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Kian Merchant-Borna, M.P.H., M.B.A.

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Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-1198

Office: (585) 275-2909

Fax: (585) 276-1123

Research Labs

Emergency Medicine Industry Sponsored Research Program

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Faculty Appointments



BA | Alfred University
Biology & Environmental Studies

MPH | Boston University School of Public Health
Environmental Epidemiology

MBA | Simon Business School
Business Administration


Patent Title: System and Method to Assess Risk of Changes to Brain White Matter Based on Head Impact Dose Equivalent Number
Patent #: 10,646,154
Issue Date: May 12, 2020
Country: United States
Invented By: Jeffrey J Bazarian, Kian Merchant-Borna


Journal Articles

Feller CN, Goldenberg M, Asselin PD, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Jones CMC, Mannix R, Kawata K, Bazarian JJ. "Classification of Comprehensive Neuro-Ophthalmologic Measures of Postacute Concussion." JAMA network open.. 2021 Mar 1; 4(3):e210599. Epub 2021 Mar 01.

Asselin PD, Gu Y, Merchant-Borna K, Abar B, Wright DW, Qiu X, Bazarian JJ. "Spatial regression analysis of MR diffusion reveals subject-specific white matter changes associated with repetitive head impacts in contact sports." Scientific reports.. 2020 Aug 12; 10(1):13606. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Koerte IK, Esopenko C, Hinds SR, Shenton ME, Bonke EM, Bazarian JJ, Bickart KC, Bigler ED, Bouix S, Buckley TA, Choe MC, Echlin PS, Gill J, Giza CC, Hayes J, Hodges CB, Irimia A, Johnson PK, Kenney K, Levin HS, Lin AP, Lindsey HM, Lipton ML, Max JE, Mayer AR, Meier TB, Merchant-Borna K, Merkley TL, Mills BD, Newsome MR, Porfido T, Stephens JA, Tartaglia MC, Ware AL, Zafonte RD, Zeineh MM, Thompson PM, Tate DF, Dennis EL, Wilde EA, Baron D. "The ENIGMA sports injury working group:- an international collaboration to further our understanding of sport-related brain injury." Brain imaging and behavior.. 2020 Jul 27; Epub 2020 Jul 27.