Amir Hassan Zarnani mmunology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2017-0;Reproductive Immunology Research Center, Avicenna Research Institute, Iran, 2004-2017
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Kazem Mousavizadeh Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Advanced Technologies, Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2012-0
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Somaieh Kazemnejad Tissue Engineering department, Avicenna Research Institute, Tehran, 2008-0
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Masoud Mehrpour Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
1 protocol

Mohammad Taghi Joghataei
  • Faculty, Department of Neuroscience Faculty of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 2 Author merit


PhD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Current position

Professor of Anatomy, Head of Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Head of school of Advanced Technologies in Medicine , Anatomy, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Publications (since 2016)

  1. Daryani, A., Montazeri, M., Pagheh, A. S., Sharif, M., Sarvi, S., Hosseinzadeh, A., Reiter, R. J., Hadighi, R., Joghataei, M. T., Ghaznavi, H. and Mehrzadi, S. (2018). The potential use of melatonin to treat protozoan parasitic infections: A review. Biomed Pharmacother 97: 948-957.
  2. Mohammadi, H., Joghataei, M. T., Rahimi, Z., Faghihi, F., Khazaie, H., Farhangdoost, H. and Mehrpour, M. (2017). Sex steroid hormones and sex hormone binding globulin levels, CYP17 MSP AI (-34T:C) and CYP19 codon 39 (Trp:Arg) variants in children with developmental stuttering. Brain Lang 175: 47-56.
  3. Alemi, R., Zarandy, M. M., Joghataei, M. T., Eftekharian, A. and Zarrindast, M. R. (2017). Plasticity after pediatric cochlear implantation: Implication from changes in peripheral plasma level of BDNF and auditory nerve responses. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  4. Moghaddam, S. A., Yousefi, B., Sanooghi, D., Faghihi, F., Hayati Roodbari, N., Bana, N., Joghataei, M. T., Pooyan, P. and Arjmand, B. (2017). Differentiation potential of human CD133 positive hematopoietic stem cells into motor neuron- like cells, in vitro. J Chem Neuroanat 86: 35-40.
  5. Razzaghi, M., Karimi, A., Aghdasinia, H. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Oxidase-Peroxidase sequential polymerization for removal of a dye from contaminated water by horseradish peroxidase (HRP)/glucose oxidase (GOx)/polyurethane. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 34(11): 2870-2878.
  6. Abolhassani, H., Chou, J., Bainter, W., Platt, C. D., Tavassoli, M., Momen, T., Tavakol, M., Eslamian, M. H., Gharagozlou, M., Movahedi, M., Ghadami, M., Hamidieh, A. A., Azizi, G., Yazdani, R., Afarideh, M., Ghajar, A., Havaei, A., Chavoshzadeh, Z., Mahdaviani, S. A., Cheraghi, T., Behniafard, N., Amin, R., Aleyasin, S., Faridhosseini, R., Jabbari-Azad, F., Nabavi, M., Bemanian, M. H., Arshi, S., Molatefi, R., Sherkat, R., Mansouri, M., Mesdaghi, M., Babaie, D., Mohammadzadeh, I., Ghaffari, J., Shafiei, A., Kalantari, N., Ahanchian, H., Khoshkhui, M., Soheili, H., Dabbaghzadeh, A., Shirkani, A., Nasiri Kalmarzi, R., Mortazavi, S. H., Tafaroji, J., Khalili, A., Mohammadi, J., Negahdari, B., Joghataei, M. T., Al-Ramadi, B. K., Picard, C., Parvaneh, N., Rezaei, N., Chatila, T. A., Massaad, M. J., Keles, S., Hammarstrom, L., Geha, R. S. and Aghamohammadi, A. (2017). Clinical, immunologic, and genetic spectrum of 696 patients with combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol.
  7. Mehrabi, S., Janahamdi, M., Joghataie, M. T., Barati, M., Marzban, M., Hadjighassem, M. and Farahmandfar, M. (2017). Blockade of p75 Neurotrophin Receptor Reverses Irritability and Anxiety-Related Behaviors in a Rat Model of Status Epilepticus. Iran Biomed J.
