Jianqiang Wu, MD

Jianqiang Wu


College of Medicine - UC


Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Asst Professor

Research Program

Translational Therapeutics

Jianqiang Wu, MD, is a member of the Translational Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James and is based at Cincinnati Children's Hospital at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

His research focuses on transcription factors and microRNAs in neurofibromatosis type 1-related plexiform initiation and/or maintenance. He is also interested in preclinical therapeutic trials on neurofibroma and cancer stem cells in neurofibroma.

One of his recent studies indicates that given the efficacy of Ro5-3335 pharmacological inhibitor in delaying growth of plexiform neurofibroma growth, combination therapies targeting MEK and Runx could be helpful.

Dr. Wu has co-authored more than 30 articles in well-known publications, including Cancer Cell, Cell Stem Cell, New England Journal of Medicine, Oncogene, Neuro-Oncology, Cell Reports, Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Journal of Clinical Investigation and Cancer Research.

Office Location

TCHRF Rm S7.224

3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229




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