sato, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss: So little source, so much sink: Requirements for afterdepolarizations to propagate in tissue. Biophys. J. 99, 1408-1415(2010).

31.        Xiaoyan Ren, Debora A. Nicoll, Lida Xu, Zhilin Qu and Kenneth D. Philipson: Transmembrane segment packing of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger investigated with chemical crosslinkers. Biochemistry 49, 8585-8591 (2010).

32.        James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Peng-Sheng Chen, Zhilin Qu: Early afterdepolarizations and cardiac arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm 7, 1891-1899 (2010).

33.        Zhilin Qu, Yuanfang Xie, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss: T-wave alternans and arrhythmogenesis in cardiac diseases. Frontiers in Physiology 1, 154 (2010).

2009

34.        Daisuke Sato, Lai-Hua Xie, Ali Sovari, Diana X. Tran, Norishige Morita, Fagen Xie, Hrayr Karagueuzian, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Synchronization of chaotic early afterdepolarizations in the genesis of cardiac arrhythmias. PNAS 106, 2983-8 (2009).

35.        Zhilin Qu and Thomas Vondriska: Effects of cascade length, kinetics, and feedback loops on biological signal transduction dynamics in a simplified cascade model. Physical Biology 6, 16007 (2009).

36.        Lida Xu , Zhilin Qu, and Zengru Di: Drifting dynamics of dense and sparse spiral waves in heterogeneous excitable medium. Phys. Rev. E 79, 036212 (2009).

37.        Diana X. Tran, Daisuke Sato, James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, and Zhilin Qu: Bifurcation and chaos in a model of cardiac early afterdepolarizations. Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 258103 (2009).

38.        Xiaohua Cui, Robert J. Rovetti, Ling Yang, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Period-doubling bifurcation in an array of coupled stochastically excitable elements subjected to global periodic forcing. Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 044102 (2009).

39.        Yuanfang Xie, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Cardiac alternans induced by fibroblast-myocyte coupling: Mechanistic insights from mathematical models. Am. J. Physiol. 297, H775-784 (2009).

40.        Daisuke Sato, Yuanfang Xie, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, and Allen R Sanderson: Acceleration of cardiac tissue simulation with graphic processing units.  Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. 47, 1011-1015 (2009).

41.        Yuanfang Xie, Alan Garfinkel, Patrizia Camelliti, Peter Kohl, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Effects of fibroblast-myocyte coupling on cardiac conduction and vulnerability to reentry. Heart Rhythm 6, 1641-9 (2009).

42.        Norishige Morita, Ali A. Sovari, Yuanfang Xie, Michael C. Fishbein, William J. Mandel, Alan Garfinkel, Shien-Fong Lin, Peng-Sheng Chen, Lai-Hua Xie, Fuhua Chen, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Increased susceptibility of aged hearts to ventricular fibrillation during oxidative stress. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 297, H1594-605(2009).

43.        Zhilin Qu and James N. Weiss: Nonlinear dynamics of excitation and propagation in cardiac muscle. Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, Ed. by D.P.Zipes and J.Jalife, 5th edition (2009).

2008

44.        Aman Mahajan, Yohannes Shiferaw, Daisuke Sato, Ali Baher, Riccardo Olcese, Lai-Hua Xie, Ming-Jim Yang, Peng-Sheng Chen, Juan G. Restrepo, Alain Karma, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, and James N. Weiss: A rabbit ventricular action potential model replicating cardiac dynamics at rapid heart rates. Biophys. J. 94, 392-410(2008).

45.        Aman Mahajan, Daisuke Sato, Yohannes Shiferaw, Ali Baher, Lai-Hua Xie, Robert Peralta, Riccardo Olcese, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, and James N. Weiss: Modifying L-type calcium current kinetics: consequences for cardiac excitation and arrhythmia dynamics. Biophys. J. 94, 411-423 (2008).

46.        Shihong Wang, Yuanfang Xie, and Zhilin Qu: Coupled iterated map models of action potential dynamics in a one-dimensional cable of coupled cardiac cells. New Journal of Physics 10, 055001(2008).

47.        Lai-Hua Xie, Daisuke Sato, Alan Garfinkel, Zhilin Qu, and James N. Weiss: Intracellular Ca alternans:  Coordinated regulation by sarcoplasmic reticulum release, uptake and leak. Biophys. J. 95, 3100-3110 (2008).

48.        Ling Yang, Thomas Vondriska, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Deducing topology of protein-protein interaction networks from experimentally measured sub-networks. BMC Bioinformatics 9, 301 (2008).