  8. Ghanbari, F., Nasarzadeh, P., Seydi, E., Ghasemi, A., Taghi Joghataei, M., Ashtari, K. and Akbari, M. (2017). Mitochondrial oxidative stress and dysfunction induced by single- and multiwall carbon nanotubes: A comparative study. J Biomed Mater Res A 105(7): 2047-2055.
  9. Ramezani, S., Hadjighassem, M., Vousooghi, N., Parvaresh, M., Arbabi, F., Amini, N. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). The Role of Protein Kinase B Signaling Pathway in Anti-Cancer Effect of Rolipram on Glioblastoma Multiforme: An In Vitro Study. Basic Clin Neurosci 8(4): 325-336.
  10. Kargozar, S., Lotfibakhshaiesh, N., Ai, J., Mozafari, M., Brouki Milan, P., Hamzehlou, S., Barati, M., Baino, F., Hill, R. G. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Strontium- and cobalt-substituted bioactive glasses seeded with human umbilical cord perivascular cells to promote bone regeneration via enhanced osteogenic and angiogenic activities. Acta Biomater 58: 502-514.
  11. Ramezani, S., Vousooghi, N., Ramezani Kapourchali, F. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Perifosine enhances bevacizumab-induced apoptosis and therapeutic efficacy by targeting PI3K/AKT pathway in a glioblastoma heterotopic model. Apoptosis 22(8): 1025-1034.
  12. Bana, N., Sanooghi, D., Soleimani, M., Hayati Roodbari, N., Alavi Moghaddam, S., Joghataei, M. T., Sayahpour, F. A. and Faghihi, F. (2017). A Comparative Study to Evaluate Myogenic Differentiation Potential of Human Chorion versus Umbilical Cord Blood-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Tissue Cell 49(4): 495-502.
  13. Yousefi, B., Sanooghi, D., Faghihi, F., Joghataei, M. T. and Latifi, N. (2017). Evaluation of motor neuron differentiation potential of human umbilical cord blood- derived mesenchymal stem cells, in vitro. J Chem Neuroanat 81: 18-26.
  14. Amini, N., Vousooghi, N., Soleimani, M., Samadikuchaksaraei, A., Akbari, M., Safakheil, H., Atafimanesh, P., Shahbazi, A., Brouki Milan, P., Ramezani, S., Mozafari, M. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). A new rat model of neonatal bilirubin encephalopathy (kernicterus). J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods 84: 44-50.
  15. Azeditehrani, F., Joghataei, M. T., Mousavizadeh, K. and Mehrpur, M. (2017). Novel methods for intra-arterial injection of stem cells to the ischemic brain: A neurosurgical approach. JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM 37: 330-331.
  16. Hosseini, S. R., Kaka, G., Joghataei, M. T., Hooshmandi, M., Sadraie, S. H., Yaghoobi, K., Mansoori, K. and Mohammadi, A. (2017). Coadministration of Dexamethasone and Melissa officinalis Has Neuroprotective Effects in Rat Animal Model with Spinal Cord Injury. Cell J 19(1): 102-116.
  17. Ghasemi Hamidabadi, H., Rezvani, Z., Nazm Bojnordi, M., Shirinzadeh, H., Seifalian, A. M., Joghataei, M. T., Razaghpour, M., Alibakhshi, A., Yazdanpanah, A., Salimi, M., Mozafari, M., Urbanska, A. M., Reis, R. L., Kundu, S. C. and Gholipourmalekabadi, M. (2017). Chitosan-Intercalated Montmorillonite/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofibers as a Platform to Guide Neuronlike Differentiation of Human Dental Pulp Stem Cells. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 9(13): 11392-11404.
  18. Ramezani, S., Vousooghi, N., Kapourchali, F. R., Hadjighasem, M., Hayat, P., Amini, N. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Rolipram potentiates bevacizumab-induced cell death in human glioblastoma stem-like cells. Life Sci 173: 11-19.
