LMP announces the appointment of Yanli Ding to our faculty as an associate professor effective September 19.

Ding received an MD from Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, China and a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from Ohio University. She completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at Boston University, where she was chief resident. Ding was a renal pathology fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Ding comes to us from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, where she was principal renal pathologist at UT Health San Antonio Hospital and provided renal pathology service and consultation for local medical centers. She was active in education in the pathology residency program and the nephrology fellowship program.

Ding's research interests are in the development of organoid-based models for the study of neuroendocrine tumors and targeted drug therapies for metastatic renal cell carcinomas.

Lee HJ, Donati A, Feliers D, Sun Y, Ding Y, Madesh M, Salmon AB, Ikeno Y, Ross C, O'Connor CL, Ju W. Chloride channel accessory 1 integrates chloride channel activity and mTORC1 in aging‐related kidney injury. Aging Cell. 2021 Jun 12:e13407.

Agarwal AN, Shieh WJ, Goldsmith CS, Qvarnstrom Y, Ding Y, Dallas SD, Mais DD. The brief case: Disseminated microsporidiosis with intestinal cryptosporidium coinfection in a patient with Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Castleman Disease presenting with acute kidney injury. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2021 May 19;59(6):e02335-20.

Armaiz-Pena, G., Flores, S. K., Cheng, Z.M. ... Ding, Y, Dahia, P. Genotype-phenotype features of germline variants of the TMEM127 pheochromocytoma susceptibility gene: A 10-Year Update. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2021 Jan;106(1):e350-64.

Kincaide E, Hitchman K, Hall R, Yamaguchi I, Ding Y, Crowther B. Impact of active antibody‐ mediated rejection treatment on donor‐specific antibodies in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation. 2019 Dec;23(8):e13590.