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7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Xiaoquin Dong, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Office: 395K Lab: 370
  • Phone: 401.874.4805
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  • Mailing Address: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Cellular and molecular oncology, pharmacogenomics, cancer epidemiology


Postdoctoral Fellow, Mar. 2007–Feb. 2012, Department of GI Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Ph.D. of Genetics, Jan. 2007, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) and Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), Tsinghua University M.S. of Oncology, July 2003, Harbin Medical University M.D. of Medicine, July 1998, Medical College of Jiamusi University


Chen X, Meng Q, Zhao Y, Liu M, Li D, Yang Y, Sun L, Sui G, Cai L, Dong X*. Angiotensin II type 1 receptor antagonists inhibit cell proliferation and angiogenesis in breast cancer. Cancer Lett. 2012 Oct 22. pii: S0304-3835(12)00594-0. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2012.10.006. [Epub ahead of print]

Gu M*, Dong X*, Zhang X, Wang X, Qi Y, Yu J, Niu W. Strong Association between Two Polymorphisms on 15q25.1 and Lung Cancer Risk: A Meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 2012;7(6):e37970.

Dong X, Li Y, Chang P, Tang H, Hess KR, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. Glucose Metabolic Gene Variations Modulate the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Prev. Res. 2011; 4:758-766.

Dong X, Li Y, Hess KR, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. DNA Mismatch Repair Gene Polymorphisms Affect Survival of Pancreatic Cancer. Oncologist 2011; 16(1):61-70.

Dong X, Tang H, Hess KR, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. Glucose metabolism Gene Polymorphisms and Clinical Outcome in Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer 2011; 117 (3):480-91.

Dong X, Javle M, Hess KR, Shroff R, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. Insulin-like Growth Factor Axis Gene Polymorphisms and Clinical Outcome in Pancreatic Cancer. Gastroenterology 2010; 139 (2): 464-473.e3.

Dong X, Jiao L, Li Y, Evans DB, Wang H, Hess KR, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. Significant association of mismatch repair gene polymorphisms with clinical outcome of pancreatic cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2009; 27(10):1592-9.

Dong X, Zhou G, Zhai Y, Zhang H, Yang H, Zhi L, Zhang X, Chu J, He F. Association of DLC1 gene polymorphism with susceptibility to hepatocellular carcinoma in Chinese hepatitis B virus carriers. Cancer Epidemiol. 2009; 33:265-270.

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