Personal HistoryQing Ching Chen, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory. Dr. Chen graduated from Hunan Medical University in China, and received her Ph.D. in immunology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She completed her residency and fellowship training in anatomic/clinical pathology, and hematopathology at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center (with Drs. Glauco Frizzera and Daniel Knowles). She is board certified in Clinical & Anatomic Pathology, and Hematopathology. Dr. Chen served as a faculty member in the Department of Pathology at Oregon Health & Science University from 2000 to 2006, and joined the Department of Pathology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2007.
Research InterestsB cell immunology, autoimmunity, flow cytometric diagnostics of hematologic malignancies, lymphoma stem cells.
Clinical Speciality* Hematopathology
* Flow Cytometry
Selected peer-reviewed publications (as Ching Chen)
Chen C, Nagy Z, Radic MZ, Hardy RR, Huszar D, Camper SA and Weigert M. 1995. The Site and stage of anti-DNA B cell deletion. Nature 373:252.
Chen C, Hoda R, and Hoda S. 1998. Intranuclear cytoplasmic inclusions in the differential diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma and bronchioloalveolar carcinoma. Diagnostic Cytopathology 18:384.
Tian Q, Beardall M, Xu Y, Li J, Parker D, Casanova N, Bakke A, and Chen C. 2006. B lymphocytes expressing a natural autoantibody have a distinct phenotype and are overrepresented in immunoglobulin heavy chain transgenic mice. J. Immunol. 177: 2412.
Holanda D, Rapoport AP, Garofalo M, Chen C, Zhao XF. 2008. Gastric T-cell lymphoma mimicking marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). J. Hematopathology. 1:29.
Matejuk A, Beardall M, Xu Y, Tian Q, Phillips D, Alabyev B, Mannoor K, and Chen C. 2009. Exclusion of natural autoantibody-producing B cells from IgG memory B cell compartment during T-cell-dependent immune response. J. Immunol. 182:7634.
Yu L, Reader JC, Chen C, Zhao XF, Ha JS, Lee C, York T, Gojo I, Baer MR, Ning Y. 2011. Activation of a novel palmitoyltransferase ZDHHC14 in acute biphenotypic leukemia and subsets of acute myeloid leukemia. Leukemia 25:367.
Yu L, Slovak ML, Mannoor K, Chen C, Hunger SP, Carroll AJ, Schultz RA, Shaffer LG, Ballif BC, and Ning Y. 2011. Microarray detection of multiple recurring submicroscopic chromosomal aberrations in pediatric T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia 25:1042.
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