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Sayed Mehdi Marashi

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Academic Rank
Associate Professor
School
Public Health
Pathobiology
About
CV last edited on: 2017/16/10

1.

Ph.D


Medical Virology, University College London, London, England, 2011
Thesis Title:Functional Competence of CD8+ T cell Responses specific to Cytomegalovirus in Common Variable Immunodeficiency.
Supervisor:Professor Vince Emery
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M.Sc


Medical Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 2005
Thesis Title:Prevalence of Rubella and HCMV antibodies among Neonates with Congenital defects in four provinces of Iran
Supervisor:Professor Rakhshandeh Nategh
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B.Sc


Laboratory Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, 2001
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Farsi


Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
2.

English


Speaking: Good, Reading: Good, Writing: Good
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Fellowship Program: Global Initiated Biosecurity Academia for Controlling Health Threats


2016,
2.

Avicenna Award for high Impact Factor (IF) article, The 15th Avicenna Festival, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


4 Feb 2014,
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PhD scholarship from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran


2007-2011,
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(Fellowship award for 4 months from University College London (UCL


2010 ,
5.

Travel grant for presentation in 14th Congress of Immunology in Japan


2010,

Scientific Position

1.

Board Member of Iranian Virology Association


Iranian Virology Association, 2013-2016
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Research Committee Member - Virology Department


School of Public Health - Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013-Present
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Associate Professor of Virology


School of Public Health - Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2011-Present

Executive Position

1.

Director of Information Technology


School of Public Health - Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013-Present
1.

PhD Induction programme for Biomedical Sciences


UCL, London, UK, 2007 Presentaion, Learner
2.

Basic Statistics for Epidemiology and Social Sciences


UCL, London, UK, 2007 Presentaion, Learner
3.

The Art of Teaching: Theatre Techniques for the Classroom


UCL, London, UK, 2007 Presentaion, Learner
4.

Principles of Programming in Research


UCL, London, UK, 2007 Presentaion, Learner
5.

Advanced Immunology


Oxford , UK, 2008 Presentaion, Learner
6.

Advanced Microscopy and Confocal Microscopy


UCL, London, UK, 2008 Presentaion, Learner
7.

Certificate for completion of the Introduction to Bioinformatics Course


UCL , London, UK, 2008 Presentaion, Learner
8.

Certificate for using Liquid Nitrogen safely within universities Interactive Workshop


UCL, London, UK, 2008 Presentaion, Learner
9.

Lab demonstrating in the Biomedical Sciences: From technique to problem solving and interpretation


UCL , London, UK, 2009 Presentaion, Learner
10.

Basic statistics for Research


UCL, London, UK, 2010 Presentaion, Learner
11.

Fundementals of teaching in higher education for teaching assistants


UCL, London, UK, 2010 Presentaion, Learner
12.

Control of common persistent herpesvirus infection, and associated pathology


The Royal Society of Medicine, UK ,London , 2010 Presentaion, Participant
13.

Epidemiology field and laboratory analysis


TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2011 Presentaion, Participant
14.

Educational workshop entitled Understanding the Opportunities and Research of Tehran University of Medical Sciences


TUMS , Tehran, Iran, 2011 سخنرانی, Participant
15.

Innovation Day Conference


TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2012 Presentaion, Participant
16.

How to publish a scientific article - Springer Publishing


TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2013 سخنرانی, Participant
17.

One month Workshop on Educational strategies


Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran, 2013 Presentaion, Participant

English

1.

Book Chapter: EBV Infection and Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis Patients


Authors: Marashi S.Mahdi, Shoja Zabihollah
English, Publisher: Elsevier, 2017, Original
2.

Biomedical Application of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Nanoparicles. Matisons, J and Hartmann-Thompson, C.


Authors: Hossein Ghanbari, Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Yasmin Rafiei, karla Chaloupka and Alexander M. Seifalian
English, Publisher: Springer, New York, 2011, Original
3.

