Reza Nezafat, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the Scientific Director of the Cardiac MR Center at BIDMC, which develops and clinically translates new CMR techniques with the goal of improving the care of patients with cardiovascular disease.
Currently an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association, Dr. Nezafat serves as Deputy Editor of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Associate Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and a charter member for the Medical Imaging Study Section of the National Institutes of Health.
He has received numerous awards for research, mentorship and teaching, including the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine W.S. Moore Young Investigator Award and Outstanding Teaching Award and the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award.
Dr. Nezafat’s research includes the development of novel quantitative imaging methodologies to enable translational cardiovascular imaging research and aid clinical decision-making by providing more accurate diagnostic and prognostic information. His laboratory has been continuously supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and industry.