Graduate School
Indiana Uni - Purdue Uni I (2009), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cutaneous Biology
  • Developmental Biology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Overcoming BET inhibitor resistance in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
Le LQ, Cooper JM, Patel AJ, Chen Z, Liao CP, Chen K, Wang Y, Mo J Clin. Cancer Res. 2019 Feb
Spatiotemporal loss of NF1 in Schwann cell lineage leads to different types of cutaneous neurofibroma susceptible to modification by the Hippo pathway.
Chen Z, Mo J, Brosseau JP, Shipman T, Wang Y, Liao CP, Cooper JM, Allaway RJ, Gosline SJC, Guinney J, Carroll TJ, Le LQ Cancer Discov 2018 Oct
An interconnected hierarchical model of cell death regulation by the BCL-2 family.
Chen HC, Kanai M, Inoue-Yamauchi A, Tu HC, Huang Y, Ren D, Kim H, Takeda S, Reyna DE, Chan PM, Ganesan YT, Liao CP, Gavathiotis E, Hsieh JJ, Cheng EH Nat. Cell Biol. 2015 Oct 17 10 1270-81
Cells of origin in the embryonic nerve roots for NF1-associated plexiform neurofibroma.
Chen Z, Liu C, Patel AJ, Liao CP, Wang Y, Le LQ Cancer Cell 2014 Nov 26 5 695-706
BET bromodomain inhibition triggers apoptosis of NF1-associated malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors through Bim induction.
Patel AJ, Liao CP, Chen Z, Liu C, Wang Y, Le LQ Cell Rep 2014 Jan 6 1 81-92

Honors & Awards

  • Career Development Award, Dermatology Foundation
  • Albert M. Kligman Travel Fellowship, Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Young Investigator Award, Children's Tumor Foundation
  • Conference Travel Award, IWOP-10 Organizing Committee
  • Conference Travel Award, Indiana University
  • Graduate Fellowship, Indiana University