Dr. Amir Sanati-Nezhad is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Calgary and the Canada Research Chair in BioMEMS. He is the Principal Investigator of BioMEMS and Bioinspired Microfluidic Laboratory at the University of Calgary with a joint affiliation with the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Calgary. Dr. Sanati-Nezhad is also a full member of Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and an associate member of Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute and Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, at the University of Calgary. He received a PhD from Concordia University in 2013. He then was a postdoctoral fellow at McGill University and University of Harvard (2013-2015).
Dr. Sanati-Nezhad’s interdisciplinary research is focused on microfluidics, sensors, tissue engineering, lab-on-chip and organ-on-chip. Dr. Sanati-Nezhad is leading significant projects in sensing, biosensing and diagnostic technologies at the University of Calgary. His team is developing new biosensors for rapid detection of biomarkers of concussion and brain injuries in blood samples of patients.
Fluid Biomarkers in sport related concussion
Trainees: Sultan Khetani, Hossein Zargartalebi, Razieh Salahandish, Mehdi Mohammadi Ashani
Publications: PubMed, Science Direct
Website: BioMEMS and Bioinspired Microfluidic Laboratory