Alireza Ziaei

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Alireza Ziaei, MD, is a physician-scientist at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including the National Excellent Researcher Award, National Young Investigator Award, and Science Excellence Prize. His main areas of interest are medical image processing and analysis, molecular basis and pathology pathways of ophthalmic disease, radiological detection, and image-guided therapy. He has considerable experience in biomedical research at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, with a focus on corneal and ocular surface diseases, and at National Center for Image-Guided Therapy, Brain Tumor Consortium, and BCH Neuroimaging Center on radiological cancer detection at Harvard BWH/BCH hospitals. Dr. Ziaei’s seminal work has been recognized several times. He has published and presented numerous articles in highly ranked peer-reviewed journals and conferences worldwide. Dr. Ziaei has been a scientific member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARV), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (ISBMT), Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS), and Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS). He serves as an executive editor, editorial board member, and scientific reviewer of reputed journals and scientific societies, including Nature International Journal of Science, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Abdominal Radiology, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS), American Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO), Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, and Journal of Cell Biology.

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2chapters authored

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Science and research have always been crucial to furthering our understanding of ophthalmic conditions and their treatment and prevention. Scientific achievements in ophthalmology have produced fundamental insights and opened up possibilities for improving human health. This book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the latest and most advanced findings in several aspects of ophthalmic pathology, treatment, and surgical strategies, as well as in vision sciences and perception. Chapters cover such topics as acute hydrops, cataract treatments, keratoconus, surgical/non-surgical treatments in vision rehabilitation, and geometric analysis of ophthalmic lens.

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