Changhong Xing, MD, PhD

Changhong Xing, MD, PhD

Medical Director: Anatomic Pathology

Assistant Professor (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Neuropathology


  • Medical Degree–Hebei Medical University, China
  • Master of Medicine–Pathology, Peking University Health Science Center, China
  • Doctorate Degree–Neurobiology, Tsinghua University, China
  • Residency–Anatomic Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellowship–Neuropathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Current/Past Roles

  • Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Anatomic Pathologist, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, China


  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology

Research Interests

  • Basic and translational research of ischemic stroke
  • Neuroimmune interactions
  • Microglial phenotypic switch
  • Help-me signaling in the neurovascular unit
  • Vasculome in neurodegenerative diseases
  • Immune microenvironment in brain tumors


  • Travel Award, American Association of Neuropathologists Annual Meeting (2020)
  • Janet Caldwell, MD, Memorial Fellowship Research Award, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2023)

Recent Publications

Book Chapters

Xing C, et al. The brain vasculome: an integrative model for CNS function and disease. In: Galis ZS, ed. The Vasculome: From Many, One. San Diego, CA: Elsevier/Academic Press; 2022: 427–40.