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John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342

Manon Levesque Undergraduate Program and Office Coordinator
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

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Dr. Zhaodong Xu, M.D., Ph.D, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus
Electives Corrdinator for the Division of Haematopathology

Telephone: 613-737-8899 ext. 79260

Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Hematological Pathology/Molecular hematology/Bioinformatics
  • Medical Education

Recent Publications

  • MDS with isolated del(5q) and internuclear bridging. Zhaodong Xu, Jean McGowan-Jordan, Blood 2017 2017 Apr 20;129(16):2333. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-11-752204.
  • Properties of STAT1 and IRF1 Enhancers and the Influence of SNPs. Mohamed El Hassan A, Huang K, Eswara M, Zhaodong Xu, Tao Yu, Zuyao Ni, Izzy Livne-bar, Sangwan M, Ahmad M, Bremner R. BMC Mol Biol. 2017 Mar 9;18(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s12867-017-0084-1.
  • MDS/MPN with ring sideroblasts and thrombocytosis masquerades as pre-primary myelofibrosis. Zhaodong Xu, Blood. 2017 Feb 2;129(5):657. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-11-749937.
  • Near triploid B lymphoblastic leukemia with Burkitt-like morphology. Zhaodong Xu, Melanie Beaulieu Bergeron, Blood 2017 Jan 12, 129:267; doi:
  • Disseminated MAC infection with marrow noncaseating granuloma. Zhaodong Xu, Blood. 2016 Nov 17;128(20):2476; DOI: 10.1182/blood-2016-08-732230
  • Dyserythropoiesis due to reactive hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis Zhaodong Xu, Richard Van der Jagt Blood 2016, Oct 27, Blood 2016 128:2190; doi:10.1182/blood-2016-06-722694
  • CML with complex chromosome rearrangements and dysplastic megakaryocytes.Xu Z, McGowan-Jordan. Blood 2016 128:604; doi:10.1182/blood-2016-01-695460
  • A relapsed aggressive NK-cell leukemia with CNS involvement diagnosed by cerebrospinal fluid examination. Xu Z, Shier L, Huebsch L. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016 Apr;44(4):314-6. doi: 10.1002/dc.23454.
  • A rare case of acute leukemia of ambiguous lineage overexpressing C-MYC with monosomy 7 and Philadelphia chromosome. Xu Z, Padmore R, Shier L, Beaulieu Bergeron M. Ann Hematol. 2015, 94(10).
  • Haemophagocytosis due to marrow infiltration by extranodal NK/T lymphoma, nasal type, Xu Z, Bruce F. Burns, edited by Barbara Bain., Case reports and Images. 2015.
  • Promonocytes or abnormal monocytes: that is the question. Xu Z, Bormanis J, edited by Barbara Bain., Case reports and Images. 2015
  • Auer rods in a patient with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia type 2. Xu Z, Shier L, Blood, 2014, 124(25).
  • Hemophagocytosis due to Bone Marrow ALCL, ALK-. Xu Z, BF Burns. Blood, 2014, 124(4).
  • Systemic mastocytosis emerging after Azacitidine treatment of refractory anemia with excess blasts 2. Xu Z, Shier L, Sabloff M, McCurdy A. British Journal of Haematology, 2014. 167(2):147
  • Biphenotypic T-cell large granular lymphocytic leukemia (T-LGL) without cytoplasmic granules. Xu Z, Toupin M., Case reports and Images. 2014.
  • Transient Stress Lymphocytosis Uncovers the Underlying B-cell Lymphoproliferative Disorder. Xu Z. Case Reports in Clinical Pathology, 2014. (2)1-4.
  • BCGitis induced inflammatory granuloma of the bone marrow. Xu Z, Roth VR. Blood 2014 123(5):613.
  • Smouldering Systemic Mastocytosis with Lymph Node Involvement Mimicking Malignant Lymphoma. Xu Z, Jamison B, Bence-Bruckler I. Annals of Hematology 2014 93(9):1603-1604
  • A Rare IgM Multiple Myeloma with Aberrant PAX5 Expression Mimicking Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma. Xu Z, Van Der Jagt R, Faught C, Beaulieu Bergeron M. Annals of Hematology 2014 93(7):1251-1252.
  • Reed-Sternberg Cells detected in the bone marrow aspirate in a Young Patient with Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin Lymphoma. Xu Z, Burns BF, Faught C. Eur J Haematol. 2014 92(4):365-366.
  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis diagnosed by peripheral blood film in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Xu Z, German G, Jessamine P, Bormanis J, Giulivi A, Padmore R. British Journal of Haematology, 2013. 162(5):572.
  • Langerhans cell sarcoma with an aberrant cytoplasmic CD3 expression. Xu Z, Padmore R, Faught C, Duffet L, Burns BF. Diagn Pathol. 2012 7(1):128.
  • Anti-AnWj antibody causing acute haemolytic transfusion reactions in a patient with aplastic anemia. Xu Z, Duffet L, Tokessy M, Cote J, Goldman M, Saidenberg E. Transfusion. 2012 52(7):1476-1481.
  • Synchronous intravascular large B-cell lymphoma within meningioma. Muftah S, Xu Z, El Gaddafi W, Moulton M, Burns B, Woulfe J. Neuropathology. 2012 32(1):77-81.

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