Dr Yu Zheng

Senior Research Fellow
ANZAC Research Institute, Concord Clinical School

C22 - Concord Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9767 9104
F: +61 2 9767 9101

Research interests

Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Bone Metastasis, Bone Biology


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Zheng, Y., Chow, S., Boernert, K., Basel, D., Mikuscheva, A., Kim, S., Fong-Yee, C., Trivedi, T., Buttgereit, F., Sutherland, R., Dunstan, C., Zhou, H., Seibel, M. (2014), Direct Cross-Talk between Cancer and Osteoblast Lineage Cells Fuels Metastatic Growth in Bone via Auto-Amplification of IL-6 and RANKL Signaling Pathways. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 29(9), 1938-1949. [Abstract]


  • Zheng, Y., Zhou, H., Dunstan, C., Sutherland, R., Seibel, M. (2013), The role of the bone microenvironment in skeletal metastasis. Journal of Bone Oncology. 2(1), 47-57.


  • Kam, W., Meikle, S., Zhou, H., Zheng, Y., Blair, J., Seibel, M., Dunstan, C., Banati, R. (2012), The 18 kDa translocator protein (peripheral benzodiazepine receptor) expression in the bone of normal, osteoprotegerin or low calcium diet treated mice. PLoS One. 7(1), e30623.


  • Ooi, L., Zheng, Y., Stalgis-Bilinski, K., Dunstan, C. (2011), The bone remodelling environment is a factor in breast cancer bone metastasis. Bone. 48(1), 66-70. [Abstract]
  • Zheng, Y., Seibel, M., Zhou, H. (2011), Methods in Bone Biology: Cancer and Bone. In: Osteoporosis Research. (pp.83-92).United Kingdom: Springer-Verlag.


  • Zheng, Y., Zhou, H., Ooi, L., Snir, A., Dunstan, C., Seibel, M. (2010), Vitamin D deficiency promotes prostate cancer growth in bone. The Prostate. 0(0), 0. [Abstract]
  • Ooi, L., Zheng, Y., Zhou, H., Trivedi, T., Conigrave, A., Seibel, M., Dunstan, C. (2010), Vitamin D deficiency promotes growth of MCF-7 human breast cancer in a rodent model of osteosclerotic bone metastasis. Bone. 47(4), 795-803. [Abstract]
  • Ooi, L., Zhou, H., Kalak, R., Zheng, Y., Conigrave, A., Seibel, M., Dunstan, C. (2010), Vitamin D deficiency promotes human breast cancer growth in a murine model of bone metastasis. Cancer research. 70(5), 1835-1844. [Abstract]


  • Wang, M., Wu, L., Zheng, Y., Zhang, Q., Li, C. (2009), The Chinese QOLIE-AD-48: translation, validity, and reliability. Epilepsy & Behavior. 14(3), 476-480. [Abstract]
  • Zhou, H., Mak, W., Kalak, R., Street, J., Fong-Yee, C., Zheng, Y., Dunstan, C., Seibel, M. (2009), Glucocorticoid-dependent Wnt signaling by mature osteoblasts is a key regulator of cranial skeletal development in mice. Development (Cambridge). 136(3), 427-436. [Abstract]


  • Zhou, H., Mak, W., Zheng, Y., Dunstan, C., Seibel, M. (2008), Osteoblasts directly control lineage commitment of mesenchymal progenitor cells through WNT signaling. The Journal of biological chemistry. 283(4), 1936-45. [Abstract]
  • Zheng, Y., Zhou, H., Fong-Yee, C., Modzelewski, J., Seibel, M., Dunstan, C. (2008), Bone resorption increases tumour growth in a mouse model of osteosclerotic breast cancer metastasis. Clinical & experimental metastasis. 25(5), 559-67. [Abstract]