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Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer, Throat Cancer; Lung Cancer; Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2171

Fax: (585) 275-1531

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1976
BS | Taiwan - Non-Medical School
Arts & Sciences

1988
PhD | Univ of Washington
Experimental Pathology

1990
MD | Univ Washington Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School

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Awards

2014
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2013 - Present
Richard T. Bell Endowed Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2013
Philip Rubin Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2013
Fellow
Sponsor: Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine
Location: Drexel University College of Medicine

2011 - 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2001
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

1997 - 1998
Buswell Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Department of Medicine
Location: University of Rochester

1995 - 1996
George Casarett Research Excellence Award
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

1993 - 1994
Clinical Oncology Fellowship
Sponsor: American Cancer Society

1986 - 1990
Course Honors
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

1983 - 1984
Graduate School Research Assistantship
Location: University of Washington School of Medicine

1982 - 1983
Research Assistantship in Surgery
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/16/2017
Anderson CM, Sonis ST, Lee CM, Adkins D, Allen BG, Sun W, Agarwala SS, Venigalla ML, Chen Y, Zhen W, Mould DR, Holmlund JT, Brill JM, Buatti JM. "Phase 1b/2a Trial of the Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic GC4419 to Reduce Chemoradiotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis in Patients With Oral Cavity or Oropharyngeal Carcinoma." International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2017 Oct 16; Epub 2017 Oct 16.

10/6/2017
Shen MJ, Xu LJ, Yang L, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Radiation alters PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels in lung cancer cells and leads to immune escape from NK cell cytotoxicity via IL-6-MEK/Erk signaling pathway." Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 6; 8(46):80506-80520. Epub 2017 Jul 12.

9/2/2017
Xu L, Chen X, Shen M, Yang DR, Fang L, Weng G, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO. "Inhibition of IL-6-JAK/Stat3 signaling in castration-resistant prostate cancer cells enhances the NK cell mediated cytotoxicity via alteration of PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels." Molecular oncology.. 2017 Sep 2; Epub 2017 Sep 02.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Lung Cancer
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer
Author List: Singh D; Bylund K; Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B
Published By: Springer-Verlag GmbH2011 in Heidelberg

2006
Chapter Title: Molecular Staging of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Book Title: Tumors of the Chest: Biology Diagnosis and Management
Author List: Chen Y, Gandara D
Edited By: Syrigos KN, Nutting C, Roussos C
Published By: Springer-Verlag2006 in Berlin Heidelberg New York

2005
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Radiation Oncology of Lung Cancer.
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer. Medical Radiology- Diagnostic Ima
Author List: Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B, Baert AL, Brady LW, Heilmann HP, Molls M, Sartor K
Published By: Springer2005

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