Medical School
University of Calcutta - R.G.Kar Medical College & Hospital (1996), Medicine
Graduate School
Temple University School of Medicine (2006), Anatomy & Cell Biology
New York University Langone Medical Center Residency Program (2010), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute (2011), Surgical Oncologic Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2012), Genitourinary Pathology

Research Interest

  • Genitourinary pathology
  • Pathogenesis and biology of genitourinary tumors


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Comparison of prostate cancer detection at 3-T MRI with and without an endorectal coil: A prospective, paired-patient study.
Costa DN, Yuan Q, Xi Y, Rofsky NM, Lenkinski RE, Lotan Y, Roehrborn CG, Francis F, Travalini D, Pedrosa I Urol. Oncol. 2016 Mar
Assessment of Prospectively Assigned Likert Scores for Targeted MR Imaging-Transrectal US Fusion Biopsies in Patients with Suspected Prostate Cancer.
Costa DN, Lotan Y, Rofsky NM, Roehrborn C, Liu A, Hornberger B, Xi Y, Francis F, Pedrosa I J. Urol. 2015 Jul
Liver transplant for mixed capillary-cavernous hemangioma masquerading as hepatocellular carcinoma in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Unal E, Francis F, Aquino A, Xu R, Morgan G, Teperman L Exp Clin Transplant 2011 Oct 9 5 344-8
Association of overexpression of TIF1? with colorectal carcinogenesis and advanced colorectal adenocarcinoma.
Jain S, Singhal S, Francis F, Hajdu C, Wang JH, Suriawinata A, Wang YQ, Zhang M, Weinshel EH, Francois F, Pei ZH, Lee P, Xu RL World J. Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep 17 35 3994-4000
Histologic characteristics of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia associated with different pancreatic lesions.
Recavarren C, Labow DM, Liang J, Zhang L, Wong M, Zhu H, Wang J, Francis F, Xu R Hum. Pathol. 2011 Jan 42 1 18-24
Effects of dynactin disruption and dynein depletion on axonal microtubules.
Ahmad FJ, He Y, Myers KA, Hasaka TP, Francis F, Black MM, Baas PW Traffic 2006 May 7 5 524-37
Role of cytoplasmic dynein in the axonal transport of microtubules and neurofilaments.
He Y, Francis F, Myers KA, Yu W, Black MM, Baas PW J. Cell Biol. 2005 Feb 168 5 697-703
Transport of neurofilaments in growing axons requires microtubules but not actin filaments.
Francis F, Roy S, Brady ST, Black MM J. Neurosci. Res. 2005 Feb 79 4 442-50