Zhong Yun PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchRadiobiology & RadiotherapyTherapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: RadiobiologyRadiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

Molecular and cancer biology; Stem cell biology; hypoxia; microRNA; tumor microenvironment; Obesity and metabolic syndromes more...


  • B.E., Hefei University of Technology, China, 1983
  • M.S., Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 1986
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Houston, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Yun, Z., and Lin, Q (2014) Hypoxia and regulation of cancer cell stemness. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014;772:41-53
  • Begum, A., Lin, Q., Yu, C., Kim, Y., and Yun, Z. (2013) Interaction of delta-like 1 homolog (Drosophila) with prohibitins and its impact on tumor cell clonogenicity. Mol Cancer Res.
  • Begum, A., Kim, Y., Lin, Q., and Yun. Z. (2012) DLK1, delta-like 1 homolog (Drosophila), regulates tumor cell differentiation in vivo. Cancer Letters. 318:26-33. PMID: 22142700, PMCID: PMC3243111.



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