Xiao-Jing Wang, PhD
Professor, Pathology

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Languages: English, Mandarin
Department: Pathology

Publications

  • Hernandez AL, Young CD, Bian L, Weigel K, Nolan K, Frederick B, Han G, He G, Devon Trahan G, Rudolph MC, Jones KL, Oweida AJ, Karam SD, Raben D, Wang XJ. PARP Inhibition Enhances Radiotherapy of SMAD4-Deficient Human Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Experimental Models. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Jun 15;26(12):3058-3070. PubMed PMID: 32139402
  • Strait AA, Wang XJ. The role of transforming growth factor-beta in immune suppression and chronic inflammation of squamous cell carcinomas. Mol Carcinog. 2020 Jul;59(7):745-753. PubMed PMID: 32301180
  • Lu YC, Wang XJ. Harnessing the power of the immune system in cancer immunotherapy and cancer prevention. Mol Carcinog. 2020 Jul;59(7):675-678. PubMed PMID: 32386070
  • Gomez KE, Wu F, Keysar SB, Morton JJ, Miller B, Chimed TS, Le PN, Nieto C, Chowdhury FN, Tyagi A, Lyons TR, Young CD, Zhou H, Somerset HL, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Cancer Cell CD44 Mediates Macrophage/Monocyte-Driven Regulation of Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells. Cancer Res. 2020 Oct 1;80(19):4185-4198. PubMed PMID: 32816856
  • Nolan K, Verzosa G, Cleaver T, Tippimanchai D, DePledge LN, Wang XJ, Young C, Le A, Doebele R, Li H, Malkoski SP. Development of syngeneic murine cell lines for use in immunocompetent orthotopic lung cancer models. Cancer Cell Int. 2020;20:417. PubMed PMID: 32874131
  • Chen SMY, Li B, Nicklawsky AG, Krinsky AL, Brunetti T, Woolaver RA, Wang X, Chen Z, Young CD, Gao D, Wang XJ, Wang JH. Deletion of p53 and Hyper-Activation of PIK3CA in Keratin-15( ) Stem Cells Lead to the Development of Spontaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Sep 9;21(18). PubMed PMID: 32916850
  • Wang X, Langer EM, Daniel CJ, Janghorban M, Wu V, Wang XJ, Sears RC. Altering MYC phosphorylation in the epidermis increases the stem cell population and contributes to the development, progression, and metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma. Oncogenesis. 2020 Sep 7;9(9):79. PubMed PMID: 32895364
  • Morton JJ, Alzofon N, Keysar SB, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Perrenoud L, Le PN, Nieto C, Gomez K, Miller B, Yeager R, Gao D, Tan AC, Somerset H, Medina T, Wang XJ, Wang JH, Robinson W, Roop DR, Gonzalez R, Jimeno A. Studying Immunotherapy Resistance in a Melanoma Autologous Humanized Mouse Xenograft. Mol Cancer Res. 2020 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33087417
  • Le PN, Keysar SB, Miller B, Eagles JR, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Gomez KE, Nieto C, Jackson BC, Somerset HL, Morton JJ, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Wnt signaling dynamics in head and neck squamous cell cancer tumor-stroma interactions. Mol Carcinog. 2019 Mar;58(3):398-410. PubMed PMID: 30378175
  • Li F, Bian L, Iriyama S, Jian Z, Fan B, Luo J, Wang DD, Young CD, Han G, Wang XJ. Smad7 Ameliorates TGF-ß-Mediated Skin Inflammation and Associated Wound Healing Defects but Not Susceptibility to Experimental Skin Carcinogenesis. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Apr;139(4):940-950. PubMed PMID: 30423327
  • Hernandez AL, Wang Y, Somerset HL, Keysar SB, Aisner DL, Marshall C, Bowles DW, Karam SD, Raben D, Jimeno A, Varella-Garcia M, Wang XJ. Inter- and intra-tumor heterogeneity of SMAD4 loss in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Mol Carcinog. 2019 May;58(5):666-673. PubMed PMID: 30575147
  • Luo J, Bian L, Blevins MA, Wang D, Liang C, Du D, Wu F, Holwerda B, Zhao R, Raben D, Zhou H, Young CD, Wang XJ. Smad7 Promotes Healing of Radiotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis without Compromising Oral Cancer Therapy in a Xenograft Mouse Model. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Jan 15;25(2):808-818. PubMed PMID: 30185419
  • Hernandez AL, Young CD, Wang JH, Wang XJ. Lessons learned from SMAD4 loss in squamous cell carcinomas. Mol Carcinog. 2019 Sep;58(9):1648-1655. PubMed PMID: 31140647
  • Li F, Bian L, Iriyama S, Jian Z, Fan B, Luo JJ, Wang DD, Young CD, Han G, Wang XJ. Smad7 ameliorates TGFß-mediated skin inflammation and associated wound healing defects but not the susceptibility to experimental skin carcinogenesis. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30423327
