M. Reza Bahranifard, MS

Ph.D Student

Reza received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology where he worked on designing hydrogel biomaterials with freeze-gelation technique. He also did a MS in Mechanical Engineering at University at Buffalo. His master’s work was focused on ECM sensing mediated by mechanosensitive ion channel Piezo1. He joined the bioengineering program in August 2019.
Magnetically targeted stem cell therapy in trabecular meshwork.
Fun Fact:
Reza has once been a champion in foosball!