Wei Qiu, PhD | Loyola Medicine

Wei Qiu, PhD


Surgical Research
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Chinese

Clinical Expertise



Medical Education

Medical School

Board Certification


  • 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
  • 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
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  • 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