Research Collaborate Lab Bench

Medical Scientist Training Program

Amin Bemanian

Amin Bemanian

M4 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Kirsten M. M. Beyer, PhD, Public and Community Health


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2013

Research Interests

Quantifying racial residential segregation and exploring its relationship to racial and spatial disparities in cancer

Research Experience

MCW, 2015-2016
Dr. Christine Schindler
Project: Analysis of case series of pediatric skin failure patients with goal of understanding how skin failure is related to multi-organ dysfunction syndrome compared to standard pressure ulcers.

Washington University, 2010-2013
Advisor: Dr. Michael Brent
Project: Computational model of transcriptional regulation in yeast metabolism


Beyer, K. M. M., Zhou, Y., Matthews, K., Bemanian, A., Laud, P. W., & Nattinger, A. B. (2016). New spatially continuous indices of redlining and racial bias in mortgage lending: links to survival after breast cancer diagnosis and implications for health disparities research. Health & Place, 40, 34–43.

Beyer, K. M. M., Zhou, Y., Matthews, K., Hoormann, K., Bemanian, A., Laud, P. W., & Nattinger, A. B. (2016). Breast and Colorectal Cancer Survival Disparities in Southeastern Wisconsin. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 115(1), 17–22.

Meeting Abstracts

Bemanian, A., Beyer, K. M. M., & Zhou, Y. (2016). Breast Cancer Survival and Residential Segregation by Race and Ethnicity in Milwaukee. In MCW Cancer Center Research Retreat.

Bemanian, A., Beyer, K.M.M. (2015). Quantification of segregation in southeastern Wisconsin as a marker for economic disadvantage. In 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Beyer, K. M. M., Zhou, Y., Matthews, K., Bemanian, A., Laud, P. W., & Nattinger, A. B. (2015). Cancer and Disparity in the Context of Residential Racial Segregation: Evidence from Southeastern Wisconsin. In Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers.

General Interests

Photography, running, cycling, programming