Name:                                       Maryam  Ayatollahi


       Address:                                    Transplant Research Center

                                                   Namazi  Hospital, Shiraz University of  Medical Sciences                                                                                      

                                                   P.O. Box: 71935-1119, Shiraz-Iran

                                                   Tel/Fax: +987116474331, Mobile: 09173012026




         Education :                               BSc. Cell biology (Top student),

                                                   Shiraz University, Shiraz-Iran

                                                   MSc. Immunology (Top student),

                                                   Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz-Iran

                                                   PhD. Molecular Genetics, National Institute for Genetic

                                                   Engineering & Biotechnology, Tehran-Iran



       Extra Educational


       Course Works:                       Bioartificial Liver System Technology, Hepatology Depart.

                                                        Gene Cloning Techniques, Hepatology Depart.

                                                        UCL University of London (5th April 2009- 15th August 2009)


                                                        Lentiviral Vector Production & Cell Transduction, Virology Depart.

                                                        UCL University of London (2009)


                                                   Stem Cell Culture Technology, Stem Cell Depart.

                                                Royan Institute, Tehran-Iran (2008)


                                                   Cell Culture Technology, Bone Marrow Depart.

                                                 Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran-Iran (2007)


                                                   Cell Culture and Biology Course Works, National Institute for 

                                                   Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, Tehran-Iran (2007)


                                                 Advanced Molecular Genetic Course,

                                                   Pasteur Institue, Tehran-Iran (2006)


                                                 The 3 rd International Workshop on Application of Advanced       

                                                 Molecular Methods for Diagnosis of Human Genetic Diseases,

                                                 TehranIran (2005)


                                                The First Joint Workshop on Laser Microdissection,

                                                 Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (2005)





1- Ayatollahi M, Imani M,  Joubeh S, Ghaderi A:  Development of an ELISA based

 method  for detection of pemphigus vulgaris autoantibodies.  Irn Biomed J. 1999; 3:   99-101.


            2- Habibzadeh F, Ayatollahi M, Haghshenas M: The prevalence of  sickle cell anemia

            in South of Iran. Irn J Med Sci.  1999; 24: 32- 34.


            3- Habibzadeh F,  Ayatollahi  M, Yadollahie M, Haghshenas M: The sickle cell gene

            frequency in  Southern Iran . J Trop Pediatr. 2000; 46:181.


            4-. Ayatollahi M, Merat A, Haghshenas M:  Ava II site as a marker of beta- globin

 gene polymorphism among  normal  and  sickle cell patients.  Irn Biomed  J. 2001; 5: 117-19.


            5- Ayatollahi M, Joubeh S, Jefferis R,Ghaderi A:  IgG4 as the predominant

autoantibody in sera from patients with active state of pemphigus vulgaris .

Europ J Acad Dermatol & Venereol  JEADV, 2004; 18: 241-243 .  


            6- Ayatollahi M, Haghshenas M : Application of the polymerase chain reaction to the 

            diagnosis of  sickle cell disease. Arch Iranian Med, 2004; 7(2):84-88.


            7- Kashef S, Amin R, Ayatollahi M, Ghaderi A. Anticardiolipin antibodies in juvenile  

rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Irn J Immunol, 2004; 2:118-124.


8- Rajaee A, Nazarinia M, Ayatollahi M, Ghaderi A. Anticardiolipin antibody in patients with Behcet,s disease

with and without vascular thrombosis. Irn J Immunol, 2004; 2: 111-117.


9- Ayatollahi M, Geramizadeh B, Samsami A. Transforming growth factor b in fetal

            allograft during pregnancy. Transplantion proceeding, 2005; 37, 4603-4605


            10-. Ayatollahi M, Zakerinia M, Haghshenas M : Molecular analysis of some Iranian

             families with  sickle cell disease. J Trop Pediar. 2005 Apr 14: 1-5.


11- Ayatollahi M, Samsami A, Tabei Z. The immunoregulatory role of Transforming Growth

Factor Beta-1in fetus as an allograft. Iran J Immunol, 2005; 2 (1): 50-56


12-. Ayatollahi M, Tabei SZ, Haghshenas M, Kashef S. A Fast and Easy NBT Method

for 13 Carrier Screening and Prenatal Detection of CGD in Iran.Arch Iran Med.2006; 9(4)335-8


13- Azarpira N, Aghdaie MH,Geramizadeh B, Behzadi S, Nikeghbalian S, Sagheb F,  

            Ayatollahi M, Darai M, Azarpira MR,Banihashemie M, Tabei SZ   

c          cytokine gene polymorphisms in renal transplant recipients. Exp Clin Transplant. 2006; 4(2):528-31


14-Geramizadeh B, Malek-Hosseini SA, Azarpira N, Ayatollahi M, Salahi, Aghdaee M,   

            Urine cytology as a useful screening method for polyoma virus nephropathy in renal 

            transplant patients: a single-center experience. Transplant Proc. 2006; 38(9):2923-5.


15- Ayatollahi M, Geramizadeh B. Carrier screening and prenatal detection of

            chronic granulomatous disease in Iran. Saudi Med J. 2006 Sep; 27(9):1334-7.


16-Ayatollahi M, Geramizadeh B, Yazdani M, Azarpira N. Effect of the

            immunoregulatory   Cytokines on successful pregnancy depends upon the control of 

graft rejection mechanisms.Transplant Proc. 2007; 39(1):244-5.


17- Ayatollahi M, Geramizadeh B, Alborzi A. Effect of antibiotics and/or

chemotherapy on generation of reactive oxygen intermediate by human neutrophils. IJMS. 2007; 32 (2): 46


18-. Kashef S, Karimi M, Ayatollahi M, Amirghofran Z, Pasalar M, Ghaderi A.   

Antiphospholipid antibodies and hepatitis C virus infection in Iranian thalassemia

major patients. Int J Hematol. 2008; 30 (1): 11-16.


19- Geramizadeh B, Kaboli R, Behbahani A, Ayatollahi M, Yaghobi R. A nested PCR 

method  for identification of hepatitis B virus genotype in paraffin blocks of

formalin-fixed liver  biopsies. Arch Iran Med. 2008; 11 (4):455


            20- Ayatollahi M, Kashef S. Letter to the Editor. Arch Iran Med. 2008; 11 (1): 129


21- M Ayatollahi, M Kabir Salmani, M Soleimani, B Geramizade, MH Sanati, SZ Tabei. Expansion of human

marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells and their transdifferentiation potential. 2009; [Accepted for publication in IRCJ]


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