Dr. Ladan Fazli

Ladan Fazli

M.D. School of Medicine, National University of Iran, Tehran
Clinical and Anatomical Pathology Residency, National University of Iran, Tehran

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Associate Members
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Research Pathologist, Vancouver Prostate Centre
Adjunct Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC

 

As a research pathologist at the VPC, Dr. Fazli uses sophisticated technologies in modern molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, cell biology and tissue pathology to analyze data and interpret results. From 1999 to 2002, she held the same position at Kinetek Pharmaceutical Inc, as part of target discovery group. She holds a medical degree and specialized in anatomical and clinical pathology at the National University of Iran.

In addition to extensive experience as a pathologist in tumor and normal morphologic diagnosis, Dr. Fazli has established and upgraded research pathology lab equipped with a high-throughput autostainer for IHC, CISH and FISH, a laser micro-dissection system, a tissue micro-arrayer and a high-throughput digital image scanning system. In the last 12 years, she has co-authored over 100 peered-reviewed papers.

Dr. Fazli’s main expertise is validation of prognostic and predictive prostate cancer biomarkers by immunohistochemical and chromogenic in situ hybridization studies on tissue microarrays of human tumor tissue samples.

Dr. Fazli also manages the Vancouver Prostate Centre’s Biobank and supports the high volumes of patient samples needed for research and potential new drugs and therapies. She works to improve existing standards for collection and management of samples to raise sample quality standards and to ensure timely access to high quality biological samples.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

Events

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Breast & Prostate Cancer half-day virtual conference: Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The What you Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference, taking place online on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 8:00am – 1:30pm, is an accredited virtual half-day conference focusing on screening, treatment, side-effect management & emerging new therapies for breast & prostate cancer patients. Click here for more information and to register. 

Dr. Peter Black, team captain

Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2021

The 41st Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2021. If you are able, please consider donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research. 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Recent publication proposes a potential new therapeutic approach to treatment-resistant prostate cancer

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr. Cherkasov receives 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Cherkasov