49.        Arik Yochelis, Edgar Knoblock, Yuanfang Xie, Zhilin Qu, and Alan Garfinkel: Generation of finite pulse trains in excitable media. Europhys. Lett. 83, 64005 (2008).

50.        Jun-Hai Yang, Ling Yang, Zhilin Qu, and James N. Weiss: Glycolytic oscillations in isolated rabbit ventricular myocytes. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 36321-7 (2008).

2007

51.        Ali Baher, Zhilin Qu, Ashkan Hayatdavoudi, Scott T Lamp, Fagen Xie, Stephen Turner, Alan Garfinkel, and James N Weiss: Short-term cardiac memory and mother rotor fibrillation. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 292, H180-9(2007).

52.        Hideki Hayashi, Yohannes Shiferaw­­­, Daisuke Sato, Motoki Nihei, Shien-Fong Lin, Peng-Sheng Chen, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Dynamic origin of spatially discordant alternans in cardiac tissue. Biophys. J. 92, 448-60(2007).

53.        Daisuke Sato, Yohannes Shiferaw, Zhilin Qu, Alain Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, and Alain Karma: Inferring the cellular origin of voltage and calcium alternans from the spatial scales of phase reversal during discordant alternans. Biophys. J. 92, L33-5(2007).

54.        Zhilin Qu, Yohannes Shiferaw, and James N. Weiss: Nonlinear dynamics of cardiac excitaion-contraction coupling: An iterated map study. Phys. Rev. E 75, 011927(2007).

55.        Zhangang Han, Thomas M. Vondriska, Ling Yang, W. Robb MacLellan, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Signal transduction network motifs and biological memory. J. Theor. Biol. 246, 755-761(2007).

56.        Jimmy J. Yang, Diana X. Tran, James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, and Zhilin Qu: The pinwheel experiment revisited: Effects of cellular electrophysiological properties on vulnerability to cardiac reentry. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol.  293, H1781-1790(2007).

57.        Yuanfang Xie, Gang Hu, Daisuke Sato, James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, and Zhilin Qu: Dispersion of refractoriness and induction of reentry due to chaos synchronization in a model of cardiac tissue. Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 118101(2007).

58.        Diana X. Tran, Jimmy J. Yang, James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, and Zhilin Qu: Vulnerability to reentry in simulated two-dimensional cardiac tissue: Effects of electrical restitution and stimulation sequence. Chaos 17, 043115 (2007).

59.        Zhilin Qu and James N. Weiss: The chicken or the egg? Voltage and calcium dynamics in the heart. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 293, H2054-2055 (2007).

2006

60.        Zhilin Qu: The critical mass hypothesis revisited: the effect of dynamical wave stability on spontaneous termination of cardiac fibrillation. Am. J. Physiol. 290, H255-263 (2006).

61.        Ling Yang, Zhangang Han, W. Robb MacLellan, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Linking cell division to cell growth in a spatiotemporal model of the cell cycle. J. Theor. Biol. 241, 120-133 (2006).

62.        Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Vulnerable window for conduction block in a 1D cable of cardiac cells: 1. Single extrasystoles. Biophys. J. 91, 793-804 (2006).

63.        Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Vulnerable window for conduction block in a 1D cable of cardiac cells: 2. Multiple extrasystoles. Biophys. J. 91, 805-815 (2006).

64.        Daisuke Sato, Yohannes Shiferaw­­­, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu, and Alain Karma: Spatially discordant alternans in cardiac tissue: the role of calcium cycling. Circ. Res. 99, 520-527 (2006).

65.        Zhilin Qu and James N. Weiss: Dynamics and cardiac arrhythmias. J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol. 17, 1042-1049 (2006).

66.        James N. Weiss, Alain Karma, Peng-Sheng Chen, Alan Garfinkel, and Zhilin Qu: From pulsus to pulseless – the saga of cardiac alternans. Circ. Res. 98, 1244-1253 (2006).

67.        James N. Weiss, Ling Yang, and Zhilin Qu: Network perspectives of cardiovascular metabolism. J. Lipid Res. 47, 2355-66(2006).

68.        Yohannes Shiferaw, Zhilin Qu, Alain Karma, and James N. Weiss: Alternans dynamics of paced cardiac cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1080, 376-94 (2006).

