Jian Yu Rao

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Zhang M, Hashibe M, Rao JY, Jung SY, Tashkin DP, Morgenstern H, Zhang ZF. Opium, phencyclidine, and crack cocaine smoking associations with lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: exploratory findings from a case-control study in Los Angeles County.. The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 2023.
  2. Chang CP, Meyers TJ, Fu A, Zhang MY, Tashkin DP, Rao JY, Cozen W, Mack TM, Hashibe M, Morgenstern H, Zhang ZF. Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and lung cancer risk: A case-control study in Los Angeles County.. Cancer epidemiology, 2020.
  3. Rao J. Computational Technology with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: What Should a Cytologist Do with It?. Acta cytologica, 2020.
  4. Yu WB, Rao JY. Programmed death ligand-1/programmed death-1 inhibition therapy and programmed death ligand-1 expression in urothelial bladder carcinoma.. Chronic diseases and translational medicine, 2019.
  5. Prendergast EN, Holman LL, Liu AY, Lai TS, Campos MP, Fahey JN, Wang X, Abdelaal N, Rao JY, Elvin JA, Moore KM, Konecny GE, Cohen JG. Comprehensive genomic profiling of recurrent endometrial cancer: Implications for selection of systemic therapy.. Gynecologic oncology, 2019.
  6. Caron JE, Ying Y, Ye Q, Cheng L, Rao JY. International telecytology: Current applications and future potential.. Diagnostic cytopathology, 2018.
  7. Yu WB, Rao A, Vu V, Xu L, Rao JY, Wu JX. Management of centrally located hepatocellular carcinoma: Update 2016.. World journal of hepatology, 2017.
  8. Meyers TJ, Chang SC, Chang PY, Morgenstern H, Tashkin DP, Rao JY, Cozen W, Mack TM, Zhang ZF. Case-control study of cumulative cigarette tar exposure and lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers.. International journal of cancer, 2017.
  9. Miles FL, Chang SC, Morgenstern H, Tashkin D, Rao JY, Cozen W, Mack T, Lu QY, Zhang ZF. Erratum to: Association of sugary beverages with survival among patients with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract.. Cancer causes & control : CCC, 2016.
  10. Woo JS, Apple SK, Sullivan PS, Rao JY, Ostrzega N, Moatamed NA. Systematic assessment of HER2/neu in gynecologic neoplasms, an institutional experience.. Diagnostic pathology, 2016.
  11. Miles FL, Chang SC, Morgenstern H, Tashkin D, Rao JY, Cozen W, Mack T, Lu QY, Zhang ZF. Association of sugary beverages with survival among patients with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract.. Cancer causes & control : CCC, 2016.
  12. Miles FL, Chang SC, Morgenstern H, Tashkin D, Rao JY, Cozen W, Mack T, Lu QY, Zhang ZF. Associations of red and processed meat with survival among patients with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract and lung.. Nutrition research (New York, N.Y.), 2016.
  13. Yang SE, Sullivan PS, Zhang J, Govind R, Levin MR, Rao JY, Moatamed NA. Has Afirma gene expression classifier testing refined the indeterminate thyroid category in cytology?. Cancer cytopathology, 2015.
  14. Chan EH, Chen L, Rao JY, Yu F, Deng SX. Limbal Basal Cell Density Decreases in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency.. American journal of ophthalmology, 2015.
  15. Miles FL, Rao JY, Eckhert C, Chang SC, Pantuck A, Zhang ZF. Associations of immunity-related single nucleotide polymorphisms with overall survival among prostate cancer patients.. International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 2015.
  16. Chang S, Smith E, Levin M, Rao JY, Moatamed NA. Comparative study of ProEx C immunocytochemistry and UroVysion fluorescent in-situ hybridization assays on urine cytology specimens.. CytoJournal, 2015.
  17. Vergara-Lluri ME, Hu E, Rao JY, Levin M, Apple SK, Moatamed NA. Comparative evaluation of ProEx C and ImmunoCyt/uCyt assays in atypical urine cytology.. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 2014.
  18. Moatamed NA, Vergara-Lluri ME, Lu D, Apple SK, Kerkoutian S, Rao JY. Utility of ProEx C in the histologic evaluation of the neoplastic and nonneoplastic urothelial lesions.. Human pathology, 2013.