Human Virology by John Oxford & Leslie Coiler


Authors: Sayed Mahdi Marashiand Hasan Mansouri-Torghabeh
English, Publisher: Mashhad University Medical Sciences, 2003, ترجمه

Papers

English

1.

Human papillomavirus type 16 lineage analysis based on E6 region in cervical samples of Iranian women


Authors: Vaezi T, Shoja Z, Hamkar R, Shahmahmoodi S, Nozarian Z, Marashi SM, Jalilvand S
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Vol.55, Year. 2017, Page:26-30,
2.

Human herpes virus 6 status in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients


Authors: Nejati A, Shoja Z, Farahmand M, Shahmahmoodi S, Akrami K, Hamid KM, Tafakhori A, Doosti R, Sahraian MA, Marashi SM
Internal Medicine Journal, Vol.47, No.3, Year. 2017, Page:339-341,
3.

Multiple sclerosis-associated retrovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and vitamin D status in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis


Authors: Mostafa A, Jalilvand S, Shoja Z, Nejati A, Shahmahmoodi S, Sahraian MA, Marashi SM
Journal of Medical Virology, Vol.89, No.7, Year. 2017, Page:1309-1313,
4.

Molecular typing of human herpesvirus 8 among HIV positive in comparison to HIV-negative individuals in Iran


Authors: Varmazyar S, Shoja Z, Kakavand-Ghalehnoei R, Shahmahmoodi S, Marashi SM, Jalilvand S
Journal of Medical Virology, Vol.89, No.4, Year. 2017, Page:703-709,
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MDM2 gene polymorphisms and risk of classic Kaposi's sarcoma among Iranian patients


Authors: Varmazyar S, Marashi SM, Shoja Z, Tornesello ML, Buonaguro FM, Shahmahmoodi S, Safaie-Naraghi Z, Jalilvand S
Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Vol.206, No.2, Year. 2017, Page:157-163,
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First report of human parvovirus 4 detection in Iran


Authors: Asiyabi S, Nejati A, Shoja Z, Shahmahmoodi S, Jalilvand S, Farahmand M, Gorzin AA, Najafi A, Haji Mollahoseini M, Marashi SM.
Journal of Medical Virology, Vol.88, No.8, Year. 2016,
7.

The Effect of Different MicroRNA Backbones on Artificial miRNA Expression and Knockdown Activity against HIV-1 Replication


Authors: Nejati A, Soleimani M, Arefian E, Marashi SM, Tabatabaie H, Farahmand M, Shoja Z, Mahmoodi M, Nategh R, Shahmahmoodi S.
Microrna, Vol.5, No.2, Year. 2016, Page:146-151,
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Prevalence of human herpesvirus-8 among HIV-infected patients, intravenous drug users and the general population in Iran


Authors: Kakavand-Ghalehnoei R, Shoja Z, Najafi A, Mollahoseini MH, Shahmahmoodi S, Marashi SM, Nejati A, Jalilvand S.
Sex Health, Vol.13, No.3, Year. 2016, Page:295-298,
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Seasonal influenza A/H3N2 virus infection and IL-1Β, IL-10, IL-17, and IL-28 polymorphisms in Iranian population


Authors: Rogo LD, Rezaei F, Marashi SM, Yekaninejad MS, Naseri M, Ghavami N, Mokhtari-Azad T
Journal of Medical Virology, Vol.88, No.12, Year. 2016, Page:2078-2084,
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Quantitative Evaluation of BAFF, HMGB1, TLR 4 AND TLR 7 Expression in Patients with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis


Authors: Hamid KM, Nejati A, Shoja Z, Mollaei-Kandelousd Y, Doosti R, Mirshafiey A, Tafakhori A, Sahraian MA, Marashi SM.
Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol, Vol.15, No.1, Year. 2016, Page:75-81,
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Efficient inhibition of human immunodeficiency virus replication using novel modified microRNA-30a targeting 3'-untranslated region transcripts


