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Uncategorised Dr. Najafzadeh

 

 

Dr Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh

 

 

 

Assistant Professor of Medical Mycology

 

 

Address: Hematology and Blood Banking Laboratory, Ghaem Hospital, Ahmad-Abad street, Mashhad, Iran

 

 

Tel:+98 51 38403141

 

najafzadehmj[at]mums.ac.ir

……….[at]yahoo.com

Updated at:  11July, 2016                         

                                                       und Educational Background 

1. B.Sc,  Laboratory Sciences (2002); Iran University of Medical sciences (Tehran, Iran)

2. M.Sc, Medical Mycology (2005); Iran University of Medical sciences (Tehran, Iran)

3. Ph.D, Medical Mycology (2011); University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

4. Post Doc. CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2011)

                                                                   Research Interests

Molecular identification, Phylogenetic

 

                                                                       Publications

  1. Mariana Machado Fidelis do Nascimento . G. Sybren de Hoog . Renata Rodrigues Gomes . Jason Lee Furuie . Jane Mary Lafayette Gelinski . Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh . Walter Antonio Pereira Boeger . Vania Aparecida Vicente. Shared Physiological Traits of Exophiala Species in Cold-Blooded Vertebrates, as Opportunistic Black Yeasts. Mycopathologia (2016) 181:353–362. IF= 1.67
  2. Flávia F. Costa, Sybren de Hoog, Roberto . Raittz,c Vinicius . Weiss,c Aniele. Leão,c Amanda Bombassaro, Jiufeng Sun, Leandro F. Moreno, Emanuel M. Souza, Fabio O. Pedrosa, Maria Berenice R. Steffens, Valter Baura, Michele Z. Tadra-Sfeir,Eduardo Balsanelli, M. Javad Najafzadeh, Renata R. Gomes, Maria S. Felipe, Marcus Teixeira, Germana D. Santos, Liyan Xi,I Mauro Antônio Alves de Castro, Vânia A. Vicentea. Draft Genome Sequence of Fonsecaea nubica Strain CBS 269.64, Causative Agent of Human Chromoblastomycosis. Genome Announcements, DOI:10.1128/genomeA.00735-16. (Accepted)
  3. Mehdi Bakhshaee,  Amin Bojdi,  Abolghasem Allahyari,  Mohammad Reza Majidi, Sherwin Tavakol5,  Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh,  Masoud Asghari. Acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis: our experience with 18 cases. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol, DOI 10.1007/s00405-016-4109-z. (Accepted)
  4. F Khademi, F Ghanbari, A Mellmann, MJ Najafzadeh, A Khaledi. Phylogenetic relationships among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical samples in Mashhad, Iran. Journal of infection and public health. (Accepted)
  1. Shuwen Deng, Clement K.M. Tsui, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, Liyue Yang, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Hamid Badali, Ruoyu Li, Ferry Hagen, Jacques F. Meis, Jiufeng Sun, Somayeh Dolatabadi, Bernard Papierok, Weihua Pan, Wanqing Liao and G.S. de Hoog . Global spread of human chromoblastomycosis is driven by divergent Cladophialophora carrionii and clonal Fonsecaea species. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Oct 23;9(10):e0004004. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004004. eCollection 2015 Oct, IF=4.45
  2. Jason L Furuie, Jiufeng Sun, Mariana MF Nascimento, Renata R Gomes, Caroline E Waculicz Andrade, Gisele C Sessegolo, Anderson M Rodrigues, Maria A Galvão Dias, Zoilo P Camargo, Flávio Queiroz Telles, Mohammad J Najafzadeh, Sybren G Hoog, Vania A Vicente. Molecular identification of Histoplasma capsulatum using rolling circle amplification. Mycoses. 2016 Jan;59(1):12-9, IF= 2.23
  3. Anderson M. Rodrigues, Mohammad J. Najafzadeh, Sybren de Hoog, Zoilo P. De Camargo. Rapid identification of emerging human-pathogenic Sporothrix species with rolling circle amplification. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015 In press. IF=4
  4. S. Deng, Z. Zhou, G.S. de Hoog, X. Wang, P. Abliz, J. Sun, M.J. Najafzadeh, W. Pan, W. Lei, S. Zhu, H. Hasimu, P. Zhang, Y. Guo, D. Deng, W. Liao. Evaluation of two molecular techniques for rapid detection of main dermatophyte agents of tinea capitis. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Dec;173(6):1494-500. IF=4.27
  5. Sarah A. Ahmed, Ziauddin Khan, Xue-wei Wang, Tarek A. A. Moussa, Hassan S. Al-Zahrani, Omar A. Almaghrabi, Deanna A. Sutton, S. Ahmad, Johannes Z. Groenewald, A. Alastruey-Izquierdo, Anne van Diepeningen, S. B. J. Menken, M. J. Najafzadeh, Pedro W. Crous, Oliver Cornely, Axel Hamprecht, Maria J. G. T. Vehreschild, A. J. Kindo & G. Sybren de Hoog. Chaetomium-like fungi causing opportunistic infections in humans: a possible role for extremotolerance. Fungal Diversity, Volume 76, Issue 1, 2016, Pages 11-26, IF=6.96
