Wei Qiu, PhD | Loyola Medicine

Wei Qiu, PhD


Surgical Research
Associate Professor

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Medical Education

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  • Focal Adhesion Kinase Promotes Hepatic Stellate Cell Activation by Regulating Plasma Membrane Localization of TGF? Receptor 2 Yunru Chen Qing Li Kangsheng Tu Yuanguo Wang Xianghu Wang Dandan Liu Chen Chen Donglian Liu Rendong Yang Wei Qiu Ningling Kang, HEPATOLOGY COMMUNICATION
  • Focal adhesion kinase and ?-catenin cooperate to induce hepatocellular carcinoma 1. Shang N, Wang H, Bank T, Perera A, Joyce C, Kuffel G, Michael Z, Cotler S, Ding XZ, Dhanarajan A, Breslin P, Qiu W, HEPATOLOGY
  • Reply to "FAK/CAT network may act as a regulator of HCC epigenetics" Qiu W, Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)
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  • Caspase-3 suppresses diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatocyte death compensatory proliferation and hepatocarcinogenesis through inhibiting p38 activation., Shang, N; Bank, T; Ding, X; Breslin, P; Li, J; Shi, B; Qiu, W, Cell death & disease
  • Inhibition of insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor enhances the efficacy of sorafenib in inhibiting hepatocellular carcinoma cell growth and survival. Wang F, Bank T, Malnassy G, Arteaga M, Shang N, Dalheim A, Ding X, Cotler SJ, Denning MF, Nishimura MI, Breslin P, Qiu W, Hepatology communications
  • FAK deletion accelerates liver regeneration after two-thirds partial hepatectomy Shang, N.; Arteaga, M.; Chitsike, L.; Wang, F.; Viswakarma, N.; Breslin, P.; Qiu, W., Scientific reports
  • FAK kinase activity is required for the progression of c-Met/beta-catenin-driven HCC Shang, N.; Arteaga, M.; Zaidi, A.; Colter, S.; Breslin, P.; Ding, X.; Kuo, P.; Nishimura, M.; Zhang, J.; Qiu, W., Gene expression
  • Inhibition of SIRT2 suppresses hepatic fibrosis Arteaga, M.; Shang, N.; Ding, X.; Yong, S.; Cotler, S. J.; Denning, M. F.; Shimamura, T.; Breslin, P.; Luscher, B.; Qiu, W., American journal of physiology.Gastrointestinal and liver physiology
  • FAK is required for c-Met/beta-catenin-driven hepatocarcinogenesis Shang, N.; Arteaga, M.; Zaidi, A.; Stauffer, J.; Cotler, S. J.; Zeleznik-Le, N. J.; Zhang, J.; Qiu, W., Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)
  • BID mediates selective killing of APC-deficient cells in intestinal tumor suppression by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs Leibowitz, B.; Qiu, W.; Buchanan, M. E.; Zou, F.; Vernon, P.; Moyer, M. P.; Yin, X. M.; Schoen, R. E.; Yu, J.; Zhang, L., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • ADAR1 is essential for intestinal homeostasis and stem cell maintenance Qiu, W.; Wang, X.; Buchanan, M.; He, K.; Sharma, R.; Zhang, L.; Wang, Q.; Yu, J., Cell death & disease
  • An apoptosis-independent role of SMAC in tumor suppression Qiu, W.; Liu, H.; Sebastini, A.; Sun, Q.; Wang, H.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Oncogene
  • Investigation of nuclear nano-morphology marker as a biomarker for cancer risk assessment using a mouse model Bista, R. K.; Uttam, S.; Hartman, D. J.; Qiu, W.; Yu, J.; Zhang, L.; Brand, R. E.; Liu, Y., Journal of Biomedical Optics
  • p53 and PUMA independently regulate apoptosis of intestinal epithelial cells in patients and mice with colitis Dirisina, R.; Katzman, R. B.; Goretsky, T.; Managlia, E.; Mittal, N.; Williams, D. B.; Qiu, W.; Yu, J.; Chandel, N. S.; Zhang, L.; Barrett, T. A., Gastroenterology
  • PUMA-mediated apoptosis drives chemical hepatocarcinogenesis in mice Qiu, W.; Wang, X.; Leibowitz, B.; Yang, W.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)
