Dr. Jason X. Cheng stayed at University of Chicago to get his Hematopathology fellow under the guidance of Dr. James W. Vardiman, one of the top authorities in Diagnostic Hematopathology. He completed his fellowship training in 2010, and then became an assistant Professor in University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where he was the head of Epigenetics Laboratory.
Dr. Cheng came back to become a faculty in the Hematopathology Section at University of Chicago in 2013. He has quite a few scientific publications and a patent issued by the U.S. patent agency. He also had multiple awards including Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award, the society for Hematopathology Pathologist-in-Training Award, the Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award from Academy of Clinical Physicians and Scientists, the Robert E. Priest Fellowship