Dr. Ali Akbar Ashkarran is an Assistant Professor at Precision Health Program and Department of Radiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University (MSU). He received his B.S. and M.S. in solid state physics and Ph.D. in nanoscience and nanotechnology from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He was an Assistant Professor of physics at the University of Mazandaran in Iran and then moved to US and started a postdoctoral position at Harvard University. Prior coming to MSU, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Center for Nanomedicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School at Harvard University. His current research interests include nanomedicine, protein corona, magnetic levitation, disease detection and diagnostic devices, bioelectronic and point-of-care.