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Name: Negar Azarpira

Date and place of birth: 24/08/1971, Iran-Shiraz                                                                                       

Marital status: Married

Spouse's Name: Mehrzad Pourjafar , Neurologist

Children: Sarina

Address: Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.                                        

TeleFax: +98-711-6474331

Email: negarazarpira@yahoo.com    azarpiran@sums.ac.ir

 

Education

Pathology, Specialty board qualified, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Shiraz, Iran (1998-2002)

Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran (1989-1996)

Graduated from High school of Shiraz University (1989)  

Academic Position

Academic Staff of Transplant Research Center.

Associate Professor of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical sciences.

 Award

Second rank as the best researchers in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, 1388

 Publications

Azarpira N, Aghdaie MH, Malekpour Z. Soluble CD30 in renal transplant recipients: is it a good biomarker to predict rejection? Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010; 21(1):31-6.

Geramizadeh B, Azarpira N, Ayatollahi M, Rais-Jalali GA, Aghdai M, Yaghoobi R, Banihashemi M, Malekpour Z, Malek-Hosseini SA. Value of serum cystatin C as a marker of renal function in the early post kidney transplant period. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2009 Nov; 20(6):1015-7.

Hashemi B, Bayat A, Kazemei T, Azarpira N.Comparison between topical honey and mafenide acetate in treatment of auricular burn. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Azarpira N, Sagheb MM, Geramizadeh B, Darai M. Vitamin D receptor genotypes and kidney allograft rejection. Mol Biol Rep. 2009 Nov; 36(8):2387-92. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Tabrizi R, Rakee M, Ozkan BT, Noori R, Azarpira N, Mohammedinejhad C. Chordoma in paranasal sinuses. J Craniofac Surg. 2009 Jul; 20(4):1272-5.

Azarpira N, Ramzi M, Aghdaie M, Daraie M. Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein serum levels after hematopoietic stem-cell transplant. Exp Clin Transplant. 2009 Jun; 7(2):115-8

 

Ashraf MJ, Azarpira N, Nowroozizadeh B, Shishegar M, Khademi B, Faramarzi A, Hashemi SB, Hakimzadeh A, Abedi E. Fine needle aspiration cytology of palatine tonsils: a study of 112 consecutive adult tonsillectomies. Cytopathology. 2009 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Faramarzi A, Ashraf MJ, Hashemi B, Heydari ST, Saif I, Azarpira N, Shishegar M, Eghtedari F, Khademi B, Kaviani M, Kumar PV. Histopathological screening of tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy specimens: a report from southern Iran. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Nov; 73(11):1576-9

 

Azarpira N, Pakfetrat M. Tuberculosis in a kidney transplant recipient diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology of the bone marrow. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2009; 20(3):482-3

Mehrabani D, Rezaee A, Azarpira N, Fattahi MR, Amini M, Tanideh N, Panjehshahin MR, Saberi-Firouzi M. The healing effects of Teucrium polium in the repair of indomethacin-induced gastric ulcer in rats. Saudi Med J. 2009 Apr;30(4):494-9.

Azarpira N, Nikeghbalian S, Geramizadeh B, Darai M. Influence of glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms with acute rejection in Iranian liver transplant recipients. Mol Biol Rep. 2010; 37(1):21-5.

 

Azarpira N, Dehghani M, Aghdaie MH, Darai M. Interleukin-7 receptor-alpha gene polymorphisms in bone marrow transplant recipients. Mol Biol Rep. 2010; 37(1):27-31.

 

Azarpira N, Torabineghad S, Rakei M. Brain tumor as an unusual presentation of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Exp Clin Transplant. 2009; 7(1):58-61

 

Ashraf, M.J., Azarpira, N., Gandomi, M.Cartilaginous choristoma in palatine tonsil Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2010;12 (1):65-67  

Mehriar, M., Mosallaei, M., Ashraf, H., Rezasadeh, S., Azarpira, N., Tanideh, N., Mehrabani, D.The healing effect of vitreous body on repair of cartilage defects of knee joint in dog as an animal model. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2010; 11 (2), 166-169 

Rakei, S.M., Rahmanian, A., Safarian, A., Azarpira, N., Mehrabani, D.The effect of BioGlue® on cerebral cortex in experimental rats. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2009; 11 (1):61-65

 

Azarpira, N., Mardani, R., Pourjafar, M., Geramizadeh, B.Primary intracranial malignant nerve sheath tumor in the cerebellopontine angle in a woman with neurofibromatosis type 2  Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2009; 34 (2):141-144

 

Jamshidzadeh, A., Niknahad, H., Azarpira, N., Mohammadi-Bardbori, A. Effect of lycopene on  cyclophosphamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in rats. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2009: 34 (1): 46-52

 

Payombarnia, S.A., Safavi, S.H., Azarpira, N.Primary retroperitoneal seminoma: A case report. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2008; 10 (2), pp. 127-130

 

Nejabat, M., Masoumpour, M.B., Eghtedari, M., Azarpira, N., Ashraf, M.J., Astane, A.R.Amniotic membrane transplantation for the treatment of pseudomonas keratitis in experimental rabbits. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2009; 11 (2):149-154

