Inverse Relationship between Vitiligo-Related Genes and Skin Cancer Risk.






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Wu, Wenting, undefined 23andMe Research Team, Christopher I Amos, Jeffrey E Lee, Qingyi Wei, Kavita Y Sarin and Jiali Han (2018). Inverse Relationship between Vitiligo-Related Genes and Skin Cancer Risk. The Journal of investigative dermatology, 138(9). pp. 2072–2075. 10.1016/j.jid.2018.03.1511 Retrieved from

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Qingyi Wei

Professor in Population Health Sciences

Qingyi Wei, MD, PhD, Professor in the Department of Medicine, is Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Co-leader of CCPS and Co-leader of Epidemiology and Population Genomics (Focus Area 1). He is a professor of Medicine and an internationally recognized epidemiologist focused on the molecular and genetic epidemiology of head and neck cancers, lung cancer, and melanoma. His research focuses on biomarkers and genetic determinants for the DNA repair deficient phenotype and variations in cell death. He is Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal "Cancer Medicine" and Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics.

Area of Expertise: Epidemiology

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