Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine

MEMPHIS TN 381630000
Tel: (901) 448-1361


  • Ph.D., The University of Memphis, Memphis, Biology
  • M.S., The University of Memphis, Memphis, Bioinformatics
  • M.S., The University of Memphis, Memphis, Statistics
  • B.S., Stony Brook University, NY, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Research Keywords

 Bioinformatics, gene expression, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq


  1. Hochberg, I, Tran, QT, Barkan, AL, Saltiel, AR, Chandler, WF, Bridges, D. Gene Expression Signature in Adipose Tissue of Acromegaly Patients. PLoS One, 10 (6), e0129359, 2015.
  2. Hochberg, I, Harvey, I, Tran, QT, Stephenson, EJ, Barkan, AL, Saltiel, A, Chandler, WF, Bridges, D. Gene expression changes in subcutaneous adipose tissue due to Cushing's disease. J Mol Endocrinol, 2015.
  3. Philip, R, Alpert, BS, Schwingshackl, A, Huang, X, Blakely, D, Rovnaghi, CR, Tran, QT, Velasquez, A, Arevalo, A, Anand, KJ. Inverse Relationship between Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index and Body Mass Index in Healthy Children. J Pediatr, 2015.
  4. Tran, QT, Lieberman, JA. Allergy immunotherapy: target for primary prevention of atopy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, 114 (3), 162-3, 2015.
  5. Yu Z, Gauthier P, Tran QT, El-Ayachi I, Bhatti F, Bahabri R, Al-Habib M, and Huang GT. Differential Properties of Human ALP+ Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells vs Their ALP- Counterparts. J Stem Cell Res There, 5:7, 2015.
  6. Fowler, BT, Pegram, TA, Cutler-Peck, C, Kosko, M, Tran, QT, Fleming, JC, Oester, AE. Contrast Sensitivity Testing in Functional Ptosis and Dermatochalasis Surgery. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, 2014.
  7. Palmer, FB, Anand, KJ, Graff, JC, Murphy, LE, Qu, Y, Völgyi, E, Rovnaghi, CR, Moore, A, Tran, QT, Tylavsky, FA. Early adversity, socioemotional development, and stress in urban 1-year-old children. J Pediatr, 163 (6), 1733-1739.e1, 2013.
  8. Kennedy, LH, Sutter, CH, Leon Carrion, S, Tran, QT, Bodreddigari, S, Kensicki, E, Mohney, RP, Sutter, TR. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-mediated Production of Reactive Oxygen Species is an Essential Step in the Mechanism of Action to Accelerate Human Keratinocyte Differentiation. Toxicol Sci, 2012.
  9. Tran, QT, Kennedy, LH, Leon Carrion, S, Bodreddigari, S, Goodwin, SB, Sutter, CH, Sutter, TR. EGFR regulation of epidermal barrier function. Physiol Genomics, 44 (8), 455-69, 2012.
  10. Ouyang, X, Tran, QT, Goodwin, S, Wible, RS, Sutter, CH, Sutter, TR. Yap1 activation by H2O2 or thiol-reactive chemicals elicits distinct adaptive gene responses. Free Radic Biol Med, 50 (1), 1-13, 2011.
  11. Yates, MS, Tran, QT, Dolan, PM, Osburn, WO, Shin, S, McCulloch, CC, Silkworth, JB, Taguchi, K, Yamamoto, M, Williams, CR, Liby, KT, Sporn, MB, Sutter, TR, Kensler, TW. Genetic versus chemoprotective activation of Nrf2 signaling: overlapping yet distinct gene expression profiles between Keap1 knockout and triterpenoid-treated mice. Carcinogenesis, 30 (6), 1024-31, 2009.
  12. Tran, QT, Xu, L, Phan, V, Goodwin, SB, Rahman, M, Jin, VX, Sutter, CH, Roebuck, BD, Kensler, TW, George, EO, Sutter, TR. Chemical genomics of cancer chemopreventive dithiolethiones. Carcinogenesis, 30 (3), 480-6, 2009.
  13. Phan, V, Olusegun George, E, Tran, QT, Goodwin, S, Bodreddigari, S, Sutter, TR. Analyzing microarray data with transitive directed acyclic graphs. J Bioinform Comput Biol, 7 (1), 135-56, 2009.
  14. Rahman, M, Lax, SF, Sutter, CH, Tran, QT, Stevens, GL, Emmert, GL, Russo, J, Santen, RJ, Sutter, TR. CYP1B1 is not a major determinant of the disposition of aromatase inhibitors in epithelial cells of invasive ductal carcinoma. Drug Metab Dispos, 36 (5), 963-70, 2008.