Third Military Medical College, Chongqing, China
Pathology Residency
Medical College of Ohio, Toledo (now University of Toledo)
Cytopathology Fellowship
Wayne State University, Detroit

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology


Publication Information

Assylbekova, B., P. Yan, P., and Yang, M.  Phyllodes tumour of vulva with prominent pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia features: A case report and review of literature. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 36: 139-140, 2016.

Mauzo, S., Yang, M., Brown, R.E., Nguyen H.N., and Yan, P.:  Primary epithelioid angiosarcoma of bone with robust cell cycle progression and high expression of SPARC: Therapeutic implications.  Annals Clin. Lab. Sci. 45: 360-365, 2015.

Wallace, T.A., Downey, R.F., Seufert, C.J., Schetter, A., Dorsey, T.H., Johnson, C.A., Goldman, R., Loffredo, C.A., Yan, P., Sullivan, F.J., Giles, F.J., Wang-Johanning, F., Ambs, S., and Glynn, S.A. Elevated HERV-K mRNA expression in PBMC is associated with a prostate cancer diagnosis particularly in older men and smokers. Carcinogenesis. 35: 2074-2083, 2014.

Wang-Johanning, F., Rycaj, K., Plummer, J.B., Li, M., Yin, B., Frerich, K., Garza, J.G., Shen, J.J., Lin, K., Yan, P., Glynn, S.A., Dorsey, T.H., Hunt, K.K., Ambs, S., and Johanning, G.L. Immunotherapeutic potential of anti-human endogenous retrovirus-K envelope protein antibodies in targeting breast tumors. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 104: 189-210, 2012.

Richards, D., Davis, D., Yan, P., and Guha, S. Unusual case of small cell gastric carcinoma: Case report and literature review.  Dig. Dis. Sci. 56: 951-957, 2011.

Wang-Johanning, F., Radvanyi, L., Rycaj, K., Plummer, J.B., Yan, P., Sastry, K.J., Piyathilake, C.J., Hunt, K.K., and Johanning, G.L. Human endogenous retrovirus K triggers an antigen-specific immune response in breast cancer patients. Cancer Res. 68:5869-5877, 2008.

Khoury, T., Tan, D., Wang, J., Intengan, M., Yang, J., Alrawi, S., Yan, P., and Byrd, J.C. Inclusion of MUC1 (Ma695) in a panel of immunohistochemical markers is useful for distinguishing between endocervical and endometrial mucinous adenocarcinoma. BMC Clin Pathol. 6:1, 2006.

Byrd, J.C., Yan, P.S., Sternberg, L., Yunker, C.K., Scheiman, J.M., and Bresalier, R.S. Aberrant expression of gland-type gastric mucin in the surface epithelium of Helicobacter pylori-infected patients. Gastroenterol. 113:455-464, 1997.

Bresalier, R.S., Yan, P.S., Byrd, J.C., Lotan, R., and Raz, A.:  Expression of the endogenous galactose-binding protein galectin-3 correlates with the malignant potential of tumors in the central nervous system.  Cancer 80:776-787, 1997.

Mulvihill, S.J., and Yan, P.S.: Impaired release of gallbladder calcitonin gene-related peptide in human gallstone disease.  J. Surg. Res. I58:641-645, 1995.

Mikkelsen, T., Yan, P.S., Ho, K.L., Sameni, M., Sloane, B.F., and Rosenblum, M.L.:  Immunolocalization of cathepsin B in human glioma: Implications for tumor invasion and angiogenesis.  J. Neurosurg. 83:285-290, 1995.

Rempel, S.A., Rosenblum, M.L., Mikkelsen, T., Yan, P.S., Ellis, K.D., Golembieski, W.A., Sameni, M., Rozhin, J., Ziegler, G., and Sloane, B.F.: Cathepsin B expression and localization in glioma progression and invasion. Cancer Res. 54:6027-6031, 1994.

Ho, S.B., Yan, P.S., Dahiya, R., Neuschwander-Tetri, B.A., Basbaum, C., and Kim, Y.S.:  Stable differentiation of a human colon adenocarcinoma cell line by sodium butyrate is associated with multi-drug Resistance.  J. Cellular Physiol. 160:213-226, 1994.

Ho, S.B., Niehans, G.A., Lyftogt, C., Yan, P.S., Cherwitz, D.L., Dahiya, R., and Kim, Y.S.:  Heterogeneity of mucin gene expression in normal and neoplastic tissues.  Cancer Res. 53:641-651, 1993.

Byrd, J.C., Ho, J.J.L., Lamport, D.T.A., Ho, S.B., Siddiqui, B., Huang, J., Yan, P.S., and Kim, Y.S.:  Relationship of pancreatic cancer apomucin to mammary and intestinal apomucins.  Cancer Res. 51:1026-1033, 1991.

Jany, B., Gallup, M., Yan, P.S., Gum, J., Kim, Y.S., and Basbaum, C.:  Human bronchus and intestine express the same mucin gene.  J. Clin. Invest. 87:77-82, 1991.

Ho, J.J.L., Bi, N., Yan, P.S., Yuan, M., Norton, K.A., and Kim, Y.S.:  Characterization of new pancreatic cancer reactive monoclonal antibodies directed against purified mucin.  Cancer Res. 51:372-380, 1991.

Yan, P.S., Ho, S.B., Itzkowitz, S.H., Byrd, J.C., Siddiqui, B., and Kim, Y.S.:  Expression of native and deglycosylated colonic mucin antigens in normal and malignant epithelial tissues.  Lab. Invest. 62:698-706, 1990.

Yan, P.S., and Li, W.H.:  Pathological study of bronchiole-alveolar carcinoma:  A comparative study of histology, immunohistochemistry and ultrastructure.  Chinese J. Pathol. 17:167-169, 1988.

Yuan, M., and Yan, P.S.:  Lewis and sialylated Lewis-related antigen expression in cancerous and precancerous lesions of colon.  Chinese J. Pathol. 16:213-215, 1986.

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Texas Medical License #L5958, since 2003.

The American Board of Pathology, combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology since 2001.

The American Board of Pathology, Subspecialty Certificate in Cytopathology, since 2002.



Three years private practice pathology at Northeast Medical Center, Humble, TX and North Cypress Medical Center, Cypress, TX.

Nine years laboratory research at University of California, San Francisco, CA and Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI.