Huihong Xu, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Huihong Xu
670 Albany St Biosquare III


Huihong Xu, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Chief Pathologist in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. At BUSM she is also a previous teaching fellow and a current lab instructor of gross pathology and teaching instructor of general pathology. In her career, she is a two time Chief Resident and Excellent Student of the Year. For the past six years she has been Chief of Anatomic Pathology at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Dr. Xu has given numerous presentations and written many articles and abstracts, but she is perhaps most notable for her extensive involvement on six different medical committees including the Committee on Admission at BUSM.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • VA Boston Healthcare System



  • Fudan University, MD
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, MS


  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Ho RX, Meyer RD, Chandler KB, Ersoy E, Park M, Bondzie PA, Rahimi N, Xu H, Costello CE, Rahimi N. MINAR1 is a Notch2-binding protein that inhibits angiogenesis and breast cancer growth. J Mol Cell Biol. 2018 06 01; 10(3):195-204. PMID: 29329397.

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  • Published on 7/1/2015

    Fujita A, Xu H, Chang YM, Jalisi S, Sakai O. Malignant Mixed Tumor of the Hard Palate. Radiographics. 2015 Jul-Aug; 35(4):1186-90. PMID: 26172359.

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  • Published on 5/10/2011

    Xu H, Cao B, George A, Mao C. Self-assembly and mineralization of genetically modifiable biological nanofibers driven by ß-structure formation. Biomacromolecules. 2011 Jun 13; 12(6):2193-9. PMID: 21520924.

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  • Published on 4/28/2011

    Xu H, Ni P, Chen C, Yao Y, Zhao X, Qian G, Fan X, Ge S. SP1 suppresses phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate induced up-regulation of human regucalcin expression in liver cancer cells. Mol Cell Biochem. 2011 Sep; 355(1-2):9-15. PMID: 21526343.

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  • Published on 4/21/2011

    Fortson WS, Kayarthodi S, Fujimura Y, Xu H, Matthews R, Grizzle WE, Rao VN, Bhat GK, Reddy ES. Histone deacetylase inhibitors, valproic acid and trichostatin-A induce apoptosis and affect acetylation status of p53 in ERG-positive prostate cancer cells. Int J Oncol. 2011 Jul; 39(1):111-9. PMID: 21519790.

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  • Published on 4/9/2011

    Lee NG, Alexander MP, Xu H, Wang DS. Renal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor: A Case Report and Comprehensive Review of Literature. World J Oncol. 2011 Apr; 2(2):85-88. PMID: 29147231.

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  • Published on 1/1/2011

    Li Y, Li C, Zheng Y, Wu G, Wuyun T, Xu H, He X, Jiang G. Cadmium pollution enhanced ozone damage to winter wheat: biochemical and physiological evidences. J Environ Sci (China). 2011; 23(2):255-65. PMID: 21516999.

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  • Published on 12/1/2006

    O'Brien MJ, Yang S, Mack C, Xu H, Huang CS, Mulcahy E, Amorosino M, Farraye FA. Comparison of microsatellite instability, CpG island methylation phenotype, BRAF and KRAS status in serrated polyps and traditional adenomas indicates separate pathways to distinct colorectal carcinoma end points. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006 Dec; 30(12):1491-501. PMID: 17122504.

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