Qingyi Wei, PhD

Professor in Population Health Sciences
Professor in Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 103858, GSRB1 Room 3015C, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-0562
Email address qingyi.wei@duke.edu

Qingyi Wei, MD, PhD, Professor in the Department of Medicine, is Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Co-leader of CCPS and Co-leader of Epidemiology and Population Genomics (Focus Area 1). He is a professor of Medicine and an internationally recognized epidemiologist focused on the molecular and genetic epidemiology of head and neck cancers, lung cancer, and melanoma. His research focuses on biomarkers and genetic determinants for the DNA repair deficient phenotype and variations in cell death. He is Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal "Cancer Medicine" and Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics.

Area of Expertise: Epidemiology

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1993
  • B.M., Nanjing Medical University (China), 1983

Publications

Qian, D, Liu, H, Wang, X, Ge, J, Luo, S, Patz, EF, Moorman, PG, Su, L, Shen, S, Christiani, DC, and Wei, Q. "Potentially functional genetic variants in the complement-related immunity gene-set are associated with non-small cell lung cancer survival." International Journal of Cancer 144, no. 8 (April 2019): 1867-1876.

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30259978
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Feng, Y, Liu, H, Duan, B, Liu, Z, Abbruzzese, J, Walsh, KM, Zhang, X, and Wei, Q. "Potential Functional Variants in SMC2 and TP53 in the AURORA Pathway Genes and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer." Carcinogenesis (February 22, 2019).

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30794721
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Dai, W, Lv, L, Lu, J, Hou, H, Yan, Q, Alam, FE, Li, Y, Zeng, X, Yu, J, Wei, Q, Xu, X, Wu, J, Jiang, N, Du, S, Sun, R, Xu, J, Wong, C-P, and Lin, C-T. "A Paper-Like Inorganic Thermal Interface Material Composed of Hierarchically Structured Graphene/Silicon Carbide Nanorods." Acs Nano 13, no. 2 (February 13, 2019): 1547-1554.

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30726676
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Dai, W, Liu, H, Xu, X, Ge, J, Luo, S, Zhu, D, Amos, CI, Fang, S, Lee, JE, Li, X, Nan, H, Li, C, and Wei, Q. "Genetic variants in ELOVL2 and HSD17B12 predict melanoma-specific survival." International Journal of Cancer (February 8, 2019).

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30734280
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Luo, X, Sturgis, EM, Yang, Z, Sun, Y, Wei, P, Liu, Z, Wei, Q, and Li, G. "Lymphocyte Telomere Length Predicts Clinical Outcomes of HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients after Definitive Radiotherapy." Carcinogenesis (February 5, 2019).

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30721961
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Chen, K, Liu, H, Liu, Z, Luo, S, Patz, EF, Moorman, PG, Su, L, Shen, S, Christiani, DC, and Wei, Q. "Genetic variants in RUNX3, AMD1 and MSRA in the methionine metabolic pathway and survival in nonsmall cell lung cancer patients." International Journal of Cancer (January 16, 2019).

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30650190
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Cheng, L, Qiu, L, Zhang, R, Qian, D, Wang, M, Sun, M, Zhu, X, Wang, Y, Guo, W, and Wei, Q. "Functional variant of MTOR rs2536 and survival of Chinese gastric cancer patients." International Journal of Cancer 144, no. 2 (January 2019): 251-262.

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29978580
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Wang, X, Liu, H, Xu, Y, Xie, J, Zhu, D, Amos, CI, Fang, S, Lee, JE, Li, X, Nan, H, Song, Y, and Wei, Q. "Genetic variants in the calcium signaling pathway genes are associated with cutaneous melanoma-specific survival." Carcinogenesis (December 29, 2018).

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30596980
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Guo, Y, and Wei, Q. "GENETIC VARIANTS IN THE C-MYB SIGNALING PATHWAY GENES PREDICT SURVIVAL OF NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER PATIENTS IN THE PLCO CANCER SCREENING TRIAL.": WILEY, November 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Feng, Y, Guo, Y, Liu, H, and Wei, Q. "GENETIC VARIANTS IN THE TNF/TNFR SIGNALING PATHWAY GENES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SURVIVAL OF NONSMALL-CELL LUNG CANCER PATIENTS.": WILEY, November 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

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