Yin Sun, Ph.D.

Yin Sun, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 647
Rochester, NY 14642


The biographical information for Yin Sun, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Postdoctoral Fellowship | Robert Steel Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research 1995 - 1998
Predoctoral Fellowship | China and USA Mol. Bio and Biochem. Exam. and Application 1987

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 29 available »

2016 Sep 15
Zhai W, Sun Y, Jiang M, Wang M, Gasiewicz TA, Zheng J, Chang C. "Differential regulation of LncRNA-SARCC suppresses VHL-mutant RCC cell proliferation yet promotes VHL-normal RCC cell proliferation via modulating androgen receptor/HIF-2?/C-MYC axis under hypoxia." Oncogene. 2016 Sep 15; 35(37):4866-80. Epub 2016 Mar 14.
2016 Apr 1
Shi L, Lin H, Li G, Sun Y, Shen J, Xu J, Yeh S, Cai X, Chang C. "Cisplatin enhances NK cells immunotherapy efficacy to suppress HCC progression via altering the androgen receptor (AR)-ULBP2 signals." Cancer letters. 2016 Apr 1; 373(1):45-56. Epub 2016 Jan 19.
2016 Apr
Li W, Cohen A, Sun Y, Squires J, Braas D, Graeber TG, Du L, Li G, Li Z, Xu X, Chen X, Huang J. "The Role of CD44 in Glucose Metabolism in Prostatic Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma." Molecular cancer research : MCR. 2016 Apr; 14(4):344-53. Epub 2016 Feb 01.
2016 Apr
Shi L, Lin H, Li G, Jin RA, Xu J, Sun Y, Ma WL, Yeh S, Cai X, Chang C. "Targeting Androgen Receptor (AR)?IL12A Signal Enhances Efficacy of Sorafenib plus NK Cells Immunotherapy to Better Suppress HCC Progression." Molecular cancer therapeutics. 2016 Apr; 15(4):731-42. Epub 2016 Mar 03.
Cui Y; Sun Y; Hu S; Luo J; Li L; Li X; Yeh SY; Jin J; Chang C. "Neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPCa) increased the neighboring PCa chemo-resistance via altering the PTHrP/p38/Hsp27/androgen receptor (AR)/p21 signal". Oncogene. 2016; in press.

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Biochemistry | Univ of Cal Los Angeles1993
BS | Physiology, All Other | China - Non-Medical School1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Robert Steel Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research Whithead Institute for Biomedical Research postdoctoral fellowship 1998
Whitehead Institute, Laboratory of Dr. Robert A. Weinberg 2000
Chinese government CUSBE Fellowship (China and United States Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Exchange) University of California Los Angeles 1988