Amir Nazem, MD

Research Scientist

The Feinstein Institute

for Medical Research

anazem@northwell.edu


Photo of Amir Nazem by Peter Brown


Amir Nazem, MD, PhD is a Research Scientist who recently completed his second doctoral degree in Molecular Medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. In his thesis project, under mentorship of Dr. David Eidelberg, he worked on biomarker discovery for early detection and differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes through metabolic brain networks. This study has specific applications for patient selection in clinical drug trials of dementia syndromes, like frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.