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Alka Bhatia, M.D.
Assistant Professor 
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research
Department of Experimental Medicine & Biotechnology
Chandigarh - 160 012   
Phone: +91-172-2755271
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Assistant Professor Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India Present
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
Detection of malignant atypical cells in urine smears including nuclear morphology, immunocytochemistry and morphometry
Identification of an invasive papillary carcinoma of breast on fine needle aspiration cytology
1. Bhatia, A., Dey, P., Kumar, Y., Gautam, U., Kakkar, N., Srinivasan, R. and Nijhawan, R.  Expression of cytokeratin 20 in urine cytology smears: a potential marker for the detection of urothelial carcinoma. Cytopathology . 2007.  18, 84-86. [PubMed]
2. Bhatia, A., Dey, P., Kakkar, N., Srinivasan, R. and Nijhawan, R.  Malignant atypical cell in urine cytology: a diagnostic dilemma. Cytojournal. 2006.  3, 28. [PubMed]
3. Bhatia, A., Dey, P. and Kumar, Y.  Logistic regression analysis of malignant atypical cells in urine. Acta Cytologica. 2009.  53, 120-121. [PubMed]
4. Bhatia A., Kumar Y and Kathpalia AS. Granulomatous inflammation in lymph nodes draining cancer: A coincidence or a significant association. The International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences. 1: 013-016.
5. Bhatia A., Dey P., Nahar U and Kumar Y. Fine needle aspiration cytology of papillary carcinoma of breast. Cytopathology. 2007.18: 319-26.
6. Bhatia A., Dey P. and Kumar Y. Morphometry of urinary cytology. Analytical & Quantitative Cytology & Histology. 2007. 29: 183.


M.D. in Pathology
Honors and Awards
October 2005, First prize in paper presentation on morphologic and cytogenetic effects of imatinib mesylate in chronic myeloid leukemia at North- West Chapter of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
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