 

Karami, A., Azizi, S., Payombarnia, A., Rezaee, N., Azarpira, N.Retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: A case report. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2009; 11 (1):96-99

Azarpira N, Ashraf MJ, Shishegar M. Fine needle aspiration findings in angiofollicular hyperplasia with eosinophilia: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2008; 52(2):220-2

Azarpira N, Bagheri M, Raisjalali GA, Aghdaie MH, Behzadi S, Salahi H, Rahsaz M, Darai M, Ashraf MJ, Geramizadeh B. Angiotensinogen, angiotensine converting enzyme and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 gene polymorphism in chronic allograft dysfunction. Mol Biol Rep. 2009; 36(5):909-15

 

Vasei M, Monabbati A, Alizadeh-Naeeni M, Houshmand S, Azarpira N, Lankarani KB, Mosallaee M, Taghavi S, Geramizadeh B, Saberi-Firouzi M, Imaniyeh MH. Immunoglobulin and complement depositions in the liver of chronic hepatitis patients. Hepatogastroenterology. 2008; 55(84):1066-70.

 

Behzad-Behbahani A, Entezam M, Mojiri A, Pouransari R, Rahsaz M, Banihashemi M, Heidari T, Farhadi A, Azarpira N, Yaghobi R, Jowkar Z, Ramzi M, Robati M.  Incidence of human herpes virus-6 and human cytomegalovirus infections in donated bone marrow and umbilical cord blood hematopoietic stem cells. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2008; 26(3) :252-5.

 

Borhani Haghighi A, Ghahramani S, Azarpira N, Pourjafar M, Nikseresht AR. Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen-4 exon 1 A/G polymorphism in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis. Eur J Neurol. 2008;15(8):862-4.

 

Geramizadeh B, Kaboli R, Behzad-Behbahani A, Rahsaz M, Azarpira N, Aghdai M, Aytollahi M, Yaghoobi R, Baneehashemee M. A nested PCR method for the identification of hepatitis B virus genotype in paraffin blocks of formalin-fixed liver biopsies. Arch Iran Med. 2008; 11(4):455-8.

 

Azarpira N, Ramzi M, Aghdaie MH, Darai M, Geramizadeh B. Interleukin-10 gene polymorphism in bone marrow transplant recipients. Exp Clin Transplant. 2008; 6(1):74-9.

 

Azarpira N, Raisjalali G, Darai M. Polymorphism of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T gene with chronic allograft nephropathy in renal transplant recipients. Exp Clin Transplant. 2008; 6(1):54-8.

Mojiri A, Behzad-Behbahani A, Saberifirozi M, Ardabili M, Beheshti M, Rahsaz M, Banihashemi M, Azarpira N, Geramizadeh B, Khadang B, Moaddeb A, Ghaedi M, Heidari T, Torab A, Salah A, Amirzadeh S, Jowkar Z, Mehrabani D, Amini-Bavil-Olyaee S, Dehyadegari MA. Hepatitis B virus genotypes in southwest Iran: molecular, serological and clinical outcomes. World J Gastroenterol. 2008; 14; 14(10):1510-3.

Azarpira N, Torabinezhad S, Pakbaz S, Farokhi S, Razeghian M. Intraoperative imprint cytologic diagnosis of metastatic thyroid follicular carcinoma presenting as an occipital mass. Cytopathology. 2008 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Azarpira N, Ramzi M, Aghdaie MH, Daraie M, Geramizadeh B. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genotypes and clinical outcome following hematopoietic cell transplant. Exp Clin Transplant. 2007; 5(2):693-7.

Ashraf MJ, Azarpira N, Khademi B. Diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma in a heterotopic salivary gland: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2007; 51(2):197-9

 

Azarpira N, Aghdaie MH, Geramizadeh B, Behzadi S, Nikeghbalian S, Sagheb F, Rahsaz M, Behzad-Behbahanie A, Ayatollahi M, Darai M, Azarpira MR, Banihashemie M, Tabei SZ. Cytokine gene polymorphisms in renal transplant recipients. Exp Clin Transplant. 2006 Dec; 4(2):528-31.

 

Geramizadeh B, Roozbeh J, Malek-Hosseini SA, Azarpira N, Ayatollahi M, Salahi H, Aghdaee M, Yaghoobi R.  Urine cytology as a useful screening method for polyoma virus nephropathy in renal transplant patients: a single-center experience.Transplant Proc. 2006 Nov; 38(9):2923-5.

 

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 Jan-Feb; 39(1):244-5.

 

Azarpira N, Ashraf MJ, Shishegar M, Azarpira MR.  Ollier's disease: cytological findings. Cytopathology. 2007 Mar 27

 

Ashraf MJ, Azarpira N, Pourjafar M, Khademi B. Allergic fungal sinusitis presenting as a paranasal sinus tumor. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2005 Dec; 4(4):193-5.

 

Azarpira N, Ashraf MJ, Khademi B. Heterotopic neuroglial tissue causing upper airway obstruction in a newborn. Arch Iran Med. 2006 Oct; 9(4):419-21.

