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Niaz Banaei (previously Banaiee)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Medicine (Infectious Diseases) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Stanford University Medical Center 3375 Hillview Ave Rm 1602 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 736-8052 Fax (650) 725-5671
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 736-8052
    Alternate Contact
    Lua Tiedemann Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-725-7166
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Mycobacterium Infections
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Clinical Microbiology (2007 - present)

Professional Education

Fellowship: New York University NY (2007)
Residency: UCSF - Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine CA (2003)
Internship: UCSF - Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine CA (2002)
Board Certification: Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2004)
Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2001)
MD: Stanford University, Medicine (2001)



Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Development and implementation of rapid diagnostic assays for the detection, identification, and susceptibility testing of clinically important mycobacteria. Understanding the role of M. tuberculosis lipoproteins in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis.


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