Welcome to the Sitara Laboratory: The focus of our research is to understand the mechanisms and treatment of chronic diseases.
345 East 24th Street, room 902C
Dept. of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
Dr. Sitara graduated from the University of the West of England and received her Masters from University of Bristol. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from Queen Mary University of London and subsequently completed her postdoctoral training in endocrinology and bone biology at Harvard University. After post-doctoral training, in 2010 Dr. Sitara was appointed to the faculty of the Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology at New York University College of Dentistry, and in 2012 to the faculty of the Department of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Sitara’s research focuses on the mechanisms and treatment of chronic diseases. Her research has been reported in numerous peer-reviewed publications, and has been funded by the DoD, the American Heart Association, and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Her contributions have been recognized by awards including: Young Investigator Awards from the Frontiers of Skeletal Biology, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and Advances in Mineral Metabolism. She was also the recipient of the Dean’s Scholars Award from Harvard University for 2 consecutive years, Career Enhancement Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Goddard Junior Faculty Fellowship from New York University, and numerous travel awards from several scientific societies.