Dr. Wei Xu
Beijing University, China
Professor Wei Xu, Marian A. Messerschmidt Professor of Cancer Research Genetics Program Co-Leader , UW Carbone Cancer Center. Education BS, 1991, Chemistry, Beijing University, China MS, 1994, Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Beijing, China PhD, 1999, Biochemistry, University of Iowa Postdoctoral Research, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA Honors and Awards Shaw Scientist Award, 2008 DOD ERA of HOPE Scholar, 2010 Society of Toxicology Achievement Award, 2013 Villas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin, 2014 Romnes Faculty Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, 2016 Marian A. Messerschmidt Professorship, 2016 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant Awardee, 2019 Kellett Mid-Career Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019
Breast cancer prevention and treatment using environmental and nutritional estrogenic compounds. Mechanism of transcription activation of ERa and ERb by environmental estrogenic ligands.