Noushin Heidary, M.D., FAAD
Medical Dermatologist at Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer Institute (BMSC), integrated with CC
Cosmetic Dermatologist at Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa (CC), integrated with BMSC
Bryn Mawr Office
919 Conestoga Road
Building Two, Suite 106
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Newtown Square Office
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Winner of George Lipkin prize for resident who is an outstanding clinician
Winner of American Dermatologic Association grant for basic science research
Finalist for the Society of Pediatric Dermatology Grant
Research Honors Certificate in the Cell Biology Department
Thesis, "The Role of the Women's Movement in Public Health Reform, 1910-1930",
Suzanne M. Huffman Memorial Senior Thesis Prize in the Department of History
Senior thesis grant prize awarded for Outstanding Research
Medical Student Research Fellow
Topic: Utilizing a chemical genetics approach to understand pink-eyed dilution (p) gene control of pigmentation in oculocutaneous albinism type 2 (OCA2)
Topic: Understanding mechanisms governing melanoma chemoresistance to arsenic trioxide by using a chemical genetics approach
Preceptor: Seth Orlow MD, PhD, Samuel Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology
Techniques: melanin assay, affinity chromatography, SDS-PAGE and silver staining, mitotracker, MTT assay, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, cell culture Funded by the American Dermatologic Association Grant
Clinical Research Assistant
Topic: The prevalence and clinical characterization of severe nutritional iron deficiency anemia in young children
Preceptor: Alan Cohen, MD, Chairman of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Heidary N, Naik H, Burgin S. Chemotherapeutic agents and the skin: An update. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2008: 58; 545-70.
Cohen DE, Heidary N. Treatment of irritant and allergic contact dermatitis. Dermatologic Therapy 2004: 17; 334-340.
Heidary N, Cohen DE. Hypersensitivity reactions to vaccine components. Dermatitis 2005: 16; 115-120.
Williams D, Jung DW, Khersonsky S, Heidary N, Chang YT, Orlow SJ. Identification of compounds that bind the F1F0 mitochondrial ATPase by screening a tagged triazine library for the correction of oculocutaneous albinism type 2. Chemistry and Biology 2004: 11; 1251-1259.
Jung DW, Williams D, Khersonsky SM, Kang TW, Heidary N, Chang YT, Orlow SJ. Identification of the F1F0 mitochondrial ATPase as a target for modulating skin pigmentation by screening a tagged triazine library in zebrafish. Mol Biosyst 2005: 1; 85-92.
Heidary N, Mengden S, Pomeranz MK. Palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatosis.
Dermatol Online J 2008: 14; 7. Stein JA, Heidary N, Pulitzer M, Schaffer JV. Noninvoluting congenital hemangioma.
Dermatol Online J. 14; 7. Kwiatkowski JL, West TB, Heidary N, Smith-Whitley K, Cohen AR. Severe iron deficiency anemia in young children. Journal of Pediatrics 1999: 135; 514-516.
Heidary N, Jacob SE. Boards Fodder on Inherited Palmar Plantar Keratoderma. Resident Roundup-AAD. October 2004
"A Chemical Genetics Approach to Understanding the Cellular Pathways Involved in P Gene Control of Pigmentation", Eastern Atlantic Student Research Forum, February 2004, Miami, Florida
- Lobbied at the Capitol and U.S. Representative Sherrod Brown to pass bill that increased funding for international TB control programs
- Wrote editorial pieces about the TB epidemic in The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and the Orlando Sentinel
- Collaborated closely with NGO’s and global multilateral organizations