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Wenqing Sun

Clinical Assistant Professor,  Radiation Oncology

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Phone: +1 319 356 7603
Email: wenqing-sun@uiowa.edu


MD, Medicine, Peking University Health Science Center
Residency, Beijng Cancer Hospital, Beijing China
PhD, Free Radical and Radiation Biology, University of Iowa
Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa


Primary: Radiation Oncology

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Research interests encompass FDG PET imaging, Head and Neck Cancer and OB-GYN cancer with relation to IORT therapy.

Recent Publications

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  1. Yu, L, Hitchler, M, Sun, W, Sarsour, E, Goswami, P, Klingelhutz, A, Domann, F. AP-2alpha Inhibits c-MYC Induced Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in HaCaT Human Keratinocytes. J Oncol 2009:780874, 2009. [PubMed]
  2. Sun, W, Kalen, A, Smith, B, Cullen, J, Oberley, L. Enhancing the antitumor activity of adriamycin and ionizing radiation. Cancer Res 69(10):4294-300, 2009. [PubMed]
  3. Weydert, C, Zhang, Y, Sun, W, Waugh, T, Teoh, M, Andringa, K, Aykin-Burns, N, Spitz, D, Smith, B, Oberley, L. Increased oxidative stress created by adenoviral MnSOD or CuZnSOD plus BCNU (1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea) inhibits breast cancer cell growth. Free Radic Biol Med 44(5):856-67, 2008. [PubMed]
  4. Teoh, M, Sun, W, Smith, B, Oberley, L, Cullen, J. Modulation of reactive oxygen species in pancreatic cancer. Clin Cancer Res 13(24):7441-50, 2007. [PubMed]
  5. Liu, J, Du, J, Zhang, Y, Sun, W, Smith, B, Oberley, L, Cullen, J. Suppression of the malignant phenotype in pancreatic cancer by overexpression of phospholipid hydroperoxide glutathione peroxidase. Hum Gene Ther 17(1):105-16, 2006. [PubMed]
  6. Liu, J, Hinkhouse, M, Sun, W, Weydert, C, Ritchie, J, Oberley, L, Cullen, J. Redox regulation of pancreatic cancer cell growth: role of glutathione peroxidase in the suppression of the malignant phenotype. Hum Gene Ther 15(3):239-50, 2004. [PubMed]