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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Pathology


Photo of Zhonghua Li

Zhonghua Li, MD PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pathology
Kings County Hospital and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Tel: (718) 245-5374


Education and Training:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Clinical Medicine
    Suzhou Medical College, Suzhou, Jiangsu, P. R. China
  • Doctorate Degree (equivalent to Ph. D. in the USA), Pathology & Pathological Physiology.  Xiangya School of Medicine of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, P. R. China
  • Pathology (AP/CP) Residency
    Mount Sinai Hospital/ Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Hematopathology fellowship
    Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Surgical pathology fellowship
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania / Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Huang X and Li Z. (2019) HIV-associated ALK negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma in young patient presented with small bowel intussusception. Blood 134(20): 1776.
  • Ilyas G, Alawad M, Li Z. (2019) A rare cause of liver herniation. Gastroenterology, 156(4): e1-e2.
  • Li Z, Shi Y, Pizzolo JG, Wang Y. (2017) Utility of cytocentrifuation slides in flow cytometry laboratory: a tool for correlation of morphology and immunophenotype. Journal of Hematopatholoy, 10 (2):55-63.
  • Sideras PA, Patil V, Li Z, Heiba S, Kostakoglou L. (2015) PET-CT of mesenteric panniculitis: A potential confounder of lymphoma. Radiology 21(1), 51-53.
  • Li Z, Yang JJ, Wu, X. (2015) Collision tumor of primary Merkel cell carcinoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma, diagnosed on ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy: a unique case report and review of literature. Diagnostic Cytopathology 43(1): 66-71.
  • House RP, Pozzuto M, Patel P, Dulyaninova NG, Li Z, Zencheck WD, Vitolo MI, weber DJ, Bresnick AR.(2011) Two functional S100A4 monomers are necessary for regulating nonmuscle myosin-IIA and HCT116 cell invasion. Biochemistry 50(32):6920-6932.
  • Li Z, Dulyaninova NG, House RP, Almo SC, Bresnick AR. (2010) S100A4 Regulates Macrophage Chemotaxis. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 21(15): 2598-2610.
  • Li Z, Bresnick AR.(2006) The S100A4 metastasis factor regulates cellular motility via a direct interaction with myosin-IIA. Cancer Research 66(10):5173-5180.
  • Li Z, Spektor A, Varlamova O, Bresnick AR. (2003) Mts1 regulates the assembly of nonmuscle myosin-IIA. Biochemistry 42(48): 14258-14266