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Dongwei Zhang, B.Med., Ph.D.

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  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology


BMed | China Medical University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018
Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology at University of Florida College of Medicine

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Columbia University

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2016
Residency in Pathology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

04/01/2005 - 03/25/2006
Fellowship in at Kumamoto University

01/31/2001 - 03/25/2005
Fellowship in at Kumamoto University

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Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA) Annual Meeting Best Abstract Award
Sponsor: Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA

CAP '15 Top 5 Junior Member Abstract Program Award (First Place)
Sponsor: College of American Pathologists

2014 - 2015
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital

2013 - 2014
Mount Sinai Department of Pathology Resident Research Scholarship
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital

AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology Award
Sponsor: American Association for Cancer Research

2009 - 2012
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Science and Technology Progress Award
Location: Liaoning Province, China

Avon Foundation Award
Sponsor: American Association for Cancer Research

2001 - 2005
Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Location: Japan

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Journal Articles

Liu W, Zhang D, Tan SA, Liu X, Lai J. "Sigmoid Colon Adenocarcinoma with Isolated Loss of PMS2 Presenting in a Patient with Synchronous Prostate Cancer with Intact MMR: Diagnosis and Analysis of the Family Pedigree." Anticancer research.. 2018 Aug 0; 38(8):4847-4852.

Kai K, Iwamoto T, Zhang D, Shen L, Takahashi Y, Rao A, Thompson A, Sen S, Ueno NT. "CSF-1/CSF-1R axis is associated with epithelial/mesenchymal hybrid phenotype in epithelial-like inflammatory breast cancer." Scientific reports.. 2018 Jun 21; 8(1):9427. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

Wang X, Reyes ME, Zhang D, Funakoshi Y, Trape AP, Gong Y, Kogawa T, Eckhardt BL, Masuda H, Pirman DA, Yang P, Reuben JM, Woodward WA, Bartholomeusz C, Hortobagyi GN, Tripathy D, Ueno NT. "EGFR signaling promotes inflammation and cancer stem-like activity in inflammatory breast cancer." Oncotarget.. 2017 Sep 15; 8(40):67904-67917. Epub 2017 Jul 04.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Signaling pathways in inflammatory breast cancer
Book Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer: An Update
Author List: Zhang D, Ueno NT
Edited By: Ueno NT, Fink T
Published By: Springer 2012 in New York

Chapter Title: Role of Aurora-A mitotic kinase in tumorigenesis
Book Title: Experimental Medicine
Author List: Zhang D, Saya H
Edited By: Matozaki T, Okada M, Nakajima M
Published By: Yodosha Co., LTD 2008 in Tokyo, Japan

Chapter Title: Mitosis
Book Title: Signal Transduction
Author List: Zhang D, Saya H
Edited By: Yamamoto T, Semba K
Published By: Yodosha Co., LTD 2004 in Tokyo, Japan