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

Research program member: Cancer Cell Signaling

Box 980614
1101 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23298-0614




Professor, 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 is interested in the roles of lipid metabolism and lipid signaling molecules in ovarian and breast cancer. The mouse models and pharmacological compounds we have developed are promising tools to control fatty acid metabolism and tumorigenesis.

Research keywords

Ovarian cancer, breast cancer, lipid metabolism, metastasis, cancer stem cells

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