Parisa Imanirad

Parisa Imanirad

Postdoctoral research Associate

Institute of Biosciences and Technology
2121 W. Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX   77030

Phone: 713-677-7444
imanirad@ibt.tamhsc.edu

Education and Training

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843- 4466, Postdoctoral Research Associate 2013-2014

Erasmus Stem Cell Institute for Regenerative Medicine Erasmus University Medical Center

Rotterdam,  Netherlands, Ph.D. 2008-2013

Faculty of Genetics, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran, M.S. 2003-2005

Recent Publications

  • Shruti, G., Imanirad, P., Jin, U., Nair, V., Hedrick, E., Kim, K. and Safe, S.,. Specificity Protein (Sp) Transcription Factors and Metformin Regulate Expression of the Long Non-coding RNA HULC. Submitted. 2014
  • Safe, S., Imanirad, P., Sreevalsan, S., Nair, V., Jutooru, I., Transcription factor Sp1, also known as specificity protein 1, as a therapeutic target, Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets, 18(7), 759-769, 2014.
  • Imanirad, P., Solaimani Kartalaei, P., Crisan, M., Vink, C., Yamada-Inagawa,  T.,  de  Pater,  E., Kurek, D., Kaimakis, P., van der Linden, R., Speck, N. and Dzierzak, E., HIF1α is a regulator of hematopoietic progenitor and stem cell development in hypoxic sites of the mouse embryo, Stem Cell Research, 12(1), 24-35, 2013.
  • Imanirad, P. and Dzierzak, E., Hypoxia and HIFs in regulating  the  development  of  the hematopoietic system. Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases, 51(4), 256-263, 2013.
  • Robin, C., Bollerot, K., Mendes, S., Haak, E., Crisan, M., Cerisoli, F., Lauw, I., Kaimakis, P., Jorna, R., Vermeulen M., Kayser, M., van der Linden, R., Imanirad, P., Verstegen, M., Nawaz-Yousaf, H., Papazian, N., Steegers, E., Cupedo, T., Dzierzak, E. Human placenta is a potent hematopoietic niche containing hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells throughout development. Cell Stem Cell. 5(4), 385-395, 2009.
  • Meyer, N.C., Alasti, F., Nishimura, C.J., Imanirad, P., Kahrizi, K., Riazalhosseini, Y., Malekpour, M., Kochakian, N., Jamali, P., Van Camp, G., Smith*, R.J.H., Najmabadi, H. Identification of three novel TECTA mutations in Iranian families  with  autosomal  recessive  nonsyndromic  hearing impairment at the DFNB21 locus. American Journal of Medical Genetics A. 143A(14), 1623-1629, 2007.
  • Imanirad, P., Yektamaram, L., Rostami, P., Shirvani, E., Imanian, H., Najmabadi, H. Nucleophosmin Gene Mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Genetics in the Third Millennium. 6(4), 1505-1509, 2009.