Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., MSc.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-7536

Ana Enriquez, B.S.

Lab Manager

Ivan Marin

Coord, Research II

Hyoki Lee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

He Zhou

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-7930

Hung Nguyen, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Associate

Mona Amirmazaheri

Student Helper II

Vishak Vinod

Research Observer

Hossein Heydari

Research Observer

Louie Morsy

Research Coordinator

Sergio M. Navarro

Medical Student

Arash Hamvatan

Research Observer

Mary Bo Kyung Kim

Medical Student

Walid Hassaballa

Research Observer

Natali Bolton

Research Observer

Binila Baby

Research Observer

Nishat Kulkarni

Research Observer

Manuel Gardea

Student Helper II

Komeil Mirzaei, M.D

Research Observer

Nesreen El-Rafaei

Research Observer

Soumya Reddy Kondala

Research Observer

Saba Sharafkhaneh

Research Observer

Sarah Sopher

Research Observer

Debopriyo Halder

Research Observer

Joel George

Research Observer

Alumni

Name: Rahul Goel
Degree: Ph.D. in Kinesiology
Name of last institute graduated from: University of Houston 
Position: Student Helper II
Email: rgoel[at]uh.edu
Research Interest: AFO and Podiatric Interventions, Balance analysis, fall risk prevention.

Name: Binila Baby
Degree: B.S. Biomedical Engineering
Name of last institute graduated from: Texas A&M University
Position: Research Observer
Email: binilababy[a]tamu.edu
Research Interest: School-Summer Paradigm: Sleep quality and obesity

Name: Sarah Sopher
Degree: B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Name of last institute graduated from: George Washington University
Position: Research Observer
Research Interest: Diabetic footwear, offloading, balance and gait analysis.

Name: Andrew Gustafson
Degree: B.S. Bioenvironmental Sciences
Name of last institution graduated from: Texas A&M University
Position: Research Observer
Email: andrew.gustafson[a]bcm.edu
Research Interests: Peripheral Artery Disease, surgical outcomes

Name: Marc, Nicati
Degree:  B.S. in Economics and Business 
Name of last institute graduated from: Université de Neuchâtel
Position:  Research Observer 
Research interest: Marketing, medical devices, statistical analysis

Name: Alejandro, Zulbaran
Degree: M.D. 
Name of last institute graduated from: Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)
Position: Research Observer
Email: zulbaran8[a]hotmail.com
Research Interest: Surgical training, Peripheral Artery Disease, frailty                      

Name: Simon, Hoeglinger 
Degree: Dipl.-Ing., B.Sc. 
Name of last institute graduated from: FH University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Position: Research Observer 
Email: simon.hoeglinger[a]bcm.edu
Research Interest: Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, frailty                      

Name: Vanessa, Hinko
Degree: Dipl.-Ing., B.Sc.  
Name of last institute graduated from: FH University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Position: Research Observer 
Email: nac5[a]rice.edu
Research Interest: Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, frailty                      

Name: Rianne Akindele 
Degree: Pre-Nursing  Name of last institute graduated from: Baylor University 
Position: Research Observer 
Research Interest:  Diabetic wound, wound healing, fall prevention                       

Name: Nikitha Cherayil
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institute graduated from:  Rice University
Position: Member of Senior Design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP 
Email: nac5[a]rice.edu
Research: Chronic venous disorders and compression sock therapy, point of care diagnosis, synthetic biology, tissue engineering                      

Name: Crystal Lin
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: yl83[a]rice.edu 
Research Interests: Cardiovascular engineering, stem cells, tissue engineering                       

Name: Amy Fox
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: af13[a]rice.edu
Research Interests: Chronic venous disorder and compression sock therapy, vector-borne pathogens, infectious diseases                      

Name: Lucas Bizarro 
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering 
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: lab21[a]rice.edu
Research Interests: Orthopedic medical devices, hip and knee implants                      

Name: Jessica Griffiths 
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: jag14[a]rice.edu
Research Interests: Chronic venous disorders and compression sock therapy, assistive devices, human microbiome

Name:  Areeb Masood  
Degree: B.A. Biology 
Name of last institute graduated from:  The University of Texas at Austin
Position: Research Observer
Email: areebmasood92[a]gmail.com

Name: Richard Tran
Degree: BS in Health
Name of last institution graduated from: University of Houston
Position: Research Observer
Email: trndotrchrd[a]gmail.com
Research Interest: Peripheral Artery Disease, frailty, surgical outcomes

Name: Noreen Siddiqi
Degree: M.A. Master of Science 
Name of last institution graduated from: Boston University
Position: Research Observer
Email: nssiddi[a]bu.edu
Research Interests: Primary hyperparathyroidism, surgical outcomes, sleep apnea

Name: Sanaz Razmara
Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Name of last institution graduated from: Barry University
Position: Research Observer
Email: sanazraz[a]Hotmail.com
Research Interests: Podiatry, AFO, offloading, diabetic foot ulcers

Name: Nesma, Khalil
Degree:  B.S. in Biotechnology 
Name of last institute graduated from: University of Houston
Position:  Research Coordinator I
Research interest: Diabetic foot complication, fall prevention, physiological stress assessment, cancer therapies