Wei Xu

Program / Dept 1
Physiology
Program / Dept 2
Oncology
Short Research Description

We study epigenetic changes associated with human breast cancer with the goal of preventing and treating breast cancer using epigenetic drugs. We also work on elucidating estrogen receptor functions as homo- vs. heterodimers in breast cancer etilogy and elucate how dietary and environmental estrogens regulate the risk of breast cancer.

Membership in other UW Grad Training Programs
Endocrinology & Reproductive Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Molecular & Environmental Toxicology, Cancer Biology
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Undergrad Major:
Chemistry
Grad Major:
Biochemistry