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To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.

Our Vision

To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

Shaoli Sun, M.D.

Shaoli Sun, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Ashley River Tower, 4th Floor, Room 4453
Phone: (843) 876-5608
Fax: (843) 876-3001


Gastrointestinal Pathology
Liver Pathology


M.D., 1984, Henan Medical University, Zhengzhou, China
Pathology Residency: 1993-1997, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
PostDoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Research: 1998-1999, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA


Cancer Immunology


  1. Daniels JA, Gibson MK, Xu L, Sun S, Canto MI, Heath E, Wang J, Brock M, Montgomery E. Gastrointestinal tract epithelial changes associated with taxanes: marker of drug toxicity versus effect. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Mar;32(3):473-7
  2. Dai J, Liu B, Ngoi SM, Sun S, Vella AT, Li Z. TLR4 hyperresponsiveness via cell surface expression of heat shock protein gp96 potentiates suppressive function of regulatory T cells. J Immunol. 2007 Mar 1;178(5):3219-25.
  3. Liu B, Dai J, Zheng H, Stoilova D, Sun S, Li Z. Cell surface expression of an Endoplasmic reticulum resident heat shock protein gp96 triggers MyD88-dependent systemic autoimmune diseases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Dec 23;100(26):15824-9.
  4. Kemp CJ, Sun S, Gurley KE. p53 induction and apoptosis in response to radio- and chemotherapy in vivo is tumor-type-dependent. Cancer Res. 2001 Jan 1;61(1):327-32.

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