Nabavizadeh Lab

Nima Nabavizadeh, M.D.

Nima Nabavizadeh, M.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Medicine. Dr. Nabavizadeh maintains both clinical and translational research activities while also seeing patients as a Radiation Oncologist. In medical school, Dr. Nabavizadeh was awarded the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  After medical school, Dr. Nabavizadeh trained in Radiation Oncology at OHSU. His past research activities have spanned murine model experiments, retrospective studies and cross-departmental prospective studies.  His ongoing work is funded by the Radiological Society of North American, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Radiation Oncology Institute. Learn about Dr. Nabavizadeh's ROI research.

Nabavizadeh Group Research Internets

The Nabavizadeh group studies cross-complimentary approaches to cancer treatment, identifying methods to improve quality of life, reduce toxicity, and increase progression free survival. Our cross-collaborative group partners with other researchers within the department, the Spellman Lab at OHSU, and researchers at other institutions. Current projects range from translational projects involving human subjects, prospective clinical trials, population studies, and meta-analyses.  

Predicting neoadjuvant treatment response using circulating tumor DNA in peripheral blood Treatment effectiveness analyses for non-surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma Assessment of microvascular response to high-dose radiation therapy using contrast-enhanced ultrasound Adherence and reasons for non-adherence to a tri-modality regimen in the treatment of esophageal cancer

John Minger, Senior Research Associate

Ramtin Rahmani, Research Associate

May 9, 2016

Dr. Nima Nabavizadeh has been selected to attend the FLIMS17 Methods in Clinical Cancer Research workshop in Flims, Switzerland. This program is sponsored by the ECCO, AACR, EORTC, & ESMO. This intensive workshop is to help emerging clinical oncologists to learn the essentials of clinical trial design & execution. The course takes place from June 20-26, 2015 at the Chalet Belmont Hotel in the confines of the Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa.

May 20, 2015

Dr. Nima Nabavizadeh received a $500 cash prize for earning 1st place in the annual department of diagnostic radiology research retreat held in April 2015. Dr. Nabavizadeh's research is sponsored, in part, by a 2014 RSNA Research Resident/Fellow grant.