  • PUMA-mediated intestinal epithelial apoptosis contributes to ulcerative colitis in humans and mice Qiu, W.; Wu, B.; Wang, X.; Buchanan, M. E.; Regueiro, M. D.; Hartman, D. J.; Schoen, R. E.; Yu, J.; Zhang, L., The Journal of clinical investigation
  • Uncoupling p53 functions in radiation-induced intestinal damage via PUMA and p21 Leibowitz, B. J.; Qiu, W.; Liu, H.; Cheng, T.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Molecular cancer research : MCR
  • An insight into statistical refractive index properties of cell internal structure via low-coherence statistical amplitude microscopy Wang, P.; Bista, R. K.; Qiu, W.; Khalbuss, W. E.; Zhang, L.; Brand, R. E.; Liu, Y., Optics express
  • Chemoprevention by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs eliminates oncogenic intestinal stem cells via SMAC-dependent apoptosis Qiu, W.; Wang, X.; Leibowitz, B.; Liu, H.; Barker, N.; Okada, H.; Oue, N.; Yasui, W.; Clevers, H.; Schoen, R. E.; Yu, J.; Zhang, L., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Growth factors protect intestinal stem cells from radiation-induced apoptosis by suppressing PUMA through the PI3K/AKT/p53 axis Qiu, W.; Leibowitz, B.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Oncogene
  • Nanoscale nuclear architecture for cancer diagnosis beyond pathology via spatial-domain low-coherence quantitative phase microscopy Wang, P.; Bista, R. K.; Khalbuss, W. E.; Qiu, W.; Uttam, S.; Staton, K.; Zhang, L.; Brentnall, T. A.; Brand, R. E.; Liu, Y., Journal of Biomedical Optics
  • Dynamic change of Adamalysin 19 (ADAM19) in human placentas and its effects on cell invasion and adhesion in human trophoblastic cells Zhao, M.; Qiu, W.; Li, Y.; Sang, Q. A.; Wang, Y., Science in China.Series C, Life sciences / Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • PUMA is directly activated by NF-kappaB and contributes to TNF-alpha-induced apoptosis Wang, P.; Qiu, W.; Dudgeon, C.; Liu, H.; Huang, C.; Zambetti, G. P.; Yu, J.; Zhang, L., Cell death and differentiation
  • PUMA suppresses intestinal tumorigenesis in mice Qiu, W.; Carson-Walter, E. B.; Kuan, S. F.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Cancer research
  • PUMA regulates intestinal progenitor cell radiosensitivity and gastrointestinal syndrome Qiu, W.; Carson-Walter, E. B.; Liu, H.; Epperly, M.; Greenberger, J. S.; Zambetti, G. P.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Cell stem cell
  • p53 independent induction of PUMA mediates intestinal apoptosis in response to ischaemia-reperfusion Wu, B.; Qiu, W.; Wang, P.; Yu, H.; Cheng, T.; Zambetti, G. P.; Zhang, L.; Yu, J., Gut
  • Dual effect of transforming growth factor beta1 on cell adhesion and invasion in human placenta trophoblast cells Zhao, M. R.; Qiu, W.; Li, Y. X.; Zhang, Z. B.; Li, D.; Wang, Y. L., Reproduction (Cambridge, England)
  • Immortalization of normal human cytotrophoblast cells by reconstitution of telomeric reverse transcriptase activity Wang, Y. L.; Qiu, W.; Feng, H. C.; Li, Y. X.; Zhuang, L. Z.; Wang, Z.; Liu, Y.; Zhou, J. Q.; Zhang, D. H.; Tsao, G. S., Molecular human reproduction
  • Spatio-temporal expression of matrix metalloproteinase-26 in human placental trophoblasts and fetal red cells during normal placentation Qiu, W.; Bai, S. X.; Zhao, M. R.; Wu, X. Q.; Zhao, Y. G.; Sang, Q. X.; Wang, Y. L., Biology of reproduction
  • Temporal and spatial expression of integrins and their extracellular matrix ligands at the maternal-fetal interface in the rhesus monkey during pregnancy Qin, L.; Wang, Y. L.; Bai, S. X.; Ji, S. H.; Qiu, W.; Tang, S.; Piao, Y. S., Biology of reproduction