Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Ximing J Yang, MD, PhD

Ximing J Yang, MD, PhD

Marie A. Fleming Research Professor of Pathology

Professor of Pathology

Focus of Work


General Surgical Pathology and Urological Surgical Pathology Diagnosis of genital urinary cancers including prostate, bladder, kidney, testis and other GU organs Immunohistochemistry

Pathogenesis of prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer Identification of new molecular markers of GU cancers Solid tumor banking for biological studies


Education and Certification

  • MD: Beijing Medical University (1982)
  • PhD: University Of California-San Diego, Molecular Pathology (1989)
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals (1997)
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1998)
  • Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology