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photo Rimi Hazra, PhD


Research Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-648-9427

Office: Vascular Medicine Institute, Department of Medicine
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-648-9427
Education and Training
MSc, University of Calcutta, India
PhD, University of Calcutta, India
Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, 2010
Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Research Scientist, University of Pittsburgh, 2018
Research Interest
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.
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Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Cerebral Infarction in Sickle Cell Disease
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation
Grant Number: RES
Start Year: 2021
End Year: 2022
Notable Achievements
Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation Award, 2021
P3HVB, Pilot Grant, 2021