Hongwu Chen, DVM, PhD

Hongwu_ Chen

Position Title

  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
  • School of Medicine

Area of Research

  • Dr. Chen's research includes molecular mechanisms of hormone signaling in control of cell growth and differentiation, role of steroid receptors such as estrogen receptors and androgen receptor and their associated cofactors (especially coactivators) in cancer. Chromatin Modifications and Remodeling Dr. Chen is also researching on chromatin modifications/ remodeling and protein acetylation in control of gene expression.