Hui-Wen Lo, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Hui-Wen Lo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0695 | Department: 336-716-0695


Education & Training

  • B.S., Chung Shan Med University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1986
  • M.A., University of Texas-Austin, 1990
  • M.S., Univ of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, 1994
  • Ph.D., Univ of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, 2002
Hui-Wen Lo, Ph.D.

Hui-Wen Lo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cancer Biology
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests


Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0695 | Department: 336-716-0695


Recent Publications

Ahmad O, Chan M, Savage P, Watabe K, Lo HW, Qasem S. Biology and treatment of metastasis of sarcoma to the brain. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2016;8():233-244.

Sirkisoon SR, Carpenter RL, Rimkus T, Miller L, Metheny-Barlow L, Lo HW. EGFR and HER2 signaling in breast cancer brain metastasis. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2016;8():245-263.

Rimkus TK, Carpenter RL, Qasem S, Chan M, Lo HW. Targeting the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway: review of smoothened and GLI inhibitors. Cancers (Basel). 2016;8(2):E22.

Xing F, Sharma S, Liu Y, Mo YY, Wu K, Zhang YY, Pochampally R, Martinez LA, Lo HW, Watabe K. miR-509 suppresses brain metastasis of breast cancer cells by modulating RhoC and TNF-alpha. Oncogene. 2015;34(37):4890-4900.

Paw I, Carpenter RC [sic] [Carpenter RL], Watabe K, Debinski W, Lo HW. Mechanisms regulating glioma invasion. Cancer Lett. 2015;362(1):1-7.

Carpenter RL, Paw I, Dewhirst MW, Lo HW. Akt phosphorylates and activates HSF-1 independent of heat shock, leading to Slug overexpression and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer cells. Oncogene. 2015;34(5):546-557.

Carpenter RL, Paw I, Sirkisoon S, Xing F, Gibo D, Watabe K, Debinski W, Lo HW. The gain-of-function truncated GLI1 (TGLI1) promotes glioblastoma angiogenesis by direct upregulation of VEGF-C and TEM7 expression [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR); 2015 Apr 18-22; Philadelphia (PA). 2015;():A4165.

Carpenter RL, Paw I, Zhu H, Sirkisoon S, Xing F, Watabe K, Debinski W, Lo HW. The gain-of-function GLI1 transcription factor TGLI1 enhances expression of VEGF-C and TEM7 to promote glioblastoma angiogenesis. Oncotarget. 2015;6(26):22653-65.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

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