• Nan Song
Nan Song

Education & Career

  • 2006-2010: BS, College of Pharmacy, Wonkwang University, Korea
  • 2010-2012: MS, Department of Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Science, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 2012-2015: PhD, Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 2010-2012: Hospital Pharmacist, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
  • 2015: Hospital Pharmacist, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea
  • 2015-2019: Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
  • 2021-present: Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Chungbuk National University, Korea


Research Areas

  1. Big data-driven biomarker discovery for precision medicine and drug target identification

  2. Genetic/epigenetic mediation effects on long-term treatment outcome

  3. Risk prediction and classification using multi-omics data

Selected Publications

  1. Cho S, Song N, Choi JY, Shin A. Effect of Citric Acid Cycle Genetic Variants and Their Interactions with Obesity, Physical Activity and Energy Intake on the Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Results from a Nested Case-Control Study in the UK Biobank. Cancers (basel). 2020 Oct 12;12(10).
  2. Huang D, Lee J, Song N, Cho S, Choe S, Shin A. Gallstones, Cholecystectomy and the Risk of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer: A Nationwide Population-based Cohort Study in Korea. J Cancer Prev. 2020 Sep 30;25(3):164-172.
  3. Qin N, Li Z, Song N, Wilson CL, Easton J, Mulder H, Plyler E, Neale G, Walker E, Zhou X, Pan H, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Zhang J, Ness KK, Wang Z. Epigenetic Age Acceleration and Chronic Health Conditions among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Sep 24;.
  4. Qin N, Wang Z, Liu Q, Song N, Wilson CL, Ehrhardt MJ, Shelton K, Easton J, Mulder H, Kennetz D, Edmonson MN, Rusch MC, Downing JR, Hudson MM, Nichols KE, Zhang J, Robison LL, Yasui Y. Pathogenic Germline Mutations in DNA Repair Genes in Combination With Cancer Treatment Exposures and Risk of Subsequent Neoplasms Among Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 20;38(24):2728-2740.
  5. Song N, Li Z, Qin N, Howell CR, Wilson CL, Easton J, Mulder HL, Edmonson MN, Rusch MC, Zhang J, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Ness KK, Wang Z. Shortened Leukocyte Telomere Length Associates with an Increased Prevalence of Chronic Health Conditions among Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 May 15;26(10):2362-2371.
  6. Song N, Huang D, Jang D, Kim MJ, Jeong SY, Shin A, Park JW. Optimal Body Mass Index Cut-off Point for Predicting Colorectal Cancer Survival in an Asian Population: A National Health Information Database Analysis. Cancers (basel). 2020 Mar 30;12(4).
  7. Song N, Lee J, Cho S, Kim J, Oh JH, Shin A. Evaluation of gene-environment interactions for colorectal cancer susceptibility loci using case-only and case-control designs. BMC Cancer. 2019 Dec 18;19(1):1231.
  8. Song N, Kim K, Shin A, Park JW, Chang HJ, Shi J, Cai Q, Kim DY, Zheng W, Oh JH. Colorectal cancer susceptibility loci and influence on survival. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2018 Dec;57(12):630-637.
  9. Kim JE, Choi J, Park J, Park C, Lee SM, Park SE, Song N, Chung S, Sung H, Han W, Lee JW, Park SK, Kim MK, Noh DY, Yoo KY, Kang D, Choi JY. Associations between genetic polymorphisms of membrane transporter genes and prognosis after chemotherapy: meta-analysis and finding from Seoul Breast Cancer Study (SEBCS). Pharmacogenomics J. 2018 Sep;18(5):633-645.
  10. Song N, Shin A, Oh JH, Kim J. Effects of interactions between common genetic variants and alcohol consumption on colorectal cancer risk. Oncotarget. 2018 Jan 19;9(5):6391-6401.
  11. Song N, Shin A, Jung HS, Oh JH, Kim J. Effects of interactions between common genetic variants and smoking on colorectal cancer. BMC Cancer. 2017 Dec 19;17(1):869.
  12. Song N, Shin A, Park JW, Kim J, Oh JH. Common risk variants for colorectal cancer: an evaluation of associations with age at cancer onset. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 13;7:40644.
  13. Song N, Choi JY, Sung H, Jeon S, Chung S, Song M, Park SK, Han W, Lee JW, Kim MK, Yoo KY, Ahn SH, Noh DY, Kang D. Tumor subtype-specific associations of hormone-related reproductive factors on breast cancer survival. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0123994.
  14. Song N, Choi JY, Sung H, Jeon S, Chung S, Park SK, Han W, Lee JW, Kim MK, Lee JY, Yoo KY, Han BG, Ahn SH, Noh DY, Kang D. Prediction of breast cancer survival using clinical and genetic markers by tumor subtypes. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0122413.
  15. Song N, Choi JY, Sung H, Chung S, Song M, Park SK, Han W, Lee JW, Kim MK, Yoo KY, Ahn SH, Noh DY, Kang D. Heterogeneity of epidemiological factors by breast tumor subtypes in Korean women: a case-case study. Int J Cancer. 2014 Aug 1;135(3):669-81.
  16. Choi J, Song N, Han S, Chung S, Sung H, Lee JY, Jung S, Park SK, Yoo KY, Han W, Lee JW, Noh DY, Kang D, Choi JY. The associations between immunity-related genes and breast cancer prognosis in Korean women. PLoS One. 2014;9(7):e103593.
  17. Jung SJ, Song M, Choi JY, Song N, Park SK, Yoo KY, Kang D. Association of ed medical conditions with breast cancer risk in Korea. J Prev Med Public Health. 2013 Nov;46(6):346-52.
  18. Chung S, Park SK, Sung H, Song N, Han W, Noh DY, Ahn SH, Yoo KY, Choi JY, Kang D. Association between chronological change of reproductive factors and breast cancer risk defined by hormone receptor status: results from the Seoul Breast Cancer Study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Aug;140(3):557-65.
  19. Song N, Sung H, Choi JY, Han S, Jeon S, Song M, Lee Y, Park C, Park SK, Lee KM, Yoo KY, Noh DY, Ahn SH, Lee SA, Kang D. Preoperative serum levels of matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) and survival of breast cancer among Korean women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Aug;21(8):1371-80.
  20. Park C, Han S, Lee KM, Choi JY, Song N, Jeon S, Park SK, Ahn HS, Shin HY, Kang HJ, Koo HH, Seo JJ, Choi JE, Kang D. Association between CASP7 and CASP14 genetic polymorphisms and the risk of childhood leukemia. Hum Immunol. 2012 Jul;73(7):736-9.
  21. Song N, Han S, Lee KM, Choi JY, Park SK, Jeon S, Lee Y, Ahn HS, Shin HY, Kang HJ, Koo HH, Seo JJ, Choi JE, Kang D. Genetic variants in interleukin-2 and risk of lymphoma among children in Korea. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(2):621-3.