  19. Alizadeh, R., Hassanzadeh, G., Joghataei, M. T., Soleimani, M., Moradi, F., Mohammadpour, S., Ghorbani, J., Safavi, A., Sarbishegi, M., Pirhajati Mahabadi, V., Alizadeh, L. and Hadjighassem, M. (2017). In vitro differentiation of neural stem cells derived from human olfactory bulb into dopaminergic-like neurons. Eur J Neurosci 45(6): 773-784.
  20. Karimzadeh, F., Modarres Mousavi, S. M., Ghadiri, T., Jafarian, M., Soleimani, M., Sadeghi, S. M., Mesgari, M., Joghataei, M. T. and Gorji, A. (2017). The Modulatory Effect of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Type-1alpha on Spike-Wave Discharges in WAG/Rij Rats. Mol Neurobiol 54(2): 846-854.
  21. Sarveazad, A., Babahajian, A., Bakhtiari, M., Soleimani, M., Behnam, B., Yari, A., Akbari, A., Yousefifard, M., Janzadeh, A., Amini, N., Agah, S., Fallah, A. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). The combined application of human adipose derived stem cells and Chondroitinase ABC in treatment of a spinal cord injury model. Neuropeptides 61: 39-47.
  22. Sarveazad, A., Newstead, G. L., Mirzaei, R., Joghataei, M. T., Bakhtiari, M., Babahajian, A. and Mahjoubi, B. (2017). A new method for treating fecal incontinence by implanting stem cells derived from human adipose tissue: preliminary findings of a randomized double-blind clinical trial. Stem Cell Res Ther 8(1): 40.
  23. Rahmanzadeh, R., Shahbazi, A., Ardakani, M. K., Mehrabi, S., Rahmanzade, R. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Lack of the effect of bumetanide, a selective NKCC1 inhibitor, in patients with schizophrenia: A double-blind randomized trial. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 71(1): 72-73.
  24. Ranjbar-Mohammadi, M., Kargozar, S., Bahrami, S. H. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Fabrication of curcumin-loaded gum tragacanth/poly (vinyl alcohol) nanofibers with optimized electrospinning parameters. Journal of industrial textiles 46 (5): 1170-1192.
  25.  Rahmanzadeh, R., Eftekhari, S., Shahbazi, A., Khodaei Ardakani, M. R., Rahmanzade, R., Mehrabi, S., Barati, M. and Joghataei, M. T. (2017). Effect of bumetanide, a selective NKCC1 inhibitor, on hallucinations of schizophrenic patients; a double-blind randomized clinical trial. Schizophr Res 184: 145-146.
  26. Samadikuchaksaraei, A., Mehdipour, A., Habibi Roudkenar, M., Verdi, J., Joghataei, M. T., As'adi, K., Amiri, F., Dehghan Harati, M., Gholipourmalekabadi, M. and Karkuki Osguei, N. (2016). A Dermal Equivalent Engineered with TGF-beta3 Expressing Bone Marrow Stromal Cells and Amniotic Membrane: Cosmetic Healing of Full-Thickness Skin Wounds in Rats. Artif Organs 40(12): E266-E279.
  27. Nohesara, S., Ghadirivasfi, M., Barati, M., Ghasemzadeh, M. R., Narimani, S., Mousavi-Behbahani, Z., Joghataei, M., Soleimani, M., Taban, M., Mehrabi, S., Thiagalingam, S. and Abdolmaleky, H. M. (2016). Methamphetamine-induced psychosis is associated with DNA hypomethylation and increased expression of AKT1 and key dopaminergic genes. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 171(8): 1180-1189.
  28. Ranjbar-Mohammadi, M., Rabbani, S., Bahrami, S. H., Joghataei, M. T. and Moayer, F. (2016). Antibacterial performance and in vivo diabetic wound healing of curcumin loaded gum tragacanth/poly(epsilon-caprolactone) electrospun nanofibers. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 69: 1183-1191.
  29. Barabadi, Z., Azami, M., Sharifi, E., Karimi, R., Lotfibakhshaiesh, N., Roozafzoon, R., Joghataei, M. T. and Ai, J. (2016). Fabrication of hydrogel based nanocomposite scaffold containing bioactive glass nanoparticles for myocardial tissue engineering. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 69: 1137-1146.
