Chu Chen PhD, NRCC, DABCC



genomics/genetics , transcriptomics , bio/chemistry , epidemiology , GWAS , biorepository , metastasis , DNA damage/repair , hormones , miRNA , chromatin structure (histones, centromere, telomere) , biomarker discovery , microarrays , personalized medicine , longitudinal studies , environmental factors (exercise, smoking) , risk (susceptibility, exposure) , prognosis , outcome (survival) , University of Washington School of Public Health , University of Washington School of Medicine , Fred Hutch , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Bio


Dr. Chen's research interests include the identification of 1) diagnostic and prognostic markers to aid personalized management of head and neck cancer based on gene expression profiles, loss of heterozygosity, DNA copy number, and tissue microarray data.; and 2) determinants for the susceptibility to and survival from cancers of the head and neck, lung, endometrium, breast, prostate and testes through investigations into lifestyle factors, endogenous and environmental exposures, and genetic and epigenetic influences.

Institution


Public Health Sciences - Epidemiology Professor
University of Washington School of Public Health Epidemiology Affiliate Professor & Graduate School Faculty
University of Washington School of Medicine Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Affiliate Professor