Da Zhang

Associate Professor


Dr. Da Zhang obtained his MD degree from School of Medicine, Shandong University, China. He then received his MSc degree from Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China. He trained as a resident at the Medical University of South Carolina and as a fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York City and was certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Hematology by the American Board of Pathology. Currently he is an Associate Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, USA.


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1. Jahnike RW, Cui Wei, Zhang D. Late Recurrence of Castleman's disease with Mixed Angiomyoid, Histiocytic Reticulum Cell, Follicular Dendritic Cell Stroma-Rich Proliferations: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Hematopathology. March 2015, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 43-47
2. Estes CF, Zhang D, Reyes R, Korentager R, McGinness M, Lominska C. Locally advanced breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: A case report of successful treatment with radiation and chemotherapy. Front Oncol. 2015 Feb 18;5:26
3. Rodgers B, Bhalla V, Zhang D, ElAtrouni W, Wang F, Lin J.Bilateral inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor mastoiditis. Head Neck. 2014 Dec 24
4. Aljitawi OS, Li D, Xiao Y, Zhang D, Ramachandran K, Stehno-Bittel L, Van Veldhuizen P, Lin TL, Kambhampati S, Garimella R. A novel three-dimensional stromal-based model for in vitro chemotherapy sensitivity testing of leukemia cells. Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Feb;55(2):378-91
5. Dum TW, Zhang D, Lee EK. IgG4-Related Disease in a Urachal Tumor. Case Reports in Urology Volume 2014
6. Cui W, Zhang D, Cunningham MT, Tilzer L. Leukemia-associated aberrant immunophenotype in patients with acute myeloid leukemia: changes at refractory disease or first relapse and clinicopathological findings.Int J Lab Hematol. 2014 Dec;36(6):636-49
7. Rodriguez L, Zhang D, Ganguly D, Lin T, Abhyankar S, McGuirk J Aljitawi O Delayed Neutrophil Engraftment Associated with Early CD 8 Polyclonal Lymphocyte Recovery Post Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation. 2013 19 (2) S178-S193
8. Boone JM, Zhang D, Fan F. Lymphomatoid granulomatosis: a case report with unique clinical and histopathologic features. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2013 Spring;43(2):181-5.
9. Haws B, Zhang D, Damjanov I, Forster J, Cui W. Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) presenting as a spindle cell tumor of the liver: a case report. J Hematopathol. Jan 2013
10. Aljitawi OS, Xiao Y, Zhang D, Stehno-Bittel L, Garimella R, Hopkins RA, Detamore MS. Generating CK19-Positive Cells with Hair-Like Structures from Wharton's Jelly Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. Stem Cells Dev. 2013 Jan 1;22(1):18-26.
11. Walsh-Jahnke R, Haws BT, Zhang D. Therapy Related Mast Cell Leukemia Presenting In A Pediatric Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Basic & Clinical Medicine 2012, 1(1):15-19
12. Cui W, Fan F, Zhang D, Garnett D, Tilzer L. Primary composite lymphoma of the larynx, composed of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified, presenting as left subglottic tracheal fistula, esophageal diverticulum, and neck abscess. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2012 Winter;42(1):73-80.
13. Wang CJ, Tuffaha A, Zhang D, Diederich DA, Wetmore JB. A CD3+ count-based thymoglobulin induction regimen permits delayed introduction of calcineurin inhibitors in kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2012 Nov;26(6):900-9
14. Aljitawi OS, Coats A, Zhang D, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Lin T, McGuirk JP. Umbilical cord graft-versus-leukemia effect induces remission without the price of graft-versus-host disease: the possible role of NK cells. Clin Transplant. 2012 Sep-Oct;26(5):663-4
15. Tenny SO, McGinness M, Zhang D, Damjanov I, Fan F. Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as a breast mass and enlarged axillary lymph node mimicking malignancy: a case report and review of the literature. Breast J. 2011 Sep-Oct;17(5):516-20.
16. Lewis C, Patel V, Abhyankar S, Zhang D, Ketterling RP, McClure RF, Persons DL. Microgranular variant of acute promyelocytic leukemia with normal conventional cytogenetics, negative PML/RARA FISH and positive PML/RARA transcripts by RT-PCR. Cancer Genet. 2011 Sep;204(9):522-3.
17. Male HJ, Davis MB, McGuirk JP, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi OS, Zhang D, Ganguly S. Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm should be treated with acute leukemia type induction chemotherapy and allogeneic stem cell transplantation in first remission. Int J Hematol. 2010;92:398-400.
18. Sharma M, Callen S, Zhang D, Singhal PC, VandenHeuvel GB, and Buch S. Activation of Notch signaling pathway in HIV associated nephropathy. AIDS, 2010;24(14):2161-2170.
19. Zhang D. Histiocytic sarcoma arising from lymphoma via transdifferentiation during clonal evolution. Leukemia and Lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010;51:739-40.
20. Zhang D, O'Neil MF, Cunningham MT, Fan F, Olyaee M, Li LH. Abnormal Wnt signaling and stem cell activation in reactive and low-grade marginal zone lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010;51:906-10.
21. Marusic Z, Zhang D, Kruslin B. Bladder cancer therapy related histopathologic changes. The Open Pathology Journal, 2009;3: 74-80.
22. Zhang D, Saunders CJ, Cunningham MT. The Clonality of CD3+ CD10+ T cells in angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma, B Cell lymphoma and reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Am J Hematol. 2009;84, 606-608