Benjamin Ping-Chi Chen, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology and Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

Dr. Benjamin Chen is an expert on radiation biology and DNA damage responses. Finished his Ph.D. course in Ohio State Biochemistry Program, the Ohio State University, Dr. Benjamin Chen is now Associate Professor of Department of Radiation Oncology, member of the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, Graduate Faculty in Integrative Biology, and Graduate Faculty in Cancer Biology, UT Southwestern. His research interest is primarily focused on regulation of DNA-PK kinase during different cell cycle phases and significant onto DNA repair, chromosomal stability, carcinogenesis, and cancer retreatment. Additional research focuses of Dr. Chen also radiation effect on tissue toxicity, homeostasis maintenance of tissue stem cells, and regulation of oxidative stress response.

Terms of Appointment: Jun 2012 – May 2019; Jun 2019 – May 2021