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Shahin Merat

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http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/merat
Tel: +98 21 82415110
Fax: +98 21 2225 3635
Address: Shariati Hospital, N Kargar St, Tehran 14114, Iran
Academic Rank
Associate Professor
School
Medicine
Internal medicine
Hospital
Shariati
Internal gosteroentric
Research Center
Digestive Disease Research Center
About
CV last edited on: 2012/15/05

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One year training as electronic technician, Danesh Electronics, Shiraz, 1982
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MD


Subspecialty (Gastroenterology and Hepatology), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, 1997-1999
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MD


Specialty, internal medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, 1990-1993
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MD


General Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, 1983-1990
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English


Speaking: Good, Reading: Good, Writing: Good
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First rank in the nationwide board of internal medicine


1993,

Scientific Position

1.

Assistant professor of medicine


Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, 1993-1994
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Assistant professor of medicine


Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 1994-1997
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Fellow of gastroenterology and hepatology


Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1997-1999
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Assistant professor of gastroenterology and hepatology (guest),


Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1999-2004
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Associate professor of gastroenterology and hepatology


Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2005-present
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Consultant in computer and information systems


Shiraz U Medical Sciences, 1999-2003
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Consultant in computer and information systems


the Academy of Medical Sciences, 1997-present
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Secretary, Second Iranian Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ICGH-2),


others
2.

Secretary, Third Iranian Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ICGH-3),


others
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Secretary, Seventh Iranian Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ICGH-2007),


others
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Secretary, 2007 Iranian Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ICGH-2007)


others

Papers

English

1.

Safety and efficacy of locally manufactured pegylated interferon in hepatitis C patients.


Authors: Jabbari H , Bayatian A , Sharifi AH , Zaer-Rezaee H , Fakharzadeh E , Asadi R , Zamini H , Shahzamani K , Merat S , Nassiri-Toosi M ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20100705,
2.

Seroprevalence and risk factors of hepatitis A virus infection in Iran: a population based study.


Authors: Merat S , Rezvan H , Nouraie M , Abolghasemi H , Jamali R , Amini-Kafiabad S , Maghsudlu M , Pourshams A , Malekzadeh R ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20100301,
3.

Development of a low-cost real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction technique for the detection and quantification of hepatitis C viral load


Authors: Shahzamani K, Merat S, Rezvan H, Mirab-Samiee S, Khademi H, Malekzadeh R, Sabahi F.
Clin Chem Lab Med , Vol.48, Year. 2010, Page:777-84,
4.

Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus: the first population based study from Iran.


Authors: Merat S, Rezvan H, Nouraie M, Jafari E, Abolghasemi H, Radmard AR, Zaer-Rezaii H, Amini-Kafiabad S, Maghsudlu M, Pourshams A, Malekzadeh R, Esmaili S
Int J Infect Dis , Year. 2010,
5.

The effect of enteric-coated, delayed-release peppermint oil on irritable bowel syndrome


Authors: The effect of enteric-coated, delayed-release peppermint oil on irritable bowel syndrome
Dig Dis Sci , Vol.55, Year. 2010, Page:1385-90,
6.

A modification of the Brunt system for scoring liver histology of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.


Authors: Merat S , Khadem-Sameni F , Nouraie M , Derakhshan MH , Tavangar SM , Mossaffa S , Malekzadeh R , Sotoudeh M ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20091230,
7.

A case-control study on risk factors of osteoporosisin patients with Crohn's disease.


Authors: Vahedi H , Momtahen S , Olfati G , Abtahi A , Hosseini S , Kazzazi AS , Khademi H , Rashtak S , Khaleghnejad R , Tabrizian T , Hamidi Z , Nouraie M , Malekzadeh F , Merat S , Nasseri-Moghaddam S , Sotoudehmanesh R , Larijani B ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20091102,
8.

Epidemiologic characteristics of 500 patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Iran studied from 2004 through 2007.


Authors: Vahedi H , Merat S , Momtahen S , Olfati G , Kazzazi AS , Tabrizian T , Rashtak S , Khaleghnejad R , Khademi H , Malekzadeh F , Nasseri-Moghaddam S , Malekzadeh R ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20090902,
9.

Socio-economic status and oesophageal cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in a high-risk area.


Authors: Islami F , Kamangar F , Nasrollahzadeh D , Aghcheli K , Sotoudeh M , Abedi-Ardekani B , Merat S , Nasseri-Moghaddam S , Semnani S , Sepehr A , Wakefield J , Moller H , Abnet CC , Dawsey SM , Boffetta P , Malekzadeh R ,
International journal of epidemiology, No. 1464-3685 (Electronic), Year. 20090804,
10.

A survey of the current status of web-based databases indexing Iranian journals.