69.        Jun Isobe, Zhilin Qu, Jordan Patti, D. Wendell, H. Choi, and Carlo Montemagno, Preliminary studies on the effect of size on the action potential of an excitable vesicle. WSEAS Trans. on Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, Feb 2006, pp. 347-52. ISSN:1109-2777.

2005

70.        Zhilin Qu and James N. Weiss: Effects of Na+ and K+ channel blockade on vulnerability to and termination of fibrillation in simulated normal cardiac tissue. Am. J. Physiol. 289, H1692-1701 (2005).

71.        Zhangang Han, Ling Yang, Robb MacLellan, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Hysteresis and cell cycle transitions: How crucial is it?  Biophys. J. 88, 1626-1634(2005).

72.        Mizuho Miyauchi, Zhilin Qu, Yasushi Miyauchi, Sheng-Mei Zhou, Hui Pak, William J. Mandel, Micahel C. Fishbein, Peng-Sheng Chen, and Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Chronic nicotine and the pathogenesis of sustained atrial flutter induced in dogs with healed ventricular myocardial infarction. Am. J. Physiol. 288, H2878-H2886 (2005).

73.        James Weiss, Zhilin Qu, Peng-Sheng Chen, Alan Garfinkel, and Alain Karma: The dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias, Circulation 112, 1232-1240 (2005).

74.        James N Weiss and Zhilin Qu: Molecular and cellular basis of arrhythmias in heart failure. Atlas of Heart Failure, Ed. by Shivkumar et al (2005).

75.        Zengru Di, Dahui Wang, Zhoujian Cao, and Zhilin Qu: Collective dynamics of excitable system in heterogeneous media. Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Networks and Brain, 2005. ICNN&B '05. Vol. 3 (D. Wang, ed.), 2005, p. 1900-1905.

2004

76.        Zhilin Qu, Hrayr Karagueuzian, Alan Gafinkel, and James N. Weiss: Effects of Na+ channel and cell coupling abnormalities on vulnerability to reentry: A computer simulation study. Am. J. Physiol. 286, H1310-1321 (2004).

77.        Chikaya Omichi, Scott T Lamp, Shien-Fong Lin, Shengmei Zhou, Moon-Hyoung Lee, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Boris Kogan, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, Peng-Sheng Chen, and James N Weiss: Intracellular Ca2+ dynamics in ventricular fibrillation. Am. J. Physiol. 286, H1836-H1844 (2004).

78.        Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, Junzhong Yang, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: A simulation study of the effects of cardiac anatomy in ventricular fibrillation. J. Clin. Invest. 113, 686-693 (2004).

79.        Ling Yang, Robb MacLellan, Zhangang Han, James N. Weiss, and Zhilin Qu: Multi-site phosphorylation and network dynamics of cyclin-dependent kinase signaling in the eukaryotic cell cycle. Biophys. J. 86, 3432-3443 (2004).

80.        Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss and W. Robb MacLellan: Coordination of cell growth and cell division: a mathematical modeling study.  J. Cell Sci. 117, 4199(2004).

81.        Tsu-Juey Wu, Shien-Fong Lin, Ali Baher, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Chih-Tai Ting, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Mother rotors and the mechanisms of D600-induced type 2 ventricular fibrillation. Circulation 110, 2110-2118 (2004).

82.        Zhilin Qu: Dynamical effects of cell-to-cell coupling on cardiac excitation and propagation: A simulation study. Am. J. Physiol. 287, H2803-2812 (2004).

83.        Zhilin Qu: Nonlinear dynamic control of irregular cardiac rhythms. J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol. 15, 1186-1187 (2004).

84.        Zhilin Qu and Alan Garfinkel: Nonlinear dynamics of excitation and propagation in cardiac muscle. Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, Ed. by D.P.Zipes and J.Jalife, 4th edition, 2004, pp. 327-335.

2003

85.        Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and W. Robb MacLellan: Regulation of the mammalian cell cycle: A model of the G1/S transition. Am. J. Physiol. 284, C349-C364 (2003).

86.        Zengru Di, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: A kinematic theory of spiral wave drifting under external electrical field. Phys. Lett. A 308, 179-186 (2003).

87.        Junzhong Yang, Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, and Alan Garfinkel: Mechanism for spiral wave breakup in excitable and oscillatory media. Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 148302 (2003).

88.        Zhilin Qu, W. Robb MacLellan, and James N. Weiss: Dynamics of the cell cycle—checkpoints, sizers, and timers. Biophys. J. 85, 3600-3611(2003).

