Praveen Arany PhD



Praveen R Arany received his dental degree and completed a joint PhD-Residency program in dental medicine at Harvard University. He has two certificates in clinical translational research from Harvard Medical School and National Institute of Health. He pursued postdoctoral fellowships at Indian Institute of Sciences, National Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. He served as an Assistant Clinical Investigator at NIDCR, NIH, Bethesda. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Oral Biology and Biomedical Engineering, University at Buffalo. He has over 80 publications including book chapters, invited reviews and editorials; is a recipient of numerous awards; has been invited to speak in various national and international forums; reviews for several scientific journals, serves on editorial boards and reviews for national and international funding agencies. Dr. Arany currently holds various key leadership positions including Immediate Past-President of the North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (NAALT) and current President-Elect of the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT). His primary research focuses on the molecular mechanisms and clinical translation of Photobiomodulation therapy.