Haodong Xu, MD, PhD

Professor | Director, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Fellowship Program

Haodong Xu, MD, PhD

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Office Location:

UW Medical Center - Montlake, Room NE110

Mailing Address:

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195


Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Xu is a surgical pathologist with expertise in cardiovascular, pulmonary, and head and neck pathology. He serves the subspecialties of Cardiovascular Pathology, Head and Neck and Lung Pathology, and Histopathology and Biospecimen core in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Lung SPORE as a director. Dr. Xu has been pursuing clinical translational and basic research for 17 years. His basic research is focused on delineating the mechanisms of transcriptional and epigenetic regulations of cardiac NaV1.5 expression. Ongoing studies in his lab are focused on defining the roles of these regulations in the development of ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation in ischemic heart disease. His robust research program has been funded by National Health Institute (NIH) and American Heart Association (AHA).

Academic and Medical Appointments

Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Washington, 7/1/2017-present

Professor-in-Residence II and III, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 8/1/2013-6/30/2017

Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 12/2011-7/2013

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 5/2008-11/2011

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 9/2008-11/2011

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 7/2004-4/2008

Medical Appointments

Director, Pulmonary Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Washington, 7/1/2017-present

Director, Cardiovascular Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Washington, 7/1/2017-present

Section Chief of Head and Neck Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 7/1/2015-6/30/2017

Director, Thoracic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, 5/1/2008-7/30/2013

Education and Training

Training

Fellow, Department of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC, 7/2003 - 6/2004

Resident in Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 7/2002-6/2003

Resident and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 7/2001-6/2002

Resident in Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 7/1999-6/2001

Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 11/1993-6/1999

Research Fellow, Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital, Medical College of Soochow University, P. R. China, 7-8/1990; 7-11/1993

Education

Ph.D. Medical College of Soochow University, Suzhou, P. R. China, 9/1990-7/1993

M.S., Medical College of Soochow University, Suzhou, P.R. China, 9/1987-7/1990

M.D., Medical College of Soochow University, Suzhou, P. R. China, 9/1982-8/1987

Publications

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