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Jin-Rong Zhou, PhD


  • Jeong JY, Zhou JR, Gao C, Feldman L, Sytkowski AJ.Human selenium binding protein-1 (hSP56) is a negative regulator of HIF-1α and suppresses the malignant characteristics of prostate cancer cells.BMB Rep. 2014 May 30.
  • Ni F, Gong Y, Li L, Abdolmaleky HM, Zhou JR.Flavonoid ampelopsin inhibits the growth and metastasis of prostate cancer in vitro and in mice.PLoS ONE. 2012;7(6):e38802.
  • Gong Y, Li Y, Abdolmaleky HM, Li L, Zhou JR.Tanshinones inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells through epigenetic modification of Aurora A expression and function.PLoS ONE. 2012;7(4):e33656.
  • Li Y, Gong Y, Li L, Abdolmaleky HM, Zhou JR.Bioactive tanshinone I inhibits the growth of lung cancer in part via downregulation of Aurora A function.Mol Carcinog. 2012 Mar 2.
  • Zerbini LF, Tamura RE, Correa RG, Czibere A, Cordeiro J, Bhasin M, Simabuco FM, Wang Y, Gu X, Li L, Sarkar D, Zhou JR, Fisher PB, Libermann TA.Combinatorial Effect of Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and NF-κB Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer Therapy.PLoS ONE. 2011;6(9):e24285.
  • Zerbini LF, de Vasconcellos JF, Czibere A, Wang Y, Paccez JD, Gu X, Zhou JR, Libermann TA.JunD-mediated repression of GADD45α and γ regulates escape from cell death in prostate cancer.Cell Cycle. 2011 Aug 1;10(15):2583-91.
  • Papageorgis P, Cheng K, Ozturk S, Gong Y, Lambert AW, Abdolmaleky HM, Zhou JR, Thiagalingam S.Smad4 inactivation promotes malignancy and drug resistance of colon cancer.Cancer Res. 2011 Feb 1;71(3):998-1008.
  • Gong Y, Li Y, Lu Y, Li L, Abdolmaleky H, Blackburn GL, Zhou JR.Bioactive tanshinones in Salvia Miltiorrhiza inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells in vitro and in mice.Int J Cancer. 2010 Sep 16.
  • Feng JF,Wu JZ,Hu SN,Gao CM,Shi MQ,Lu ZH,Sun XC,Zhou JR,Chen BA.Polymorphisms of the ribonucleotide reductase M1 gene and sensitivity to platin-based chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer.Lung Cancer. 2009 Dec;66(3):344-9.
  • Hagen SJ,Ohtani M,Zhou JR,Taylor NS,Rickman BH,Blackburn GL,Fox JG.Inflammation and foveolar hyperplasia are reduced by supplemental dietary glutamine during Helicobacter pylori infection in mice.J Nutr. 2009 May;139(5):912-8.
  • Abdolmaleky HM,Zhou JR,Thiagalingam S,Smith CL.Epigenetic and pharmacoepigenomic studies of major psychoses and potentials for therapeutics.Pharmacogenomics. 2008 Dec;9(12):1809-23.
  • Nasca MM,Zhou JR,Welty FK.Effect of soy nuts on adhesion molecules and markers of inflammation in hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women.Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jul 1;102(1):84-6.
  • Abdolmaleky HM, Smith CL, Zhou JR, Thiagalingam S.Epigenetic alterations of the dopaminergic system in major psychiatric disorders.Methods Mol Biol. 2008;448:187-212.
  • Zhou JR, Li L, Pan W.Dietary soy and tea combinations for prevention of breast and prostate cancers by targeting metabolic syndrome elements in mice.Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Sep;86(3):s882-8.
  • Zhou JR, Blackburn GL, Walker WA.Symposium introduction: metabolic syndrome and the onset of cancer.Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Sep;86(3):s817-9.
  • Mai Z, Blackburn GL, Zhou JR.Genistein sensitizes inhibitory effect of tamoxifen on the growth of estrogen receptor-positive and HER2-overexpressing human breast cancer cells.Mol Carcinog. 2007 Jul;46(7):534-42.
  • Welty FK, Lee KS, Lew NS, Zhou JR.Effect of soy nuts on blood pressure and lipid levels in hypertensive, prehypertensive, and normotensive postmenopausal women.Arch Intern Med. 2007 May 28;167(10):1060-7.
