Arshia Ali

Arshia Ali

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Medical Sciences Building

7556

COM IM Gen Med - Hospital Medicine - 0535

Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Professional Summary

PGY-3

Education

Medical Degree, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

University of Illinois at Chicago (Biochemistry)

Research and Practice Interests

Continued the project started over the summer during the Department of Defense Internship.  Examined if p27Kip1 deficiency in transgenic mice promoted prostate carcinogenesis and  increased the resistance of prostate epithelial cells to retinoids.  My work was acknowledged at the end of the following two peer reviewed journal articles:  Christov K. To kill tumor cells or permanently paralyze them in senescence?. J BUON. 2009 Apr; 14(2): 189-196. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19650165.  Christov K. The Novel RAR-beta Isoform (beta 5) is a Potential Target of Retinoids in BreastCancer. Current Cancer Drug Targets. 2009 Mar; 9(2): 142-147. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19275755.
 
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Internship at University of Illinois Chicago, Dept of Surgical Oncology.  Examined if p27Kip1 deficiency in transgenic mice promoted prostate carcinogenesis and  increased the resistance of prostate epithelial cells to retinoids.

UC Health Clinical Focus

Internal Medicine

UC Health Specialities

Internal Medicine

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Taylor W, Mathias A, Ali A, Ke H, Stoynev N, Shilkaitis A, Green A, Kiyokawa H, Christov K. (10-08-2010. )p27(Kip1) deficiency promotes prostate carcinogenesis but does not affect the efficacy of retinoids in suppressing the neoplastic process. .BMC Cancer , ,10 (541 ),

Honors and Awards

2006 -2010 Chicago Medical School Four-Year Full Tuition Scholarship

09-12-2012 Internal Medicine Medical Grand Rounds Oral Presentation Award Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis Masquerading as an Autoimmune Vasculitis

2002 -2006 Half tuition merit scholarship University of Illinois at Chicago

2005 Concept 2 Venture Entrepreneur Competition Undergraduate Winner Competition entailed writing a detailed business plan and selling it to a panel of experts (entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investors business school faculty). Teams evaluated on written business plan, 15 min oral presentation, and responses to questions/critique from expert panel.

Service

Healthy Kids Project 2006 -2008

Professional Affiliation

Reference Committee Member, Medical Student Section. American Medical Association 2008 Annual Meeting Conduct open hearing on the matters of business of the assembly and then draw up report with recommendations to the Assembly.

House Coordination Committee Member, Medical Student Section, American Medical Association Interim 2007 Meeting Formed common positions on resolutions and reports presented to AMA house of delegates, Coordinated student testimony for House of Delegates reference committees for all student-authored resolutions.

Community Service Committee Member, Medical Student Section. American Medical Association Annual 2007 Meeting Coordinated pediatric afternoon clinic in underserved Hispanic community during annual meeting.

2007 -2008: Vice President, American Medical Student Association, Chicago Medical School Chapter

2006 -2007: Vice President, Colleges Against Cancer, University of IL chapter Established Colleges Against Cancer Chapter at UIC and organized first annual Realy For Life fundraiser

Contact Information

Academic - Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-2590
arshia.ali@uc.edu