Nasim Annabi, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor and Tannas Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles

Nasim Annabi is an assistant professor and a Tannas Fellow in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on the design and synthesis of microengineered biomaterials for tissue engineering and surgical applications as well as development of in vitro bioengineering platforms for drug discovery and screening. Her contributions appear in nine patents/disclosures, six book chapters, and more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in highly regarded journals. Her interdisciplinary research has been recognized by several awards and funding, including the Australian Prestigious Endeavour Award (2010), the National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship (2011), the Bright Futures Award at Harvard (2014), Scientist Development Award from American Heart Association (2016), C-Doctor Award (2017), and National Institute of Health (NIH, R01s) (2017, 2018).

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