• About ME

    Dr. Alireza Minagar is a distinguished researcher and expert in neurological diseases, renowned for his groundbreaking work in clinical trial design and for his tenure as a department chair and neurology professor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center from 2001 to 2020. His pioneering research has notably enhanced our understanding of endothelial microparticles as markers of chronic and acute inflammation in conditions like multiple sclerosis. Additionally, Dr. Minagar played a pivotal role in establishing the first stroke center in North Louisiana, a critical resource for the region's residents.


    A native of Iran, Dr. Minagar pursued his medical degree at the University of Tehran School of Medicine. His journey to the United States in the mid-1990s marked the beginning of a series of advanced medical studies, first at Mount Vernon Hospital and New York Medical College, followed by a neurology residency at both New York University and the University of Miami. Further honing his expertise, he completed a fellowship at the University of Miami, specializing in multiple sclerosis and clinical neuroimmunology.


    In addition to his medical qualifications, Dr. Minagar has also acquired an MBA from LSU Shreveport and a Master of Science in Bioinformatics from the University of Maryland Global Campus. As an accomplished medical writer, he possesses a vast and varied knowledge base, covering everything from stroke and cerebrovascular disease to multiple sclerosis. Dr. Minagar maintains a keen interest in the confluence of bioinformatics and monoclonal antibodies. His extensive experience includes overseeing clinical trials for Alferon-N (Interferon AN3) and Interferon, further cementing his status as a leader in the field of neurologic disease research.


  • Education

    University of Miami

    1999 - 2001

    MD - Neuroimmunology

    University of Miami

    1997 - 1999

    MD - Neurology


    1996 - 1998

    MD - Neurology

    Mt. Vernon Hospital

    1995 - 1996

    MD - Medicine

    University of Maryland Global Campus

    2021 - 2023

    MS - Bioinformatics


    2015 - 2017


    Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    1984 - 1991

    MD - Medicine

  • Professional History

    LSU Health Sciences Center

    2001 - 2020

    Professor and Chairman

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