• Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, AB, 06/99, Biology
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, MD, 05/08, Medicine
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, PhD, 06/07, Genetics


Honors & Awards

  • 2015
    DFCI Community Service Award
  • 2015
    Partners in Excellence Award
  • 2014
    Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award
  • 2014
    American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award
  • 2013
    John R. Svenson Fellowship in Genomics
  • 2006
    Medical Scientist Training Program Award
  • 2006
    Albert J. Ryan Foundation Fellow
  • 2004
    International Bioiron Society Travel Award
  • 2001
    Forum for International Health and Tropical Medicine Travel Award

Selected Publications

  1. Mavura MY, Huang FW. How Cancer Risk SNPs May Contribute to Prostate Cancer Disparities. Cancer Res. 2021 Jul 15; 81(14):3764-3765.  View on PubMed
  2. Cannon-Albright LA, Teerlink CC, Stevens J, Huang FW, Sipeky C, Schleutker J, Hernandez R, Facelli J, Agarwal N, Trump DL. A Rare Variant in ERF (rs144812092) Predisposes to Prostate and Bladder Cancers in an Extended Pedigree. Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 15; 13(10).  View on PubMed
  3. de Kouchkovsky I, Zhang L, Philip EJ, Wright F, Kim DM, Natesan D, Kwon D, Ho H, Ho S, Chan E, Porten SP, Wong AC, Desai A, Huang FW, Chou J, Oh DY, Pruthi RS, Fong L, Small EJ, Friedlander TW, Koshkin VS. TERT promoter mutations and other prognostic factors in patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma treated with an immune checkpoint inhibitor. J Immunother Cancer. 2021 05; 9(5).  View on PubMed
  4. Peng D, Gleyzer R, Tai WH, Kumar P, Bian Q, Isaacs B, da Rocha EL, Cai S, DiNapoli K, Huang FW, Cahan P. Evaluating the transcriptional fidelity of cancer models. Genome Med. 2021 Apr 29; 13(1):73.  View on PubMed
  5. McKay RR, Gold T, Zarif JC, Chowdhury-Paulino IM, Friedant A, Gerke T, Grant M, Hawthorne K, Heath E, Huang FW, Jackson MD, Mahal B, Ogbeide O, Paich K, Ragin C, Rencsok EM, Simmons S, Yates C, Vinson J, Kantoff PW, George DJ, Mucci LA. Tackling Diversity in Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials: A Report From the Diversity Working Group of the IRONMAN Registry. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 04; 7:495-505.  View on PubMed
  6. Bharadwaj M, Vallurupalli M, Huang FW. Global Precision Oncology: A Call to Action on Expanding Access to Targeted Cancer Therapies. Oncologist. 2021 05; 26(5):353-355.  View on PubMed
  7. Kwon DH, Vashisht R, Borno HT, Aggarwal RR, Small EJ, Butte AJ, Huang FW. Androgen-deprivation therapy and SARS-CoV-2 in men with prostate cancer: findings from the University of California Health System registry. Ann Oncol. 2021 05; 32(5):678-679.  View on PubMed
  8. Gomez SL, Washington SL, Cheng I, Huang FW, Cooperberg MR. Monitoring Prostate Cancer Incidence Trends: Value of Multiple Imputation and Delay Adjustment to Discern Disparities in Stage-specific Trends. Eur Urol. 2021 01; 79(1):42-43.  View on PubMed
  9. Hadi K, Yao X, Behr JM, Deshpande A, Xanthopoulakis C, Tian H, Kudman S, Rosiene J, Darmofal M, DeRose J, Mortensen R, Adney EM, Shaiber A, Gajic Z, Sigouros M, Eng K, Wala JA, Wrzeszczynski KO, Arora K, Shah M, Emde AK, Felice V, Frank MO, Darnell RB, Ghandi M, Huang F, Dewhurst S, Maciejowski J, de Lange T, Setton J, Riaz N, Reis-Filho JS, Powell S, Knowles DA, Reznik E, Mishra B, Beroukhim R, Zody MC, Robine N, Oman KM, Sanchez CA, Kuhner MK, Smith LP, Galipeau PC, Paulson TG, Reid BJ, Li X, Wilkes D, Sboner A, Mosquera JM, Elemento O, Imielinski M. Distinct Classes of Complex Structural Variation Uncovered across Thousands of Cancer Genome Graphs. Cell. 2020 10 01; 183(1):197-210.e32.  View on PubMed
