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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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

It's A Snow Day

It's A Snow Day: Friday March 8

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, is being held on Friday March 8, 2019. Visit the event website for more details, and to register and/or sponsor a participant, or donate directly to Prostate Cancer Foundation BC.

10th Anniversary Ride to Live

West Coast Motorcycle Ride To Live: May 26th

The 10th Anniversary West Coast Motorcycle Ride to Live is taking place in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on May 26 (Victoria date to be finalized), with details on the event and how to register on the event website.  This fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC includes a 50/50 raffle open to all BC residents over age 19.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

An innovative new study advances personalized medicine for prostate cancer patients

Drs Chi and Wyatt
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Three researchers receive Prostate Cancer Canada & Movember Foundation grants for biomarker development