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

Luo, Xiaoning, Erich M. Sturgis, Zheng Yang, Yan Sun, Peng Wei, Zhensheng Liu, Qingyi Wei, and Guojun Li. “Lymphocyte telomere length predicts clinical outcomes of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer patients after definitive radiotherapy..” Carcinogenesis 40, no. 6 (July 6, 2019): 735–41. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgz019.

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30721961
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Dai, Hongji, Xinlei Chu, Wei Wang, Huijun Yang, Qiong Wang, Mulin Jun Li, Qingyi Wei, and Kexin Chen. “Abstract 1570: Genome-wide association study identifies variants at 3p26.1 linked to survival in ovarian cancer patients among Chinese women.” In Epidemiology. American Association for Cancer Research, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.am2019-1570.

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Guo, Yi, Yun Feng, Hongliang Liu, Sheng Luo, Jeffrey W. Clarke, Patricia G. Moorman, Li Su, Sipeng Shen, David C. Christiani, and Qingyi Wei. “Potentially functional genetic variants in the TNF/TNFR signaling pathway genes predict survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer in the PLCO cancer screening trial..” Mol Carcinog 58, no. 7 (July 2019): 1094–1104. https://doi.org/10.1002/mc.23017.

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30989732
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Feng, Yun, Hongliang Liu, Bensong Duan, Zhensheng Liu, James Abbruzzese, Kyle M. Walsh, Xuefeng Zhang, and Qingyi Wei. “Potential functional variants in SMC2 and TP53 in the AURORA pathway genes and risk of pancreatic cancer..” Carcinogenesis 40, no. 4 (June 10, 2019): 521–28. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgz029.

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30794721
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Yang, Wenjun, Hongliang Liu, Bensong Duan, Xinyuan Xu, Dennis Carmody, Sheng Luo, Kyle M. Walsh, et al. “Three novel genetic variants in NRF2 signaling pathway genes are associated with pancreatic cancer risk..” Cancer Sci 110, no. 6 (June 2019): 2022–32. https://doi.org/10.1111/cas.14017.

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30972876
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Lawrenson, Kate, Fengju Song, Dennis J. Hazelett, Siddhartha P. Kar, Jonathan Tyrer, Catherine M. Phelan, Rosario I. Corona, et al. “Genome-wide association studies identify susceptibility loci for epithelial ovarian cancer in east Asian women..” Gynecol Oncol 153, no. 2 (May 2019): 343–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.02.023.

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30898391
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Wang, Xiaomeng, Hongliang Liu, Yinghui Xu, Jichun Xie, Dakai Zhu, Christopher I. Amos, Shenying Fang, et al. “Genetic variants in the calcium signaling pathway genes are associated with cutaneous melanoma-specific survival..” Carcinogenesis 40, no. 2 (April 29, 2019): 279–88. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgy188.

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30596980
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Qian, Danwen, Hongliang Liu, Xiaomeng Wang, Jie Ge, Sheng Luo, Edward F. Patz, Patricia G. Moorman, et al. “Potentially functional genetic variants in the complement-related immunity gene-set are associated with non-small cell lung cancer survival..” Int J Cancer 144, no. 8 (April 15, 2019): 1867–76. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.31896.

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30259978
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Dai, Wen, Le Lv, Jibao Lu, Hao Hou, Qingwei Yan, Fakhr E. Alam, Yifan Li, et al. “A Paper-Like Inorganic Thermal Interface Material Composed of Hierarchically Structured Graphene/Silicon Carbide Nanorods..” Acs Nano 13, no. 2 (February 26, 2019): 1547–54. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b07337.

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30726676
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Cheng, Lei, Lixin Qiu, Ruoxin Zhang, Danwen Qian, Mengyun Wang, Menghong Sun, Xiaodong Zhu, Yanong Wang, Weijian Guo, and Qingyi Wei. “Functional variant of MTOR rs2536 and survival of Chinese gastric cancer patients..” Int J Cancer 144, no. 2 (January 15, 2019): 251–62. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.31656.

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29978580
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