Medical School
Shanxi Medical University (1986)
Other Post Graduate Training
Beijing Medical University (1999)
Graduate School
Beijing Medical University (1999), Nephrology
East Carolina University (2017), Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Genitourinary Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Renal & Solid Organ Transplant Pathology

Research Interest

  • prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, glomerulonephritis and transplant pathology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Predicting Oncologic Outcomes in Small Renal Tumors.
Kapur P, Zhong H, Araj E, Christie A, Cai Q, Kim D, Miyata J, Tcheuyap VT, Brandenburg O, Carrillo D, Pedrosa I, Brugarolas J, Cadeddu JA, Eur Urol Oncol 2022 Sep
Sensitivity of multiparametric MRI and targeted biopsy for detection of adverse pathologies (Cribriform gleason pattern 4 and intraductal carcinoma): Correlation of detected and missed prostate cancer foci with whole mount histopathology.
Cai Q, Costa DN, Metter CK, Goldberg K, Roehrborn CG, Cadeddu J, Pedrosa I, Meng X, Mostardeiro TR, Shah RB, Urol Oncol 2022 Aug
De novo or recurrent glomerulonephritis and acute tubulointerstitial nephritis after COVID-19 vaccination: A report of six cases from a single center.
Schaubschlager T, Rajora N, Diep S, Kirtek T, Cai Q, Hendricks AR, Shastri S, Zhou XJ, Saxena R, Clin Nephrol 2022 Feb
Eosinophilic Vacuolated Tumor of the Kidney: A Review of Evolving Concepts in This Novel Subtype With Additional Insights From a Case With MTOR Mutation and Concomitant Chromosome 1 Loss.
Kapur P, Gao M, Zhong H, Rakheja D, Cai Q, Pedrosa I, Margulis V, Xu L, Kinch L, Brugarolas J, Adv Anat Pathol 2021 Jul 28 4 251-257
Gleason Grade Group Concordance between Preoperative Targeted Biopsy and Radical Prostatectomy Histopathologic Analysis: A Comparison Between In-Bore MRI-guided and MRI-Transrectal US Fusion Prostate Biopsies.
Costa DN, Cai Q, Xi Y, Recchimuzzi DZ, Subramanian N, Bagrodia A, Rofsky NM, Roehrborn CG, Hornberger B, Shah RB, Goldberg K, Diaz de Leon A, Pedrosa I, Radiol Imaging Cancer 2021 03 3 2 e200123
Diagnosis of "cribriform" prostatic adenocarcinoma: an interobserver reproducibility study among urologic pathologists with recommendations.
Shah RB, Cai Q, Aron M, Berney DM, Cheville JC, Deng FM, Epstein J, Fine SW, Genega EM, Hirsch MS, Humphrey PA, Gordetsky J, Kristiansen G, Kunju LP, Magi-Galluzzi C, Gupta N, Netto GJ, Osunkoya AO, Robinson BD, Trpkov K, True LD, Troncoso P, Varma M, Wheeler T, Williamson SR, Wu A, Zhou M, Am J Cancer Res 2021 11 8 3990-4001
Acute interstitial nephritis, a potential predictor of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in renal cell carcinoma.
Patel V, Elias R, Formella J, Schwartzman W, Christie A, Cai Q, Malladi V, Kapur P, Vazquez M, McKay R, Pedrosa I, Hannan R, Hammers H, Brugarolas J, J Immunother Cancer 2020 10 8 2
Membranous nephropathy: A ten-year journey of discoveries.
Cai Q, Hendricks AR, Semin Diagn Pathol 2020 May 37 3 116-120
Upregulation of Endothelial HLA Class II is a Marker of Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Heart Allograft Biopsies.
Cai Q, Moore SA, Hendricks AR, Torrealba JR, Transplant Proc 2020 May 52 4 1192-1197
Ontological analyses reveal clinically-significant clear cell renal cell carcinoma subtypes with convergent evolutionary trajectories into an aggressive type.
Cai Q, Christie A, Rajaram S, Zhou Q, Araj E, Chintalapati S, Cadeddu J, Margulis V, Pedrosa I, Rakheja D, McKay RM, Brugarolas J, Kapur P, EBioMedicine 2019 Dec


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Honors & Awards

  • APS Physiological Genomics
    American Physiological Society (2006-2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Pathology (2016)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (2013)
  • Chinese American Pathologists Association (2019)
  • College of American Pathologists (2013)
  • Genitourinary Pathology Society (2019)
  • International Society of Urological Pathology (2017)
  • Renal Pathology Society (2019)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2013)