Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Wei  Zhang, PhD

Wei Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)



680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

wei.zhang1( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: University of Vermont, Microbiology (2004)


Description of Interests

Dr. Zhang's major research interests include the genetics and epigenetics of complex traits, such as risks for common diseases, drug response, and gene expression. Dr. Zhang is also developing novel epigenetics-based biomarkers for various human cancers and chronic diseases.

Interests (Keywords)

Bioinformatics; Cancer Genetics; Genomic Medicine/Personalized Medicine; Health Disparities; Systems Biology; Translational Research

Research and Publications

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