Authors: Nejati A, Shahmahmoodi S, Arefian E, Shoja Z, Marashi SM, Tabatabaie H, Mollaei-Kandelous Y, Soleimani M, Nategh R.
Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine , Vol.11, No.5, Year. 2016, Page:1833-1838,
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Novel heart valve prosthesis with self-endothelialization potential made of modified polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane-nanocomposite material


Authors: Ghanbari H, Radenkovic D, Marashi SM, Parsno S, Roohpour N, Burriesci G, Seifalian AM.
Biointerphases, Vol.11, No.2, Year. 2016,
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EBV and vitamin D status in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients with a unique cytokine signature


Authors: Nejati A, Shoja Z, Shahmahmoodi S, Tafakhori A, Mollaei-Kandelous Y, Rezaei F, Hamid KM, Mirshafiey A, Doosti R, Sahraian MA, Mahmoudi M, Shokri F, Emery V, Marashi SM.
Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Vol.205, No.2, Year. 2016,
14.

Rotavirus VP6 preparations as a non-replicating vaccine candidates


Authors: Jalilvand S, Marashi SM, Shoja Z.
Vaccine, Vol.33, No.29, Year. 2015,
15.

Mitochondrial haplogroups and control region polymorphisms in Kaposi's sarcoma patients


Authors: Jalilvand S, Shoja Z, Marashi SM, Shahmahmoodi S, Safaie-Naraghi Z, Nourijelyani K, Nesheli AB, Mokhtari-Azad T.
Journal of Medical Virology, Vol.87, No.9, Year. 2015,
16.

Extraintestinal Involvement of Rotavirus Infection in Children


Authors: Jalilvand S, Marashi SM, Tafakhori A, Shoja Z.
Arch Iran Med, Vol.18, No.9, Year. 2015,
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Intra-peritoneal and intra-rectal immunogenicity induced by rotavirus like particle 2/6/7 in mice


Authors: Marashi SM et al
Microbial Pathogenesis, Vol.67, Year. 2014, Page: 48-54,
18.

Antibody Responses to Trivalent Influenza Vaccine in Iranian Adults Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus


Authors: Rasoolinejad M et al
Acta Medica Iranica , Vol. 51 , No.3, Year. 2013, Page:148-152,
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Influence of cytomegalovirus infection on immune cell phenotypes in common variable immunodeficiency


Authors: Marashi SM et al
J Allergy Clin Immunol , Vol.129 , Year. 2012, Page:1349-56,
20.

Cytomegalovirus and common variable immunodeficiency: An emerging relationship


Authors: Marashi SM et al
The Editors’ Choice. J Allergy Clin Immunol , Vol.129, Year. 2012, Page: 1217,
21.

in common variable immunodeficiency is associated with distinct CD8+ response to cytomegalovirus


Authors: Marashi SM et al
J Allergy Clin Immunol, Vol.127, Year. 2011, Page:1385-93,
22.

Prevalence of Rubella and HCMV Antibodies among Neonates with Congenital Defects in Four Provinces of Iran


Authors: Marashi SM et al
Iranian Journal of Virology , Vol. 5 , No.3, Year. 2011, Page:34-39,
23.

Molecular Epidemiology of Measles Virus before and after the 2003 Mass Vaccination Campaign for Measles/Rubella in Iran


Authors: Naseri et al
Iranian J Publ Health , Vol.40 , No.1, Year. 2011, Page:41-49,

Abstracts and Presentations

English

1.

The association of EBV and vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis patients with a unique cytokine signature


5th International virology Congress
Location: San Antonio California, USA,
Date: 6-October 8 2014
Authors: Marashi SM et al
Type : Presentaion, Participant,
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Formation of self-assembled virus like particles 2/6/7 of rotavirus in stably transfected high-five insect cell line and their immunogenicity evaluation


12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy of Iran
Location: Tehran, Iran,
Date: April 29- May 2 2014
Authors: Shoja Z, Jalilvand S, Shahmahmoodi S, Marashi SM, Mollaei Y, and Ahamd Nejati
Type : Poster, Participant,
3.

