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)

An improved lentiviral system for efficient expression and purification of β-defensins in mammalian cells.
(2021 May 30)
Biotechnol J
Ahmed S, Tao J, Wang M, Zhai Y, Liu W, Jayachandran M, Chu C, Qu S, Zhang J, Zhang Y, Fei Z

Cyclin E in normal physiology and disease states.
(2021 May 27)
Trends Cell Biol
Chu C, Geng Y, Zhou Y, Sicinski P

A multi-omics study links TNS3 and SEPT7 to long-term former smoking NSCLC survival.
(2021 May 17)
NPJ Precis Oncol 5(1): 39
Shen S, Wei Y, Li Y, Duan W, Dong X, Lin L, You D, Tardon A, Chen C, Field JK, Hung RJ, Liu G, Zhu D, Amos CI, Su L, Zhao Y, Hu Z, Shen H, Zhang R, Chen F, Christiani DC

Dairy foods, calcium, and risk of breast cancer overall and for subtypes defined by estrogen receptor status: a pooled analysis of 21 cohort studies.
(2021 May 8)
Am J Clin Nutr
Wu Y, Huang R, Wang M, Bernstein L, Bethea TN, Chen C, Chen Y, Eliassen AH, Freedman ND, Gaudet MM, Gierach GL, Giles GG, Krogh V, Larsson SC, Liao LM, McCullough ML, Miller AB, Milne RL, Monroe KR, Neuhouser ML, Palmer JR, Prizment A, Reynolds P, Robien K, Rohan TE, Sandin S, Sawada N, Sieri S, Sinha R, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Tsugane S, van den Brandt PA, Visvanathan K, Weiderpass E, Wilkens LR, Willett WC, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Ziegler RG, Smith-Warner SA

Inhibition of 2-Arachidonoylglycerol Metabolism Alleviates Neuropathology and Improves Cognitive Function in a Tau Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease.
(2021 May 3)
Mol Neurobiol
Hashem J, Hu M, Zhang J, Gao F, Chen C

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