• Dr. Fatima was born and raised in Pakistan. She received her MBBS degree from Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan and was an officer in medicine and surgery, 6 months each, in Pakistan. Afterwards, she came to the United States to complete her residency in pathology at the University of Toledo, Toledo Ohio (2002-2006) followed by fellowships in cytology (2006-2007) at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI and renal pathology (2009-2011) at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. During her pathology residency, she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. She joined the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011, following being certified by the Anatomic Board of Pathology, Inc. In Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology with added qualification in Cytopathology.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2020 COX-2-derived prostaglandins as mediators of the deleterious effects of nicotine in chronic kidney disease 2020
    2019 Health-related quality of life in glomerular disease 2019
    2019 CureGN Study Rationale, Design, and Methods: Establishing a Large Prospective Observational Study of Glomerular Disease 2019
    2019 Glomerular immunodeposits of patients with IgA nephropathy are enriched for IgG autoantibodies specific for galactose-deficient IgA1 2019
    2017 Haploinsufficiency of the Transcription Factor Ets-1 Is renoprotective in dahl salt-sensitive rats 2017
    2017 Podocyte-specific soluble epoxide hydrolase deficiency in mice attenuates acute kidney injury 2017
    2017 Fine needle aspiration of signet ring cell lymphoma of diffuse large B-cell type-A case report with diagnostic pitfalls 2017
    2016 Narrow-band imaging versus white light for the detection of proximal colon serrated lesions: A randomized, controlled trial1' 2016
    2015 Appendiceal tissue confirmation of Fabry's disease 2015
    2015 Eculizumab-induced reversal of dialysis-dependent kidney failure from C3 glomerulonephritis 2015
    2015 Transcription factor avian erythroblastosis virus E26 oncogen homolog-1 is a novel mediator of renal injury in salt-sensitive hypertension 2015
    2014 Immune profile of IgA-dominant diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis 2014
    2014 Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of Stensen'S Duct: A case report and review of the literature 2014
    2013 Dasatinib-induced nephrotic-range proteinuria 2013
    2013 AKI associated with synthetic cannabinoids: A case series 2013
    2012 Membranous glomerulopathy with superimposed pauci-immune necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis 2012
    2012 Renal injury due to anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody-mediated glomerulonephritis without circulating antibody 2012
    2012 Parietal epithelial cell activation marker in early recurrence of FSGS in the transplant 2012
    2011 Study of microbial adhesion on some wood species: theoretical prediction. 2011
    2008 A 51-year old female with a history of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. 2008
    2008 Primary pericardia! sarcoma 2008
    2007 Silicone lymphadenopathy in a 48-year old female with a history of breast cancer 2007
    2002 Hypoprolactinemia following intradermal administration of ouabain in Uromastix hardwickii. 2002
    2001 Effect of dexamethasone on pituitary prolactin in the lizard Uromastix hardwickii. 2001
    2001 In vitro effects of acth on pigeon crop-sac epithelium. 2001
    2000 Correlation between toxic natures of pyrethroid and behavioral response of desert locusts. 2000
    Age Estimates of Universe: from Globular Clusters to Cosmological Models and Probes


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    2017 Medical Kidney Diseases: Morphology Based Novel Approach to Renal Biopsy. 2017

    Research Overview

  • Pathogenesis of primary glomerular diseases. Role of T-regulatory cells in the prevention of acute rejection in kidney transplant. Mediators of acute tubular injury in salt sensitive hypertension. Genetic predisposition for arterionephrosclerosis, in African Americans. Cervical Cancer Screening Study (CCSS) in HIV positive women.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the Punjab/Lahore 1997
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), 1995
  • University of Toledo Medical Center, Residency 2006
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
  • William Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2007
  • Full Name

  • Huma Fatima