Colleen Wu
Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Research Professor in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Assistant Research Professor in Cell Biology
Affiliate of the Duke Regeneration Center
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Our lab objectives:

  • to identify cellular and molecular targets that can be therapeutically exploited to confer radioprotection to the bone
  • to elucidate how low oxygen tension in the bone microenvironment contributes to cancer-induced bone pain and metastatic colonization of the bone



Colleen wu team
(l to r): Cahil Potnis, Colleen Wu, Kiana Gunn, Kira Gardner



Selected Publications

Research Opportunities


The Wu lab seeks motivated graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and laboratory research assistants to join our lab. Individuals interested in becoming members of our research team should contact Colleen Wu directly.

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