  30. Yari, A., Sarveazad, A., Asadi, E., Raouf Sarshoori, J., Babahajian, A., Amini, N., Amidi, F., Bahadoran, H., Joghataei, M. T., Asadi, M. H. and Shams, A. (2016). Efficacy of Crocus sativus L. on reduction of cadmium-induced toxicity on spermatogenesis in adult rats. Andrologia 48(10): 1244-1252.
  31. Tajaddini Mahani, S., Behnam, B., Abbassi, M., Asgari, H., Nazmara, Z., Shirinbayan, P., Joghataei, M. T. and Koruji, M. (2016). Tsga10 expression correlates with sperm profiles in the adult formalin-exposed mice. Andrologia 48(10): 1092-1099.
  32. Milan, P. B., Lotfibakhshaiesh, N., Joghataie, M. T., Ai, J., Pazouki, A., Kaplan, D. L., Kargozar, S., Amini, N., Hamblin, M. R., Mozafari, M. and Samadikuchaksaraei, A. (2016). Accelerated wound healing in a diabetic rat model using decellularized dermal matrix and human umbilical cord perivascular cells. Acta Biomater 45: 234-246.
  33. Kargozar, S., Mozafari, M., Hashemian, S. J., Brouki Milan, P., Hamzehlou, S., Soleimani, M., Joghataei, M. T., Gholipourmalekabadi, M., Korourian, A., Mousavizadeh, K. and Seifalian, A. M. (2018). Osteogenic potential of stem cells-seeded bioactive nanocomposite scaffolds: A comparative study between human mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone, umbilical cord Wharton's jelly, and adipose tissue. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 106(1): 61-72.
  34. Hosseini, S. R., Kaka, G., Joghataei, M. T., Hooshmandi, M., Sadraie, S. H., Yaghoobi, K. and Mohammadi, A. (2016). Assessment of Neuroprotective Properties of Melissa officinalis in Combination With Human Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells After Spinal Cord Injury. ASN Neuro 8(6).
  35. Kargozar, S., Lotfibakhshaiesh, N., Ai, J., Samadikuchaksaraie, A. and Hill, R. G. (2016). Synthesis, physico-chemical and biological characterization of strontium and cobalt substituted bioactive glasses for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 449: 133-140.
  36. Azizi, M., Bakhtiari, M., Farahmand Ghavi, F., Zandi, M., Imani, M. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Purity determining of cultured OECs from olfactory mucosa of rats' pups. Journal of Basic Research in Medical Sciences 3(4): 12-21.
  37. Sohrabi Akhkand, S., Amirizadeh, N., Nikougoftar, M., Alizadeh, J., Zaker, F., Sarveazad, A., Joghataei, M. T. and Faramarzi, M. (2016). Evaluation of umbilical cord blood CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells expansion with inhibition of TGF-beta receptorII in co-culture with bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells. Tissue Cell 48(4): 305-311.
  38. Hosseinzadeh, A., Kamrava, S. K., Joghataei, M. T., Darabi, R., Shakeri-Zadeh, A., Shahriari, M., Reiter, R. J., Ghaznavi, H. and Mehrzadi, S. (2016). Apoptosis signaling pathways in osteoarthritis and possible protective role of melatonin. J Pineal Res 61(4): 411-425.
  39. Ghelichi, L., Joghataei, M. T., Jalaie, S., Nakhostin-Ansari, N., Forogh, B. and Mehrpour, M. (2016). A single-subject study to evaluate the inhibitory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with traditional dysphagia therapy in patients with post-stroke dysphagia. Iran J Neurol 15(3): 140-145.
  40. Yoosefee, S., Shahsavand Ananloo, E., Joghataei, M. T., Karimipour, M., Hadjighassem, M., Mohaghghegh, H., Tehrani-Doost, M., Rahimi, A. A., Mostafavi Abdolmaleky, H. and Hatami, M. (2016). Association Between Neuregulin-1 Gene Variant (rs2439272) and Schizophrenia and Its Negative Symptoms in an Iranian Population. Iran J Psychiatry 11(3): 147-153.
