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Jiong Li, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy

Education

PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2002)

Research description

My research focuses on understanding the transcriptional and epigenetic control of cancer stem cell potential using colorectal cancer and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma as models. The goal of these studies is to identify new therapeutic targets and develop novel strategies for the eradication of cancer.

Disease focus of research

Colorectal, Head & neck

Research keywords

Animal models,Biomarkers,Cancer cell biology,Cell signaling,Chemical biology,Signal transduction,Targeted therapies

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

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Contact information

Email: jli29@vcu.edu