Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute

Shi-Yuan Cheng, PhD

Professor, Neurology; Feinberg School of Medicine

Shi-Yuan Cheng, PhD

Research Program


shiyuan.cheng( at )


Selected Publications

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Cancer-Focused Research

The primary goal of our research is to improve our understanding of molecular mechanisms of cancer tumorigenesis, invasion, metastases and angiogenesis, and to translate our novel discoveries to clinical treatments for patients with brain tumors including malignant glioblastoma (GBM) and breast cancers.