Rasa Zarnegar   Associate Professor of Surgery

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Dr. Zarnegar’s primary clinical interests include thyroid/parathyroid/adrenal and GI neuroendocrine disease as well as benign and malignant foregut disease. His research interests include development of novel technology for tumor localization and basic science research towards the goal of improvement management of endocrine disorders.


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Grants awarded

  • Recombinant TSH Superagonist Bound Nanoparticles for Targeted Thyroid Cancer Therapy  awarded by Cornell University Principal Investigator 2009 - 2010
  • Therapeutic Applications of Non-Thermal Plasma  awarded by NYS Center for Advanced Technology, Institute of Biotechnology Key Personnel 2015 -
  • Theranostic Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Radioactive Iodine Refractory Thyroid Cancer  awarded by National Cancer Institute Key Personnel 2013 -
  • An Endoscopically Deployable Temporary Anti-Reflux Device  awarded by New York State Office of Science, Technology, & Academic Research Principal Investigator Subaward 2013 - 2014



Primary Email

  • raz2002@med.cornell.edu


Primary Affiliation

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University