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Elaheh Rahbar, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Elaheh Rahbar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1553 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.S., Michigan State University, 2006
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2011
Elaheh Rahbar, Ph.D.

Elaheh Rahbar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Center for Public Health Genomics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries; Blood Transfusion; Lymph; Hemorrhage; Multigene Family
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1553 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Label-free analysis of physiological hyaluronan size distribution with a solid-state nanopore sensor. Rivas F, Zahid OK, Reesink HL, Peal BT, Nixon AJ, DeAngelis PL, Skardal A, Rahbar E, Hall AR.. Nat Commun. 2018;9(1):1037.

Potential therapeutic action of nitrite in sickle cell disease. Wajih N, Basu S, Jailwala A, Kim HW, Ostrowski D, Perlegas A, Bolden CA, Buechler NL, Gladwin MT, Caudell DL, Rahbar E, Alexander-Miller MA, Vachharajani V, Kim-Shapiro DB.. Redox Biol. 2017;12():1026-1039.

Uncovering the DNA methylation landscape in key regulatory regions within the FADS cluster. Rahbar E, Ainsworth HC, Howard TD, Hawkins GA, Ruczinski I, Mathias R, Seeds MC, Sergeant S, Hixson JE, Herrington DM, Langefeld CD, Chilton FH.. PLoS One. 2017;12(9):e0180903.

A joint latent class analysis for adjusting survival bias with application to a trauma transfusion study. Ning J, Rahbar MH, Choi S, Hong C, Piao J, Del Junco DJ, Fox EE, Rahbar E, Holcomb JB.. Stat Med. 2016;35(1):65-77.

Alterations in levels and ratios of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the temporal cortex and liver of vervet monkeys from birth to early adulthood. Miller LR, Jorgensen MJ, Kaplan JR, Seeds MC, Rahbar E, Morgan TM, Welborn A, Chilton SM, Gillis J, Hester A, Rukstalis M, Sergeant S, Chilton FH.. Physiol Behav. 2016;156():71-78.

Gamma-linolenic acid, dihommo-gamma linolenic, eicosanoids and inflammatory processes. Sergeant S, Rahbar E, Chilton FH.. Eur J Pharmacol. 2016;785():77-86.

Recurrent event frailty models reduced time-varying and other biases in evaluating transfusion protocols for traumatic hemorrhage. Choi S, Rahbar MH, Ning J, Del Junco DJ, Rahbar E, Hong C, Piao J, Fox EE, Holcomb JB.. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016;77():52-59.e1.

Impact of genetic and epigenetic variations within the FADS cluster on the composition and metabolism of polyunsaturated fatty acids in prostate cancer. Cui T, Hester AG, Seeds MC, Rahbar E, Howard TD, Sergeant S, Chilton FH.. Prostate. 2016;76(13):1182-1191.

Pre-hospital transfusion of plasma in hemorrhaging trauma patients independently improves hemostatic competence and acidosis. Henriksen HH, Rahbar E, Baer LA, Holcomb JB, Cotton BA, Steinmetz J, Ostrowski SR, Stensballe J, Johansson PI, Wade CE.. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2016;24(1):145.

Estimating the ratio of multivariate recurrent event rates with application to a blood transfusion study. Ning J, Rahbar MH, Choi S, Piao J, Hong C, Del Junco DJ, Rahbar E, Fox EE, Holcomb JB, Wang MC.. Stat Methods Med Res. 2015;26(4):1969-1981.

Trauma, time, and transfusions: a longitudinal analysis of coagulation markers in severely injured trauma patients receiving modified whole blood or component blood products. Rahbar E, Cardenas JC, Matijevic N, Del Junco D, Podbielski J, Cohen MJ, Cotton BA, Holcomb JB, Wade CE.. Shock. 2015;44(5):417-425.

A joint latent class model for classifying severely hemorrhaging trauma patients. Rahbar MH, Ning J, Choi S, Piao J, Hong C, Huang H, Del Junco DJ, Fox EE, Rahbar E, Holcomb JB.. BMC Res Notes. 2015;8():602.

Endothelial glycocalyx shedding and vascular permeability in severely injured trauma patients. Rahbar E, Cardenas JC, Baimukanova G, Usadi B, Bruhn R, Pati S, Ostrowski SR, Johansson PI, Holcomb JB, Wade CE.. J Transl Med. 2015;13():117.

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Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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