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Research Interests

Dr. Zhang's major research interests include the genetics and epigenetics of complex traits, such as risks for common diseases, drug response, and gene expression. Dr. Zhang is also developing novel epigenetics-based biomarkers for various human cancers and chronic diseases using liquid biopsy.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Vermont

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Epigenetics
  • Genomic Medicine/Personalized Medicine
  • Health Disparities
  • Microbiome
  • Systems Biology
  • Translational Research

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Grants 2014 2024

Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Biological Products
Multiple Myeloma
Acute Chest Syndrome
Blood Vessels
Lung Injury
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration
Computational Biology

Research Output 2007 2019

Author Correction: 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine signatures in circulating cell-free DNA as diagnostic biomarkers for human cancers (Cell Research, (2017), 27, 10, (1243-1257), 10.1038/cr.2017.121)

Li, W., Zhang, X., Lu, X., You, L., Song, Y., Luo, Z., Zhang, J., Nie, J., Zheng, W., Xu, D., Wang, Y., Dong, Y., Yu, S., Hong, J., Shi, J., Hao, H., Luo, F., Hua, L., Wang, P., Qian, X. & 17 others, Yuan, F., Wei, L., Cui, M., Zhang, T., Liao, Q., Dai, M., Liu, Z., Chen, G., Meckel, K., Adhikari, S., Jia, G., Bissonnette, M. B., Zhang, X., Zhao, Y., Zhang, W., He, C. & Liu, J., Jul 1 2019, In : Cell Research. 29, 7, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Tumor Biomarkers
Gene Expression
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prognostic implications of 5-hydroxymethylcytosines from circulating cell-free DNA in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Chiu, B. C. H., Zhang, Z., You, Q., Zeng, C., Stepniak, E., Bracci, P. M., Yu, K., Venkataraman, G., Smith, S. M., He, C. & Zhang, W., Oct 8 2019, In : Blood Advances. 3, 19, p. 2790-2799 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse
Disease-Free Survival
Proportional Hazards Models

Significant association of eed promoter hypomethylation with colorectal cancer

Ying, X., Pan, R., Zhong, J., Wu, B., Jiang, Y., Ying, J., Zhou, C., Dai, J., Zhao, S., Shen, Y., Zhang, W. & Duan, S., Aug 1 2019, In : Oncology Letters. 18, 2, p. 1564-1570 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Embryonic Development
Colorectal Neoplasms
6 Citations (Scopus)

Towards precision medicine: Advances in 5-hydroxymethylcytosine cancer biomarker discovery in liquid biopsy

Zeng, C., Stroup, E. K., Zhang, Z., Chiu, B. C. H. & Zhang, W., Mar 29 2019, In : Cancer Communications. 39, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Precision Medicine
Tumor Biomarkers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide methylomic and transcriptomic analyses identify subtype-specific epigenetic signatures commonly dysregulated in glioma stem cells and glioblastoma

Pangeni, R. P., Zhang, Z., Alvarez, A. A., Wan, X., Sastry, N., Lu, S., Shi, T., Huang, T., Lei, C. X., James, C. D., Kessler, J., Brennan, C. W., Nakano, I., Lu, X., Hu, B., Zhang, W. & Cheng, S-Y., Apr 3 2018, In : Epigenetics. 13, 4, p. 432-448 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem Cells