  • Le PN, Keysar SB, Miller B, Eagles JR, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Gomez KE, Nieto C, Jackson BC, Somerset HL, Morton JJ, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Wnt signaling dynamics in head and neck squamous cell cancer tumor-stroma interactions. Mol Carcinog. 2018 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30378175
  • Luo J, Bian L, Blevins MA, Wang D, Liang C, Du D, Wu F, Holwerda B, Zhao R, Raben D, Zhou H, Young CD, Wang XJ. Smad7 Promotes Healing of Radiotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis without Compromising Oral Cancer Therapy in a Xenograft Mouse Model. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30185419
  • Morton JJ, Keysar SB, Perrenoud L, Chimed TS, Reisinger J, Jackson B, Le PN, Nieto C, Gomez K, Miller B, Gao D, Somerset H, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Dual use of hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cells enhances engraftment and immune cell trafficking in an allogeneic humanized mouse model of head and neck cancer. Mol Carcinog. 2018 Nov;57(11):1651-1663. PubMed PMID: 30129680
  • Fan B, Wang T, Bian L, Jian Z, Wang DD, Li F, Wu F, Bai T, Zhang G, Muller N, Holwerda B, Han G, Wang XJ. Topical Application of Tat-Rac1 Promotes Cutaneous Wound Healing in Normal and Diabetic Mice. Int J Biol Sci. 2018;14(10):1163-1174. PubMed PMID: 30123066
  • Karam SD, Reddy K, Blatchford PJ, Waxweiler T, DeLouize AM, Oweida A, Somerset H, Marshall C, Young C, Davies KD, Kane M, Tan AC, Wang XJ, Jimeno A, Aisner DL, Bowles DW, Raben D. Final Report of a Phase I Trial of Olaparib with Cetuximab and Radiation for Heavy Smoker Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Oct 15;24(20):4949-4959. PubMed PMID: 30084837
  • Luo JJ, Young CD, Zhou HM, Wang XJ. Mouse Models for Studying Oral Cancer: Impact in the Era of Cancer Immunotherapy. J Dent Res. 2018 Jun;97(6):683-690. PubMed PMID: 29649368
  • Hernandez AL, Wang Y, Somerset HL, Keysar SB, Aisner DL, Marshall C, Bowles DW, Karam SD, Raben D, Jimeno A, Varella-Garcia M, Wang XJ. Inter- and intra-tumor heterogeneity of SMAD4 loss in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Mol Carcinog. 2018 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30575147
  • Bhatia S, Sharma J, Bukkapatnam S, Oweida A, Lennon S, Phan A, Milner D, Uyanga N, Jimeno A, Raben D, Somerset H, Heasley L, Karam SD. Inhibition of EphB4-Ephrin-B2 Signaling Enhances Response to Cetuximab-Radiation Therapy in Head and Neck Cancers. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Sep 15;24(18):4539-4550. PubMed PMID: 29848571
  • Morton JJ, Bird G, Keysar SB, Astling DP, Lyons TR, Anderson RT, Glogowska MJ, Estes P, Eagles JR, Le PN, Gan G, McGettigan B, Fernandez P, Padilla-Just N, Varella-Garcia M, Song JI, Bowles DW, Schedin P, Tan AC, Roop DR, Wang XJ, Refaeli Y, Jimeno A. XactMice: humanizing mouse bone marrow enables microenvironment reconstitution in a patient-derived xenograft model of head and neck cancer. Oncogene. 2016 Jan 21;35(3):290-300. PubMed PMID: 25893296
  • Dibra D, Mitra A, Newman M, Xia X, Keenan C, Cutrera JJ, Mathis JM, Wang XJ, Myers J, Li S. IL27 controls skin tumorigenesis via accumulation of ETAR-positive CD11b cells in the pre-malignant skin. Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 22;7(47):77138-77151. PubMed PMID: 27738312
  • Bian L, Han G, Zhao CW, Garl PJ, Wang XJ. The role of Smad7 in oral mucositis. Protein Cell. 2015 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25566830
  • Bian L, Han G, Zhao CW, Garl PJ, Wang XJ. The role of Smad7 in oral mucositis. Protein Cell. 2015 Mar;6(3):160-9. PubMed PMID: 25566830
  • Bhatia S, Baig NA, Timofeeva O, Pasquale EB, Hirsch K, MacDonald TJ, Dritschilo A, Lee YC, Henkemeyer M, Rood B, Jung M, Wang XJ, Kool M, Rodriguez O, Albanese C, Karam SD. Knockdown of EphB1 receptor decreases medulloblastoma cell growth and migration and increases cellular radiosensitization. Oncotarget. 2015 Apr 20;6(11):8929-46. PubMed PMID: 25879388
  • Morton JJ, Bird G, Keysar SB, Astling DP, Lyons TR, Anderson RT, Glogowska MJ, Estes P, Eagles JR, Le PN, Gan G, McGettigan B, Fernandez P, Padilla-Just N, Varella-Garcia M, Song JI, Bowles DW, Schedin P, Tan AC, Roop DR, Wang XJ, Refaeli Y, Jimeno A. XactMice: humanizing mouse bone marrow enables microenvironment reconstitution in a patient-derived xenograft model of head and neck cancer. Oncogene. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25893296
