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Zaniar Ghazizadeh, MD

Hospital Resident

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Zaniar Ghazizadeh, MD


Zaniar Ghazizadeh, MD, received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and completed his post-doctoral training at Weill Cornell and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is currently in Internal Medicine training program at Yale New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine and has an interest in Cardiovascular disease. His research interest lies in the development of in vitro and in vivo platforms for studying heart regeneration and precision medicine. His work is focused on identifying the mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias using several experimental systems ranging from genetically engineered animal models to human pluripotent stem cell derived cardiac cell types. His ultimate goal is to utilize this framework for drug discovery and identifying new therapeutic strategies that can prevent or reverse specific arrhythmias.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine (2014)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
ISSCR 2020 Merit AwardInternational Society for Stem Cell Research2020
Young Investigator Award Finalist in Basic and Translational ScienceAmerican College of Cardiology2020
Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize FinalistAmerican Heart Association2019

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