Arash Hossein-Nezhad, MD, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Medicine

Arash Hossein-Nezhad
85 East Newton Street


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.


  • Tehran University, MD/PhD


  • Published on 7/8/2019

    Charoenngam N, Hossein-Nezhad A, Hanley DA, Holick MF. Misconception about the cause of vitamin D toxicity. CMAJ. 2019 07 08; 191(27):E769. PMID: 31285383.

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  • Published on 3/24/2019

    Panahande SB, Maghbooli Z, Hossein-Nezhad A, Qorbani M, Moeini-Nodeh S, Haghi-Aminjan H, Hosseini S. Effects of French maritime pine bark extract (Oligopin®) supplementation on bone remodeling markers in postmenopausal osteopenic women: A randomized clinical trial. Phytother Res. 2019 Apr; 33(4):1233-1240. PMID: 30907034.

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  • Published on 12/20/2018

    Maghbooli Z, Emamgholipour S, Aliakbar S, Amini M, Gorgani-Firuzjaee S, Hossein-Nezhad A. Differential expressions of SIRT1, SIRT3, and SIRT4 in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with type 2 diabetic retinopathy. Arch Physiol Biochem. 2018 Dec 20; 1-6. PMID: 30572719.

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  • Published on 9/6/2018

    Maghbooli Z, Hossein-Nezhad A, Khoshechin G, Niketeghad G, Moradi S, Adabi E, Malekhosseini SAA. Possible association between circulating CTRP3 and knee osteoarthritis in postmenopausal women. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2019 Jul; 31(7):927-934. PMID: 30191454.

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  • Published on 7/6/2018

    Maghbooli Z, Hossein-Nezhad A, Adabi E, Asadollah-Pour E, Sadeghi M, Mohammad-Nabi S, Zakeri Rad L, Malek Hosseini AA, Radmehr M, Faghihi F, Aghaei A, Omidifar A, Aghababei Y, Behzadi H. Air pollution during pregnancy and placental adaptation in the levels of global DNA methylation. PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0199772. PMID: 29979694.

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  • Published on 10/28/2017

    Tarighi S, Najafi M, Hossein-Nezhad A, Ghaedi H, Meshkani R, Moradi N, Fadaei R, Kazerouni F, Shanaki M. Association Between Two Common Polymorphisms of Vitamin D Binding Protein and the Risk of Coronary Artery Disease: A Case-control Study. J Med Biochem. 2017 Oct; 36(4):349-357. PMID: 30581332.

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  • Published on 4/19/2017

    Holick MF, Hossein-Nezhad A. The D-lemma: narrow-band UV type B radiation versus vitamin D supplementation versus sunlight for cardiovascular and immune health. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 05; 105(5):1031-1032. PMID: 28424191.

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  • Published on 4/11/2017

    Maghbooli Z, Hossein-Nezhad A, Jafarpour M, Noursaadat S, Ramezani M, Hashemian R, Moattari S. Direct costs of osteoporosis-related hip fractures: protocol for a cross-sectional analysis of a national database. BMJ Open. 2017 Apr 11; 7(4):e014898. PMID: 28400460.

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  • Published on 4/5/2017

    Feizabad E, Hossein-Nezhad A, Maghbooli Z, Ramezani M, Hashemian R, Moattari S. Impact of air pollution on vitamin D deficiency and bone health in adolescents. Arch Osteoporos. 2017 Dec; 12(1):34. PMID: 28378273.

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  • Published on 2/23/2017

    Maghbooli Z, Hossein-Nezhad A, Ramezani M, Moattari S. Epigenetic Alterations and Exposure to Air Pollutants: Protocol for a Birth Cohort Study to Evaluate the Association Between Adverse Birth Outcomes and Global DNA Methylation. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Feb 23; 6(2):e29. PMID: 28232302.

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