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Xianjun Fang, M.S., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Cell Signaling

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine


PhD, University of Toronto, Canada (1994)
MS, Shanghai Medical University, China (1986)
MS, Anhui Normal University, China (1983)

Research description

My lab focuses on the mechanisms underlying metabolic transformation and discovery of metabolic targets to treat breast and ovarian cancer. We also work on improving immuno-therapies by manipulating cancer and somatic cell metabolism.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Gynecologic

Research keywords

Animal models,Cancer cell biology,Cancer therapy resistance,Cell cycle regulation,Cell signaling,Lipid signaling,Metabolism,Obesity,Oncogenes,Tumor microenvironment

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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