Jennifer Donglan Wu

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1990 …2021

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I joined Northwestern University in August 2017 as a tenured Professor in Urology. I previously served as a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Washington. I obtained a PhD from the University of British Columbia in Canada followed by post-doctoral training in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and a faculty position at the University of Washington. My research focuses on understanding how cancer cells edit the immune system with the ultimate goal to develop effective immune therapy to control cancers.

Research in my laboratory include these specific aspects: 1) mechanisms of cancer immune evasion; 2) development of novel cancer immunotherapy; 3) Immune therapy-related mucosal toxicity; 4) mechanisms of cancer therapeutic resistance; 4) cancer biomarker discovery. Prostate Cancer is one of my lab's main focus areas. I am also researching the NKG2D axis in tumors which can be applied to a broad spectrum of cancer types and autoimmunity.

Training Experience

2002Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of British Columbia

… → 2000

MSc, Peking University

… → 1991

Research interests

  • Cancer Biology
  • Immune Regulation
  • Inflammation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Prostate Cancer


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