Piwen Wang, MD, PhD
Title Assistant Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street


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1. Hao Q, Vadgama JV, Wang P. CCL2/CCR2 signaling in cancer pathogenesis. Cell Commun Signal. 2020 May 29; 18(1):82.
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2. Henning SM, Wang P, Lee RP, Trang A, Husari G, Yang J, Grojean EM, Ly A, Hsu M, Heber D, Grogan T, Li Z, Aronson WJ. Prospective randomized trial evaluating blood and prostate tissue concentrations of green tea polyphenols and quercetin in men with prostate cancer. Food Funct. 2020 May 01; 11(5):4114-4122.
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3. Hao Q, Diaz T, Verduzco ADR, Magyar CE, Zhong J, Elshimali Y, Rettig MB, Henning SM, Vadgama JV, Wang P. Arctigenin inhibits prostate tumor growth in high-fat diet fed mice through dual actions on adipose tissue and tumor. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 29; 10(1):1403.
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4. Chung SS, Dutta P, Austin D, Wang P, Awad A, Vadgama JV. Combination of resveratrol and 5-flurouracil enhanced anti-telomerase activity and apoptosis by inhibiting STAT3 and Akt signaling pathways in human colorectal cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2018 Aug 31; 9(68):32943-32957.
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5. Wang P, Solorzano W, Diaz T, Magyar CE, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Arctigenin inhibits prostate tumor cell growth in vitro and in vivo. Clin Nutr Exp. 2017 Jun; 13:1-11.
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6. Chung SS, Adekoya D, Enenmoh I, Clarke O, Wang P, Sarkyssian M, Wu Y, Vadgama JV. Salinomycin Abolished STAT3 and STAT1 Interactions and Reduced Telomerase Activity in Colorectal Cancer Cells. Anticancer Res. 2017 02; 37(2):445-453.
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7. Wang P, Henning SM, Magyar CE, Elshimali Y, Heber D, Vadgama JV. Green tea and quercetin sensitize PC-3 xenograft prostate tumors to docetaxel chemotherapy. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 May 06; 35:73.
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8. Wang P, Henning SM, Heber D, Vadgama JV. Sensitization to docetaxel in prostate cancer cells by green tea and quercetin. J Nutr Biochem. 2015 Apr; 26(4):408-15.
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9. Henning SM, Wang P, Said JW, Huang M, Grogan T, Elashoff D, Carpenter CL, Heber D, Aronson WJ. Randomized clinical trial of brewed green and black tea in men with prostate cancer prior to prostatectomy. Prostate. 2015 Apr 01; 75(5):550-9.
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10. Wang P, Phan T, Gordon D, Chung S, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Arctigenin in combination with quercetin synergistically enhances the antiproliferative effect in prostate cancer cells. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2015 Feb; 59(2):250-61.
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11. Wang P, Wang B, Chung S, Wu Y, Henning SM, Vadgama JV. Increased chemopreventive effect by combining arctigenin, green tea polyphenol and curcumin in prostate and breast cancer cells. RSC Adv. 2014 Aug 05; 4(66):35242-35250.
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12. Henning SM, Wang P, Carpenter CL, Heber D. Epigenetic effects of green tea polyphenols in cancer. Epigenomics. 2013 Dec; 5(6):729-41.
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13. Wang P, Vadgama JV, Said JW, Magyar CE, Doan N, Heber D, Henning SM. Enhanced inhibition of prostate cancer xenograft tumor growth by combining quercetin and green tea. J Nutr Biochem. 2014 Jan; 25(1):73-80.
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14. Henning SM, Wang P, Abgaryan N, Vicinanza R, de Oliveira DM, Zhang Y, Lee RP, Carpenter CL, Aronson WJ, Heber D. Phenolic acid concentrations in plasma and urine from men consuming green or black tea and potential chemopreventive properties for colon cancer. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2013 Mar; 57(3):483-93.
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15. Bornhoeft J, Castaneda D, Nemoseck T, Wang P, Henning SM, Hong MY. The protective effects of green tea polyphenols: lipid profile, inflammation, and antioxidant capacity in rats fed an atherogenic diet and dextran sodium sulfate. J Med Food. 2012 Aug; 15(8):726-32.
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16. Wang P, Heber D, Henning SM. Quercetin increased bioavailability and decreased methylation of green tea polyphenols in vitro and in vivo. Food Funct. 2012 Jun; 3(6):635-42.
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17. Wang P, Heber D, Henning SM. Quercetin increased the antiproliferative activity of green tea polyphenol (-)-epigallocatechin gallate in prostate cancer cells. Nutr Cancer. 2012; 64(4):580-7.
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18. Henning SM, Wang P, Said J, Magyar C, Castor B, Doan N, Tosity C, Moro A, Gao K, Li L, Heber D. Polyphenols in brewed green tea inhibit prostate tumor xenograft growth by localizing to the tumor and decreasing oxidative stress and angiogenesis. J Nutr Biochem. 2012 Nov; 23(11):1537-42.
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19. Henning SM, Wang P, Heber D. Chemopreventive effects of tea in prostate cancer: green tea versus black tea. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2011 Jun; 55(6):905-20.
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20. Henning SM, Zhang Y, Seeram NP, Lee RP, Wang P, Bowerman S, Heber D. Antioxidant capacity and phytochemical content of herbs and spices in dry, fresh and blended herb paste form. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2011 May; 62(3):219-25.
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21. Hudthagosol C, Haddad EH, McCarthy K, Wang P, Oda K, Sabaté J. Pecans acutely increase plasma postprandial antioxidant capacity and catechins and decrease LDL oxidation in humans. J Nutr. 2011 Jan; 141(1):56-62.
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22. Wang P, Aronson WJ, Huang M, Zhang Y, Lee RP, Heber D, Henning SM. Green tea polyphenols and metabolites in prostatectomy tissue: implications for cancer prevention. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2010 Aug; 3(8):985-93.
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23. Wang P, Henning SM, Heber D. Limitations of MTT and MTS-based assays for measurement of antiproliferative activity of green tea polyphenols. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 16; 5(4):e10202.
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24. Wang JS, Luo H, Wang P, Tang L, Yu J, Huang T, Cox S, Gao W. Validation of green tea polyphenol biomarkers in a phase II human intervention trial. Food Chem Toxicol. 2008 Jan; 46(1):232-40.
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25. Billam M, Tang L, Cai Q, Mukhi S, Guan H, Wang P, Wang Z, Theodorakis CW, Kendall RJ, Wang JS. Seasonal variations in the concentration of microcystin-LR in two lakes in western Texas, USA. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2006 Feb; 25(2):349-55.
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Funding Opportunities

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  • Tea


  • Prostatic Neoplasms


  • Quercetin


  • Cell Proliferation


  • Polyphenols


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