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Office Location
BST 1200

Lab Location
Ofori-Acquah Lab / BST E1200


Phone: 412-648-9427

Rimi Hazra, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Research Interests

Dr Rimi Hazra’s research primarily includes the interactions between vascular and neuronal biology. Specifically, her research focuses on the cellular and molecular signaling between the cerebral microvessels, astrocytes and neurons responsible for sickle cell disease pathology. Her overall goal is to identify therapeutic targets for resolving white matter injury and restoring vascular dementia in sickle cell disease.

Education and Training

MSc and PhD, University of Calcutta

Postdoctoral Fellow, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, 2010
Research Associate, Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Research Scientist, Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 2018

Selected/Representative Publications

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