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. Craig A, Wen KW. EBV-positive high-grade B-cell lymphoma with MYC and BCL6 rearrangements. Blood. 2022 Jul 28; 140(4):406.  View on PubMed
  2. 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 Jun 08; 1-5.  View on PubMed
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Wen KW, Wang L, Menke JR, Damania B. Cancers associated with human gammaherpesviruses. FEBS J. 2021 Sep 18.  View on PubMed
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Chang WC, M Yeh B, Chu L, Kim SY, Wen KW, Chiu SH, Ding CC, Wu EH, Roberts JP, Huang GS, Hsu HH. Post-operative assessment in patients after liver transplantation: imaging parameters associated with 1-year graft failure. Eur Radiol. 2021 Feb; 31(2):764-774.  View on PubMed
  19. Freise J, Mena J, Wen KW, Stoller M, Ho S, Corvera C. A rare presentation of hepatolithiasis in an adolescent patient: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020; 72:343-345.  View on PubMed
  20. Wen KW, Fakhri B, Menke J, Ruiz-Cordero R, Gill RM, Ohgami RS. Complexities in the diagnosis of large B-cell lymphomas, classic Hodgkin lymphomas and overlapping peripheral T-cell lymphomas simplified: An evidence-based guide. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2020 Jun; 46:151534.  View on PubMed

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