Mai (Mike) He, MD, PhD

Mai (Mike) He, MD, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Section Head, Pediatric Pathology
Director, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship


  • Anatomic & Molecular Pathology


  • MD: Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University (1993)
  • PhD: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers University) (2001)
  • Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, UMDNJ (Rutgers University) (2002-2006)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Pathology & Immunology, SUNY/Downstate Medical Center, New York (2006-2007)
  • Fellowship, Diagnostic Molecular Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (2007-2008)

Board Certifications

  • Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2007
  • Board Certification in Pediatric Pathology, 2012
  • Board Certificate in Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2013


  • Gordon F. Vawter Pathologist-in-Training Award, as mentor, Society for Pediatric Pathology, March 2020
  • Enid Gilbert Barness Award, Society for Pediatric Pathology, March 2015
  • Exemplary Teaching, In BIOL3643 IMS I: Histology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, June 2011

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Pathology

Research Interests

  • Pediatric tumor and therapy markers
  • Placental pathology and clinical correlations
  • Artificial intelligence and digital pathology

Selected Publications

Sclerosing Epithelioid Fibrosarcoma of the Liver in a Pediatric Patient. Armstrong A, Boulos F, Kulkarni S, Stoll J, Doyle MBM, Khan A, He M. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2023 Feb 6:10935266221146378. doi: 10.1177/10935266221146378. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36748108
The effects of preconception and early gestation SARS-CoV-2 infection on pregnancy outcomes and placental pathology. Hernandez PV, Chen L, Zhang R, Jackups R, Nelson DM, He M. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2023 Feb;62:152076. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2022.152076. Epub 2022 Dec 5. PMID: 36495735
Calretinin Staining in Anorectal Line Biopsies Accurately Distinguished Hirschsprung Disease in a Retrospective Study. Logan SJ, Yin H, Rogers B, Arva N, Conces MR, Cope-Yokoyama S, Dehner LP, Galliani C, Garg S, He M, Husain AN, Keisling M, Krishnan C, Puscasiu E, Rossi C, Siddiqui F, Sutton L, Terry J, Thaker AI, Huang Y, Zhang J, McCracken C, Rytting H. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2022 Nov-Dec;25(6):645-655. doi: 10.1177/10935266221132602. Epub 2022 Nov 21. PMID: 36408569
Placental delayed villous maturation is associated with fetal congenital heart disease. O’Hare CB, Mangin-Heimos KS, Gu H, Edmunds M, Bebbington M, Lee CK, He M, Ortinau CM. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 Feb;228(2):231.e1-231.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.08.013. Epub 2022 Aug 17. PMID: 35985515
Very-Early Onset Chronic Active Colitis with Heterozygous Variants in LRBA1 and CARD11, a Case of “Immune TOR-Opathies”. He M, Wong A, Sutton K, Gondim MJB, Samson C. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2022 Jun 24:1-10. doi: 10.1080/15513815.2022.2088912. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35748740
Automated Tumor Count for Mitosis-Karyorrhexis Index Determination in Neuroblastoma Using Whole Slide Image and Qupath, an Image Analytic Software. Yu G, Yu C, Xie F, He M. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2022 Sep-Oct;25(5):526-537. doi: 10.1177/10935266221093597. Epub 2022 May 14. PMID: 35570824
Rhamnose Is Superior to Mannitol as a Monosaccharide in the Dual Sugar Absorption Test: A Prospective Randomized Study in Children With Treatment-Naïve Celiac Disease. Holtz LR, Hoffmann J, Linneman L, He M, Smyrk TC, Liu TC, Shaikh N, Rodriguez C, Dyer RB, Singh RJ, Faubion WA. Front Pediatr. 2022 Apr 7;10:874116. doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.874116. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35463906
Case Report: “Primary Immunodeficiency”-Severe Autoimmune Enteropathy in a Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipient Treated With Abatacept and Alemtuzumab. Kalaidina E, Utterson EC, Mokshagundam D, He M, Shenoy S, Cooper MA. Front Immunol. 2022 Apr 5;13:863218. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.863218. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35450071
Infantile Fibrosarcoma and Other Spindle Cell Neoplasms of Infancy. A Review of Morphologically Overlapping yet Molecularly Distinctive Entities. Jabbari S, Salari B, He M, Dehner LP. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2022 Dec;41(6):996-1014. doi: 10.1080/15513815.2021.2024631. Epub 2022 Jan 19. PMID: 35044292

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