Dr Yuyan Chen

Senior Lecturer
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 3114

Research interests

Yuyan Chen's current research interests are to understand the roles of Tumor Protein PD52 (TPD52) in tumorigenesis; the molecular mechanisms by which TPD52 is involved in cancer development/ progression, with a focus on TPD52 involvement in the cellular response to DNA damage.


Genetics; Breast cancer; Biochemistry; Cell biology; Cancer


2014 | 2013


  • Takita, J., Chen, Y., Kato, M., Ohki, K., Sato, Y., Ohta, S., Sugita, K., Nishimura, R., Hoshino, N., Seki, M., Sanada, M., Oka, A., Hayashi, Y., Ogawa, S. (2014), Genome-wide approach to identify second gene targets for malignant rhabdoid tumors using high-density oligonucleotide microarrays. Cancer science. 105(3), 258-264. [Abstract]


  • Chen, Y., Kamili, A., Hardy, J., Groblewski, G., Khanna, K., Byrne, J. (2013), Tumor protein D52 represents a negative regulator of ATM protein levels. Cell Cycle. 12(18), 3083-3097. [Abstract]