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Medical Virology

Hepatitis C

 

Group leader: Katayoon Samimirad

 

Dr. Katayoon Samimirad

 

Position: Associate Professor

Tell: +982188950595

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Email: ksamimirad@sina.tums.ac.ir

 

Cancer and Leukaemia/Gene therapy

 

SELECTED PUBLICATION (2010 onward)

 

 

1.     PUF Proteins: Cellular Functions and Potential Applications. Kiani SJ, Taheri T, Rafati S, Samimi-Rad K. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2017;18(3):250-261. doi: 10.2174/1389203717666160914172908.

 

2.     Molecular Epidemiology of Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Iranian ≥60 Years Old Hospitalized Patients with Acute Respiratory Symptoms. Arjeyni Y, Faghihloo E, Samimi Rad K, Salimi V, Mahmoudi M, Mokhtari-Azad T. Arch Iran Med. 2017 Jun;20(6):368-375. 

 

3.    Epidemic History of Hepatitis C Virus among Patients with Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Iran. Samimi-Rad K, Rahimnia R, Sadeghi M, Malekpour SA, Marzban M, Keshvari M, Kiani SJ, Alavian SM. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9; 11(9):e0162492. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162492.

 

4.     Detection and molecular identification of leishmania RNA virus (LRV) in Iranian Leishmania species. Hajjaran H, Mahdi M, Mohebali M, Samimi-Rad K, Ataei-Pirkooh A, Kazemi-Rad E, Naddaf SR, Raoofian R. Arch Virol. 2016 Dec; 161(12):3385-3390.

 

5.    Association of HLA class II alleles with hepatitis C virus clearance and persistence in thalassemia patients from Iran. Samimi-Rad K, Sadeghi F, Amirzargar A, Eshraghian MR, Alavian SM, Rahimnia R. J Med Virol. 2015 Sep; 87(9):1565-72. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24211.

 

6.     Enhancement of HCV polytope DNA vaccine efficacy by fusion to an N-terminal fragment of heat shock protein gp96. Pishraft-Sabet L, Kosinska AD, Rafati S, Bolhassani A, Taheri T, Memarnejadian A, Alavian SM, Roggendorf M, Samimi-Rad K. Arch Virol. 2015 Jan; 160(1):141-52. doi: 10.1007/s00705-014-2243-8.

 

7.     Immunogenicity of Multi-Epitope DNA and Peptide Vaccine Candidates Based on Core, E2, NS3 and NS5B HCV Epitopes in BALB/c Mice. Pishraft Sabet L, Taheri T, Memarnejadian A, Mokhtari Azad T, Asgari F, Rahimnia R, Alavian SM, Rafati S, Samimi Rad K. Hepat Mon. 2014 Oct 15;14(10):e22215. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.22215. 

 

8.     Patient-to-Patient Transmission of Hepatitis C at Iranian Thalassemia Centers Shown by Genetic Characterization of Viral Strains. Samimi-Rad K, Asgari F, Nasiritoosi M, Esteghamati A, Azarkeyvan A, Eslami SM, Zamani F, Magnius L, Alavian SM, Norder H. Hepat Mon. 2013 Jan 23;13(1):e7699. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.7699.

 

9.     Immunomodulatory effects of IP-10 chemokine along with PEI600-Tat delivery system in DNA vaccination against HPV infections. Mohit E, Bolhassani A, Zahedifard F, Seyed N, Eslamifar A, Taghikhani M, Samimi-Rad K, Rafati S. Mol Immunol. 2013 Jan; 53(1-2):149-60. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2012.07.011. 

 

10.  Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus among injection drug users in Iran: a slight change in prevalence of HCV genotypes over time. Samimi-Rad K, Nasiri Toosi M, Masoudi-Nejad A, Najafi A, Rahimnia R, Asgari F, Shabestari AN, Hassanpour G, Alavian SM, Asgari F. Arch Virol. 2012 Oct; 157(10):1959-65.