Farhad Rikhtegar Nezami

Farhad Rikhtegar Nezami, is currently affiliated as a postdoctoral associate in Harvard-MIT biomedical engineering lab. He has got his PhD in Mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich, where he conducted research on hemodynamics and drug transport in stented coronary arteries. He completed his masters at Sharif University of Technology in Tehran. Dr Rikhtegar’s research interests revolve around mechanistic understanding of human pathophysiology, successful translation of preclinical experiments to clinical practices, design and optimization of medical devices with utmost systematic biocompatibility and developing engineering platforms to drive progress from the laboratory bench and computational toolkits to the patient's bedside.

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Position Paper on Computational Cardiology
   Computational cardiology is the scientific field devoted to the development of methodologies that enhance our mechanistic understanding, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. In this regard, the field embraces the extraordinary pace of discovery in imaging, computational modeling and cardiovascular... Read more
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Optimized Automated Segmentation and 3D Reconstruction Using Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography
Real time segmentation and three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of the coronary arteries is challenging and limited by the increased computational time of the developed computer-aided methods. We present a novel and time-efficient method for intracoronary lumen detection which produces 3D coronary... Read more