PINS 2017 Finalist

Raag Airan

Raag Airan, for his essay “Neuromodulation with nanoparticles.” Airan received his undergraduate degrees in mathematics and physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.D. and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Stanford University. He then completed a clinical residency in radiology and a fellowship in neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins University. He is now an assistant professor of radiology at Stanford University, where he is developing methods to interrogate and treat the brain, principally through the use of focused ultrasound and ultrasound-mediated focal drug delivery.