Name: Mahdokht Hossein Aghdaie

Gender: Female

Date of birth: 7.4.58

Place of birth: Tehran, Iran

Nationality: Iran

Marital status: Married





Oct. 1987 - July 1991 M. Sc. in cell & molecular biology, Faculty of science,Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


Oct. 1977 - Feb. 1985* B. Sc. in biology, Faculty of science, Shiraz University,Shiraz, Iran


Oct. 1971 - July 1977 High school diploma, Marjan educational complex, Tehran, Iran


*Following the Islamic revolution in Iran, all Iranian universities were closed from 1980 to 1983.




March 2003 - Present Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


May 2002 - Oct. 2003 I was sent on duty to cytogenetics laboratory, Department of Pathology , Shiraz

University of Medical Sciences as Cytogenetics technologist, Shiraz, Iran


April 2002 – May 2002  Section of Flowcytometry, Iranian Blood Transfusion Service,Tehran, Iran


May 2002 – March 2002  I was sent on duty to section of Hematology, Blood Transfusion Service, Shiraz, Iran


Dec. 2001 – May 2002  Section of Flowcytometry, Iranian Blood Transfusion Service Tehran, Iran


Jan. 1999 – Dec. 2001 I went on leave without pay to take care of my babies


July 1998 – Jan. 1999 I went on leave with pay after my child’s birth


June 1997 – June 1998 Cytogenetics technologist and supervisor of cytogenetics Laboratory, Iranian

 Blood Transfusion  Service, Tehran, Iran.


May 1993 - June 1997 Chief technologist, Section of flow cytometry, Iranian Blood

Transfusion Service, Tehran, Iran.


Nov. 1992 - May 1993 Technologist, Section of serology and clinical immunology,Iranian Blood

Transfusion Service, Tehran, Iran.


Aug. 1991 - March 1993 Cytogenetics technologist (on-the-job training), Kariminejad

Pathology & Genetics Center,  Tehran, Iran.


May 1985 - Sept. 1987 Technologist, Section of hemoglobin biochemistry,Department of medical

research,Namazi  hospital, Shiraz, Iran.





1990 - 1991 Purification of antimicrobial peptides extracted from the skin Of toads and frogs. Project for M. Sc.

   in cell & molecular  Biology, University of Tehran


July 1993 - July 1995 Cross match by flow cytometry for renal transplantation,Iranian Blood Transfusion  Service (IBTS),

  Tehran, Iran


Aug. 1993 - Jan. 1994 Investigation of immune system in breast cancer, IBTS


April 1994 - May 1995 Production and purification of monoclonal antibodies against CD4 and CD8 receptors, IBTS


June 1994 - Oct. 1994 Investigation of antiplatelet antibodies in thrombocytopenic Patients, IBTS


June 1994 - Oct. 1994 Effects of cimetidine on cell mediated immunity following Burning, IBTS


July 1994 - Feb. 1995 Production and purification of monoclonal antibodies against CD3 receptors, IBTS


Aug. 1994 - Jan. 1995 Analysis of killing effects of natural killer cells, IBTS


March 1997-Jan.1999 working on blocking antibodies in pregrant women


July 2003-April 2004 Epstein virus in patients after renal transplant



The projects which I am involved as an assistant at the present:


1-Isolation, growth and function of neonatal and adult rat islet cells.

2-Influence of MDR-1 and CYP3A5 polymorphism on pharmacokinetics of cyclosporin in renal transplant recipients.

3-Autologous transplantation of tissue engineered urothelium into demucosalized ileal segments for experimental bladder wall


4-Effects of ATP suppliers and antioxidants on viability of hepatocytes after cry preservation. 




Partial purification of antimicrobial peptides extracted from the skin of some Iranian frogs.

Yazdan-Parast R., Hossein-Aghdaie M.

- Presented at the “First Iranian Congress of Biochemistry”, Tehran, Iran. April 1991

Standardization of flow-cytometric cross match. Hossein-Aghdaie M., Kamgooyan M., Najafi F., Jafaripour M., Tabatabaian A., Farhadi M.

 - Presented at the “Forth International Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation”, Isfahan, Iran. Oct.-Nov. 1994

Production and purification of monoclonal antibodies against CD3 receptors. Kheir-Andish M., Motiean H., Zahir H., Hossein-Aghdaie M., Azodifar P.

- Presented at the “Third Iranian Congress of Immunology and Allergy”, Shiraz, Iran. May 1995

Production, identification and purification of monoclonal antibodies against CD4 & CD8 receptors for immunofluorescence and flow-cytometric methods.  

Zaman-Vaziri M., Hossein-Aghdaie M., Azodifar P., Hassan Z., Motiean H. - “The Iranian journal of blood transfusion, 2 (4), winter 1995”

A study of adherent mononuclear cells with a natural killer-like activity in human peripheral blood. Pak F., Hossein-zadeh-sardar-abadi N., Hassan Z.,

Hossein-Aghdaie M. - “The Iranian journal of blood transfusion, 3 (2) summer 1996”

Epstein virus in patients after renal transplant. Geramizadeh B, Aghdaiee M, Azarpira N,

Heidari T, Behbahani B, Banihashemi M.Presented at the “IXth Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (MESOT)” Ankara / Turkey

December 6-10, 2004.

Incidence of reactive antibodies against Epstein –Barr in a group of renal transplant patients

B.Geramizadeh, M.Aghdai, N.Azarpira, A.Behzade Behbahani, T.Heidari, M. Banihashemi, A.R.Raisjalali, J.Roozbeh, and A. Behzadi. Transplantation

 Proceedings, 37, 3051-3052, 2005



1. I had been involved in training flowcytometric technique for students of Immunology and Resident or fellowship of Hematology and Oncology. During May

1993 and June 1997 in Section of Flowcytometry. Iranian Blood Transfusion Service. Tehran, Iran.

2. I have been trained Polymerized Chain Reaction (PCR), in the Biotechnology department Of Pasteur Institute from 21 to 26 June 2003, Tehran, Iran.



24-27 Sep. 1994

In charge of the Flowcytometry workshop held at the Congress of Blood and Related Diseases. Iranian Blood Transfusion Service Tehran, Iran.

1-4 Dec. 2003

In charge of the practical training of PCR in workshop held on the 16th International Congress of Geographic Medicine – Advances in Basic & Clinical Oncology. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Shiraz, Iran.


March 2004-July 2005 Human Genetics course for obstetrics students. Faculty of nursing and obstetrics. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Shiraz, Iran


R. Yazdan-Parast, Ph. D.

Institute of biochemistry and biophysics,

University of Tehran

P. O. Box 13145-1384

Tehran, Iran


 B. Shahsavan-Behboudi, Ph. D.

Department of biology,

Faculty of Science,

University of Tehran

Tehran, Iran


H. Kariminejad, M. D.

Kariminejad & Najmabadi Path & Genetics Center, 1143 Med Bldg, Sanat Sq., Shahrak

Gharb, Tehran 14667, Iran

Tel: (+98 21) 88090367- 88092619

Fax: ( +98 21) 88077487, P.O.Box: 14665/154

A. Hajianpour, M. D., FACMG

Cytogeneticist / Molecular Geneticist director, Cytogenetics laboratory

Genzyme Genetics

11 West Del Mar Blvd

Pasadena CA, 91105



Shiraz Transplant Research Center
Transplant Research Center.Mohamad Rasulallah Research Tower
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.Shiraz.Iran
Tel & Fax: +98-71-36473954-36281529