Medical School
Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences (1999)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Cytopathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Gynecologic Pathology

Research Interest

  • endometrial carcinoma and pre-cancerous lesions
  • Female genital tract mesenchymal tumors


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Diagnostic challenges and considerations of low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma (LGESS) outside the female genital tract.
Niu S, Transl Cancer Res 2022 Oct 11 10 3445-3447
Ovarian Microcystic Stromal Tumor With Intraovarian Recurrence and Peritoneal and Omental Spread: A Case Report With Morphological, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Analysis.
Donthi D, Chen H, Peng Y, Niu S, Int J Gynecol Pathol 2022 Aug
Morules but Not Squamous Differentiation are a Reliable Indicator of CTNNB1 (?-catenin) Mutations in Endometrial Carcinoma and Precancers.
Niu S, Lucas E, Molberg K, Strickland A, Wang Y, Carrick K, Rivera-Colon G, Gwin K, SoRelle JA, Castrillon DH, Zheng W, Chen H, Am J Surg Pathol 2022 Jul
Prevalence and prognostic significance of PD-L1, TIM-3 and B7-H3 expression in endometrial serous carcinoma.
Chen H, Molberg K, Carrick K, Niu S, Rivera Colon G, Gwin K, Lewis C, Zheng W, Castrillon DH, Lucas E, Mod Pathol 2022 Jul
Endometrial stromal tumors: Diagnostic updates and challenges.
Niu S, Zheng W, Semin Diagn Pathol 2022 Jan
Navigating through perplex morphologic changes after exogenous hormone usage.
Chang RJ, Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Niu S, Carrick K, Lucas E, Gwin K, Zheng W, Semin Diagn Pathol 2021 Oct
Reliable Identification of Endometrial Precancers Through Combined Pax2, ?-Catenin, and Pten Immunohistochemistry.
Aguilar M, Chen H, Rivera-Colon G, Niu S, Carrick K, Gwin K, Cuevas IC, Sahoo SS, Li HD, Zhang S, Zheng W, Lucas E, Castrillon DH, Am J Surg Pathol 2021 Sep
Significance of Oil-Red-O positive macrophages in bronchoalveolar lavage in diagnosing E-cigarettes or vaping product use-associated lung injury: A case series.
Niu S, Colon GR, Molberg K, Chen H, Carrick K, Yan S, Sarode V, Lucas E, Diagn Cytopathol 2021 Jul 49 7 876-884
PD-L1 Expression in Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: Correlation With Patterns of Tumor Invasion, CD8+ Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes, and Clinical Outcomes.
Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Molberg K, Niu S, Strickland AL, Castrillon DH, Carrick K, Gwin K, Lea J, Zheng W, Lucas E, Am J Surg Pathol 2021 Jun 45 6 742-752

Honors & Awards

  • Janet Caldwell Fellow Research Award
    Department of Pathology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2019-2019)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
    NIH through Cancer Biology Program at Stanford University School of Medicine (2011-2011)
  • Pediatric Research Fund Grant
    Lucile Parckard ChildrenÂ’t Hospital at Stanford University School of Medicine (2010-2011)
  • Andrew Fleming Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis
    Department of Biology at University of Virginia. (2009-2009)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Parkland Hospital and Health System (2019)
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2019)