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Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Scholar, Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Graduate School: 2004 PhD, Microbiology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Post-doctoral Training: 2007 Fellow, Molecular Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida
Dr. Hu’s research is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms of brain tumor evolution, including tumor progression and recurrence after the treatment, and developing new strategies for the treatment of these devastating diseases. His areas of special interest include: oncobiology of glioma and medulloblastoma; cancer stem cells; functional cancer genomics; mechanisms of tumor initiation, progression, treatment resistance, and recurrence; translational research in druggable targets; and biomarkers discovery.
View Dr. Hu's full list of publications from PubMed.
View Dr. Hu’s lab website.
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