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

Fang, Shenying, Yuling Wang, Yifang Dang, Andrew Gagel, Merrick I. Ross, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Janice N. Cormier, et al. “Association between Body Mass Index, C-Reactive Protein Levels, and Melanoma Patient Outcomes..” J Invest Dermatol 137, no. 8 (August 2017): 1792–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2017.04.007.

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28442307
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Shi, Qiong, Hongliang Liu, Peng Han, Chunying Li, Yanru Wang, Wenting Wu, Dakai Zhu, et al. “Genetic Variants in WNT2B and BTRC Predict Melanoma Survival..” The Journal of Investigative Dermatology 137, no. 8 (August 2017): 1749–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2017.04.023.

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28499756
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Nagel, Zachary D., Bevin P. Engelward, David J. Brenner, Thomas J. Begley, Robert W. Sobol, Jason H. Bielas, Peter J. Stambrook, et al. “Towards precision prevention: Technologies for identifying healthy individuals with high risk of disease..” Mutat Res 800–802 (August 2017): 14–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrfmmm.2017.03.007.

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28458064
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Yin, Jieyun, Hongliang Liu, Zhensheng Liu, Kouros Owzar, Younghun Han, Li Su, Yongyue Wei, et al. “Pathway-analysis of published genome-wide association studies of lung cancer: A potential role for the CYP4F3 locus..” Mol Carcinog 56, no. 6 (June 2017): 1663–72. https://doi.org/10.1002/mc.22622.

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28150878
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Shi, Tingyan, Pan Wang, Caixia Xie, Sheng Yin, Di Shi, Congchong Wei, Wenbin Tang, et al. “BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in ovarian cancer patients from China: ethnic-related mutations in BRCA1 associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer..” Int J Cancer 140, no. 9 (May 1, 2017): 2051–59. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30633.

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28176296
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Han, Peng, Fengqin Gao, Hongliang Liu, Zhensheng Liu, Qiong Shi, Jesse D. Troy, Kouros Owzar, et al. “Reduced mRNA expression of nucleotide excision repair genes in lymphocytes and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck..” Carcinogenesis 38, no. 5 (May 1, 2017): 504–10. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgx028.

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28379545
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Liu, Hongliang, Zhensheng Liu, Yanru Wang, Thomas E. Stinchcombe, Kouros Owzar, Younghun Han, Rayjean J. Hung, et al. “Functional variants in DCAF4 associated with lung cancer risk in European populations..” Carcinogenesis 38, no. 5 (May 1, 2017): 541–51. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgx033.

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Wang, Mengyun, Qiaoxin Li, Chengyuan Gu, Yao Zhu, Yajun Yang, Jiucun Wang, Li Jin, Jing He, Dingwei Ye, and Qingyi Wei. “Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes and risk of primary prostate cancer in Chinese Han populations..” Oncotarget 8, no. 15 (April 11, 2017): 24362–71. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.13848.

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27974699
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Feng, Yun, Yanru Wang, Hongliang Liu, Zhensheng Liu, Coleman Mills, Younghun Han, Rayjean J. Hung, et al. “Genetic variants of PTPN2 are associated with lung cancer risk: a re-analysis of eight GWASs in the TRICL-ILCCO consortium..” Sci Rep 7, no. 1 (April 11, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00850-0.

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28400551
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Zhu, Lijun, Erich M. Sturgis, Zhongming Lu, Hua Zhang, Peng Wei, Qingyi Wei, and Guojun Li. “Association between miRNA-binding site polymorphisms in double-strand break repair genes and risk of recurrence in patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the non-oropharynx..” Carcinogenesis 38, no. 4 (April 1, 2017): 432–38. https://doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgx019.

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28334093
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