Guang (Geoff) Yang, MD, PhD

Instructor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Guang (Geoff) Yang

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-7552

Office Address:
D229 Mayo Memorial Bldg.

Mailing Address:
MMC 609
420 Delaware
Minneapolis, MN 55455

MD, Hebei United University, Tangshan, Hebei, China, 1999

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Residency, Loma Linda University Medical Center, CA, 2018

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2019

Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2020

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2020

PhD, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, 2006


Instructor, Molecular Genetics


Research Summary/Interests

1. Predicting response to CAR T-cell therapy in B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia

2. Protein biomarker identification in breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma 

3. Clinical testing of tumors for microsatellite instability and DNA mismatch repair protein expression.

4. Comparison of NGS, FISH, and IHC in the detection of EML4-ALK fusion in lung adenocarcinoma


Yang G, Viswanatha D, et al. AMP case report: frameshift and in-frame CALR exon 9 genetic alterations detected in a myeloproliferative neoplasm patient before and after stem cell transplantation.CAP Today, Feb. 2020.

Yang G and Hanna MC. Hematopoietic findings in a patient with scurvy.Blood, The Journal of the American Society of Hematology. 2019; 134(25):2330

Yang G, Fouad MA, et al. Composite angioimmunoblastic T-Cell lymphoma and B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma involving both lymph node and bone marrow with digital gangrene.Hematopathology. 2018;3(1): 14.

Yang G, Eishi Y, et al. Propionibacterium acnes-associated neurosarcoidosis: a case report with review of the literature.Neuropathology. 2018;38(2):159-164

Yang G, Pillich H, et al. Listeriolysin O causes ENaC dysfunction in human airway epithelial cells. Toxins. 2018;10(2):79

Yang G, Rowsey R, et al. Transient monosomy 7 associated with bicytopenia in a 9-month-old boy: Report of a case and review of the literature. Hematopathology. 2017;2(1): 24-30

Yang G. Composite lymphoma. June, 2017

Yang G. Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma. June,2017

Yang G, Wang J, et al. A novel RPL35A mutation associated with Diamond-Blackfan Anemia: report of a case and

review of the literature. Hematopathology. 2017;2(2):69-74

Yang G. Diamond-Blackfan anemia. April, 2017

Yang G, Deisch J, et al. Primary B cell lymphoma of the uterine cervix: presentation in Pap-test slide and cervical

biopsy. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016;45(3): 235-238

Yang G, Deisch J, et al. Intracranial Solitary Fibrous Tumor with Pseudopapillary Architecture: An Uncommon Tumor with Unusual Histopathology. N Am J Med Sci. 2016;9(4): 181-186

Yang G, Castelino S, et al. Malignant mesothelioma of the spermatic cord – a rare and aggressive entity. N Am J Med Sci. 2016; 9(2): 71-74

Yang G, Deisch J, et al. Aggressive Primary Hepatic Histiocytic Sarcoma: Case Report and Literature Review. Hepatoma Res. 2016; 2:300-304

Yang G, Perez M, et al. Pleural malignant mesothelioma micropapillary pattern: a case report and literature review. Austin J Lung Cancer Res. 2016; 1(1): 1005

Yang G, Qin H, et al. Pyloric gland adenoma of gallbladder - reports of two cases and a brief review of literature. J Gastrointest Oncol, 2016; 7(7): S81-87


Board Certifications

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (06/2018)

Molecular Genetic Pathology (09/2019)