  • Haeger SM, Thompson JJ, Kalra S, Cleaver TG, Merrick D, Wang XJ, Malkoski SP. Smad4 loss promotes lung cancer formation but increases sensitivity to DNA topoisomerase inhibitors. Oncogene. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25893305
  • Deng H, Li F, Li H, Deng Y, Liu J, Wang D, Han G, Wang XJ, Zhang Q. CtBP1 overexpression in keratinocytes perturbs skin homeostasis. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 May;134(5):1323-31. PubMed PMID: 24280726
  • Gan GN, Eagles J, Keysar SB, Wang G, Glogowska MJ, Altunbas C, Anderson RT, Le PN, Morton JJ, Frederick B, Raben D, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Hedgehog signaling drives radioresistance and stroma-driven tumor repopulation in head and neck squamous cancers. Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 1;74(23):7024-36. PubMed PMID: 25297633
  • Deng H, Liu J, Deng Y, Han G, Shellman YG, Robinson SE, Tentler JJ, Robinson WA, Norris DA, Wang XJ, Zhang Q. CtBP1 is expressed in melanoma and represses the transcription of p16INK4a and Brca1. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 May;133(5):1294-301. PubMed PMID: 23303449
  • Shrotriya S, Tyagi A, Deep G, Orlicky DJ, Wisell J, Wang XJ, Sclafani RA, Agarwal R, Agarwal C. Grape seed extract and resveratrol prevent 4-nitroquinoline 1-oxide induced oral tumorigenesis in mice by modulating AMPK activation and associated biological responses. Mol Carcinog. 2013 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24243690
  • Mitra D, Fernandez P, Bian L, Song N, Li F, Han G, Wang XJ. Smad4 loss in mouse keratinocytes leads to increased susceptibility to UV carcinogenesis with reduced Ercc1-mediated DNA repair. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Nov;133(11):2609-16. PubMed PMID: 23648546
  • Malkoski SP, Cleaver TG, Thompson JJ, Sutton WP, Haeger SM, Rodriguez KJ, Lu SL, Merrick D, Wang XJ. Role of PTEN in Basal Cell Derived Lung Carcinogenesis. Mol Carcinog. 2013 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23625632
  • Keysar SB, Astling DP, Anderson RT, Vogler BW, Bowles DW, Morton JJ, Paylor JJ, Glogowska MJ, Le PN, Eagles-Soukup JR, Kako SL, Takimoto SM, Sehrt DB, Umpierrez A, Pittman MA, Macfadden SM, Helber RM, Peterson S, Hausman DF, Said S, Leem TH, Goddard JA, Arcaroli JJ, Messersmith WA, Robinson WA, Hirsch FR, Varella-Garcia M, Raben D, Wang XJ, Song JI, Tan AC, Jimeno A. A patient tumor transplant model of squamous cell cancer identifies PI3K inhibitors as candidate therapeutics in defined molecular bins. Mol Oncol. 2013 Aug;7(4):776-90. PubMed PMID: 23607916
  • Keysar SB, Le PN, Anderson RT, Morton JJ, Bowles DW, Paylor JJ, Vogler BW, Thorburn J, Fernandez P, Glogowska MJ, Takimoto SM, Sehrt DB, Gan GN, Eagles-Soukup JR, Serracino H, Hirsch FR, Lucia MS, Thorburn A, Song JI, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Hedgehog signaling alters reliance on EGF receptor signaling and mediates anti-EGFR therapeutic resistance in head and neck cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Jun 1;73(11):3381-92. PubMed PMID: 23576557
  • Han G, Bian L, Li F, Cotrim A, Wang D, Lu J, Deng Y, Bird G, Sowers A, Mitchell JB, Gutkind JS, Zhao R, Raben D, ten Dijke P, Refaeli Y, Zhang Q, Wang XJ. Preventive and therapeutic effects of Smad7 on radiation-induced oral mucositis. Nat Med. 2013 Apr;19(4):421-8. PubMed PMID: 23475202
  • White RA, Neiman JM, Reddi A, Han G, Birlea S, Mitra D, Dionne L, Fernandez P, Murao K, Bian L, Keysar SB, Goldstein NB, Song N, Bornstein S, Han Z, Lu X, Wisell J, Li F, Song J, Lu SL, Jimeno A, Roop DR, Wang XJ. Epithelial stem cell mutations that promote squamous cell carcinoma metastasis. J Clin Invest. 2013 Oct 1;123(10):4390-404. PubMed PMID: 23999427
  • Shrotriya S, Tyagi A, Deep G, Orlicky DJ, Wisell J, Wang XJ, Sclafani RA, Agarwal R, Agarwal C. Grape seed extract and resveratrol prevent 4-nitroquinoline 1-oxide induced oral tumorigenesis in mice by modulating AMPK activation and associated biological responses. Mol Carcinog. 2013 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24243690
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Professional Memberships

  • AACR, Active member
  • SID, Member
  • AHNS, Member
  • Wound Healing Society, Member

General Information

Languages: English, Mandarin
Department: Pathology
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