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)

Circulating free testosterone and risk of aggressive prostate cancer: prospective and Mendelian randomization analyses in international consortia.
(2022 May 17)
Int J Cancer
Watts EL, Perez-Cornago A, Fensom GK, Smith-Byrne K, Noor U, Andrews CD, Gunter MJ, Holmes MV, Martin RM, Tsilidis KK, Albanes D, Barricarte A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Chen C, Cohn BA, Dimou NL, Ferrucci L, Flicker L, Freedman ND, Giles GG, Giovannucci EL, Goodman GE, Haiman CA, Hankey GJ, Huang J, Huang WY, Hurwitz LM, Kaaks R, Knekt P, Kubo T, Langseth H, Laughlin G, Le Marchand L, Luostarinen T, MacInnis RJ, Mäenpää HO, Männistö S, Metter EJ, Mikami K, Mucci LA, Olsen AW, Ozasa K, Palli D, Penney KL, Platz EA, Rissanen H, Sawada N, Schenk JM, Stattin P, Tamakoshi A, Thysell E, Tsai CJ, Tsugane S, Vatten L, Weiderpass E, Weinstein SJ, Wilkens LR, Yeap BB, PRACTICAL consortium, CRUK, BPC3, CAPS, PEGASUS., Allen NE, Key TJ, Travis RC

A large-scale genome-wide gene-gene interaction study of lung cancer susceptibility in Europeans with a trans-ethnic validation in Asians.
(2022 Apr 29)
J Thorac Oncol
Zhang R, Shen S, Wei Y, Zhu Y, Li Y, Chen J, Guan J, Pan Z, Wang Y, Zhu M, Xie J, Xiao X, Zhu D, Li Y, Albanes D, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Lam S, Tardon A, Chen C, Bojesen SE, Johansson M, Risch A, Bickeböller H, Wichmann HE, Rennert G, Arnold S, Brennan P, McKay J, Field JK, Shete SS, Le Marchand L, Liu G, Andrew A, Kiemeney LA, Zienolddiny-Narui S, Behndig A, Johansson M, Cox A, Lazarus P, Schabath MB, Aldrich MC, Dai J, Ma H, Zhao Y, Hu Z, Hung RJ, Amos CI, Shen H, Chen F, Christiani DC

The Effect of Body Mass Index on Outcome Following Ambulatory High Ligation and Stripping for Lower Varicose Veins: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Front Surg 9(): 801729
Chen CW, Cai YT, Wang JR, Wu ZP, Liu Y, Huang B, Yang Y, Yuan D, Ma YK, Zhao JC

Exploring the R-ISS stage-specific regular networks in the progression of multiple myeloma at single-cell resolution.
(2022 Apr 7)
Sci China Life Sci
Zhong L, Yang X, Zhou Y, Xiao J, Li H, Tao J, Xi Q, Chu C, Li C, Yang X, Yang C, Zhang Y, Shuai P, Liu Y, Yu M, Shi Y, Hu J, Zhang W, Gong B, Yang Z

Ozone exposure and blood transcriptome: A randomized, controlled, crossover trial among healthy adults.
(2022 May)
Environ Int 163(): 107242
Du X, Niu Y, Wang C, Wang W, Liu C, Meng X, Chu C, Chen R, Kan H

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