Christina Chan

Christina Chan
George W. Bissell Professor
Research Interests
    biomedical, biotechnology
Research Biography
Systems biology and bioinformatics, metabolic engineering, nanoparticles and drug delivery systems, cellular and tissue engineering, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer and Parkinson's diseases.
Selected Publications
    • Aritro Nath; Irene Li; Lewis R. Roberts; Christina Chan Elevated free fatty acid uptake via CD36 promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition in hepatocellular carcinoma Scientific Reports. 2015;5.
    • James C. Costello; Laura M. Heiser; Elisabeth Georgii; Mehmet Gönen; Michael P. Menden; Nicholas J. Wang; Mukesh Bansal; Muhammad Ammad-Ud-Din; Petteri Hintsanen; Suleiman A. Khan; et al. A community effort to assess and improve drug sensitivity prediction algorithms Nature Biotechnology. 2014;32(12):1202-1212.
    • Li Liu; Christina Chan The role of inflammasome in Alzheimer's disease Ageing Research Reviews. 2014;15(1):6-15.
    • Ming Wu; Christina Chan Prediction of therapeutic microRNA based on the human metabolic network Bioinformatics. 2014;30(8):1163-1171.
    • Amanda P. Malefyt; Ming Wu; Daniel B. Vocelle; Sean J. Kappes; Stephen D. Lindeman; Christina Chan; S. Patrick Walton Improved asymmetry prediction for short interfering RNAs FEBS Journal. 2014;281(1):320-330.
    • Hirosha Geekiyanage; Christina Chan Micro RNA-137/181c regulates serine palmitoyltransferase and in turn amyloid β novel targets in sporadic Alzheimer's disease Journal of Neuroscience. 2011;31(41):14820-14830.
  • Selected Achievements and Awards
  • National Academy of Engineering invitation to "Frontiers in Engineering", 2004, Whitaker Young Investigator Award, 2003-2006, Elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological, Engineering’s College of Fellows, 2012, Withrow Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010