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Sahar Kiani

Research Scientist
Stem Cell Biology and Technology
Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology
Iran

Biography

Sahar Kiani received her B.Sc from the Department of Biology at Azad University in 2001. She continued her education in the Medical University of Mashhad. She joined the laboratory of Professor Boskabady at the Medical University of Mashhad and graduated with an M.Sc in Physiology in 2003. Then, she began her Ph.D at Tarbiat Modarres University and Royan Institute, emphasizing the electrophysiology of human embryonic stem cells during neural differentiation, in the laboratory of Professor Baharvand at Royan Institute in 2006 and graduated in 2010. She currently works as a member of the academic staff at Royan Institute. Her major research interest has been motor neurons, particularly spinal cord injuries.

Research Interest

Stem cells

Publications

  • Application of conductive polymers, scaffolds and electrical stimulation for nerve tissue engineering. Ghasemi-Mobarakeh L, Prabhakaran MP, Morshed M, Nasr-Esfahani MH, Baharvand H, Kiani S, Al-Deyab SS, Ramakrishna S. J Tissue Eng Regen Med.2011 Apr;5(4):e17-35.

  • The expression of peroxisomal protein transcripts increased by retinoic acid during neural differentiation. Ostadsharif M, Ghaedi K, Hossein Nasr-Esfahani M, Mojbafan M, Tanhaie S, Karbalaie K, Baharvand H. Differentiation. 2011 Feb;81(2):127-32.

  • Application of conductive polymers, scaffolds and electrical stimulation for nerve tissue engineering. Ghasemi-Mobarakeh L, Prabhakaran MP, Morshed M, Nasr-Esfahani MH, Baharvand H, Kiani S, Al-Deyab SS, Ramakrishna S. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2011 Apr;5(4):e17-35.

  • Electrospun nanofibrillar surfaces promote neuronal differentiation and function from human embryonic stem cells. Shahbazi E, Kiani S, Gourabi H, Baharvand H. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Jul 8.

  • Proteome analysis of brain in murine experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Fazeli AS, Nasrabadi D, Sanati MH, Pouya A, Ibrahim SM, Baharvand H, Salekdeh GH. Proteomics. 2010 Aug;10(15):2822-32.

  • Dehydroepiandrosterone stimulates neurogenesis in mouse embryonal carcinoma cell- and human embryonic stem cell-derived neural progenitors and induces dopaminergic neurons. Azizi H, Mehrjardi NZ, Shahbazi E, Hemmesi K, Bahmani MK, Baharvand H. Stem Cells Dev. 2010 Jun;19(6):809-18.

  • ong-term self-renewable feeder-free human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural progenitors. Nemati S, Hatami M, Kiani S, Hemmesi K, Gourabi H, Masoudi N, Alaei S, Baharvand H. Stem Cells Dev. 2011 Mar;20(3):503-14.

  • Interactions of human embryonic stem cell-derived neural progenitors with an electrospun nanofibrillar surface in vitro. Rahjouei A, Kiani S, Zahabi A, Mehrjardi NZ, Hashemi M, Baharvand H. Int J Artif Organs. 2011 Jul 17.

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