Manisha Mehta, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

MBBS, University of Bombay
MS, University of Bombay

Manisha N. Mehta, MBBS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She received her medical degrees from the University of Bombay in Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Ophthalmology London University. Dr. Mehta completed a Post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, then became a Research Fellow in Oculoplastics at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI). She then became a Fellow in Ocular Pathology at Harvard Medical School, MEEI then became a Clinical Research Fellow in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute. She then changed track and became a Resident in Pathology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine (BUSM) followed by a fellowship in Cytopathology at Harvard Medical School at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Finally, she became a fellow in Gastrointestinal pathology and Surgical pathology (combined) at Harvard Medical School. She has academic appointments as an instructor at Harvard Medical School at the Kohane Laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital along with her appointment as an Assistant Professor at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She also held a hospital appointment as a Staff Cytopathologist at Winchester Hospital. Dr. Mehta is board certified by the American Board of Pathology.

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  1. Mehta M, Zhao C, Liu A, Innocent C, Kohane DS. Prolonged Retrobulbar Local Anesthesia of the Cornea Does Not Cause Keratopathy in Mice. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2022 01 03; 11(1):33. PMID: 35072700; PMCID: PMC8802029; DOI: 10.1167/tvst.11.1.33;
  2. Ji T, Li Y, Deng X, Rwei AY, Offen A, Hall S, Zhang W, Zhao C, Mehta M, Kohane DS. Delivery of local anaesthetics by a self-assembled supramolecular system mimicking their interactions with a sodium channel. Nat Biomed Eng. 2021 09; 5(9):1099-1109. PMID: 34518656; PMCID: PMC8959085; DOI: 10.1038/s41551-021-00793-y;
  3. Tundisi LL, Yang R, Borelli LPP, Alves T, Mehta M, Chaud MV, Mazzola PG, Kohane DS. Enhancement of the Mechanical and Drug-Releasing Properties of Poloxamer 407 Hydrogels with Casein. Pharm Res. 2021 Mar; 38(3):515-522. PMID: 33638121; PMCID: PMC8006178; DOI: 10.1007/s11095-021-03017-9;
  4. Zhang W, Ji T, Li Y, Zheng Y, Mehta M, Zhao C, Liu A, Kohane DS. Light-triggered release of conventional local anesthetics from a macromolecular prodrug for on-demand local anesthesia. Nat Commun. 2020 05 08; 11(1):2323. PMID: 32385252; PMCID: PMC7210304; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16177-w;
  5. Zhang W, Ji T, Lyon S, Mehta M, Zheng Y, Deng X, Liu A, Shagan A, Mizrahi B, Kohane DS. Functionalized Multiarmed Polycaprolactones as Biocompatible Tissue Adhesives. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2020 Apr 15; 12(15):17314-17320. PMID: 32227980
  6. Woodruff AG, Santamaria CM, Mehta M, Pemberton GL, Cullion K, Kohane DS. Prolonged Duration Topical Corneal Anesthesia With the Cationic Lidocaine Derivative QX-314. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2019 Sep; 8(5):28. PMID: 31637108; PMCID: PMC6798327; DOI: 10.1167/tvst.8.5.28;
  7. Shomorony A, Santamaria CM, Zhao C, Rwei AY, Mehta M, Zurakowski D, Kohane DS. Prolonged Duration Local Anesthesia by Combined Delivery of Capsaicin- and Tetrodotoxin-Loaded Liposomes. Anesth Analg. 2019 09; 129(3):709-717. PMID: 31425210; DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004108;
  8. Ross AE, Bengani LC, Tulsan R, Maidana DE, Salvador-Culla B, Kobashi H, Kolovou PE, Zhai H, Taghizadeh K, Kuang L, Mehta M, Vavvas DG, Kohane DS, Ciolino JB. Topical sustained drug delivery to the retina with a drug-eluting contact lens. Biomaterials. 2019 10; 217:119285. PMID: 31299627
  9. Zhao C, Liu A, Santamaria CM, Shomorony A, Ji T, Wei T, Gordon A, Elofsson H, Mehta M, Yang R, Kohane DS. Polymer-tetrodotoxin conjugates to induce prolonged duration local anesthesia with minimal toxicity. Nat Commun. 2019 06 12; 10(1):2566. PMID: 31189915; PMCID: PMC6561913; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10296-9;
  10. Yang R, Saarinen R, Okonkwo OS, Hao Y, Mehta M, Kohane DS. Transtympanic Delivery of Local Anesthetics for Pain in Acute Otitis Media. Mol Pharm. 2019 04 01; 16(4):1555-1562. PMID: 30840478; PMCID: PMC6724207; DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.8b01235;
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2014 Boston Medical Center: Robert Foley’ award for Best Pathology Resident
1996 University of Bombay: Merit rank holder in M.S. Ophthalmology
1992 University of Bombay: Honors in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology at M.B.B.S
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