89.        James N. Weiss, Zhilin Qu, and Alan Garfinkel: Understanding biological complexity: lessons from the past. FASEB J 17, 1-6(2003).

90.        James N. Weiss, Peng-Sheng Chen, Zhilin Qu, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Shien-Fong Lin, Alan Garfinkel, and Alain Karma: Letters to Editor. J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol. 14, 331-332 (2003).

2002

91.        Miguel Valderrabano, Junzhong Yang, Chikaya Omichi, Jong Kil, Scott T. Lamp, Zhilin Qu, Shien-Fong Lin,  Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Alan Garfinkel, Peng-Sheng Chen, and James N. Weiss: Frequency analysis of ventricular fibrillation in swine ventricles. Circ. Res. 90, 213–222 (2002).

92.        Moshe Swissa*, Zhilin Qu*, Toshihiko Ohara, Moon-Hyoung Lee, Shien-Fong Lin, Alan Garfinkel, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, James N. Weiss, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Action potential duration restitution and ventricular fibrillation due to rapid focal excitation. Am. J. Physiol. 282, H1915-1923 (2002). (*co-first author).

93.        Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Electrical refractory period restitution and spiral wave reentry in simulated cardiac tissue. Am. J. Physiol. 283, H448-H460 (2002).

94.        Toshihiko Ohara, Zhilin Qu, Moon-Hyoung Lee, Keiko Ohara, Chikaya Omichi, William J. Mandel, Peng-Sheng Chen, and Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Increased vulnerability to inducible atrial fibrillation caused by partial cellular uncoupling with heptanol. Am. J. Physiol. 283, H1116-H1122 (2002).

95.        James N. Weiss, Peng-Sheng Chen, Zhilin Qu, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Alan Garfinkel: Electrical restitution and cardiac fibrillation. J. Cardiovascular Electrophysiol 13, 292-295(2002).

2001

96.        Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Electrophysiologic Heterogeneity and the stability of reentry in simulated cardiac tissue. Am. J. Physiol., 280, H535-545 (2001).

97.        Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Spiral wave stability in a simulated ischemic cardiac tissue. Am. J. Physiol. 280, H1667-H1673 (2001).

98.        Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Coexistence of multiple spiral waves with independent frequencies in a heterogeneous excitable medium. Phys. Rev. E 63, 031905 (2001).

99.        Moon-Hyoung Lee*, Zhilin Qu*, Gregory A. Fishbein, Scott T. Lamp, Eugene H. Chang, Toshihiko Ohara, Olga Voroshilovsky, Jong R. Kil, Ali R. Hamzei, Nina C. Wang, Shien-Fong Lin, James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Patterns of wave break during ventricular fibrillation in isolated swine right ventricle. Am. J. Physiol. 281, H253-265 (2001). (*co-first author).

2000

100.    Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: From local to global spatiotemporal chaos in a cardiac tissue model. Phys. Rev. E  61, 727-732 (2000).

101.    A. Garfinkel, Y.-H. Kim, O. Voroshilovsky, Zhilin Qu, Jong Kil, M.-H. Lee, HS Karagueuzian, JN Weiss, and P.-S. Chen: Preventing ventricular fibrillation by flattening cardiac restitution. PNAS 97, 6061-6066 (2000).

102.    Zhilin Qu, Jong Kil, Fagen Xie, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Scroll Wave Dynamics in a three-dimensional cardiac tissue model: Roles of restitution, thickness and fiber rotation.  Biophys. J. 78, 2761-2775 (2000).

103.    Zhilin Qu, Fagen Xie, Alan Garfinkel, and James N. Weiss: Origins of spiral wave meander and breakup in a 2-dimensional cardiac tissue model. Ann. Biomed. Eng., 28,755-771(2000).

104.    Olga Voroshilovsky, Zhilin Qu, Moon-Hyoung Lee, Toshihiko Ohara, Gregory A. Fishbein, Hsun-Lun A. Huang, Charles D. Swerdlow, Shien-Fong Lin, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Mechanisms of ventricular fibrillation induction by 60 Hz alternating current in isolated swine right ventricle. Circulation 102, 1569-1574 (2000).

105.    Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, Peng-Sheng Chen, and James N. Weiss: Mechanisms of discordant alternans and induction of reentry in a simulated cardiac tissue. Circulation 102, 1664-1670(2000).

106.    James N. Weiss, Peng-Sheng Chen, Zhilin Qu, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Alan Garfinkel: Ventricular fibrillation: How do we stop the waves from breaking? Circ. Res. 87, 1103-1107 (2000).