  6. Mahmoudi MR, Berenji F, Fata A, Najafzadeh MJ, Asadian A, Salehi M. Morphological characterization of potentially pathogenic thermophilic amoebae isolated from surface water in mashhad, iran. Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 Apr 18;8(4):e25944. IF=0.78
  7. Seyed Jamal Hashemi, Mojtaba Mohammadi Ardehali, Sassan Rezaie, Ensieh Zibafar, ohseh Gerami Shoar, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Hassan Ehteram, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Mehdi Nazeri. A Case of Fungus Ball-Type Pansinusitis Due to Fusarium proliferatum. Mycopathologia. 2015 Oct;180(3-4):251-5., IF=1.55
  8. Najafzadeh MJ, Sutton DA, Saradeghi Keisari M, Zarrinfar H, de Hoog GS, Chowdhary A, Meis JF. In vitro activity of 8 antifungal drugs against 104 environmental and clinical isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep;58(9):5629-31. IF= 4.56
  9. Dolatabadi S, Najafzadeh MJ, de Hoog GS. Rapid screening for human-pathogenic Mucorales using rolling circle amplification. Mycoses. 2014 Dec;57 Suppl 3:67-72. IF= 1.8
  10. Mônica Moreira, Douglas Adamoski, Jiufeng Sun, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Mariana Machado Fidelis do Nascimento, Renata Rodrigues Gomes, Chirlei Glienke, Débora do Rocio Klisiowicz, Vânia Aparecida Vicente. Detection of Streptococcus mutans applying Padlock Probe Based on Rolling Circle Amplification (RCA). Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. Jan/Feb 2015, Vol.58, n.1: pp. 54-60. IF= 0.47
  11. Mirhendi H, Makimura K, de Hoog GS, Rezaei-Matehkolaei A, Najafzadeh MJ, Umeda Y. Translation elongation factor 1-α gene as a new potential taxonomic and identification marker for dermatophytes. Med Mycol. 2015 Apr 1;53(3):215-24. IF= 2.26
  12. Rezaei-Matehkolaei A, Mirhendi H, Makimura K, de Hoog GS, Satoh K, Najafzadeh MJ, Shidfar MR. Nucleotide sequence analysis of beta tubulin gene in a wide range of dermatophytes. Med Mycol. 2014 Oct 1; 52(7):674-88. IF= 2.26
  13. Deng S, de Hoog GS, Pan W, Chen M, Gerrits van den Ende AH, Yang L, Sun J, Najafzadeh MJ, Liao W, Li R. Three Isothermal Amplification Techniques for Rapid Identification of Cladophialophora carrionii, Agent of Human hromoblastomycosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 9. pii: JCM. 2014 Oct;52(10):3531-5. IF= 4.15
  14. V. A. Vicente , M. J. Najafzadeh , Jiufeng Sun, R. R. Gomes, D. Robl, S. G. Marques, C. M. P. S. Azevedo, G. S. de Hoog. Environmental siblings of black agents of human disease. Fungal Diversity (2014) March 65:47–63, IF= 6.93
  15. Peiying Feng, Qiaoyun Lu, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende, Jiufeng Sun, Ruoyu Li, Liyan Xi, V. A. Vicente, Wei Lai, Chun Lu & G. S. de Hoog. Cyphellophora and its relatives in Phialophora: biodiversity and possible role in human infection. Fungal Diversity (2014) March 65:17–45. IF= 6.93
  16. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Moo Kyu Suh, Myung Hoon Lee, Gyoung Yim Ha, Jung Ran Kim, Tae Heung Kim, Hyo JinLee, Jong Soo Choi, Jacques F. Meis, G. Sybren De Hoog. Subcutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala equina, with susceptibilityto eight antifungal drugs.  J Med Microbiol. 2013 May;62(Pt 5):797-800, IF= 2.5
  17. Guerra RS, do Nascimento MM, Miesch S, Najafzadeh MJ, Ribeiro RO, Ostrensky A, de Hoog GS, Vicente VA, Boeger WA. Black Yeast Biota in the Mangrove, in Search of the Origin of the Lethargic Crab Disease (LCD). Mycopathologia 2013 Jun;175(5-6):421-30, IF= 1.8
  18. Naseri A, FataA, Najafzadeh MJ. First case of Tritirachium oryzae as agent of onychomycosis and its susceptibility to antifungal drugs. Mycopathologia 2013 Aug;176(1-2):119-22, IF= 1.8
  19. S. Deng, G. S. de Hoog, H. Badali, L.Yang,  M. J. Najafzadeh, B. Pan, I.Curfs-Breuker, J. F.  Meis,  W. Liaoa. In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility of Cladophialophora carrionii, Agent of Human Chromoblastomycosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2013 pr;57(4):1974-7, IF= 4.841
  20. Feng P, Klaassen CH, Meis JF, Najafzadeh MJ, Van Den Ende HG, Xi L, de Hoog GS. Identification and Typing of Cyphellophora and Relatives Using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism and Rolling Circle Amplification. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 . 51 (3) , pp. 931-937 .IF= 4.15
  21. Jiufeng Sun, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende, V. A. Vicente , Peiying Feng , Liyan  Xi & G. S. de Hoog. Molecular characterization of pathogenic members of the genus Fonsecaea  using multilocus analysis. Plos one  2012:7(8) 41512. IF = 4.41
  22. Peiying Feng, M. Javad Najafzadeh, Jiufeng Sun, Sarah Ahmed, Liyan Xi, G. Sybren de Hoog, Wei Lai, Chun Lu, Corné H. Klaassen, and Jacques F. Meis. In Vitro Activities of Nine Antifungal Drugs Against 81 Phialophora and Cyphellophora Isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2012 Nov;56(11):6044-7. IF= 4.841
  23. Chowdhary A, