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Shiraz Transplant Research Center

 

 

 

Year founded: 2001

Shiraz Transplant Research Center (STRC) was founded in 2001. STRC mainly focuses on improving the life quality of transplant recipients, conducting high quality basic and clinical research in the field of organ transplant and training human resources.  

 

Activities and Research Priorities

  • Establishment of human hepatocyte transplantation for acute liver disease
  • Establishment of human islet cell for diabetic patients
  • Establishment of human keratinocytes for treatment of severe burn patients
  • Establishing hepatocyte and islet cell isolation technique for cell transplantation and advanced research
  • Collecting transplanted patients’ information and keeping it as a database 
  • Cell therapy for different diseases (keratinocyte, hepatocyte and insulin producing cells in severe burn patients, chronic wounds, acute liver failure and diabetes)
  • Doing research in different aspects of transplantation to apply new tests for transplanted patients in order to increase their life quality   
  • Examining different aspects of organ transplant including virology, immunology, pathology, pharmacogenomics and immunogenetics
  • Differentiating Inducible Pluripotent Stem (IPS) cells into liver and pancreas

 

Honors

  • Ranked 2nd research center among SUMS’ 63 research centers in 2012
  • Ranked 3rd research center among SUMS’ 63 research centers in 2013
  • Ranked 2nd research center among SUMS’ 63 research centers in 2014
  • Ranked 3rd in Razi Clinical Research Festival on Medical Sciences in 2012
  • Ranked 2nd in Razi Clinical Research Festival on Medical Sciences in 2013

 

Director

 

Bita Geramizadeh, MD

Professor of Pathology

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E-mail: geramib@sums.ac.ir


Contact information:

 

Shiraz Transplant Research Center

Namazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

PO Box: 7193711351

 

Tel.: +98 71 36125861

Fax:  +98 71 3647395, +98 71 36281529

E-mail: transrsh@sums.ac.ir

Link to the Center’s Website