1999 and before

107.    Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Cardiac electrical restitution properties and the stability of reentrant spiral waves: A simulation study. Am. J. Physiol. 45, H269-H283 (1999).

108.    Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, J.N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Interactions between stable spiral waves in an inhomogeneous cardiac tissue. Phys. Rev. E 59, 2203-5(1999).

109.    Takumi Uchida, Masaaki Yashima, Masamichi Gotoh, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Michael C. Fishbein, William J. Mandel, Peng-Sheng Chen, and Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Mechanism of acceleration of functional reentry in the ventricle: effects of ATP-sensitive potassium channel opener. Circulation 99, 704-712(1999).

110.    Gang Hu, Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, and Pengliang Shi:  Antiphase states in coupled oscillator systems. Commun. Theor. Phys. 31, 99-106(1999).

111.    Ji-Min Cao*, Zhilin Qu*, Young-Hoon Kim, Tsu-Juey Wu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Spatio-temporal heterogeneity in the induction of ventricular fibrillation by rapid pacing: The importance of cardiac restitution properties. Circ. Res. 99, 1318-31 (1999). (*co-first author).

112.    Zhilin Qu and Alan Garfinkel: An advanced algorithm for solving partial differential equation in cardiac conduction. IEEE Trans. On Biomed. Eng. 46, 1166-68(1999).

113.    Zhilin Qu, Fagen Xie, and Alan Garfinkel, Diffusion-induced vortex filament instability in 3-dimensional excitable media.  Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2668-2671(1999).

114.    Young-Hoon Kim, Fagen Xie, Masaaki Yashima, Tsu-Juey Wu, Miguel Valderrabano, Moon-Hyoung Lee, Toshihiko Ohara, Olga Voroshilovsky, Rahul N. Doshi, Michael C. Fishbein, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Peng-Sheng Chen:  Role of papillary muscle in the generation and maintenance of reentry during ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation in isolated swine right ventricle.  Circulation 100, 1450-1459(1999).

115.    James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, Zhilin Qu, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Chaos and the transition to ventricular fibrillation: a new approach to antiarrhythmic drug evaluation. Circulation 99, 2819-26(1999).

116.    Alan Garfinkel and Zhilin Qu: Nonlinear dynamics of excitation and propagation in cardiac muscle. Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, Ed. by D.P.Zipes and J.Jalife, 3rd edition, pp. 315-320 (1999).

117.    Tsu-Juey Wu, Masaaki Yashima, Fagen Xie, Charles A. Athill, Young-Hoon Kim, Michael C. Fishbein, Zhilin Qu, Alan Garfinkel, James N. Weiss, Hrayr S. Karagueuzian, and Peng-Sheng Chen: Role of pectinate muscle bundles in the generation and maintenance of intra-atrial reentry: Potential implications for the mechanism of conversion between atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Circ. Res. 83, 448-462(1998).

118.    Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Dynamics of reentry around a circular obstacle in cardiac tissue. Phys. Rev. E 58, 6355-8(1998)

119.    Zhilin Qu, James N. Weiss, and Alan Garfinkel: Spatiotemporal chaos in a simulated ring of cardiac cells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1387-1390 (1997).

120.    Gang Hu, Zhilin Qu, Fagen Xie and Shunquan Zhu: On-off intermittency in continuous systems, Commun. Theor. Phys. 27, 311-316(1997).

121.    Gang Hu, Jinghua Xiao, Junzhong Yang, Fagen Xie, and Zhilin Qu: Synchronization of spatiotemporal chaos and its applications, Phys. Rev. E 56, 2738-2746(1997).

122.    Boris Y.Kogan, W.J.Karplus, M.G.Karpoukhin, I.M.Roizen, E.Chudin, and Zhilin Qu: Action potential duration restitution and electrical excitation propagation in a ring of cardiac cells. Computers and Biomedical Research 30, 349-359(1997).

123.    Guo-Jian Yang; Gang Hu; and Zhilin Qu: Synchronization of chaotic optical systems by remote feedback controlling. Commun. Theor. Phys. 25, 61-66(1996).

124.    Junzhong Yang, Zhilin Qu, and Gang Hu: Duffing equation with two periodic forcings: the phase effect. Phys. Rev. E 53, 4402-4413(1996).

125.    Zhilin Qu, Fagen Xie, and Gang Hu: Spatiotemporal on-off intermittency by random driving. Phys. Rev. E 53, R1301-1304(1996).

