Zainab Basir, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Dr. Basir completed a 5-year residency in Anatomic and Clinical pathology at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, (1997). This was followed by a Cytopathology fellowship also at Indiana University (1998). She is boarded in Anatomic and Clinical pathology with subspecialty board in Cytopathology. Dr. Basir was recruited by the Medical College of WI in 1998 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology. She assumed the duties of Director of Cytology Laboratory and Cytopathology section of the residency program in February 2002.
Dr. Basir has broad interests in surgical and cytopathology. Her areas of interest include breast, gynecologic, and cytopathology fine needle aspirations (FNAs). With the introduction of subspecialty sign-out in February 2008, her main emphasis in the department is breast pathology and cytopathology.
Dr. Basir has broad interests in surgical and cytopathology
Include breast, gynecologic, and cytopathology fine needle aspirations (FNAs)
With the introduction of subspecialty sign-out in February 2008, her main emphasis in the department
is breast pathology and cytopathology.
Shidham VB, Pandit AW, Rao RN, Basir Z, Shidham A. Tissue Harvester with Functional Valve (THFV): Shidham’s device for reproducibly higher specimen yield by fine needle aspiration biopsy with easy to perform steps BMC Clinical Pathology 2007, 7:2 PMID 17343753
Wu Y, Strawn E, Basir Z, Halverson G, Guo SW: Aberrant expression of deoxyribonucleic acid methyltransferases DNMT1, DNMT3A, and DNMT3B in women with endometriosis. Fertility Sterility, 2007 Jan;87(1):24-32. [Epub 2006 Nov 1] PMID 17081533
Wu Y, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Strawn E, Basir Z, Halverson G, Jailwala P, Wang Y,Wang X, Ghosh S, Guo SW: Transcriptional characterizations of differences between eutopic and ectopic endometrium. Endocrinology. 2006 Jan; 147 (1): 232-46. [Epub 2005 Sep 29]. PMID 16195411
Wu Y, Strawn E, Basir Z, Wang Y, Halverson G, Jailwala P, Guo SW: Genomic Alterations in Ectopic and Eutopic Endometria of Women with Endometriosis. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2006; 62(3):148-159. [Epub 2006 May 5]. PMID 16679773