Faculty

Chu Chen

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

206-667-6644
cchen@fhcrc.org

Education

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

Contact

206-667-6644
cchen@fhcrc.org

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)

Wnt16 protects chondrocytes from lumbar facet joint osteoarthritis through the Wnt/β-catenin pathway in low back pain patients.
(2021 Sep 23)
Somatosens Mot Res
Wu C, Yu J, Xu G, Bao G, Zhang J, Xue P, Jiang J, Chen J, Chen C, Hong H, Cui Z

Infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and risk of subsites within the oral cancer.
(2021 Sep 9)
Cancer Epidemiol 75(): 102020
Giraldi L, Collatuzzo G, Hashim D, Franceschi S, Herrero R, Chen C, Schwartz SM, Smith E, Kelsey K, McClean M, Gillison M, Boccia S, Hashibe M, Amy Lee YC, Boffetta P

Inhibition of CK1ε potentiates the therapeutic efficacy of CDK4/6 inhibitor in breast cancer.
(2021 Sep 10)
Nat Commun 12(1): 5386
Dang F, Nie L, Zhou J, Shimizu K, Chu C, Wu Z, Fassl A, Ke S, Wang Y, Zhang J, Zhang T, Tu Z, Inuzuka H, Sicinski P, Bass AJ, Wei W

Identification of 22 susceptibility loci associated with testicular germ cell tumors.
(2021 Jul 23)
Nat Commun 12(1): 4487
Pluta J, Pyle LC, Nead KT, Wilf R, Li M, Mitra N, Weathers B, D'Andrea K, Almstrup K, Anson-Cartwright L, Benitez J, Brown CD, Chanock S, Chen C, Cortessis VK, Ferlin A, Foresta C, Gamulin M, Gietema JA, Grasso C, Greene MH, Grotmol T, Hamilton RJ, Haugen TB, Hauser R, Hildebrandt MAT, Johnson ME, Karlsson R, Kiemeney LA, Lessel D, Lothe RA, Loud JT, Loveday C, Martin-Gimeno P, Meijer C, Nsengimana J, Quinn DI, Rafnar T, Ramdas S, Richiardi L, Skotheim RI, Stefansson K, Turnbull C, Vaughn DJ, Wiklund F, Wu X, Yang D, Zheng T, Wells AD, Grant SFA, Rajpert-De Meyts E, Schwartz SM, Bishop DT, McGlynn KA, Kanetsky PA, Nathanson KL, Testicular Cancer Consortium.

Nuclear PFKP promotes CXCR4-dependent infiltration by T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
(2021 Aug 16)
J Clin Invest 131(16):
Gao X, Qin S, Wu Y, Chu C, Jiang B, Johnson RH, Kuang D, Zhang J, Wang X, Mehta A, Tew KD, Leone GW, Yu XZ, Wang H

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