Xuemo Sean Fan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology


Email: xuemo.fan@cshs.org
Phone: 310-423-6623

Specialties

  • Neuropathology
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Breast Pathology
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Education and Training

  • Medical school: Nanjing Medical University, China
  • Doctorate: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Molecular neuroendocrinology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Residency: Anatomic Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Fellowship: Neuropathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Fellowship: Surgical Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Mechanism of breast cancer metastasis in brain vs. other sites
  • Pathogenesis of endocrine cancers including thyroid carcinomas and carcinoids
  • Pathogenesis and potential targeted therapy for breast cancers, particularly triple negative breast cancers

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • National Research Service Award: Neuroscience Postdoctoral Training Grant Fellowship
  • Galveston Neuroscience Chapter Travel Award

Affiliations

  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)
  • Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center of Excellence
  • Thyroid Cancer Center of Excellence
  • Brain Tumor Center of Excellence

Selected Publications

Please click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications by Sean (Xuemo) Fan, MD, PhD

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