Arash Hossein-Nezhad, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management

MD/PhD, Tehran University

Dr. Arash Hossein-nezhad, MD, PhD is a Research Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition at Boston University. Dr. Hossein-nezhad is a multidisciplinary scientist with a background in human and molecular genetics, nutrition, endocrinology, cancer, immunology and bioinformatics focused on epigenetic researches. He has extensive experience in research with over 100 peer reviewed publications as well as experience in other research and clinical areas such as bone clinic, microarray and CGH array, liquid chromatography tandem mass spectroscopy, real time PCR, circulating miRNA and microvesicles, Elisa, stem cells and tissue engineering, and next generation sequencing.

QR-TRP-039 - Evaluation of the Solius Device in the Increase in Vitamin D Levels in Subjects With Vitamin D Insufficiency or Deficiency
05/17/2021 - 05/17/2023 (Multi-PI)
PI: Arash Hossein-Nezhad, MD, PhD

Pilot clinical trial to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of orally administered 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and vitamin D3 in healthy adults and adults with a history of intestinal malabsorption
11/26/2018 - 11/26/2020 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Michael F. Holick, MD, PhD


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  1. Charoenngam N, Kalajian TA, Shirvani A, Yoon GH, Desai S, McCarthy A, Apovian CM, Holick MF. A pilot-randomized, double-blind crossover trial to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of orally administered 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and vitamin D3 in healthy adults with differing BMI and in adults with intestinal malabsorption. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 09 01; 114(3):1189-1199.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34008842; PMCID: PMC8408845; DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqab123;
  2. Charoenngam N, Shirvani A, Reddy N, Vodopivec DM, Apovian CM, Holick MF. Authors' Reply: Vitamin D Sufficiency and COVID-19: Is Vitamin D Binding Protein (and Its Polymorphism) the Missing Link? Endocr Pract. 2021 06; 27(6):646-647.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33819635; PMCID: PMC8017947; DOI: 10.1016/j.eprac.2021.03.016;
  3. Charoenngam N, Shirvani A, Holick MF. Vitamin D and Its Potential Benefit for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Endocr Pract. 2021 May; 27(5):484-493.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33744444; PMCID: PMC7965847; DOI: 10.1016/j.eprac.2021.03.006;
  4. Charoenngam N, Shirvani A, Reddy N, Vodopivec DM, Apovian CM, Holick MF. Association of Vitamin D Status With Hospital Morbidity and Mortality in Adult Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19. Endocr Pract. 2021 Apr; 27(4):271-278.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33705975; PMCID: PMC7939977; DOI: 10.1016/j.eprac.2021.02.013;
  5. Majidi Z, Ansari M, Maghbooli Z, Ghasemi A, Ebrahimi SSS, Hossein-Nezhad A, Emamgholipour S. Oligopin® Supplementation Mitigates Oxidative Stress in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Phytomedicine. 2021 Jan; 81:153417. PMID: 33250314
  6. Maghbooli Z, Sahraian MA, Ebrahimi M, Pazoki M, Kafan S, Tabriz HM, Hadadi A, Montazeri M, Nasiri M, Shirvani A, Holick MF. Vitamin D sufficiency, a serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D at least 30 ng/mL reduced risk for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19 infection. PLoS One. 2020; 15(9):e0239799.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32976513; PMCID: PMC7518605; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239799;
  7. Zarei M, Najafi M, Movahedi E, Javanbakht MH, Choi YH, Yaseri M, Shirvani A, Sellke FW, Stranges S. The predictive role of circulating telomerase and vitamin D for long-term survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG). PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0237477. PMID: 32790742; PMCID: PMC7425905; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0237477;
  8. Veronikis AJ, Cevik MB, Allen RH, Shirvani A, Sun A, Persons KS, Holick MF. Evaluation of a Ultraviolet B Light Emitting Diode (LED) for Producing Vitamin D3 in Human Skin. Anticancer Res. 2020 Feb; 40(2):719-722.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32014913
  9. Shirvani A, Kalajian TA, Song A, Allen R, Charoenngam N, Lewanczuk R, Holick MF. Variable Genomic and Metabolomic Responses to Varying Doses of Vitamin D Supplementation. Anticancer Res. 2020 Jan; 40(1):535-543.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31892609
  10. Shirvani A, Persons KS, Holick MF. Evaluation of Effectiveness of Ultraviolet Emitting Lamps on the Cutaneous Production of Vitamin D3: Relationship of the Lamps Vitamin D3 Producing Potential to the Production of 8-Hydroxy-2'-Deoxyguanosine and Nitric Oxide. Anticancer Res. 2020 Jan; 40(1):565-572.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31892613
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