Yuhong Lu Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist in Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Radiobiology

Research Interests

Hypoxia and Gene Silencing


  • Souzhou Medical College, 1987
  • M.D., West China University of Medical Sciences, 1993
  • Ph.D., McGill University, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Lu Y, Chu A, Turker M, and Glazer P. “Hypoxia-induced BRCA1 silencing correlates with specific histone modifications in cancer cells”. Mol Cell Biol.2011, 31(16):3339-50 (Journal Cover).
  • Hegan DC, Lu Y, Sta chelek GC, Crosby ME, Bindra RS, Glazer PM. Inhibition of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase down-regulates BRCA1 and RAD51 in a pathway mediated by E2F4 and p130. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010; 107(5):2201-6.
  • Lu Y, Zi X, Pollak M. “Overexpression of ErbB2 receptor significantly inhibits IGF-I-induced Shc-MAPK signaling pathway in breast cancer cells.” BiochemBiophys Res Commun, 2004; 313(3): 709-15.


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