Suimmin Qiu, M.D., Ph.D.

Suimmin Qiu, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology

University of Texas Medical Branch
2.190 John Sealy Annex
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0588

Office: (409) 772-8451
sqiu@utmb.edu

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Suimmin Qiu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professional Education

Degree Institution Field of Study Graduation Year
M.D. Xian Medical University, P.R.China Medicine 1984
Ph.D.

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Stem cell and HIV Infection 1998
Resident University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Pathology Resident 2003
Fellow University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX SurgPath Fellow 2004

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on cancer molecular biology and cancer pathogenesis. Research areas include colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and Head/Neck cancers with special interest in cancer clonality studies using molecular techniques.

Selected Publications

  1. Tang WW, Stelter AA, French S, Shen A, Qiu SM, Venegas R, Wen J, Wang HQ, Xie JW. Loss of cell-adhesion molecule complexes in solid pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas. Modern Pathology 20(5):509-513, 2007
  2. Khamapirad T, Hennan K, MSIV, Leonard, Jr., Eltorky M, Qiu SM. Granulomatous lobular mastitis: 2 case reports with focus on radiologic and histopathologic features. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology 11(2):109-12, 2007
  3. Chen Y, Lin P, Qiu SM, Peng XX, Looi K, Megliorino R, Zhang J. Autoantibodies to calcium binding protein Calnuc might be a potential marker in colon cancer detection. International Journal of Oncology 30(5):1137-1144, 2007
  4. Larson SD, Jackson LN, Riall TS, Uchida T, Thomas RP, Qiu SM, Evers BM. Increased incidence of well-differentiated thyroid cancer associated with Hashimoto thyroiditis and the role of the Pi3k/Akt pathway. Journal of the American College of Surgeon 204(5):764-773, 2007
  5. Cruz-Monserrate Z, Qiu SM, Evers MB, O'Connor K. Integrin α6β4 is an early marker of pancreatic cancer and can distinguish pancreatic cancer from chronic pancreatitis. Modern Pathology 20(6):656-667, 2007
  6. Han S, Wang G, Qiu SM, de la Motte C, Wang HQ, Gomes G, Englander EW, Greeley GH Jr. Increased colonic apelin production in rodents with experimental colitis and in humans with IBD. Regul Pept. 142(3):131-137, 2007
  7. Wang ZQ, Greeley, Jr., Qiu SM. Immunohistochemical localization of Apelin in human normal breast and breast carcinoma. J Mol Histol. 39(1):121-124, 2007
  8. Hoang TT, Qiu SM, Rodriguez. A rare cystic mucinous cystadenoma present as a scrotal mass. Urology 70(6):e3-5, 2007
  9. Fan XQ, Scott L, Qiu SM, Raju GS, Shabot M. Colonic coinfection of histoplasma and cytomegalovirus mimicking carcinoma in a patient with HIV/AIDS. Gastrointest Endosc. 67(6):977-978, 2008
  10. Jackson LN, Larson SD, Silva SR, Rychahou PG, Chen LA, Qiu S, Rajaraman S, Evers BM. PI3K/AKT activation is critical for early hepatic regeneration after partial hepatectomy. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 294(6):1401-1410, 2008
  11. Merla R, Reddy NK, Birnbaum Y, Qiu SM, Ahmad M, Atar S. Clostridium perfringens- A rare cause of infective endocarditis and aortic root abscess. Hospital Physician 44(6):23-27, 2008.
  12. Rao N, Sanguineti G, Chaljub G, Newlands S, Qiu SM. Do neck levels negative on initial CT need to be dissected after definitive radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy? Head Neck. 30(8):1090-1098, 2008
  13. Adegboyega PA and Qiu SM. Immunohistochemical profiling of cytokeratin expression by endometrial stroma sarcoma. Hum Pathol. 39(10):1459-1464, 2008
  14. Jackson LN, Zhou Y, Qiu SM, Wang Q, Evers MB. Alternative medicine products as a novel treatment strategy for inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Chin Med. 36(5):953-65, 2008
  15. WuY, Deng J, Rychahou G, Qiu SM ,Evers B, andZhou BP. Stabilization of Snail by NF-B is required for inflammation-induced cell migration and invasion. Cancer Cell 15(5):416-428, 2009
  16. Wang ZQ, Dong J, Eyzaguirre E, Tang W, Chakrabarti A, Eltorky M, Qiu SM. Detection of Human Papilloma Virus subtype 16 and p16ink4a in invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the fallopian tube and concomitant squamous carcinoma in situ of the uterine cervix. The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 35(2):385-389, 2009
  17. Bhatia V, Saini MK, Shen XL, Bi LX, Qiu SM, Weige NL, Falzon M. EB1089 inhibits the parathyroid hormone–related protein–enhanced bone metastasis and xenograft growth of human prostate cancer cells. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 8(7):1787-1798, 2009
  18. Wu Y, Deng J, Rychahou PG, Qiu SM, Evers BM, Zhou BP. Stabilization of sbail by NF-kappaB is required for inflammation-induced cell migration and invasion. Cancer Cell 15(5):416-429, 2009-08-11
  19. Bowen KA, Silva SR, Johnson JN, Doan HQ, Jackson LN, Gulhati P, Qiu SM, Riall TS, Evers BM. An Analysis of trends and growth factor receptor expression of GI carcinoid tumors. Journal of Gastroentestinal Surgery 2009 July 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Chen Y, Zhou Y, Qiu SM, Kaijuan Wang K, Liu S, Peng XX, Li JF, Tan EM, Zhang JY. Autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens combined with abnormal alpha-fetoprotein enhance immunodiagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer Letter 2009 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19683863

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