  19. Freedland SJ, Carducci M, Kroeger N, Partin A, Rao JY, Jin Y, Kerkoutian S, Wu H, Li Y, Creel P, Mundy K, Gurganus R, Fedor H, King SA, Zhang Y, Heber D, Pantuck AJ. A double-blind, randomized, neoadjuvant study of the tissue effects of POMx pills in men with prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy.. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.), 2013.
  20. Jeon C, Chang SC, Mu L, Zhao J, Rao JY, Lu QY, Zhang ZF. Genetic variants of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor δ are associated with gastric cancer.. Digestive diseases and sciences, 2013.
  21. Mahoney ME, Gordon EJ, Rao JY, Jin Y, Hylton N, Love SM. Intraductal therapy of ductal carcinoma in situ: a presurgery study.. Clinical breast cancer, 2013.
  22. Moatamed NA, Rao JY, Alexanian S, Cobarrubias M, Levin M, Lu D, Apple SK. ProEx C as an adjunct marker to improve cytological detection of urothelial carcinoma in urinary specimens.. Cancer cytopathology, 2013.
  23. Vora AA, Lai CK, Rao JY, Apple SK, Moatamed NA. Paraganglioma with unusual presentation in parotid gland: A diagnostic dilemma in fine needle aspiration.. CytoJournal, 2012.
  24. Mao JT, Roth MD, Fishbein MC, Aberle DR, Zhang ZF, Rao JY, Tashkin DP, Goodglick L, Holmes EC, Cameron RB, Dubinett SM, Elashoff R, Szabo E, Elashoff D. Lung cancer chemoprevention with celecoxib in former smokers.. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.), 2011.
  25. Oh SS, Chang SC, Cai L, Cordon-Cardo C, Ding BG, Greenland S, He N, Jiang Q, Kheifets L, Le A, Lee YC, Liu S, Lu ML, Mao JT, Morgenstern H, Mu LN, Pantuck A, Papp JC, Park SL, Rao JY, Reuter VE, Tashkin DP, Wang H, You NC, Yu SZ, Zhao JK, Belldegrun A, Zhang ZF. Single nucleotide polymorphisms of 8 inflammation-related genes and their associations with smoking-related cancers.. International journal of cancer, 2010.
  26. Mao JT, Nie WX, Tsu IH, Jin YS, Rao JY, Lu QY, Zhang ZF, Go VL, Serio KJ. White tea extract induces apoptosis in non-small cell lung cancer cells: the role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-{gamma} and 15-lipoxygenases.. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.), 2010.
  27. Klatte T, Seligson DB, Rao JY, Yu H, de Martino M, Garraway I, Wong SG, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ. Absent CD44v6 expression is an independent predictor of poor urothelial bladder cancer outcome.. The Journal of urology, 2010.
  28. Klatte T, Seligson DB, Rao JY, Yu H, de Martino M, Kawaoka K, Wong SG, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ. Carbonic anhydrase IX in bladder cancer: a diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic molecular marker.. Cancer, 2009.
  29. Klatte T, Said JW, de Martino M, Larochelle J, Shuch B, Rao JY, Thomas GV, Kabbinavar FF, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ. Presence of tumor necrosis is not a significant predictor of survival in clear cell renal cell carcinoma: higher prognostic accuracy of extent based rather than presence/absence classification.. The Journal of urology, 2009.
  30. Lu QY, Yang Y, Jin YS, Zhang ZF, Heber D, Li FP, Dubinett SM, Sondej MA, Loo JA, Rao JY. Effects of green tea extract on lung cancer A549 cells: proteomic identification of proteins associated with cell migration.. Proteomics, 2009.
  31. Norris AJ, Sartippour MR, Lu M, Park T, Rao JY, Jackson MI, Fukuto JM, Brooks MN. Nitroxyl inhibits breast tumor growth and angiogenesis.. International journal of cancer, 2008.
  32. Sartippour MR, Seeram NP, Rao JY, Moro A, Harris DM, Henning SM, Firouzi A, Rettig MB, Aronson WJ, Pantuck AJ, Heber D. Ellagitannin-rich pomegranate extract inhibits angiogenesis in prostate cancer in vitro and in vivo.. International journal of oncology, 2008.
  33. Klatte T, Rao JY, Ribas A, Pantuck AJ. Metastatic melanoma to the kidney presenting with renal vein tumor thrombus.. Urology, 2007.
