The People of Tulane Cancer Center Research

Hu WangHe Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
Tulane Cancer Center Program Member in the Poulation Science Program

Contact Information
Phone: 504-988-1081
Address: 1430 Tulane Ave., Box TW-2100, New Orleans, LA 70112-2699

Biographical Narrative

Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney in 1998 and conducted research as a scientific officer at the University of New South Wales from 1998-2003. From 2003-2007, he was senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. His main research interests are the mutagenic/carcinogenic effects of airborne particles, inflammatory reactions caused by environmental factors, and possible consequences of the inflammation.

Selected Publications
Yadav S, Shi Y, Wang F, Wang H. Arsenite induces apoptosis in human mesenchymal stem cells by altering Bcl-2 family proteins and through activation of caspase 3. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 244:263-272, 2010.

Shi Y, Wang F, Yadav S, Wang H. Endotoxin promotes adverse effects of amorphous silica nanoparticles on lung epithelial cells. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 73:748 – 756, 2010.

Yadav S, Shi Y, Wang H. IL-16-inhibited growth of lung cancer cells (A549) is not dependent on CD4 or CD9 receptor: An in vitro study. Journal of Immunotoxicology. 2010 (online)

Wang J, Sanderson B, Wang H. Cyto- and genotoxicity of ultrafine TiO2 particles in cultured human lymphoblastoid cells. Mutation Research 628(2):99-106, 2007

Wang H, Leigh J. Effects of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitor, w-Nitro-L-Arginine Methyl Ester, on Silica-Induced Inflammatory Reaction and Apoptosis. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 3(14): 1-9, 2006


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