Xi Lan

Xi Lan is a researcher at John Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Cancer Research, Biotechnology, Immunology, and Genetics.

(−)-Epicatechin, A Natural Flavanol Compound, Protects Against Acute Brain Injuries 

(−)-Epicatechin (EC) is a natural flavanol compound found at high concentrations in green tea and cocoa.1 Recently, we and others reported that EC treatment was beneficial in animal models of ischemic stroke (caused by a blocked brain blood vessel),2 hemorrhagic […]