Authors: Merat S , Khatibzadeh S , Mesgarpour B , Malekzadeh R ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20090429,
11.

The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and anti-hepatitis B core antibody in Iran: a population-based study.


Authors: Merat S , Rezvan H , Nouraie M , Jamali A , Assari S , Abolghasemi H , Radmard AR , Zaer-Rezaii H , Zeid-Abadi-Nejhad M , Hosseini MR , Amini-Kafiabad S , Maghsudlu M , Pourshams A , Malekzadeh R ,
Archives of Iranian medicine, No. 1029-2977 (Print), Year. 20090429,
12.

Tea drinking habits and oesophageal cancer in a high risk area in northern Iran: population based case-control study.


Authors: Islami F , Pourshams A , Nasrollahzadeh D , Kamangar F , Fahimi S , Shakeri R , Abedi-Ardekani B , Merat S , Vahedi H , Semnani S , Abnet CC , Brennan P , Moller H , Saidi F , Dawsey SM , Malekzadeh R , Boffetta P ,
BMJ (Clinical research ed.), No. 1756-1833 (Electronic), Year. 20090327,
13.

Treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): A systematic review


Authors: Eslami L, Merat S, Nasseri-Moghaddam S
Mid East J Dig Dis , Vol.1, Year. 2009, Page:74-79. 89-99,
14.

Prevalence of fatty liver disease among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and its relation to insulin resistance


Authors: Merat S, Yarahmadi S, Tahaghoghi S, Alizadeh Z, Sedighi N, Mansournia N, Ghorbani A, Malekzadeh R.
Mid East J Dig Dis , Vol.1, Year. 2009, Page:74-79,
15.

Digestive and liver disease statistics in Iran


Authors: Ganji A, Malekzadeh F, Safavi M, Nasseri Moghaddam S, Nouraie M, Merat S, Vahedi H, Zendehdel N, Malekzadeh R
Mid East J Dig Dis , Vol.1, Year. 2009, Page:56-62,
16.

Tooth loss and lack of regular oral hygiene are associated with higher risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.


Authors: Abnet CC , Kamangar F , Islami F , Nasrollahzadeh D , Brennan P , Aghcheli K , Merat S , Pourshams A , Marjani HA , Ebadati A , Sotoudeh M , Boffetta P , Malekzadeh R , Dawsey SM ,
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, No. 1055-9965 (Print), Year. 20081107,
17.

Persistent alanine aminotransferase elevation among the general Iranian population: prevalence and causes.


Authors: Jamali R , Khonsari M , Merat S , Khoshnia M , Jafari E , Bahram Kalhori A , Abolghasemi H , Amini S , Maghsoudlu M , Deyhim MR , Rezvan H , Pourshams A ,
World journal of gastroenterology : WJG, No. 1007-9327 (Print), Year. 20080513,
18.

Interferon resistance of hepatitis C virus genotypes 1a/1b: Relationship to structural E2 gene quasispecies mutations


Authors: Honardoost M, Sabahi F, Amini-Bavil-Olyaee S, Behzadian F, Merat S, Malekzadeh R
Irn J Biotech , Vol.6, Year. 2008, Page:36-44,
19.

Persistent alanine aminotransferase elevation among the general Iranian population: prevalence and causes


[pubmed]
Authors: Jamali R, Khonsari M, Merat S, Khoshnia M, Jafari E, Bahram Kalhori A, Abolghasemi H, Amini S, Maghsoudlu M, Deyhim MR, Rezvan H, Pourshams A
World J Gastroenterol , Vol.14, Year. 2008, Page:2867-71,
20.

Opioid receptor blockade improves mesenteric responsiveness in biliary cirrhosis.


[pubmed]
Authors: Ebrahimkhani MR, Moezi L, Kiani S, Merat S, Dehpour AR
Dig Dis Sci, Year. 2008,
21.

Clinical trial: the effect of amitriptyline in patients with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome


Authors: Vahedi H, Merat S, Momtahen S, Kazzazi AS, Ghaffari N, Olfati G, Malekzadeh R
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.27, Year. 2008, Page:678-84,
22.

Critical role of Helicobacter pylori in the pattern of gastritis and carditis in residents of an area with high prevalence of gastric cardia cancer


Authors: Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Abedi-Ardakani B, Nouraie M, Yazdanbod A, Tavangar SM, Mikaeli J, Merat S, Malekzadeh R
Dig Dis Sci, Vol.53, Year. 2008, Page:27-33,
23.

Liver Histology Changes in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis after One Year of Treatment with Probucol


Authors: Merat S, Aduli M, Kazemi R, Sotoudeh M, Sedighi N, Sohrabi M, Malekzadeh R
Dig Dis Sci, Vol.53, Year. 2008, Page:2246-50,
24.

Ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome: relationships with quality of life


Authors: Ansari R, Attari F, Razjouyan H, Etemadi A, Amjadi H, Merat S, Malekzadeh R
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol, Vol.20, Year. 2008, Page:46-50,
25.

Critical role of Helicobacter pylori in the pattern of gastritis and carditis in residents of an area with high prevalence of gastric cardia cancer


Authors: Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Abedi-Ardakani B, Nouraie M, Yazdanbod A, Tavangar SM, Mikaeli J, Merat S, Malekzadeh R.
Dig Dis Sci , Vol.53, Year. 2008, Page:27-33,
26.

Epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal cancers in Iran: a sub site analysis of 761 cases.


Authors: Taghavi N , Nasrollahzadeh D , Merat S , Yazdanbod A , Hormazdi M , Sotoudeh M , Semnani S , Eslami F , Marjani HA , Fahimi S , Khademi H , Malekzadeh R ,
World journal of gastroenterology : WJG, No. 1007-9327 (Print), Year. 20070919,
27.

A placebo-controlled trial of pioglitazone in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (commented summary).


Authors: Merat S, Malekzadeh R.
Arch Iran Med , Year. 2007, Page:282-4,
28.

Modified jejunoileal bypass surgery with biliary diversion for morbid obesity and changes in liver histology during follow-up


Authors: Fazel I, Pourshams A, Merat S, Hemayati R, Sotoudeh M, Malekzadeh R.
J Gastrointest Surg , Vol.11, Year. 2007, Page:1033-8,
29.

Superior mesenteric artery aneurysm


Authors: Hosseini VM, Merat S, Mikaeli J
Arch Iran Med , Vol.4, Year. 2006, Page:435-7,
30.

A novel accurate ACRS-PCR method with a digestion internal control for identification of wild type and YMDD mutants of hepatitis B virus strains


Authors: Hosseini SY, Sabahi F, Amini-Bavil-Olyaee S, Alavian SM, Merat S
J Virol Methods , Vol.137, Year. 2006, Page:298-303,
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A comparison between pegylated interferon alpha-2a and standard interferon in combination with ribavirin in treating hemophilic patients with chronic hepatitis C.


Authors: Merat S, Sohrabpour AA, Khaleghi S, Sohrabi MR, Samimi-Rad K, Radmard AR, Mousavian A, Keyvani H, Rezvan H, Malekzadeh R
Govaresh, Vol.10, Year. 2005, Page:108-115,
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The patient with celiac disease, chronic diarrhea, hypothyroidism, and membranous glomerulonephritis


Authors: Seyed-Mirzaei SM, Merat S
Govaresh, Vol.10, Year. 2005, Page:94-96,
34.

The effect of fluoxetine in patients with pain and constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome: A double-blind randomized controlled study


Authors: Vahedi H, Merat S, Rashidioon A, Ghoddoosi A, Malekzadeh R
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.22, Year. 2005, Page:381-385,
35.

Obesity pandemic: an Iranian perspective


Authors: Malekzadeh R, Mohammadnejad M, Merat S, Pourshams A, Etemadi A
Arch Iranian Med , Vol.8, Year. 2005, Page:1 – 7,
36.

Human papillomavirus in squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus in a high-risk population


Authors: Farhadi M, Tahmasebi Z, Merat S, Kamangar F, Nasrollahzadeh, D, Malekzadeh R.
World J Gastroenterol, Vol.1, Year. 2005, Page:1200-1203,
37.

Pegylated Interferon alfa-2a and Ribavirin in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Inherited Bleeding Disorders


Authors: Merat S, Sohrabpour AA, Khaleghi S, Sohrabi MR, Samimi-Rad K, Radmard AR, Malekzadeh R
Hepatitis Monthly , Vol.4, Year. 2004, Page:59-64,
38.

Epidemiology features of upper gastrointestinal tract cancers in northeastern Iran.


Authors: Islami F, Kamangar F, Aghcheli K, Fahimi S, Semnani S, Taghavi N, Marjani H, Merat S, Nasser-Moghaddam S, Pourshams A, Nouraie M, Khatibian M, Abedi B, Brazandeh M, Ghaziani R, Sotoudeh M, Dawsey S, Abnet C, Taylor P, Malekzadeh R
Br J Cancer , Vol.90, Year. 2004, Page:1402-6,
39.

Reversibility of Cirrhosis in Chronic Hepatitis B


Authors: Malekzadeh R, Mohammadnejad M, Rakhshani N, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Merat S, Tavangar SM, Sohrabpour AA
Gastroenterol Hepatol , Vol.2, Year. 2004, Page:344–347,
40.