  • Welty FK, Lee KS, Lew NS, Nasca M, Zhou JR.The association between soy nut consumption and decreased menopausal symptoms.J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Apr;16(3):361-9.
  • Jiang RW, Zhou JR, Hon PM, Li SL, Zhou Y, Li LL, Ye WC, Xu HX, Shaw PC, But PP.Lignans from Dysosma versipellis with inhibitory effects on prostate cancer cell lines.J Nat Prod. 2007 Feb;70(2):283-6.
  • Mai Z, Blackburn GL, Zhou JR.Soy phytochemicals synergistically enhance the preventive effect of tamoxifen on the growth of estrogen-dependent human breast carcinoma in mice.Carcinogenesis. 2007 Jun;28(6):1217-23.
  • Zerbini LF, Czibere A, Wang Y, Correa RG, Otu H, Joseph M, Takayasu Y, Silver M, Gu X, Ruchusatsawat K, Li L, Sarkar D, Zhou JR, Fisher PB, Libermann TA.A novel pathway involving melanoma differentiation associated gene-7/interleukin-24 mediates nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced apoptosis and growth arrest of cancer cells.Cancer Res. 2006 Dec 15;66(24):11922-31.
  • Singh AV, Franke AA, Blackburn GL, Zhou JR.Soy phytochemicals prevent orthotopic growth and metastasis of bladder cancer in mice by alterations of cancer cell proliferation and apoptosis and tumor angiogenesis.Cancer Res. 2006 Feb 1;66(3):1851-8.
  • Zhou JR.Soy and the prevention of lifestyle-related diseases.Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2004 Dec;31 Suppl 2:S14-9.
  • Zerbini LF, Wang Y, Czibere A, Correa RG, Cho JY, Ijiri K, Wei W, Joseph M, Gu X, Grall F, Goldring MB, Zhou JR, Libermann TA.NF-{kappa}B-mediated repression of growth arrest- and DNA-damage-inducible proteins 45{alpha} and {gamma} is essential for cancer cell survival.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Sep 14;101(37):13618-13623.
  • Zhou JR, Yu L, Zerbini LF, Libermann TA, Blackburn GL.Progression to androgen-independent LNCaP human prostate tumors: cellular and molecular alterations.Int J Cancer. 2004 Jul 20;110(6):800-6.
  • Zhou JR, Yu L, Mai Z, Blackburn GL.Combined inhibition of estrogen-dependent human breast carcinoma by soy and tea bioactive components in mice.Int J Cancer. 2004 Jan 1;108(1):8-14.
  • Yu L, Blackburn GL, Zhou JR.Genistein and daidzein downregulate prostate androgen-regulated transcript-1 (PART-1) gene expression induced by dihydrotestosterone in human prostate LNCaP cancer cells.J Nutr. 2003 Feb;133(2):389-92.
  • Zhou JR, Yu L, Zhong Y, Blackburn GL.Soy phytochemicals and tea bioactive components synergistically inhibit androgen-sensitive human prostate tumors in mice.J Nutr. 2003 Feb;133(2):516-21.
  • Zhou JR, Yu L, Zhong Y, Nassr RL, Franke AA, Gaston SM, Blackburn GL.Inhibition of orthotopic growth and metastasis of androgen-sensitive human prostate tumors in mice by bioactive soybean components.Prostate. 2002 Oct 1;53(2):143-53.
  • Jones JL, Daley BJ, Enderson BL, Zhou JR, Karlstad MD.Genistein inhibits tamoxifen effects on cell proliferation and cell cycle arrest in T47D breast cancer cells.Am Surg. 2002 Jun;68(6):575-7; discussion 577-8.
  • Zhou JR, Gugger ET, Tanaka T, Guo Y, Blackburn GL, Clinton SK.Soybean phytochemicals inhibit the growth of transplantable human prostate carcinoma and tumor angiogenesis in mice.J Nutr. 1999 Sep;129(9):1628-35.
  • Mukherjee P, Sotnikov AV, Mangian HJ, Zhou JR, Visek WJ, Clinton SK.Energy intake and prostate tumor growth, angiogenesis, and vascular endothelial growth factor expression.J Natl Cancer Inst. 1999 Mar 17;91(6):512-23.
  • Zhou JR, Mukherjee P, Gugger ET, Tanaka T, Blackburn GL, Clinton SK.Inhibition of murine bladder tumorigenesis by soy isoflavones via alterations in the cell cycle, apoptosis, and angiogenesis.Cancer Res. 1998 Nov 15;58(22):5231-8.