Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Jennifer D Wu, PhD

Jennifer D Wu, PhD

Mary and Patrick Scanlan Professor of Urology

Professor of Urology

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Wu joined Northwestern University in August 2017 as a tenured Professor in Urology. Dr. Wu previously served as a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Washington. Dr. Wu obtained her PhD from the University of British Columbia in Canada followed by post-doctoral training in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and faculty position at the University of Washington. Dr. Jennifer Wu’s research focuses on understandin...[Read full text]Dr. Wu joined Northwestern University in August 2017 as a tenured Professor in Urology. Dr. Wu previously served as a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Washington. Dr. Wu obtained her PhD from the University of British Columbia in Canada followed by post-doctoral training in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and faculty position at the University of Washington. Dr. Jennifer Wu’s research focuses on understanding cancer development and progression with the ultimate goal to translate the bench knowledge into clinics.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Research in Dr. Wu's laboratory include these specific aspects: 1) mechanisms of cancer immune evasion; 2) development of novel cancer immunotherapy; 3) cancer biomarker discovery. Prostate Cancer is one of the specific disease Dr. Wu's research focuses on.

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Education and Certification

  • MSc: Peking University, Cell Biology (1991)
  • PhD: University of British Columbia, Genetics (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Tumor Immunology (2002)

Contact

Administrative office: 312-503-1521

Tarry Building Room 16-703
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611