126.    Gang Hu, Fagen Xie, Zhilin Qu, and Fang Zhang: Locally excited coupled map lattice: Phase transition from a local to a global response. Phys. Rev. E 54, 1305-1312(1996).

127.    Jinghua Xiao, Gang Hu, and Zhilin Qu: Synchronization of spatiotemporal chaos and its application to multi-channel spread-spectrum communication. Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 4162-4165(1996).

128.    Jinghua Xiao, Zhilin Qu and Jie Liu: Stochastic resonance driven by two-frequency signals. J. of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, vol.19, 53-56(1996).

129.    Jinghua Xiao, Jie Liu and Zhilin Qu: Synchronization of coupled map using negative feedback and its applications in secure communication.  J. of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, vol.19, No.2, 11-15(1996).

130.    Jinghua Xiao, Zhilin Qu, and Jie Liu: Spatiotemporal chaos synchronization and spread spectrum communication. J. of University of Posts and Telecommunications of China, vol.3, 8-14(1996).

131.    Boris Y. Kogan, W.J. Karplus, M.G.Karpoukhin, I.M. Roizen, E. Chudin, and Zhilin Qu: Propagation of electrical excitation in a ring of cardiac cells: a computer simulation study. Simulation Modeling in Bioengineering, Ed. by M.Cerrolaza, D.Jugo, C.A.Brebbia, (Computational Mechanics publications, Southampton, 1996) pp.303-313.

132.    Fagen Xie, Gang Hu, and Zhilin Qu: On-off intermittency in a coupled-map lattice system. Phys. Rev. E 52, R1265-1268(1995).

133.    Zhilin Qu, Gang Hu, Guojian Yang, and Guangrong Qin:  Phase effect in taming nonautonomous chaos by weak harmonic perturbations. Phys. Rev. Lett., 74, (no.10):1736-1739(1995).

134.    Rong Li, Hengjiang Zhu, Zhilin Qu, Xiaodong Weng, Guangrong Qin, and Gang Hu: Experimental study of the effect of controlling signal on controlling chaos (in Chinese). Science in China (series A), 851-857(1995)

135.    Gang Hu, Zhilin Qu and Guanrong Chen: Stability criterion of a periodic orbit—controllability of chaos. J. of Beijing Normal University, vol.31, 65-70(1995).

136.    Zhilin Qu, Jie Liu, and Gang Tian: Colored-noise-induced phase transition in a single-mode laser. J. of Beijing Normal University, vol. 31, 219-222(1995).

137.    Gang Hu, Zhilin Qu, and Kaifen He: Feedback control of chaos in spatiotemporal systems. Int. J. of Bif. and Chaos 5, 901-936 (1995).

138.    Gang Hu and Zhilin Qu: Controlling spatiotemporal chaos in coupled map lattice systems. Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 68-71(1994).

139.    Zhilin Qu and Gang Hu: Spatiotemporally periodic states, periodic windows and intermittency in coupled-map lattices. Phys. Rev. E 49, 1099-1108(1994).

140.    Zhilin Qu, Gang Hu, Benkun Ma, and Tian Gang: Spatiotemporally periodic patterns in symmetrically coupled map lattices. Phys. Rev. E 50, 163-170(1994).

141.    Zhilin Qu, Guojiag Yang, Wenqi Ma, Gang Hu:   Spin-1(3-level) model of NMR Laser driven by an external signal. Acta Physica Sinica (Overseas Edition), Vol.3, 891-899(1994).

142.    Zhilin Qu, Changye Xu, Benkun Ma, Gang Hu: Periodic windows and chaotic transient in coupled map lattices. Acta Physica Sinica (Overseas Edition) Vol.3, 353-359(1994).

143.    Zhilin Qu, Gang Hu, and Benkun Ma: Relaxation from an intrinsically unstable state to the metastable state in a colored-noise-driven system. Phys. Rev. E, 47, (no.4):2361-2365(1993).

144.    Zhilin Qu, Gang Hu, and Benkun Ma: Controlling chaos via continuous feedback. Phys. Lett. A, 178, (no.3-4):265-270(1993).

145.    Zhilin Qu and Gang Hu: Bifurcation in coupled map lattices (in Chinese). J. of Beijing Normal University, Vol.29, 366-369(1993).

146.    Zhilin Qu and Gang Hu: Non-stationary solutions of the Fokker-Planck equation of nonlinear, nonpotential systems (in Chinese). Acta Physica Sinica, vol. 41, 1396-1405(1992).