Education

University of Washington, Seattle, BS, 06/2004, (Magna Cum Laude) Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MD, 05/2012, Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD, 06/2010, Microbiology and Immunology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Resident, 07/2013, Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, Postdoctoral Associate, 05/2014, Hematology
University of California, San Francisco, Resident, 06/2016, Pathology
University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, 06/2017, Hematopathology
University of California, San Francisco, Fellow/Chief Resident, 06/2018, Gastrointestinal/ Liver Pathology

Honors & Awards

  • 2001
    Mary Gates Scholarship
  • 2002
    Ronald E. McNair Presidential Scholarship
  • 2003
    Herschel and Caryl Roman Undergraduate Science Scholarship
  • 2004
    American Institute of Chemists Foundation Student Award
  • 2004
    Phi Beta Kappa
  • 2004
    Distinction in Biochemistry
  • 2004
    Medical Scientist Training Program
  • 2006
    Harold C. Pillsbury, M.D. Student Research Award
  • 2009
    Lineberger Annual Scientific Competition Winner
  • 2010
    University Cancer Research Fund Scholarship
  • 2010
    Annual G. Philip Manire Graduate Student Excellence in Research Award
  • 2010
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Graduate Fellow Award in Basic Sciences
  • 2017
    Best Abstract Award, International Association of Chinese Pathologists
  • 2017
    Arthur Purdy Stout Stipend Award
  • 2018
    Best Abstract Award (2nd place in platform), Chinese American Pathologists Association
  • 2018
    Best Abstract Award (runner up), Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
  • 2019
    F. Stephen Vogel Award, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • 2022
    Faculty Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Pathology

