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Nima Fattahi, MD

Associate Research Scientist (Digestive Diseases)

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Nima Fattahi, MD



I am a medical graduate (MD) from Kurdistan, Iran. From 2012 until now, I have experienced both clinical and experimental research in gastroenterology. I am highly skilled in scientific writing, study design, statistical analysis, clinical research, RCT, working with rats, and mice, doing PCR, IHC, ISH, flow cytometry, and western blot. Also, I have strong communication skills & social network.

After immigrating to the United States in 2021, I started working as a research scholar of Gastroenterology at Duke University. Currently, I am a research associate scientist of Gastroenterology at Yale school of medicine. At Yale, I am working on disease models of Niemann Pick disease type A and type B and Gaucher disease to assess the role of apo E in glycosphingolipid metabolism and neurodegeneration. l also participate in models of these mice displaying liver cancer and myeloma phenotypes.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences (2020)

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