PEOPLE

Zahra Alipour, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: zahra.alipour@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Education

MD  Islamic Azad University, Tehran Faculty of Medicine, Tehran, Iran, 2005

Specialty Certification

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2021

Postgraduate Training

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Resident, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2017-21
GI/Hepatic Pathology Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2021-22

Awards and Honors

Vincent Hyams Award for Best Platform Presentation, North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology, USCAP, 2019

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists, 2017-present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2017-present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2018-present
Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society, 2018-present
Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, 2019-present
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society, 2019-present

Selected Publications

Unexpected findings in the examination of lymph nodes from gastrointestinal cancer resection specimens

Yang Z, Sweeney JR, Alipour Z. Human Pathology Reports 8: 300635, 2022.

Programmed Death Ligand 1 Expression and Related Markers in Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

Alipour Z, Schultz KA, Chen L, Harris AK, Gonzalez IA, Pfeifer J, Hill DA, He M, Dehner LP. Pediatr Dev Pathol 24(6):523-530, 2021. doi: 10.1177/10935266211027417

Phosphomannose Isomerase High Expression Associated with Better Prognosis in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Alipour Z, Agostini-Vulaj D, Findeis-Hosey J, Liu L, Gonzalez RS, Drage MG, Krigman H, Zhou Z. Clin Exp Gastroenterol 14:353-360, 2021. doi: 10.2147/CEG.S316492. PMID: 34511962

Real-time colorectal cancer diagnosis using PR-OCT with deep learning

Zeng Y, Xu S, Chapman WC, Li S, Alipour Z, Abdelal H, Chatterjee D, Mutch M, Zhu Q. Theranostics 10(6):2587-2596, 2020. doi: 10.7150/thno.40099. PMID: 32194821

Evaluation of Optimal Blood Culture Incubation Time to Maximize Clinically Relevant Results from a Contemporary Blood Culture Instrument and Media System

Ransom EM, Alipour Z, Wallace MA, Burnham CA. J Clin Microbiol 18;59(3):e02459-20, 2021. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02459-20. PMID: 33239377

Clinicopathologic Characteristic of Centrilobular Injury in Pediatric Liver Transplant

Gonz├ílez IA, Lu HC, Alipour Z, Kulkarni SS, Stoll JM, Liss KH, Dehner LP, He M. Liver Transpl 27(3):416-424, 2021. doi: 10.1002/lt.25958. Epub 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 33253466.

Clinicopathologic Determinants of Pathologic Treatment Response in Neoadjuvant Treated Rectal Adenocarcinoma

González I, Bauer PS, Chapman WC Jr, Alipour Z, Rais R, Liu J, Chatterjee D. Ann Diagn Pathol 45:151452, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2019.151452. Epub 2019 Dec 14. PMID: 31945621

Clinical decision support for ovarian cancer subtype classification: an observer study with pathology trainees

Gavrielides MA, Miller M, Hagemann I, Abdelal H, Alipour Z, Chen JF, Salari B, Sun L, Zhou H, Seidman J. Arch Pathol Lab Med 144(7):869-877, 2020. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2019-0390-OA. PMID: 31816269

Co-registered Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Real-time Imaging of Human Colorectal Cancer

Yang G, Amidi E, Chapman WC, Nandy S, Mostafa A, Abdelal H, Alipour Z, Chatterjee D, Mutch M, Zhua Q. J Biomed Opt 24(12):1-13, 2019. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.24.12.121913. PMID: 31746155

The Effect of Selenium and Zinc on CD4(+)Count and Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS Patients: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial

Hadadi A, Ostovar A, Edalat Noor B, Rasoolinejad M, Haji Abdolbaghi M, Yousefi S, Khalili H, Manshoori G, Khashayar P, Alipour Z, Safari N. Acta Clin Belg 75(3):170-176, 2020. doi: 10.1080/17843286.2019.1590023. Epub 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30888253

Association of Serum Level of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Deficiency and Pulmonary Function in Healthy Individuals

Moghaddassi M, Pazoki M, Salimzadeh A, Ramim T, Alipour Z.  ScientificWorldJournal 2018:3860921. doi: 10.1155/2018/3860921. PMID: 29853801

Application of short message service to control blood cholesterol: a field trial

Sadeghian S, Shams M, Alipour Z, Saadat S, Hamidian R, Shahrzad M. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 17(1):32, 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12911-017-0427-3. PMID: 28351408