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Mingzhu Fang MD, PhD, DABT

Assistant Professor Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of PharmacyEOHSI – Toxicology
Address EOHSI Room 412 170 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway NJ 08854 Phone: 848-445-3720 (Office) Phone: 848-445-0216 (Lab) Fax: 732-445-4161
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Biographical Info

Research Areas

Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of carcinogenesis; Molecular targets for cancer prevention; Role of circadian rhythm on carcinogenesis and its application on chemoprevention and chemotherapy.

Scholarly Activities

  • 2012 UMDNJ Foundation Seed Grant
  • 2012 SOT Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research
  • 2010 NIEHS CEED Career Development Award
  • 2009 NIEHS CEED Pilot Grant
  • 2004 Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplements Research by ODS, NIH
  • 2003 Honored on the Cover of Cancer Res
  • 2003 Gallo Award in 2003 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in New Jersey (ARCRNJ)
  • 2002 The New Jersey Cancer Research Award for Scientific Excellence, 2002 ARCRNJ
  • 2000 Yong Investigator Award, Asian Society of Toxicology, 2000 ASIATOX II

Recent Publications

  1. Fang, M, Ohman Strickland, PA, Kang, HG, Zarbl, H. Uncoupling genotoxic stress responses from circadian control increases susceptibility to mammary carcinogenesis. Oncotarget. 2017; :. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.15678. PubMed PMID:28427145
  2. Sunil, VR, Vayas, KN, Fang, M, Zarbl, H, Massa, C, Gow, AJ, Cervelli, JA, Kipen, H, Laumbach, RJ, Lioy, PJ et al.. World Trade Center (WTC) dust exposure in mice is associated with inflammation, oxidative stress and epigenetic changes in the lung. Exp. Mol. Pathol. 2017;102 (1):50-58. doi: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2016.12.005. PubMed PMID:27986442
  3. Fang, M, Guo, WR, Park, Y, Kang, HG, Zarbl, H. Enhancement of NAD⁺-dependent SIRT1 deacetylase activity by methylselenocysteine resets the circadian clock in carcinogen-treated mammary epithelial cells. Oncotarget. 2015;6 (40):42879-91. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6002. PubMed PMID:26544624 PubMed Central PMC4767478
  4. Yang, CS, Fang, M, Lambert, JD, Yan, P, Huang, TH. Reversal of hypermethylation and reactivation of genes by dietary polyphenolic compounds. Nutr. Rev. 2008;66 Suppl 1 :S18-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2008.00059.x. PubMed PMID:18673481 PubMed Central PMC2829855
  5. Fang, M, Chen, D, Yang, CS. Dietary polyphenols may affect DNA methylation. J. Nutr. 2007;137 (1 Suppl):223S-228S. . PubMed PMID:17182830
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