Hadi T. Nia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, (BME)

Assistant Professor, (BME)

  • Primary Appointment Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Education PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    MSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Honors and Awards • NIH/National Cancer Institute, Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)
    • Tosteson Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
    • Whitaker Health Sciences Fellowship Award
    • Office of Naval Research (ONR) Research Fellowship Awards
    • Japan Student Service Organization Fellowship Award
    • Best poster award (3rd place), Gordon Research Conference on Physical Sciences of Cancer
    • Travel awards (De Florez, MGPA)
    • Member of American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • Areas of Interest The overall research goal in Nia Laboratory is to combine the principles of engineering and physical sciences with molecular biology and oncology to answer key questions in cancer research, discover new vulnerabilities of cancer cells, and propose novel treatment strategies in the fight against cancer. The overall question of our interest is how the abnormal physical microenvironment of tumors affects development, progression and treatment in cancer.
  • Research Areas • Tumor microenvironment
    • Physical sciences of cancer
    • Intravital imaging and animal models of cancer
    • Mechanobiology and biomechanics

Publications

Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (BME)