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Xiayuan Liang, MD

Associate Professor


 – MD, Beijing Second Medical College, China (1982)


Postdoctoral Education:







Pathology Residency, University of Maryland (1994-1996)

Pathology Residency, University of Arkansas (1996-1998)

Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Arkansas and St. Jude Research Children's Hospital,

Memphis, Tennessee (1998-1999)

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (1998)

American Board of Pathology, Hematology (1999)




 – Hematopathology

 – Flow Cytometric Analysis

 – Cytopathology


 – Instructor of Pathology course for Sophomore medical students

 – Hematopathology for Residents and Fellows of Pathology and Hematology/Oncology


Research Activities:





Genotypic and Phenotypic classifications of Pediatric Lymphoma and Leukemia

Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, Morphogenesis, lineage differentiation, and stage maturation of Acute Leukemia

Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder


Recent Publications:

Journal Articles in Pub Med (


Selected Publications:














Primary High-Grade B-Cell Lymphoma of the Breast with Concurrent IGH-BCL2 and MYC-IGL Translocations in an Adolescent Patient. Liang X, Jones A, Giller RH, Swisshelm K, McGavran L, Meltesen L, Carstens B, McGranahan AN, Albano EA. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Sep-Oct;14(5):402-6.

Gray Zone Lymphomas in Pediatric Patients. Liang X, Greffe B, Cook B, Giller R, Graham DK, McGranahan AN, Wang M. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Jan-Feb;14(1):57-63.

Thymoma in Children: Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature. Liang X, Lovell MA, Capocelli KE, Albano EA, Birch S, Keating AK, Graham DK. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2010 May-Jun;13(3):202-8. Review.

Natural Killer Cell Neoplasms. Liang X, Graham DK. Cancer. 2008 Apr 1;112(7):1425-36. Review.

Precursor Natural Killer Cell Leukemia. Liang X, Greffe B, Garrington T, Graham DK. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Apr;50(4):876-8.​

Posttransplant Hodgkin Lymphoma Preceded by Polymorphic Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. Gheorghe G, Albano EA, Porter CC, McGavran L, Wei Q, Meltesen L, Danielson SM, Liang X. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2007 Feb;29(2):112-6.​


Office Location:

 The Children's Hospital




 Office Phone:



(303) 861-6266

(303) 760-7255

(303) 831-4112


Mailing Address:

 The Children's Hospital of Denver

 13123 East 16th Avenue

 Aurora, CO 80045​​​​​