Zhiqing Huang
Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. She obtained her MD at North China Coal Medical University in China and her PhD at University of Heidelberg in Germany under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph Witzgall. She did her postdoctoral training with Dr. Jiemin Wong at Baylor College of Medicine studying how histone methylation and chromatin modifications regulate androgen receptor transcription. Dr. Huang’s research is focused primarily on ovarian cancer.

Current Research Interests

Dr. Huang’s current research interests include: 1) Epigenetic modifications in relation to ovarian cancer development and progression; 2) Impact of the tumor microenvironment in ovarian cancer metastasis and recurrence; 3) Identification of novel drugs that target ovarian cancer stem cells; 4) Functional impacts of epigenetic modifications resulting from early life exposures on risk of disease (including cancer) in later life; 5) Development of epigenetic screening tools for diagnostic and prognostic utility; 6) In vivo models for study of chemotherapeutic response with particular focus on ovarian cancer and the delay or prevention of recurrence.

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