CVID and viral infections. Current challenges in primary Antibody deficiencies


Location: London, UK,
Date: 2013-
Authors: David Webster, Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Vincent Emery
Type : Presentaion, Lecturer,
4.

(Cytomegalovirus, T cells and inflammatory diseases in Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID


6th International Iranian Congress of Virology
Location: Tehran, Iran,
Date: 21-23 Oct 2012
Authors: Sayed Mahdi Marashi
Type : Presentaion, Lecturer,
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In-situ tissue engineering heart valve: the role of nanotechnology and regenerative capacity of circulating progenitor stem cell


Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-EU Chapter Meeting
Location: Granada, Spain,
Date: 7-10 June 2011
Authors: Hossein Ghanbari, Benyamin Rahmani, Smitha Kandoth, Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Alamgir MN Kabir, Gaetano Burriesci, Alexander M Seifalian
Type : Presentaion, Participant,
6.

HCMV-specific CD8 T cell expansion following single viral peptide stimulation in CVID


14th International Congeress of Immunology
Location: Kobe, Japan,
Date: 22-27 August 2010
Authors: SM Marashi, M. Raeiszadeh, R. Milne, D. Webster, and V. Emery
Type : Poster, Participant,
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Functional competence of HCMVspecific cell mediated immune responses and disease correlations in CVID


HCMV international conference
Location: Boston, USA,
Date: 9-14 May 2009
Authors: SM Marashi, M. Raeiszadeh, R. Milne, D. Webster, and V. Emery
Type : Poster, Participant,
8.

CMV associated pathology in antibody deficient patients


Location: London, UK,
24 May 2010
Authors: D Webster, SM Marashi, M. Raeiszadeh and V. Emery
Type : Presentaion, Participant,
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In-situ endothelialisation potential of a novel nanocomposite coating for coronary stents.


15th world Congress on Heart Disease
Location: Canada Vancouver,
Date: 24-27 July 2010
Authors: R. Bakhshi, H. Ghanbari, SM Marashi, A. Darbyshire, G. Hamilton, A. M. Seifalian
Type : Presentaion, Participant,
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Self endothelialisation of a novel nanocomposite material for development of cardiovascular implant: the role of progenitor stem cells


(58th Annual meeting of Society of Academic and Research Surgery (The Patey Prize section
Location: UK London,
Date: 6-7 January 2010
Authors: H. Ghanbari, SM Marashi, R. Bakhshi, G. Burriesci, A.M. Seifalian
Type : Poster, Participant,
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Circulating progenitor stem cells: potential for in-situ endothelialisation of cardiovascular implants made with a novel nanocomposite material


Location: USA Michigan,
Date: 4-6 October 2009
Authors: H. Ghanbari, R. Bakhshi, SM Marashi, G. Burriesci, A.M. Seifalian
Type : Presentaion, Participant,
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Circulating progenitor stem cells: potential for in-situ endothelialisation of cardiovascular implants made with a novel nanocomposite material.


2009 World Stem Cell Summit
Location: Baltimore, USA,
Date: 21-23 Sep 2009
Authors: Hossein Ghanbari, Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Alexander M Seifalian
Type : Presentaion, Lecturer,
13.

Assessment of endothelialisation potential of a new POSS-PCU nanocomposite polymer for developing cardiovascular implants


Location: London, UK,
Date: 1-31 December 2009
Authors: Hossein Ghanbari, Raheleh Bakhshi, Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Gaetano Burriesci, Alexander M Seifalian
Type : Presentaion, Learner,
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IELTS


Date: 2014,

General Module: Scroe 8

2.

ECDL


Date: 2008,

European Computer Driving Licence

3.

IELTS


Date: 2007,

Academic Module: Scroe 7

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