Feng Chen, PhD

Feng Chen, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

The genetic determinants and pathogenic mechanisms of benign and malignant urogenital diseases with the goal of improving diagnostic and therapeutic strategies targeting these diseases. Creating and utilizing an array of experimental and disease models in mice to study the involvement of calcineurin-NFAT and other pathways in CAKUT (Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and the Urinary tract), glomerular diseases, and urogenital cancers.


  • 1998: PhD, human genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City


  • 1998 - 2002: Fellow, molecular genetics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

Selected Research Publications

Epigenetic regulation during cancer transitions across 11 tumour types.
  • Terekhanova NV, Karpova A, Liang WW, [...] Chen F, [...] Ding L
  • Nature 2023
Single-Cell Discovery and Multiomic Characterization of Therapeutic Targets in Multiple Myeloma.
  • Yao L, Wang JT, Jayasinghe RG, [...] Chen F, [...] DiPersio JF
  • Cancer Res 2023
Moving pan-cancer studies from basic research toward the clinic.
  • Chen F, Wendl MC, Wyczalkowski MA, [...] Ding L
  • Nat Cancer 2021
Proteogenomic and metabolomic characterization of human glioblastoma.
  • Wang LB, Karpova A, Gritsenko MA, [...] Chen F, [...] Ding L
  • Cancer Cell 2021

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