Selected Publications

  1. Fitzpatrick MJ, Sundaram V, Ly A, Abramson JS, Balassanian R, Cheung MC, Cook SL, Falchi L, Frank AK, Gupta S, Hasserjian RP, Lin O, Long SR, Menke JR, Mou E, Reed DR, Ruiz-Cordero R, Volaric AK, Wang L, Wen KW, Xie Y, Zadeh SL, Gratzinger D. Small volume biopsy diagnostic yield at initial diagnosis versus recurrence/transformation of follicular lymphoma: A retrospective Cyto-Heme Interinstitutional Collaborative study. Cancer Cytopathol. 2022 Dec 27.  View on PubMed
  2. Volaric AK, Lin O, Balassanian R, Cook S, Falchi L, Fitzpatrick MJ, Frank AK, Gupta S, Hasserjian RP, Long S, Ly A, Menke JR, Mou E, Natkunam Y, Reed DR, Ruiz-Cordero R, Wang L, Wen KW, Xie Y, Zadeh SL, Gratzinger D, and the Cyto-Heme Institutional Collaborative (CHIC) Consortium. Diagnostic Discrepancies in Small-volume Biopsy for the Initial Diagnosis, Recurrence, and Transformation of Follicular Lymphoma: A Multi-Institutional Collaborative Study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2022 Dec 20.  View on PubMed
  3. Saglam A, Singh K, Kumar J, Gollapudi S, Mukherjee S, Singh A, Butzmann A, Kaplan L, Andreadis C, Ai WZ, Fakhri B, Rajkovic A, Wen KW, Onodera C, Van Ziffle J, Devine PW, Ohgami RS. Copy Number Loss at Chromosome 14q11.2 Correlates With the Proportion of T Cells in Biopsies and Helps Identify T-Cell Neoplasms. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2022 Nov 29.  View on PubMed
  4. Craig A, Wen KW. EBV-positive high-grade B-cell lymphoma with MYC and BCL6 rearrangements. Blood. 2022 07 28; 140(4):406.  View on PubMed
  5. Qi Z, Wen KW, Ki A, Prakash S, Kogan S, Yu J. Genomic Features of Interstitial Deletions of Chromosome 9q in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2022; 162(3):119-123.  View on PubMed
  6. Güney E, Lucas CG, Qi Z, Yu J, Zhang R, Ohgami RS, Rubenstein JL, Boué DR, Schafernak K, Wertheim GB, Dahiya S, Giulino-Roth L, Attarbaschi A, Barth MJ, Kothari S, Abla O, Cohen AL, Mendez JS, Bollen A, Perry A, Tihan T, Pekmezci M, Solomon DA, Wen KW. A genetically distinct pediatric subtype of primary CNS large B-cell lymphoma is associated with favorable clinical outcome. Blood Adv. 2022 05 24; 6(10):3189-3193.  View on PubMed
  7. Wu CH, Wang L, Yang CY, Wen KW, Hinds B, Gill R, McCormick F, Moasser M, Pincus L, Ai WZ. Targeting CD70 in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma using an antibody-drug conjugate in patient-derived xenograft models. Blood Adv. 2022 04 12; 6(7):2290-2302.  View on PubMed
  8. Lauw MIS, Qi Z, Eversmeyer L, Prakash S, Wen KW, Yu J, Monaghan SA, Aggarwal N, Wang L. Distinct pathologic feature of myeloid neoplasm with t(v;11p15); NUP98 rearrangement. Hum Pathol. 2022 05; 123:11-19.  View on PubMed
  9. Zadeh SL, Balassanian R, Cheung MC, Falchi L, Hasserjian R, Lin O, Long SR, Ly A, Menke JR, Mou E, Natkunam Y, Ruiz-Cordero R, Volaric AK, Wang L, Wen KW, Gratzinger D. Global Cytopathology-Hematopathology Practice Trends. Am J Clin Pathol. 2022 Feb 03; 157(2):196-201.  View on PubMed
  10. Neumann NM, Wen KW. Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasm with ring sideroblasts, thrombocytosis, and mutated JAK2/SF3B1 without anemia. Blood. 2022 01 20; 139(3):466.  View on PubMed
  11. Zadeh SL, Balassanian R, Cheung MC, Falchi L, Hasserjian R, Lin O, Long SR, Ly A, Menke JR, Mou E, Natkunam Y, Ruiz-Cordero R, Volaric AK, Wang L, Wen KW, Gratzinger D. Corrigendum to: Global Cytopathology-Hematopathology Practice Trends. Am J Clin Pathol. 2022 Jan 06; 157(1):155.  View on PubMed
  12. Claytor JD, Viramontes O, Conner S, Wen KW, Beck K, Chin-Hong PV, Henrich TJ, Peluso MJ. TNF-α inhibition in the setting of undiagnosed HIV infection: a call for enhanced screening guidelines. AIDS. 2021 11 01; 35(13):2163-2168.  View on PubMed
  13. Hissong E, Graham RP, Wen KW, Alpert L, Shi J, Lamps LW. Adenomatoid tumours of the gastrointestinal tract - a case-series and review of the literature. Histopathology. 2022 Jan; 80(2):348-359.  View on PubMed
  14. Wen KW, Wang L, Menke JR, Damania B. Cancers associated with human gammaherpesviruses. FEBS J. 2021 Sep 18.  View on PubMed
  15. Wen KW, Joseph NM, Srivastava A, Saunders TA, Jain D, Rank J, Feely M, Zarrinpar A, Al Diffalha S, Shyn PB, Graham RP, Drage MG, Kakar S. Inhibin-positive hepatic carcinoma: proposal for a solid-tubulocystic variant of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2021 10; 116:82-93.  View on PubMed
  16. Mou E, Falchi L, Sundaram V, Abramson JS, Balassanian R, Beygi S, Fitzpatrick MJ, Frank AK, Gupta S, Lin O, Reed JR, Long SR, Ly A, Menke JR, Reed DR, Ruiz-Cordero R, Volaric AK, Xie Y, Wang L, Wen KW, Zadeh SL, Natkunam Y, Cheung MC, Gratzinger D, Cyto-Heme Institutional Collaborative (CHIC) consortium. Impact of initial biopsy type on the time to final diagnostic biopsy in patients with follicular lymphoma and suspected histologic transformation. Leuk Lymphoma. 2021 12; 62(12):2864-2872.  View on PubMed
  17. Guney E, Wen KW, Ruiz-Cordero R, Ferrell L , Gill R, O’Malley D, Jones K, Ohgami R. A solid variant of splenic mesothelial cyst, a rare case report with next generation sequencing. Human Pathology: Case Reports. 2021; 24:200509.  View on PubMed
  18. Gupta S, Yano J, Mercier V, Htwe HH, Shin HR, Rademaker G, Cakir Z, Ituarte T, Wen KW, Kim GE, Zoncu R, Roux A, Dawson DW, Perera RM. Lysosomal retargeting of Myoferlin mitigates membrane stress to enable pancreatic cancer growth. Nat Cell Biol. 2021 03; 23(3):232-242.  View on PubMed
  19. Kennedy VE, Ruiz-Cordero R, Jangam D, Wen KW, Dunavin N, Ohgami RS, Bhargava P, Ai W, Fakhri B. A Case of EBV-Negative Aggressive NK-cell Leukemia: Use of Next-Generation Sequencing in Demystifying a Diagnostic Dilemma and Guiding Clinical Care. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2021 07; 21(7):e583-e587.  View on PubMed
  20. Lauw MIS, Lucas CG, Ohgami RS, Wen KW. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas: A Diagnostic Overview of Key Histomorphologic, Immunophenotypic, and Genetic Features. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Dec 11; 10(12).  View on PubMed

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