Dr. Amir Sanati-Nezhad is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing 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 Centre for Bioengineering Research and Education (CBRE) and Biomedical Engineering Program 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 and urine sample of patients.
Fluid Biomarkers in sport related concussion