Jiancong Liang, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

jiancong.liang@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Education
Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TexasM.D., Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science, Guangzhou, China
Clinical Description
General diagnostic pediatric pathology with a special interest in:
- Pediatric liver pathology
- Pediatric sarcoma
- Pediatric head and neck pathology

General diagnostic neuropathology with a special interest in:
- Pediatric CNS tumors
Publications
Liang J, Alfano DN, Squires JE, Riley MM, Parks WT, Kofler J, El-Gharbawy A, Madan-Kheterpal S, Acquaro R, Picarsic J. Novel NLRC4 Mutation Causes a Syndrome of Perinatal Autoinflammation With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, Hepatosplenomegaly, Fetal Thrombotic Vasculopathy, and Congenital Anemia and Ascites. Pediatr. Dev. Pathol [print-electronic]. 2017 Nov; 20(6): 498-505. PMID: 28403691, DOI: 10.1177/1093526616686890, ISSN: 1093-5266.

Wang H, Liang J, Yong WH, Sullivan P. Metastatic Pituitary Carcinoma to Cervical Lymph Node: Diagnosis by Fine Needle Aspiration and Review of the Literature. Acta Cytol [print-electronic]. 2017; 61(3): 242-6. PMID: 28399532, PII: 000467384, DOI: 10.1159/000467384, ISSN: 1938-2650.

Liang J, Libien J, Tanaka Y, Axiotis CA, Shao C, Liu J. A 49-Year-Old Man with Progressive Cranial Neuropathies. Brain Pathol. 2016 Nov; 26(6): 795-6. PMID: 27647455, DOI: 10.1111/bpa.12446, ISSN: 1750-3639.

Liang J, Libien J, Kunam V, Shao C, Rao C. Ectopic pituitary adenoma associated with an empty sella presenting with hearing loss: case report with literature review. Clin. Neuropathol. 2014 May; 33(3): 197-202. PMID: 24447694, PII: 11208, DOI: 10.5414/NP300702, ISSN: 0722-5091.

Liu Y, Kim H, Liang J, Lu W, Ouyang B, Liu D, Songyang Z. The death-inducer obliterator 1 (Dido1) gene regulates embryonic stem cell self-renewal. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb 2/21/2014; 289(8): 4778-86. PMID: 24347171, PMCID: PMC3931039, PII: M113.486290, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.486290, ISSN: 1083-351X.

Berdia J, Tsai FF, Liang J, Shinder R. Pachydermoperiostosis: a rare cause of marked blepharoptosis and floppy eyelid syndrome. Orbit [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug; 32(4): 266-9. PMID: 23662673, DOI: 10.3109/01676830.2013.788672, ISSN: 1744-5108.

Wan M, Liang J, Xiong Y, Shi F, Zhang Y, Lu W, He Q, Yang D, Chen R, Liu D, Barton M, Songyang Z. The trithorax group protein Ash2l is essential for pluripotency and maintaining open chromatin in embryonic stem cells. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2013 Feb 2/15/2013; 288(7): 5039-48. PMID: 23239880, PMCID: PMC3576105, PII: M112.424515, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.424515, ISSN: 1083-351X.

Lee OH, Kim H, He Q, Baek HJ, Yang D, Chen LY, Liang J, Chae HK, Safari A, Liu D, Songyang Z. Genome-wide YFP fluorescence complementation screen identifies new regulators for telomere signaling in human cells. Mol. Cell Proteomics [print-electronic]. 2011 Feb; 10(2): M110.001628. PMID: 21044950, PMCID: PMC3033672, PII: M110.001628, DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M110.001628, ISSN: 1535-9484.

Liang J, Wan M, Zhang Y, Gu P, Xin H, Jung SY, Qin J, Wong J, Cooney AJ, Liu D, Songyang Z. Nanog and Oct4 associate with unique transcriptional repression complexes in embryonic stem cells. Nat. Cell Biol [print-electronic]. 2008 Jun; 10(6): 731-9. PMID: 18454139, PII: ncb1736, DOI: 10.1038/ncb1736, ISSN: 1476-4679.