Shichun Zheng, MD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Shichun Zheng, MD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

shichun.zheng@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 502-1678
Box 0441, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0441

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Neurologic Oncology» Cancer Genetics

Education

Xian Medical University, China, MD, 1977, Medicine
Xian Medical University, China, MS, 1987, Medical Parasitology


Professional Experience

  • 1992-94
    Postgraduate Researcher, Dept. of Medicine, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • 1994-96
    Junior Specialist, Dept. of Dermatology, UCSF
  • 1996-98
    Assistant Specialist, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 1998-00
    Associate Specialist, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 2000-05
    Specialist, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 2005-present
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1992-94
    Sir Run Run Shaw Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Tobin J, Reiner S, Hatam F, Zheng S, Leptak CL, Wirth DF, Locksley RM. Transfected Leishmania expressing biologically active interferon gamma. Journal of Immunology 150:5059-5069, 1993.
  • Reiner S, Zheng S, Corry D, Locksley R. Constructing polycompetitor cDNAs for quantitative PCR. Journal of Immunological Methods, 165:37-46, 1993
  • Reiner S, Zheng S, Wang Z, Stowring L, Locksley R. Leishmania promastigotes evade IL-12 induction by macrophages and stimulate a broad range of cytokines from CD4+ T cells during initiation of infection. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 179:447-456, 1994.
  • Wang Z, Reiner S, Zheng S, Dalton D, Locksley R. CD4+ effector cells default to the Th2 pathway in IFN- deficient mice. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 179:1367-1371, 1994.
  • Zheng S, Wang Z, David B. Corry, Dyana K. Dalton, Robert A. Seder, Steven L. Reiner, and Richard M. Locksley. Interferon-independent Effects of Interleukin-12 Administered During Acute or Established Infection due to Leishmania major. Proceedings of National Academy of Science USA, 91: 12932-12936, 1994.
  • Evelyne Mougneau, Frederic Altare, Adil E. Wakil, Zheng S, Thierry Coppola, Zhi-En Wang, Rainer Waldmann, Richard M. Locksley and Nicolas Glaichenhaus. Expression cloning of a protective Leishmania antigen. Science, 268: 563-566, 1995.
  • Wiencke JK, Zheng Z, Lafuente A, Lafuente MJ, Grudzen C, Wrensch MR, Miike R, Ballesta A, Trias M. Aberrant methylation of p16INK4a in anatomic and gender specific subtypes of sporadic colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8: 501-506, 1999.
  • Lafuente MJ, Casterad X, Trias M, Ascaso C, Molina R, Ballesta A, Zheng S, Wiencke JK, Lafuente A. NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase dependent risk for colorectal cancer and its association with the presence of K-ras mutations in tumors. Carcinogenesis 21: 1813-1819, 2000.
  • Zheng S, Chen P, McMillan A, LaFuente A, Lafuente MJ, Ballesta A, Trias M, Wiencke JK. Correlations of partial and extensive methylation at the p14ARF locus with reduced mRNA expression in colorectal cancer cell lines and clinicopathological features in primary tumors. Carcinogenesis: 21: 2057-2064, 2000.
  • Lafuente MJ, Casterad X, Trias M, Ascaso C, Molina R, Ballesta A, Zheng S, Wiencke JK, Lafuente A. NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase(NQO1)-dependent risk for colorectal cancer and its association with the presence of K-ras mutations in tumors. Carcinogenesis 21: 1813-1819, 2000.
  • Toro JR, Finlay DF, Dou X, Zheng S, LeBiot PE, Connolly MK. Detection of type 1 cytokines in discoid lupus erythematosus. Archives of Dermatology, 136: 1497-1501, 2000.
  • Zheng S, Ma X, Buffler PA, Smith MT, Wiencke JK. Whole genome amplification increases the efficiency and validity of buccal cell genotyping in pediatric populations. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 10:697-700, 2001.
  • Kim, D. H., Nelson H. H., Wiencke, J. K., Zheng, S., Christiani, D. C., Wain, J. C., Mark, E. J., and Kelsey, K. T. p16 INK4a and histology-specific methylation of CpG islands by exposure to tobacco smoke in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Res. 61: 3419-3424, 2001.
  • Moore L, Wiencke JK, Eng C, Zheng S, Smith A. Evaluation of buccal cell collection protocols for genetic susceptibility studies. Biomarkers, 6(6):448-454, 2001.
  • Mas, S., Laso, N., Lafuente, J., Lafuente, A., Molina, R., Ballesta, S., Zheng, S., and Wiencke, J. K. Cancers, Genes and catechol estrogen metabolites. International Journal of Clinical Oncology. 8(1): 65-66, 2003.
  • Zheng S, Ma X, Zhang L, Gunn L, Smith MT, Wiemels JL, Leung K, Buffler PA, Wiencke JK. Hypermethylation of the 5' CpG island of the FHIT gene is associated withhyperdiploid and translocation-negative subtypes of pediatric leukemia. Cancer Res. 2004 Mar 15;64(6):2000-6.
  • Moore, L.E., Wiencke, J.K., Bates, M.N.,Zheng, S., Rey, O.A., Smith, A.H. Investigation of genetic polymorphisms and smoking in a bladder cancer case-control study in Argentina. Cancer Letters, 211: 199-207, 2004.
  • Laso, N., Mas, S., Lafuente, M.J., Casterad, X., Trias, M., Ballesta, A., Molina, R., Salas, J., Ascaso, C.,Zheng, S., Wiencke, J.K., Lafuente, A. Decrease in specific micronutrient intake in colorectal patients with tumors presenting Ki-ras mutation. Anticancer Research, 24: 2011-2020, 2004.
  • Wiemels JL, Zhang Y, Chang J, Zheng S, Metayer C, Zhang L, Smith MT, Ma X, Selvin S, Buffler PA, Wiencke JK.RAS mutation is associated with hyperdiploidy and parental characteristics in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia. Jan 27 2005.
  • Marsit, C.J., Zheng, S., Aldape, K., Hinds, P.W., Nelson, H.H., Wiencke, J.K., and Kelsey, KT. PTEN expression in non-small-cell lung cancer: evaluating its relation to tumor characteristics, allelic loss, and epigenetic alteration. Human Pathology. 36: 768-76, 2005.