  10. Zhao SG, Chen WS, Li H, Foye A, Zhang M, Sjöström M, Aggarwal R, Playdle D, Liao A, Alumkal JJ, Das R, Chou J, Hua JT, Barnard TJ, Bailey AM, Chow ED, Perry MD, Dang HX, Yang R, Moussavi-Baygi R, Zhang L, Alshalalfa M, Laura Chang S, Houlahan KE, Shiah YJ, Beer TM, Thomas G, Chi KN, Gleave M, Zoubeidi A, Reiter RE, Rettig MB, Witte O, Yvonne Kim M, Fong L, Spratt DE, Morgan TM, Bose R, Huang FW, Li H, Chesner L, Shenoy T, Goodarzi H, Asangani IA, Sandhu S, Lang JM, Mahajan NP, Lara PN, Evans CP, Febbo P, Batzoglou S, Knudsen KE, He HH, Huang J, Zwart W, Costello JF, Luo J, Tomlins SA, Wyatt AW, Dehm SM, Ashworth A, Gilbert LA, Boutros PC, Farh K, Chinnaiyan AM, Maher CA, Small EJ, Quigley DA, Feng FY. The DNA methylation landscape of advanced prostate cancer. Nat Genet. 2020 08; 52(8):778-789.  View on PubMed
  11. Koga Y, Song H, Chalmers ZR, Newberg J, Kim E, Carrot-Zhang J, Piou D, Polak P, Abdulkadir SA, Ziv E, Meyerson M, Frampton GM, Campbell JD, Huang FW. Genomic Profiling of Prostate Cancers from Men with African and European Ancestry. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 09 01; 26(17):4651-4660.  View on PubMed
  12. Schleimer LE, Desameau PG, Damuse R, Olsen M, Manzo V, Cardenas C, Mehrtash H, Krakauer EL, Masamba L, Wang C, Bhatt AS, Shulman LN, Huang FW. Assessing and Addressing the Need for Cancer Patient Education in a Resource-Limited Setting in Haiti. Oncologist. 2020 12; 25(12):1039-1046.  View on PubMed
  13. Rencsok EM, Bazzi LA, McKay RR, Huang FW, Friedant A, Vinson J, Peisch S, Zarif JC, Simmons S, Hawthorne K, Villanti P, Kantoff PW, Heath E, George DJ, Mucci LA. Diversity of Enrollment in Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials: Current Status and Future Directions. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 07; 29(7):1374-1380.  View on PubMed
  14. Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR. Allele-Specific DNA Methylation and Its Interplay with Repressive Histone Marks at Promoter-Mutant TERT Genes. Cell Rep. 2020 May 26; 31(8):107718.  View on PubMed
  15. Song H, Seddighzadeh B, Cooperberg MR, Huang FW. Expression of ACE2, the SARS-CoV-2 Receptor, and TMPRSS2 in Prostate Epithelial Cells. Eur Urol. 2020 Aug; 78(2):296-298.  View on PubMed
  16. Song H, Seddighzadeh B, Cooperberg MR, Huang FW. Expression of ACE2, the SARS-CoV-2 receptor, and TMPRSS2 in prostate epithelial cells. bioRxiv. 2020 Apr 25.  View on PubMed
  17. Stern JL, Hibshman G, Hu K, Ferrara SE, Costello JC, Kim W, Tamayo P, Cech TR, Huang FW. Mesenchymal and MAPK Expression Signatures Associate with Telomerase Promoter Mutations in Multiple Cancers. Mol Cancer Res. 2020 07; 18(7):1050-1062.  View on PubMed
  18. Schwab ME, Song H, Mattis A, Phelps A, Vu LT, Huang FW, Nijagal A. De novo somatic mutations and KRAS amplification are associated with cholangiocarcinoma in a patient with a history of choledochal cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Dec; 55(12):2657-2661.  View on PubMed
  19. Ghandi M, Huang FW, Jané-Valbuena J, Kryukov GV, Lo CC, McDonald ER, Barretina J, Gelfand ET, Bielski CM, Li H, Hu K, Andreev-Drakhlin AY, Kim J, Hess JM, Haas BJ, Aguet F, Weir BA, Rothberg MV, Paolella BR, Lawrence MS, Akbani R, Lu Y, Tiv HL, Gokhale PC, de Weck A, Mansour AA, Oh C, Shih J, Hadi K, Rosen Y, Bistline J, Venkatesan K, Reddy A, Sonkin D, Liu M, Lehar J, Korn JM, Porter DA, Jones MD, Golji J, Caponigro G, Taylor JE, Dunning CM, Creech AL, Warren AC, McFarland JM, Zamanighomi M, Kauffmann A, Stransky N, Imielinski M, Maruvka YE, Cherniack AD, Tsherniak A, Vazquez F, Jaffe JD, Lane AA, Weinstock DM, Johannessen CM, Morrissey MP, Stegmeier F, Schlegel R, Hahn WC, Getz G, Mills GB, Boehm JS, Golub TR, Garraway LA, Sellers WR. Next-generation characterization of the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia. Nature. 2019 05; 569(7757):503-508.  View on PubMed
  20. Mahal BA, Huang FW. Racial Disparities in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer-Reply. JAMA. 2019 05 07; 321(17):1727-1728.  View on PubMed

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