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Mingyi Chen, MD $$


Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English Mandarin
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Peking Union Medical University (1992)
Loma Linda University Medical Center (2009), Pathology
University of California at San Diego Medical Ctr (2006), Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center (2010), Pathology
Graduate School
Kyoto University & National Cardiovascular Center (2001)
Board Certification
American Board of Pathology/Anatomic Pathology
  • Research Interests

    • Biomarker development for cancer diagnosis, cancer stem cells, and immunotherapy
    • Molecular pathogenesis of lymphoma and leukemia, tumor immunology, and graft-versus-host disease
    • Atherosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, sickle cell disease, and lipid metabolism
  • Publications

    • Ninjurin 2 Modulates Tumorigenesis, Inflammation, and Metabolism via Pyroptosis. Zhang J, Kong X, Yang HJ, Zhang W, Chen M, Chen X, The American journal of pathology 2024 Feb
    • Ferredoxin 1 is essential for embryonic development and lipid homeostasis. Mohibi S, Zhang Y, Perng V, Chen M, Zhang J, Chen X, eLife 2024 Jan 13
    • Isoform-specific disruption of the TP73 gene reveals a critical role for TAp73γ in tumorigenesis via leptin. Kong X, Yan W, Sun W, Zhang Y, Yang HJ, Chen M, Chen H, de Vere White RW, Zhang J, Chen X, eLife 2023 Aug 12
    • Clinical Features and Risk Stratification of Multiple Myeloma Patients with COVID-19. Zheng R, Mieth K, Bennett C, Miller C, Anderson LD, Chen M, Cao J, Cancers 2023 Jul 15 14
    • MLH1 Deficiency-Triggered DNA Hyperexcision by Exonuclease 1 Activates the cGAS-STING Pathway. Guan J, Lu C, Jin Q, Lu H, Chen X, Tian L, Zhang Y, Ortega J, Zhang J, Siteni S, Chen M, Gu L, Shay JW, Davis AJ, Chen ZJ, Fu YX, Li GM, Cancer Cell 2020 Dec
    • Obesity induces gut microbiota alterations and augments acute graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Khuat LT, Le CT, Pai CS, Shields-Cutler RR, Holtan SG, Rashidi A, Parker SL, Knights D, Luna JI, Dunai C, Wang Z, Sturgill IR, Stoffel KM, Merleev AA, More SK, Maverakis E, Raybould HE, Chen M, Canter RJ, Monjazeb AM, Dave M, Ferrara JLM, Levine JE, Longo DL, Abedi M, Blazar BR, Murphy WJ, Sci Transl Med 2020 Nov 12 571
    • DNA Sensing in Mismatch Repair-Deficient Tumor Cells Is Essential for Anti-tumor Immunity. Lu C, Guan J, Lu S, Jin Q, Rousseau B, Lu T, Stephens D, Zhang H, Zhu J, Yang M, Ren Z, Liang Y, Liu Z, Han C, Liu L, Cao X, Zhang A, Qiao J, Batten K, Chen M, Castrillon DH, Wang T, Li B, Diaz LA, Li GM, Fu YX, Cancer Cell 2020 Nov
    • PD-L1 on dendritic cells attenuates T cell activation and regulates response to immune checkpoint blockade. Peng Q, Qiu X, Zhang Z, Zhang S, Zhang Y, Liang Y, Guo J, Peng H, Chen M, Fu YX, Tang H, Nat Commun 2020 09 11 1 4835
    • Morphogo: An Automatic Bone Marrow Cell Classification System on Digital Images Analyzed by Artificial Intelligence. Fu X, Fu M, Li Q, Peng X, Lu J, Fang F, Chen M, Acta Cytol. 2020 Jul 1-9
  • Professional Activities

    • Clinical Features and Risk Stratification of Multiple Myeloma Patients with COVID-19.
    • Zheng R, Mieth K, Bennett C, Miller C, Anderson LD, Chen M, Cao J, Cancers 2023 Jul 15 14
  • Awards and Honors

    • Presentation Award 2014, International Society of Hematology
    • Travel Award 2012, American Society of Clinical Oncology

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