Marjan Rafat

  • Vanderbilt University

    Marjan Rafat wins Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award

      Marjan Rafat, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, biomedical engineering and radiation oncology, has received the Young Innovator Award from the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering division of the Biomedical Engineering Society. The CMBE Young Innovator Award is a distinguished honor for young faculty in the biomolecular… Read More

    Sep. 25, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rafat receives Conquer Cancer Award from Concern Foundation

    Marjan Rafat, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received an award for young and innovative cancer researchers from the Concern Foundation. With it, she will investigate whether and how radiation therapy for triple negative breast cancer encourages circulating tumor cells to return to the original tumor site,… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rafat receives Young Investigator Grant from Breast Cancer Alliance

    Recent research links post-radiation inflammation to TNBC patient outcomes Marjan Rafat, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant by the Breast Cancer Alliance. The two-year, $125,000 award will allow Rafat and her research group to investigate how radiation influences tumor and immune cell… Read More

    Feb. 19, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Collaborative efforts attract Stanford chemical engineer to Vanderbilt

    The regimen is all too familiar for those battling breast cancer and for their loved ones: tough rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. The patient goes on to live a long, cancer-free life when that regimen works. Marjan Rafat… Read More

    Oct. 20, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering school recruits 11 new faculty members

    The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering announces the appointment of 11 new members to its full-time teaching faculty. They are: Carlos Silvera Batista, assistant professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Joshua Caldwell, associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Kelsey Hatzell, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Piran Kidambi, assistant… Read More

    Oct. 9, 2017