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Principal Investigator

Ara Nazarian, PhD

Dr. Nazarian is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. His goal is to develop as an expert scientist in the fields of orthopaedic biomechanics and bioimaging to provide insight into the diagnosis and fracture risk prediction of systemic and local bone pathologies, biomechanics of upper extremities, and other translational research activities to enhance quality of life and improve patient care. 
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Post-Doctoral Fellows

» Victor Kassey, PhD
» Aidin Masoudi, MD
» Juan Villa, MD

Research Staff

» Shohreh Behrouzi

Graduate Students

» Alvin Chen (HMS, co-advised with Drs. Ramappa and DeAngelis)
» Ramin Oftadeh (NEU, co-advised with Drs. Snyder and Nayeb-Hashemi)
» Nehal Patel (NEU)
» Michaela Serr (Ludwig-Maximilians University)

Undergraduate Students

» Faiez Bellan (BU)
» Claudia Haeussler (HU)
» Ethan Harlow (BU)

» Michelle Janaszak (BU)
» Ohan Maoukian (UConn)
» KC Walley (BU)


Alumni

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Lorenzo Anez-Bustillos, MD
Shima Aran, MD
Vahid Entezari, MD
Leandro Grimaldi Bournissaint, MD
Andreas Hingsammer, MD
Andreas Marc Mueller, MD (University of Basel)
Claudio Rosso, MD (University of Basel)

Graduate Students

Frederik Hoogwater (Leiden University School of Medicine)
Dexter Jacob (Drexel University School of Medicine)
Henry Krigbaum (HMS)
Andrew Luu (Tufts)
Timothy McGlaston (HMS)
Diego Meier (ETH)
Mathieu Mignerey (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg)
Olivier Morax (ETH)
Gabrielle Paci (Stanford)
Lina Pezzella (HMS)
John Rennick (NEU)
Michael Smith (HMS)
Guy Spoerri (ETH)
Nishant Suneja (University at Buffalo Medical School)
Christoph Teichler (ETH)
Benoit Touret (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg)
Peer van der Zwaal (Leiden University School of Medicine)

Research Assistants

Abhinav Narain

Undergraduate Students

Francisco Araiza (Universidad Iberoamericana)
Michael Bauernschmitt (ETH)
Michael Bohanske (BU)
Laura Camargo (Universidad Iberoamericana)
Esther Cory (Universidad Iberoamericana)
Susan DeDominicis
William Dow (BU)
Christian Eberle (ETH)
Vinay Goyal (Northwestern University)
Andrew Hasebroock (BC)
Cory Hasemayer (BU)
Bryan Hermannsson (BU)
Benjamin Hertz (BU)
Sam Jeong (BU)
Nairi Khachatourian (BU)
James Kimbaris (BU)
Gordon Lee (BU)
Megan Lee (BU)
Sean Lee (BU)
Max Lerman (BU)
Daniel Li (BU)
Andrew Mancuso (Rowan University)
Peter McGuirk (BU)
Brett McKenzie (BU)
Katja Schmid (ETH)
Sneh Shah (BU)
Stacey Stanton (BU)
Lake Trechsel (BU)
Alan Tseng (BU)
Natalia Vieira (BU)
Michael Wexler (BU)


BC - Boston College
BU - Boston University
ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
HMS - Harvard Medical School
HU - Harvard University
NEU - Northeastern University
UConn - University of Connecticut

Contact Information

Nazarian Lab
Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave., RN 115
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-8512
anazaria@bidmc.harvard.edu