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La Verne, California, 91750, United States
$100,000 per annum
December 28, 2017

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Sabir Husain, Ph.D., IHC (ASCP)

Education: December 1994 American Society of Clinical Pathology

Immuohistochemistry Certification Exam (ASCP)

1976 – 1982 University of Bhopal, India


“Studies on the Autonomic innervation and histochemistry of the gastrointestinal tract of Rhesus monkey, Macaca mulatta”

1972 – 1975 University of Bhopal, India

Master of Science in Biology

1969 – 1972 Osmania University, India

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Zoology and Botany

Employment: 02/2008 – present Chino Valley Hospital, Chino, CA

Immunohistochemistry Specialist

Performs a variety of routine and specialized immunohistochemical tests on Dako autostainer for the purpose of Research and diagnosis of disease.

Responsible for technical and research aspects of laboratory’s surgical pathology immunohistochemical diagnostic program.

Establishes and maintains departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program.

Performs routine and non-routine immunohistochemical tests as directed and required by the specific laboratory and research program, records and checks results for completeness and accuracy.

Implements and integrates automated testing instrumentation into routine laboratory operations.

Maintains records of results and methodology, logs performed.

Monitors quality control and safety protocols for laboratory and research activities with appropriate documentation.

Assists Laboratory Director in developing, implementing and conducting marketing program for immunohistochmical tests and evaluation.

Assists with planning specific research procedures, develops and troubleshoots new techniques which have been written up in the literature, proposes alternative experimental procedures to the principal investigator.

Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

01/1999 – 01/2008 Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

Immunopathology Research Associate

Primary responsibilities were focused on the development of new technologies in IHC for diagnosis in Anatomic Pathology.

Detection of oncogene products for determination of prognosis and potential susceptibility to malignancy or other inherited diseases.

Hormone receptor studies in breast and ovarian carcinomas using immunologic methods.

Monoclonal antibody studies and molecular probes for specimens derived by fine needle aspiration.

Laboratory specimen preparation and staining DNAs for image analysis.

Developed immunologic methods for the diagnosis of various microbial organisms in tissue sections using monoclonal antibodies and probes.

Worked with Pathologists to develop specific panels of monoclonal antibodies relevant to specified differential diagnoses.

Initiated development of diagnostic studies for oncogenes and oncogene products.

Established a quality assurance program for monoclonal antibody testing.

Increased the turn-around-time and reliability of stains.

Ensured adequate technical backup by training existing technologists in the specifics of the technique.

01/1990 – 12/1990 Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Irvine, CA

Cardiovascular Division

Involved with biochemistry and histology of bovine jugular veins on a project to develop venous implants using animal models.

03/1986 – 01/1990 City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA

Performed and established immunohistochemical procedures for diagnostic purposes. Developed, tested, and instituted new procedures and equipment.

Taught, trained, and orientation of technical personnel on monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.

Maintained records, charges, monthly reports, and additional duties such as assisted with a variety of activities related to the development of new procedures in immunohistochemistry.


Memberships: Member of the Applied Immunohistochemistry

Member of the Journal of the Academy of Pathology: Laboratory Investigation

Member of Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry

Member of the Indian Journal of Zoology

Member of the Journal of Scientific Research

Member of the Association of Zoologist of India

Member of the Oriental Journal of Chemistry

Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Honors: -Scored highest marks (999) in the immunohistochemistry qualification exam by the Board of Registry ASCP held in October 1994.

-Ranked best all-around student 1972 – 73, Master’s program.


Consultant to: Desert Valley Medical Center, Victorville, CA

Publications: 1993 Detection of estrogen and progesterone receptors on paraffin section by immunoperoxidase

technique using Shandons automatic cadenza. Lab Leader, Vol. 8, No. 1, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

1990 Immunocytochemical profile of benign and carcinomatous effusions: A practical approach to

difficult diagnosis. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Vol. 94, No. 6, pps. 698-705.

1985 Autonomic innervation of the esophagus of Rhesus monkey, Macaca mulatta. In J Zool 13(1).

1984 Effect of testosterone and estrogen on the mechanical activity of isolate perfused rabbit heart.

6th All India Congress of Zoology, MP Council of Science and Technology, Gwalior, India, 153.

1984 Study of autonomic innervation of the cardiac region of stomach of Rhesus monkey,

Macaca mulatta. 6th All India Congress of Zoology, MP Council of Science and Technology,

Gwalior, India, 53.

1984 Histochemical observations of the esophagus of Rhesus monkey, Macaca mulatta, VII

Congress of the International Primatological, Italy.

1984 Effect of long term estrogen therapy on the clotting time and fibrinogen level of blood of

rabbit. Oryctologus ciniculus, J Sci Res 6(1): 61-62.

1980 Neurohistology and histochemistry of the duodenum of Rhesus monkey, Macaca mulatta,

VII Congress of the International Primatological Society, Italy.

1978 Neurohistology of the duodenum of Rhesus monkey, Macaca mulatta, Ind J. Zool 6(1): 61-62.

1977 Autonomic innervation of intestine of Lutra lutra (Otter) Zoology section of the 3rd Annual

Session of MP Science Academy, Bhopal, India, Z-47.

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