Cornell University (1996), Biology
Medical School
Johns Hopkins University (2004), Medicine
Graduate School
Johns Hopkins University (2004), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Cancer
  • MicroRNAs
  • Noncoding RNAs
  • Post-transcriptional Regulation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Last step in the path of LDL cholesterol from lysosome to plasma membrane to ER is governed by phosphatidylserine.
Trinh MN, Brown MS, Goldstein JL, Han J, Vale G, McDonald JG, Seemann J, Mendell JT, Lu F, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2020 Jul
Ribosome Recycling by ABCE1 Links Lysosomal Function and Iron Homeostasis to 3' UTR-Directed Regulation and Nonsense-Mediated Decay.
Zhu X, Zhang H, Mendell JT, Cell Rep 2020 Jul 32 2 107895
Loss of CHD1 Promotes Heterogeneous Mechanisms of Resistance to AR-Targeted Therapy via Chromatin Dysregulation.
Zhang Z, Zhou C, Li X, Barnes SD, Deng S, Hoover E, Chen CC, Lee YS, Zhang Y, Wang C, Metang LA, Wu C, Tirado CR, Johnson NA, Wongvipat J, Navrazhina K, Cao Z, Choi D, Huang CH, Linton E, Chen X, Liang Y, Mason CE, de Stanchina E, Abida W, Lujambio A, Li S, Lowe SW, Mendell JT, Malladi VS, Sawyers CL, Mu P, Cancer Cell 2020 Mar

Honors & Awards

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)
  • Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research
  • Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award, Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science, and Technology (TAMEST)
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
  • AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research Award
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar
  • Allan C. Davis Medal
    Outstanding Young Scientist in the State of Maryland (2007)
  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
  • March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Scholar