Low dose furazolidone in triple and quadruple regimens for Helicobacter pylori eradication


Authors: Fakheri H, Merat S, Hosseini V, Malekzadeh R
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.19, Year. 2004, Page:89-93,
41.

Prevalence of gastric precancerous lesions in Ardabil, a high incidence province for gastric adenocarcinoma in Northwest of Iran


Authors: Malekzadeh R, Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Mikaeli J, Yazdanbod A, Merat S, Yoonessi A, Tavangar M, Ardakani BA, Sotoudehmanesh R, Pourshams A, Doulatshahi S, Alizadeh BZ, Madjidpoor A, Moomen SM, Fleischer DE
J Clin Path , Vol.57, Year. 2004, Page:37-42,
42.

Susceptibility of various strains of Helicobacter pylori to selected agents


Authors: Siavoshi F, Pourkhajeh AH, Merat S, Asl-Soleimani H, Heydarian E, Khatibian M, Malekzadeh R
Arch Irn Med , Vol.3, Year. 2003, Page:60-63,
43.

Celiac disease presenting with IBS symptoms


Authors: Shahbazkhani B, Forootan M, Merat S, Akbari MR, Nasserimoghadam S, Vahedi H, Malekzadeh R
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.18, Year. 2003, Page:231-235,
44.

Effect of oral omeprazole in reducing re-bleeding in bleeding peptic ulcers: a prospective, double-blind, randomized, clinical trial


Authors: Kaviani MJ, Hashemi MR, Kazemifar AR, Roozitalab S, Mostaghni AA, Merat S, et al.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.17, Year. 2003, Page:211-216,
45.

Probucol in the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: a double-blind randomized controlled study


Authors: Merat S, Malekzadeh R, Sohrabi MR, Sotoudeh M, Naserimoghadam S, Mikaeli J, Sotoudehmanesh R
J hepatol , Vol.38, Year. 2003, Page:414-418,
46.

Low Helicobacter pylori eradication rates with 4- and 7-day regimens in an Iranian population


Authors: Malekzadeh R, Merat S, Derakhshan MH, et al.
J Gastroentrol Hepatol , Vol.18, Year. 2003, Page:13-17,
47.

Endoscopic esophageal cancer survey in the western part of the Caspian Littoral


Authors: Saidi F, Malekzadeh R, Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Farahvash MJ, Yazdanbod A, Merat S, et al
Dis Esophagus , Vol.15, Year. 2002, Page:214-218,
48.

Clarithromycin versus furazolidone in quadruple therapy regimens for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori in a population with a high metronidazole resistance rate


Authors: Fakheri H, Malekzadeh R, Merat S, et al
Aliment Pharmacol Ther , Vol.15, Year. 2001, Page:411-416,
49.

Crohn’s disease: A review of 140 cases from Iran


Authors: Malekzadeh R, Varshosaz J, Merat S, et al
Irn J Med Sci , Vol.25, Year. 2000, Page:138-143,
50.

Hepatitis B in Iran (Review).


Authors: Merat S, Malekzadeh R, Rezvan H, Khatibian M
Arch Irn Med , Vol.3, Year. 2000, Page:192-201,
51.

Hereditary hemochromatosis: a rare disease in Iran


Authors: Nobakht H, Merat S, Malekzadeh R
Arch Irn Med , Vol.9, Page:78-80,
52.

Probucol in the Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: an open-labeled study.


Authors: Merat S, Malekzadeh R, Sohrabi MR, Hormazdi M, Naserimoghadam S, Mikaeli J, Farahvash MJ, Ansari R, Sotoudehmanesh R, Khatibian M
J Clin Gastroenterol , Vol.36, Page:266-268,
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Editorial assistant for the Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences (published by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)


1991- 1997, Others,
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Computer Knowledge


 

  • Programming languages: Experience with C, Intel family assemble language, BASIC, FORTRAN, PL/1, perl, java, jsp, Microsoft's asp, ...

  • SQL client/server systems

  • Major operating systems: Linux and UNIX based systems

  • Working as programmer for the budget organization of Iran (1991-1994)

  • Installation and management of Internet sites

  • Voice over IP and ISP systems, installation and programming accounting software
  • 1.

    American gastroenterological association (AGA)


    Activity Type:Others
    since 1999
    2.

    Iranian society of gastroenterology and hepatology,


    Activity Type:Others
    since 1997
    1. Voice over IP and ISP systems, installation and programming accounting software.
    2. Installation and management of Internet sites
    3. Working as programmer for the budget organization of Iran (1991-1994)
    4. Major operating systems: Linux and UNIX based systems
    5. SQL client/server systems
    6. Programming languages

    Experience with C, Intel family assemble language, BASIC, FORTRAN, PL/1, perl, java, jsp, Microsoft's asp, …

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