  41. Zendedel, A., Johann, S., Mehrabi, S., Joghataei, M. T., Hassanzadeh, G., Kipp, M. and Beyer, C. (2016). Activation and Regulation of NLRP3 Inflammasome by Intrathecal Application of SDF-1a in a Spinal Cord Injury Model. Mol Neurobiol 53(5): 3063-3075.
  42. Amini, N., Vousooghi, N., Hadjighassem, M., Bakhtiyari, M., Mousavi, N., Safakheil, H., Jafari, L., Sarveazad, A., Yari, A., Ramezani, S., Faghihi, F. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Efficacy of Human Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells on Neonatal Bilirubin Encephalopathy in Rats. Neurotox Res 29(4): 514-524.
  43. Bagher, Z., Azami, M., Ebrahimi-Barough, S., Mirzadeh, H., Solouk, A., Soleimani, M., Ai, J., Nourani, M. R. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Differentiation of Wharton's Jelly-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Motor Neuron-Like Cells on Three-Dimensional Collagen-Grafted Nanofibers. Mol Neurobiol 53(4): 2397-2408.
  44. Eftekhari, S., Mehrabi, S., Karimzadeh, F., Joghataei, M. T., Khaksarian, M., Hadjighassem, M. R., Katebi, M. and Soleimani, M. (2016). Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Modification of Epileptiform Burst Discharges in a Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Model. Basic Clin Neurosci 7(2): 115-120.
  45. Faghihi, F., Mirzaei, E., Ai, J., Lotfi, A., Sayahpour, F. A., Barough, S. E. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Differentiation Potential of Human Chorion-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Motor Neuron-Like Cells in Two- and Three-Dimensional Culture Systems. Mol Neurobiol 53(3): 1862-1872.
  46. Saberi, H., Derakhshanrad, N., Arjmand, B., Ai, J., Soleymani, M. and Hamidieh, A. A. (2016). Regulations and ethical codes for clinical cell therapy trials in Iran. Translational Neuroscience and Clinics 1(2): 110-113.
  47. Shahbazi, A., Safa, M., Alikarami, F., Kargozar, S., Asadi, M. H., Joghataei, M. T. and Soleimani, M. (2016). Rapid Induction of Neural Differentiation in Human Umbilical Cord Matrix Mesenchymal Stem Cells by cAMP-elevating Agents. Int J Mol Cell Med 5(3): 167-177.
  48. Akbari, M., Joghataei, M. T., Noorbakht, A. and Jenabi, M. S. (2016). Contra-lateral Auditory Brainstem Responses in Dyslexia. Iran J Child Neurol 10(4): 10-15.
  49. Mohammadi, H., Khazaie, H., Rezaei, M. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Late Recovery from Stuttering: The Role of Hand Dominancy, Fine Motor and Inhibition Control. Iran J Psychiatry 11(1): 51-58.
  50. Bagher, Z., Ebrahimi-Barough, S., Azami, M., Safa, M. and Joghataei, M. T. (2016). Cellular activity of Wharton's Jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells on electrospun fibrous and solvent-cast film scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res A 104(1): 218-226.
2 Protocols published
Intra-arterial Drug Delivery to the Ischemic Brain in Rat Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Model
Rat transient middle cerebral artery occlusion (tMCAO) model is one of the most commonly used animal models in ischemic stroke studies. In the model, increasing safety and efficacy of therapeutic agent administration, such as stem cells and drugs ...
Human Endometrial Stem Cell Isolation from Endometrium and Menstrual Blood
Authors:  Shima Tavakol, Freshteh Azedi, Elham Hoveizi, Jafar Ai and Mohammad Taghi Joghataei, date: 01/20/2018, view: 9100, Q&A: 1
Human endometrial stem cell/stromal cells (hEnSCs) are isolated from endometrium or menstrual blood and are recognized as a valuable cell type in tissue engineering and cell therapy. Furthermore, hEnSCs, which have CD90 (a mesenchymal marker), CD105 ...
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