  34. Lu QY, Jin YS, Zhang ZF, Le AD, Heber D, Li FP, Dubinett SM, Rao JY. Green tea induces annexin-I expression in human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells: involvement of annexin-I in actin remodeling.. Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, 2007.
  35. Hung RJ, Zhang ZF, Rao JY, Pantuck A, Reuter VE, Heber D, Lu QY. Protective effects of plasma carotenoids on the risk of bladder cancer.. The Journal of urology, 2006.
  36. Zhang W, Yang YC, Zhang BN, Pan QJ, Hart SD, Duvall K, Zhang ZF, Rao JY. Biomarker analysis on breast ductal lavage cells in women with and without breast cancer.. International journal of cancer, 2006.
  37. Sartippour MR, Pietras R, Marquez-Garban DC, Chen HW, Heber D, Henning SM, Sartippour G, Zhang L, Lu M, Weinberg O, Rao JY, Brooks MN. The combination of green tea and tamoxifen is effective against breast cancer.. Carcinogenesis, 2006.
  38. Cao W, Cai L, Rao JY, Pantuck A, Lu ML, Dalbagni G, Reuter V, Scher H, Cordon-Cardo C, Figlin RA, Belldegrun A, Zhang ZF. Tobacco smoking, GSTP1 polymorphism, and bladder carcinoma.. Cancer, 2005.
  39. Chuang SC, Hashibe M, Yu GP, Le AD, Cao W, Hurwitz EL, Rao JY, Neugut AI, Zhang ZF. Radiotherapy for primary thyroid cancer as a risk factor for second primary cancers.. Cancer letters, 2005.
  40. Lu M, Zhang L, Maul RS, Sartippour MR, Norris A, Whitelegge J, Rao JY, Brooks MN. The novel gene EG-1 stimulates cellular proliferation.. Cancer research, 2005.
  41. Wiley DJ, Huh J, Rao JY, Chang C, Goetz M, Poulter M, Masongsong E, Chang CI, Bernard HU. Methylation of human papillomavirus genomes in cells of anal epithelia of HIV-infected men.. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2005.
  42. Sartippour MR, Seeram NP, Heber D, Hardy M, Norris A, Lu Q, Zhang L, Lu M, Rao JY, Brooks MN. Rabdosia rubescens inhibits breast cancer growth and angiogenesis.. International journal of oncology, 2005.
  43. Lu QY, Jin YS, Zhang Q, Zhang Z, Heber D, Go VL, Li FP, Rao JY. Ganoderma lucidum extracts inhibit growth and induce actin polymerization in bladder cancer cells in vitro.. Cancer letters, 2004.
  44. Rao J, Li N. Microfilament actin remodeling as a potential target for cancer drug development.. Current cancer drug targets, 2004.
  45. Sartippour MR, Rao JY, Apple S, Wu D, Henning S, Wang H, Elashoff R, Rubio R, Heber D, Brooks MN. A pilot clinical study of short-term isoflavone supplements in breast cancer patients.. Nutrition and cancer, 2004.
  46. Cao W, Hashibe M, Rao JY, Morgenstern H, Zhang ZF. Comparison of methods for DNA extraction from paraffin-embedded tissues and buccal cells.. Cancer detection and prevention, 2003.
  47. Visapää H, Seligson D, Huang Y, Rao JY, Belldegrun A, Horvath S, Palotie A. Ki67, gelsolin and PTEN expression in sarcomatoid renal tumors.. Urological research, 2002.
  48. Rao J, Seligson D, Visapaa H, Horvath S, Eeva M, Michel K, Pantuck A, Belldegrun A, Palotie A. Tissue microarray analysis of cytoskeletal actin-associated biomarkers gelsolin and E-cadherin in urothelial carcinoma.. Cancer, 2002.
  49. Rao J. Targeting actin remodeling profiles for the detection and management of urothelial cancers--a perspective for bladder cancer research.. Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 2002.
  50. Han KR, Pantuck AJ, Belldegrun AS, Rao JY. Tumor markers for the early detection of bladder cancer.. Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 2002.
  51. Rao JY, Apple SK, Jin Y, Lin S, Nieberg RK, Hirtschowitz SL. Comparative polymerase chain reaction analysis of c-myc amplification on archival breast fine-needle aspiration materials.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 2000.