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Department of Medicine

 Division of Renal-Electrolyte

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photo Christine Wu, MD

Assistant Professor

Email: wucm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-7157

Contact
Office: A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
 
Phone: 412-647-7157
Fax: 412-647-6222
E-mail: wucm@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
BS, The Johns Hopkins University, 1994
M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1998
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2001
Nephrology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2004
Research Interest
Dr. Wu's clinical and research interests lie in the selection of kidney transplant recipients and wait list management, kidney transplantation in the elderly, and the impact of co-morbidity on transplant outcomes.
Clinical Interest
Christine Wu, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is currently serving as the Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program Director. Her clinical and research interests lie in the selection of kidney transplant recipients and wait list management, kidney transplantation in the elderly, and the impact of co-morbidity on transplant outcomes.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Song, L., Lu, H.Z., Xu, X.L., Li, S., Shi, X.M., Chen, X., Wu, Y., Huang, J.B., Chen, Q., Liu, S., Wu, C.S., Liu, W.Y. Organic nitrogen uptake is a significant contributor to nitrogen economy of subtropical epiphytic bryophytes. Scientific Reports. 2016; 6: 30408.
Wu, J., Song, Y., Su, L., Zu, L., Chen, T., Zhao, Z., Zhang, M., Li, W., Hu, Y., Zhang, X., Gao, Y., Niu, Z., Feng, R., Wang, W., Peng, J., Li, X., Ouyang, X., Wu. C., Zhang, W., Zeng, Y. Rituximab plus chemotherapy as first-line treatment in Chinese patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in routine practice: a prospective, multicentre, non-interventional study. BMC Cancer. 2016; 16(1): 537.
Yang, J., Wu, C., Stefanescu, I., Jakobsson, L., Chervoneva, I., Horowitz, A. RhoA inhibits neural differentiation in murine stem cells through multiple mechanisms. Science Signaling. 2016; 9(438): ra76.
Huang, Y.S., Syue, Y.J., Yen, Y.L., Wu, C.H., Ho, Y.N., Cheng, F.J. Physician Risk Tolerance and Head Computed Tomography Use for Patients with Isolated Headaches. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016.
Xiang, S, Wang, D., Zhang, K., Liu, W., Wu, C., Meng, Q., Sun, G., Yang, B. Chelation competition induced polymerization (CCIP): construction of integrated hollow polydopamine nanocontainers with tailorable functionalities. Chemical Communications. 2016.
Qie, Y., Nian, X., Liu, X., Hu,H, Zhang, C., Xie, L., Han, R., Wu, C., Xu,Y. Polymorphism in IGFBP3 gene is associated with prostate cancer risk: an updated meta-analysis. Journal of OncoTargets and Therapy. 2016; 9: 4163-71.
Ho, J.Y., Hsu, R.J., Wu, C.H., Liao, G.S., Gao, H.W., Wang, T.H., Yu, C.P. Reduced miR-550a-3p leads to breast cancer initiation, growth, and metastasis by increasing levels of ERK1 and 2. Oncotarget. 2016.
Wang, W., Qin, Y., Xiao, Y., Zhong, L., Wu, C., Wang, Z., Wan, W., Tang, X. Research on beam characteristics in a large-Fresnel-number unstable-waveguide hybrid resonator with parabolic mirrors. Applied Optics. 2016; 55(21): 5497-5504.
Wang, F., Ranjan, A., Wei, D., Wu, C. Comment on "A histone acetylation switch regulates H2A.Z deposition by the SWR-C remodeling enzyme". Science. 2016; 353(6297): 358.
Wu, C., Li, G., Tang, X. Edge-wave method for calculating the output mode of strip unstable resonators. Applied Optics. 2016; 55(21): 5531-5538.