Azarpira N, Aghdai MH, Behzad –Behbahani A, Geramizade B et al .Association between cyclosporine concentration and genetic polymorphisms of CYP3A5 and MDR1 during the early stage after renal transplantation. Experimental and Clinical Transplantation, 1:395, 2006

Vasei. M , Azarpira. N, Talei. Status of estrogen and progesterone receptors in various phases of the menstural cycle in breast cancer. Arch Iranian Med, 9(3): 250-253. 2006

Geramizade B, Aghdaai MH, Azarpira N et al. Incidence of reactive antibodies against Epstein- Barr in a group of renal transplant patients. Transplantation proceeding, 37. 3051-3052 (2005)

Azarpira N, Ghasemzadeh B. Splenic Actinomycosis. IJMS, 30 (3), 141-143(2005)

Azarpira N, Ashraf MJ. A 10- year old boy with a hard nodule on his forearm. Iranian journal of clinical infectious disease. 1 (2). 2006.

Geramizade B, Azarpira N, Tabei SZ, Histopathologic aspects of chronic viral hepatitis, Review of 150 cases, Medical J. of Islamic republic of Iran .2002.

Presentations

N zarpira , S Nikeghbalian, Darai M. Etal. CT 60 A/G  polymorphism of CTLA4 in liver TX. International congress GCC, Belgium 2009.

N zarpira , GA Raisjalali, Darai M. Etal. VDR polymrphism in renal transplant recipients. 22th European immunogenetics and histocompatibility conference. 2-5 April 2008, Toulouse, France

N zarpira , GA Raisjalali, Darai M. Etal. ACE and angiotensin gene polymorphism in relation to chronic allograft dysfunction. 11th Innternational congress of nephrology, dialysis and transplantation. September, 2007.

N Azarpira, GA Raisjallali, M Darai. MTHFR C677T genotypes and chronic allograft dysfunction in Iranian population. The 1st Emirates Hellenic medical conference and exhibition. 6-8th December 2007, Dubai, UAE

MH Aghdai, A Aminsharifi, N Azarpira, et al. Isolation and primary culture of urothelial cells from canine bladder. The 9th Iranian congress of Biochemistry. 29 Oct- 1 Nov 2007, Shiraz, Iran.

N Azarpira, M Razmi, M Aghdai, etal. MTHFR C677T genotypes and clinical outcome following Stem cell transplantation. The 1st international congress on genomics and biotechnology. 24-28 Nov 2007, Tehran , Iran

N Azarpira , M Vasei, B Geramizadeh. The role of IHC in diagnsis of small round cell tumors of children.19th inter national congress of pediatrics Oct 18-22, 2007, Tehran , Iran

M Vasei, N Azarpira. Are tonsls a reservoir for helicobacter pylori infection? 1st Iranian congress of clinical microbiology. 8-10 May 2007

M Ashraf , M Shishegar , N Azarpira. Tonsillar core bacteriology in recurrent tonsillitis, comparison between  tonsillar surface and core culture. 1st Iranian congress of clinical microbiology. 8-10 May 2007

Azarpira N, Geramizade B, Aghdaai MH. Isolation of rat pancreatic islet cells. 13th Asian – Ocean Congress of Endocrinology (AOCE)2006.Tehran.Iran

Azarpira N, Geramizade B, Aghdaai MH. Behzad Behbahani B. Frequency of single nucleotide CYP3A5 polymorphism in Iranian population. 9th Iranian genetic congress 2006 , Iran

Mojiri a , Behzad Behbahani B, Azarpira N et al. Molecular, Serological and clinical features of infection with hepatitis B virus genotype D prevailing in southwest of Iran . 12th International congress of infectious diseases. Portugal. 2006

Azarpira N, Pakfetrat M, Aghdai MH.et al .Tuberculosis – A rare cause of anemia in renal transplant recipient. 14th congress of the European transplant (ESOT), 2005.

Ayatollahi M, Tabei Z, Geramizade B, Azarpira N, The immunoregulatory cytokine effect on fetus as an allograft. 14th congress of the European transplant (ESOT), 2005.

Ayatollahi M, Geramizade B, Azarpira N. The effect of immunoregulatory cytokines on successful pregnancy depends upon the control of graft rejection mechanism. 9th congress of Asian society of transplantation. Pakistan. 2005.

Azarpira N, Taghipour M. Cytomorphological findings of chordoma in touch preparation. 8th European congress of Neuropathology2005.

Geramizadeh B ,Azarpira N.Comparison of three method of staging and grading in 300 cases of chronic hepatitis, 13th geographic congress of Shiraz university of medical sciences, Iran, 2000

Geramizadeh B, Azarpira N .Correlation of grade and stage of chronic hepatitis with the level of ALT &AST in 150 HBS Ag positive cases, 2nd Iranian Annual pathology congress, Tehran, Iran, 2000

Research Interest

Immunologic and genetic (Gene polymorphism, Molecular Chimerism & Pharmacogenetics) in transplantation

Islet Cell transplantation

Surgical pathology

 

 

 
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