Jian Huang, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology;

Director of Tissue Procurement and Quality Control

Jian Huang, MD

Jian Huang, MD


Dr. Huang is a trained research pathologist with over 20 years experience in cancer research. Dr. Huang had been participating in many large breast cancer related  research projects during last 6 years. These research projects included Breast SPORE, PPG, Susan G. Komen, RO1 grants. Currently, Dr. Huang oversees the process of tissue procurement and tissue quality control for the MCW tissue bank, and also provides pathology related services/consults to all MCW faculty for their research projects.

Research Interests
  • To determine the roles of ER-a36 in HER2 signaling in breast cancer
  • To understand the molecular mechanisms of how tetraspanin family regulates the trafficking of estrogen receptor(s) in breast cancer
  • To develop novel biomarkers in breast cancer
Professional Background
  • Associate Professor, Vice-Chair, Department of Pathology, Guangdong Medical College, The P. R. of China (12/1998 – 3/2001)
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology, Director of the Pathology Core Laboratory, The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine (10/2005-10/2010)
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology; Director of Tissue Procurement and Quality Control, MCW Tissue Bank (11/2010 – Present)
Educational Background
  • Gannan Medical College (Clinical Medicine), MD
  • Tongji  Medical University (Pathology, Tumor Biology), MPH
  • Kansas State University (Tumor Biology), Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of California at San Francisco (Molecular and Cellular Biology), Postdoctoral Fellowship



Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Office Address
Froedtert / MCW Laboratory Building
9200 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226