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Suyun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine

Education

MD, Anhui Medical University, China (1985)
PhD, The University of Texas (1997)

Research description

My research team is conducting studies that focus on the mechanisms of tumor progression, invasion and metastasis, and on effective therapeutic approaches. My laboratory has played a principal role in the field of brain metastasis research through the development of model systems, including paired primary and brain metastatic cell lines, clinic specimens, and animal models. My lab also has extensive research experience in the epigenetics mechanisms of glioma and cancer stem cell and their impacts on cancer cell resistance to therapeutics.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Brain & nervous system

Research keywords

Angiogenesis,Animal models,Biomarkers,Cancer cell biology,Cancer therapy resistance,Cell cycle regulation,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Metastasis,Oncogenes,Signal transduction,Translational science,Tumor microenvironment,Tumor suppressors

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information

Email: Suyun.Huang@vcuhealth.org