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

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
Discovery of driver non-coding splice-site-creating mutations in cancer.
  • Cao S, Zhou DC, Oh C, [...] Chen F, Ding L
  • Nat Commun 2020

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