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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Weixiong Zhong, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences in China and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.



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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Anatomic Pathology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, China
Medical School Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, China

Languages Spoken

Cantoness, English, Chinese
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Wilking MJ Singh C Nihal M Zhong W Ahmad N . SIRT1 deacetylase is overexpressed in human melanoma and its small molecule inhibition imparts anti-proliferative response via p53 activation. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Dec 1;563:94-100
[PubMed ID: 24751483]
Hafeez BB Mustafa A Fischer JW Singh A Zhong W Shekhani MO Meske L Havighurst T Kim K Verma AK . α-Mangostin: a dietary antioxidant derived from the pericarp of Garcinia mangostana L. inhibits pancreatic tumor growth in xenograft mouse model. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Aug 10;21(5):682-99
[PubMed ID: 24295217]
Singh CK Ndiaye MA Siddiqui IA Nihal M Havighurst T Kim K Zhong W Mukhtar H Ahmad N . Methaneseleninic acid and γ-Tocopherol combination inhibits prostate tumor growth in Vivo in a xenograft mouse model. Oncotarget. 2014 Jun 15;5(11):3651-61
[PubMed ID: 25004451]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Oberley TD . Increasing discordant antioxidant protein levels and enzymatic activities contribute to increasing redox imbalance observed during human prostate cancer progression. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Feb;67:342-52
[PubMed ID: 24269899]
Jorgenson TC Zhong W Oberley TD . Redox imbalance and biochemical changes in cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 15;73(20):6118-23
[PubMed ID: 23878188]
Agarwal G Alfonso-Jaume M Zhong W Chan MR . Quiz Page July 2013: a man with acute kidney injury and cutaneous purpura. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Jul;62(1):xxvii-xxx
[PubMed ID: 23773848]
Hafeez BB Zhong W Fischer JW Mustafa A Shi X Meske L Hong H Cai W Havighurst T Kim K Verma AK . Plumbagin, a medicinal plant (Plumbago zeylanica)-derived 1,4-naphthoquinone, inhibits growth and metastasis of human prostate cancer PC-3M-luciferase cells in an orthotopic xenograft mouse model. Mol Oncol. 2013 Jun;7(3):428-39
[PubMed ID: 23273564]
Hafeez BB Zhong W Mustafa A Fischer JW Witkowsky O Verma AK . Plumbagin inhibits prostate cancer development in TRAMP mice via targeting PKCε, Stat3 and neuroendocrine markers. Carcinogenesis. 2012 Dec;33(12):2586-92
[PubMed ID: 22976928]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Liang Y Jones DP Oberley TD . Regulation of prostate cancer cell invasion by modulation of extra- and intracellular redox balance. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012 Jan 15;52(2):452-61
[PubMed ID: 22120495]
Hafeez BB Zhong W Weichert J Dreckschmidt NE Jamal MS Verma AK . Genetic ablation of PKC epsilon inhibits prostate cancer development and metastasis in transgenic mouse model of prostate adenocarcinoma. Cancer Res. 2011 Mar 15;71(6):2318-27
[PubMed ID: 21406403]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Oberley TD . Distinct redox profiles of selected human prostate carcinoma cell lines: implications for rational design of redox therapy. Cancers (Basel). 2011;3(3):3557-84
[PubMed ID: 22163073]
Shan W Zhong W Zhao R Oberley TD . Thioredoxin 1 as a subcellular biomarker of redox imbalance in human prostate cancer progression. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010 Dec 15;49(12):2078-87
[PubMed ID: 20955789]
Schmit TL Zhong W Setaluri V Spiegelman VS Ahmad N . Targeted depletion of Polo-like kinase (Plk) 1 through lentiviral shRNA or a small-molecule inhibitor causes mitotic catastrophe and induction of apoptosis in human melanoma cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Dec;129(12):2843-53
[PubMed ID: 19554017]
Schmit TL Zhong W Nihal M Ahmad N . Polo-like kinase 1 (Plk1) in non-melanoma skin cancers. Cell Cycle. 2009 Sep 1;8(17):2697-702
[PubMed ID: 19652546]
Jung-Hynes B Nihal M Zhong W Ahmad N . Role of sirtuin histone deacetylase SIRT1 in prostate cancer. A target for prostate cancer management via its inhibition? J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 6;284(6):3823-32
[PubMed ID: 19075016]
Bin Hafeez B Adhami VM Asim M Siddiqui IA Bhat KM Zhong W Saleem M Din M Setaluri V Mukhtar H . Targeted knockdown of Notch1 inhibits invasion of human prostate cancer cells concomitant with inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and urokinase plasminogen activator. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 15;15(2):452-9
[PubMed ID: 19147749]
Xiang N Zhao R Zhong W . Sodium selenite induces apoptosis by generation of superoxide via the mitochondrial-dependent pathway in human prostate cancer cells. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2009 Jan;63(2):351-62
[PubMed ID: 18379781]
Zhao R Xiang N Domann FE Zhong W . Effects of selenite and genistein on G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells. Nutr Cancer. 2009;61(3):397-407
[PubMed ID: 19373614]
Xiang N Zhao R Song G Zhong W . Selenite reactivates silenced genes by modifying DNA methylation and histones in prostate cancer cells. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Nov;29(11):2175-81
[PubMed ID: 18676679]
Chaiswing L Zhong W Cullen JJ Oberley LW Oberley TD . Extracellular redox state regulates features associated with prostate cancer cell invasion. Cancer Res. 2008 Jul 15;68(14):5820-6
[PubMed ID: 18632636]