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

Dahlstrom, Kristina R., Karen S. Anderson, Matthew S. Field, Diego Chowell, Jing Ning, Nan Li, Qingyi Wei, Guojun Li, and Erich M. Sturgis. “Diagnostic accuracy of serum antibodies to human papillomavirus type 16 early antigens in the detection of human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal cancer..” Cancer 123, no. 24 (December 15, 2017): 4886–94. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30955.

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28898394
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Zhang, Gui-Ming, Meng-Yun Wang, Ya-Nan Liu, Yao Zhu, Fang-Ning Wan, Qing-Yi Wei, and Ding-Wei Ye. “Functional variants in the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene are associated with clear cell renal cell carcinoma susceptibility..” Carcinogenesis 38, no. 12 (December 7, 2017): 1241–48. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgx098.

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29029037
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Cheng, Lei, Lixin Qiu, Mengyun Wang, Ruoxin Zhang, Menghong Sun, Xiaodong Zhu, Yanong Wang, and Qingyi Wei. “Functional genetic variants of XRCC4 and ERCC1 predict survival of gastric cancer patients treated with chemotherapy by regulating the gene expression..” Mol Carcinog 56, no. 12 (December 2017): 2706–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/mc.22713.

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28796378
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Zhu, Lijun, Erich M. Sturgis, Hua Zhang, Zhongming Lu, Ye Tao, Qingyi Wei, and Guojun Li. “Genetic variants in microRNA-binding sites of DNA repair genes as predictors of recurrence in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx..” Int J Cancer 141, no. 7 (October 1, 2017): 1355–64. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30849.

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28646528
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Shi, Q., Y. Wang, P. Han, H. Liu, C. Amos, J. Lee, J. Han, and Q. Wei. “LB958 Genetic variants in mTOR pathway genes DEPTOR and RPTOR predict melanoma survival.” In Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 137:B5–B5. Elsevier BV, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2017.07.033.

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Li, Hong, Yanru Wang, Hongliang Liu, Qiong Shi, Hongyu Li, Wenting Wu, Dakai Zhu, et al. “Genetic variants of PDGF signaling pathway genes predict cutaneous melanoma survival..” Oncotarget 8, no. 43 (September 26, 2017): 74595–606. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.20245.

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29088810
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Zhang, Ruoxin, Ming Jia, Huijing Xue, Yuan Xu, Mengyun Wang, Meiling Zhu, Menghong Sun, Jianhua Chang, and Qingyi Wei. “Genetic variants in ERCC1 and XPC predict survival outcome of non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with platinum-based therapy..” Sci Rep 7, no. 1 (September 6, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10800-5.

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28878296
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Li, Xin, Hongliang Liu, Christopher I. Amos, Jeffrey E. Lee, Nancy E. Thomas, Qingyi Wei, and Jiali Han. “A PGC1β genetic variant associated with nevus count and melanoma mortality..” Int J Cancer 141, no. 5 (September 1, 2017): 1066–67. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30802.

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28542949
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Wyss, Annah B., Mia Hashibe, Yuan-Chin Amy Lee, Shu-Chun Chuang, Joshua Muscat, Chu Chen, Stephen M. Schwartz, et al. “THE AUTHORS REPLY..” Am J Epidemiol 186, no. 5 (September 1, 2017): 625–26. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx212.

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28911015
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Wang, Yanru, Jennifer A. Freedman, Hongliang Liu, Patricia G. Moorman, Terry Hyslop, Daniel J. George, Norman H. Lee, Steven R. Patierno, and Qingyi Wei. “Associations between RNA splicing regulatory variants of stemness-related genes and racial disparities in susceptibility to prostate cancer..” Int J Cancer 141, no. 4 (August 15, 2017): 731–43. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30787.

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28510291
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