Dr. Rola Saleeb
Dr. Rola Saleeb’s research focuses on genitourinary pathology and kidney cancer. Her research integrates tumour morphology and molecular pathology to improve how we stratify patients and determine the best course of treatment for each individual.
Dr. Saleeb is a pathologist at St. Michael’s Hospital and former OICR Transformative Pathology fellow.
- Associate, OICR
- Director of the Immunopathology Laboratory, St. Michael’s Hospital
- Anatomical Pathologist, St. Michael’s Hospital and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
- Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
- Genitourinary pathology
- Renal carcinoma
- Kidney cancer
- Anatomical pathology
- Biomarker discovery and development
- Saleeb RM, Farag M, Ding Q, …, Yousef GM. Integrated Molecular Analysis of Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma and Precursor Lesions Unfolds Evolutionary Process from Kidney Progenitor-Like Cells. Am J Pathol. 2019; 189(10):2046-2060.
- Saleeb RM, Farag M, Lichner Z, …, Yousef GM. Modulating ATP binding cassette transporters in papillary renal cell carcinoma type 2 enhances its response to targeted molecular therapy. Mol Oncol. 2018; 12(10):1673-1688.
- Saleeb RM, Brimo F, Farag M, …, Yousef GM. Toward Biological Subtyping of Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma With Clinical Implications Through Histologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Analysis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017; 41(12):1618-1629.
Previous experience and education
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Pathology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- PhD, University of Toronto
- Physician, Egyptian Medical Centre
- MSc, Cairo University
Opportunities to collaborate
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Dr. Rola Saleeb