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Mehrnaz Abbasi

Postdoctoral Scholar
Post Doctoral Scholars, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Dr. Mehrnaz Abbasi conducts research in translational and innovative nutrition fields under Dr. Shu Wang, professor of nutrition supervision. She tries to combine nutrition with biochemistry, physiology, genetics, nanomedicine, and pharmaceutics for combating chronic/metabolic diseases. The overreaching goal of her research is the prevention and treatment of nutrition associated metabolic and chronic diseases using combined novel approaches including nutrition and nano-drug delivery.  Dr. Abbasi has received several research fellowships and awards to recognize the quality of her research. This includes Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 1st place in the American Society of Nutrition’s 5th Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition, Nutrition 2019- ASN’s Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, and Graduate Student Research Support Award. 

Education: 

Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences (Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology), Texas Tech University; GPA: 4.00

Jan 2017 - Dec 2020

M.Sc. Nutritional Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU), School of Food and Nutritional Sciences; GPA: 4.00

Sep 2013 - June 2016

B.Sc. Nutritional Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU), School of Food and Nutritional Sciences; GPA: 4.00

Jan 2009 - March 2013

Research Interests: 

Nutrition, Nanotechnology, Drug delivery systems, Chronic/ metabolic diseases, Nutrigenetics