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Wenxin Zheng, M.D.
Wenxin Zheng, M.D.

Wenxin Zheng, M.D.

  • Mark and Jane Gibson Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research
  • Pathology


Wenxin Zheng, M.D., Professor of Pathology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, American board certified pathologist, graduated from Shanghai Medical College Fudan University and trained at Columbia University, Cornell University, and Brown University Medical Centers in anatomic pathology and gynecologic pathology, Selected by US News and World Report in 2013 as one of America's top pathologists, Dr. Zheng is an internationally recognized gynecologic pathologist with outstanding expertise in every aspect of gynecologic pathology.  Dr. Zheng’s main research contributions include endometrial serous carcinogenesis and precancerous lesion endometrial glandular dysplasia, cell origin of low-grade ovarian serous carcinoma, hormonal etiology of ovarian epithelial cancers, and tubal contribution of ovarian endometriosis and its associated ovarian cancers.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Brown University Woman & Infant Hospital (1996), Gynecologic Pathology
  • Residency - Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital (1995), Pathology
  • Fellowship - Columbia University Medical Center (1989), Molecular Reproduction
  • Residency - Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Internship - Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1983), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Medical School - Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University (1982)
Books & Publications
  • Tubal secretory cell biology
  • Tubal origin of ovarian endometriosis and its related cancer development
  • Ovarian cancer early detection and prevention
  • Endometrial serous carcinoma: carcinogenesis, early detection and prevention
  • Cervical cancer: suitable model of cervical cancer screening, effective intervention, and prevention in developing countries.
  • Biomarkers to aid the diagnosis of gynecologic cancers