Chu Chen

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology
Affiliate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery



PhD Biochemistry, University of Washington, 1982
MS Botany, Ohio State University, 1971



Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Box 358080, M5-C800
1100 Fairview Avenue North
PO Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98109
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Research Areas

Research Interests

Identification of diagnostic and prognostic markers to aid personalized management of head and neck cancer and the identification of genetic and epigenetic determinants for the susceptibility to cancers of the head and neck, lung, endometrium, breast, prostate and testes.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Scleroglucan protects the intestine from irradiation-induced injury by targeting the IL-17 signaling pathway.
(2024 Feb 12)
Int Immunopharmacol 129(): 111614
Huang D, Wang Y, Zhai X, Shen Q, Zhang L, Fang D, Fang L, Zhang J, Ma Y, Chu C, Liu G, Cheng Y, Liu C, Du J, Cai J

Impact of individual level uncertainty of lung cancer polygenic risk score (PRS) on risk stratification.
(2024 Feb 5)
Genome Med 16(1): 22
Wang X, Zhang Z, Ding Y, Chen T, Mucci L, Albanes D, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Lam S, Tardon A, Chen C, Bojesen SE, Johansson M, Risch A, Bickeböller H, Wichmann HE, Rennert G, Arnold S, Brennan P, McKay JD, Field JK, Shete SS, Le Marchand L, Liu G, Andrew AS, Kiemeney LA, Zienolddiny-Narui S, Behndig A, Johansson M, Cox A, Lazarus P, Schabath MB, Aldrich MC, Hung RJ, Amos CI, Lin X, Christiani DC

Harnessing function of EMT in cancer drug resistance: a metastasis regulator determines chemotherapy response.
(2024 Jan 16)
Cancer Metastasis Rev
Ebrahimi N, Manavi MS, Faghihkhorasani F, Fakhr SS, Baei FJ, Khorasani FF, Zare MM, Far NP, Rezaei-Tazangi F, Ren J, Reiter RJ, Nabavi N, Aref AR, Chen C, Ertas YN, Lu Q

Lung cancer in ever- and never-smokers: findings from multi-population GWAS studies.
(2024 Jan 5)
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Li Y, Xiao X, Li J, Han Y, Cheng C, Fernandes GF, Slewitzke SE, Rosenberg SM, Zhu M, Byun J, Bossé Y, McKay JD, Albanes D, Lam S, Tardon A, Chen C, Bojesen SE, Landi MT, Johansson M, Risch A, Bickeböller H, Wichmann HE, Christiani DC, Rennert G, Arnold SM, Goodman GE, Field JK, Davies MPA, Shete S, Le Marchand L, Liu G, Hung RJ, Andrew AS, Kiemeney LA, Sun R, Zienolddiny S, Grankvist K, Johansson M, Caporaso NE, Cox A, Hong YC, Lazarus P, Schabath MB, Aldrich MC, Schwartz AG, Gorlov I, Purrington KS, Yang P, Liu Y, Bailey-Wilson JE, Pinney SM, Mandal D, Willey JC, Gaba C, Brennan P, Xia J, Shen H, Amos CI

The outcomes of aortic arch repair between open surgical repair and debranching endovascular hybrid surgical repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
(2023 Dec 18)
J Vasc Surg
Chen CW, Hu J, Li YY, Chen GX, Zhang W, Chen XY

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