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

Freedman, Jennifer, Yanru Wang, Hongliang Liu, Patricia Moorman, Terry Hyslop, Daniel George, Norman Lee, Qingyi Wei, and Steven Patierno. “Abstract B58: Single-nucleotide polymorphisms of race-related alternatively spliced genes associate with prostate cancer risk, aggressiveness and/or survival.” In Epidemiology, Lifestyle, and Genetics. American Association for Cancer Research, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7755.disp16-b58.

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Zhang, Yang, Erich M. Sturgis, Yuncheng Li, Qingyi Wei, Zhigang Huang, and Guojun Li. “Modifying effect of mouse double minute-2 promoter variants on risk of recurrence for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx..” Sci Rep 7 (January 3, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/srep39765.

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28045062
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Fang, Shenying, Amaury Vaysse, Myriam Brossard, Yuling Wang, Defeng Deng, Quan Liu, Peter Zhang, et al. “Melanoma Expression Genes Identified through Genome-Wide Association Study of Breslow Tumor Thickness..” J Invest Dermatol 137, no. 1 (January 2017): 253–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2016.07.032.

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27506587
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Zhang, Weikang, Hongliang Liu, Jieyun Yin, Wenting Wu, Dakai Zhu, Christopher I. Amos, Shenying Fang, et al. “Genetic variants in the PIWI-piRNA pathway gene DCP1A predict melanoma disease-specific survival..” Int J Cancer 139, no. 12 (December 15, 2016): 2730–37. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30409.

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27578485
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Zhou, Fei, Li-Xin Qiu, Lei Cheng, Meng-Yun Wang, Jin Li, Meng-Hong Sun, Ya-Jun Yang, et al. “Associations of genotypes and haplotypes of IL-17 with risk of gastric cancer in an eastern Chinese population..” Oncotarget 7, no. 50 (December 13, 2016): 82384–95. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.11616.

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27577072
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Jia, Ming, Yuan Xu, Meiling Zhu, Mengyun Wang, Menghong Sun, Ji Qian, Jianhua Chang, and Qingyi Wei. “The P38α rs3804451 Variant Predicts Chemotherapy Response and Survival of Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Platinum-Based Chemotherapy..” Transl Oncol 9, no. 6 (December 2016): 531–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranon.2016.09.006.

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27835790
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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. “Smokeless Tobacco Use and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer: Pooled Analysis of US Studies in the INHANCE Consortium..” Am J Epidemiol 184, no. 10 (November 15, 2016): 703–16. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww075.

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Vaysse, Amaury, Shenying Fang, Myriam Brossard, Qingyi Wei, Wei V. Chen, Hamida Mohamdi, Lynda Vincent-Fetita, et al. “A comprehensive genome-wide analysis of melanoma Breslow thickness identifies interaction between CDC42 and SCIN genetic variants..” Int J Cancer 139, no. 9 (November 1, 2016): 2012–20. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30245.

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27347659
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Yuan, Hua, Hongliang Liu, Zhensheng Liu, Kouros Owzar, Younghun Han, Li Su, Yongyue Wei, et al. “A Novel Genetic Variant in Long Non-coding RNA Gene NEXN-AS1 is Associated with Risk of Lung Cancer..” Sci Rep 6 (October 7, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/srep34234.

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27713484
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Xu, Yinghui, Yanru Wang, Hongliang Liu, Xiaozheng Kang, Wei Li, and Qingyi Wei. “Genetic variants of genes in the Notch signaling pathway predict overall survival of non-small cell lung cancer patients in the PLCO study..” Oncotarget 7, no. 38 (September 20, 2016): 61716–27. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.11436.

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27557513
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