Department of Molecular Medicine

The Molecular Medicine unit plays a major role in clarifying the cause of many unsolved problems in the context of human health to prevent human diseases.

We work in the following areas

  • Human Genetics (specially in Hemoglobinopathies, Hemophila, Duchenne muscular dystrophy)
  • Cancer biology (specially for identifying new tumor markers and evaluating genome markers for predicting therapy responses)
  • Cardiovascular diseases

This unit is mainly divided into two parts, services and research

  • In the services Division, prenatal diagnosis (PND) tests for the following diseases are performed:
    • Thalassemia syndrome
    • Hemophilia
    • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
  • In the research division, there are various projects which are carried out by PhD and MS students under the supervision of the faculty of Molecular Medicine.

Image Name of Faculty Member Degree Position
Reza Mahdian PhD Head of Department- Associate Professor
    Dr. Morteza Karimipour   PhD  Associate Professor
   Sirous Zeinali  PhD  Professor
   Esmat Mirabzadeh Ardakani  DVM  faculty member
   Ladan Teimoori-Toolabi  PhD  Assistant Professor
   Mohammad Hamid  Ph.D  Assistant Professor
Hamzeh Rahimi Ph.D Assistant Professor