Dr. Wu, Cheng-Wen

Corresponding Research Fellow
  • 02-26523016 (Lab) (Room No: 107)
  • 02-26523075 (Fax)

Specialty:
  • Gene Transcription
  • Cancer Metastasis
  • Gene & Stem Cell Therapy

Education and Positions:
  • Ph.D. Case Western Research Univ.
    M.D. National Taiwan University


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Coexpression of Oct4 and Nanog Enhances Malignancy in Lung Adenocarcinoma by Inducing Cancer Stem Cell–Like Properties and Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transdifferentiation.

Dr. Wu, Cheng-Wen
Cancer Res., Dec 15, 2010

Epithelial–mesenchymal transition (EMT), a critical process of cancer invasion and metastasis, is associated with stemness property of cancer cells. Though Oct4 and Nanog are homebox transcription factors essential to the self-renewal of stem cells and are expressed in several cancers, the role of Oct4/Nanog