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Phillip Hylemon, Ph.D.

Research program member: Cancer Cell Signaling

Box 980678
1217 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23298-0678




Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine


PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1971)

Research description

My research focuses on 1) Bile acid activating cell signaling in the liver, 2) Cholangiocarcinoma and bile acids, and 3) Secondary bile acids and colon and liver cancer.

Research keywords

Animal models,Bioinformatics,Cancer cell biology,Cancer risk behaviors,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Inflammation,Lipid signaling,Metabolism,Obesity,Signal transduction

Published research

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Awards and honors

Adolf Windous Prize for Outstanding Bile Acid Research Publications, 1990, Falk Foundation, Germany
Virginia's Outstanding Scientist Award, 1991, Science Museum of Virginia
VCU Award of Excellence, 2005, Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Outstanding Scholar Award, 1992, Virginia Commonwealth University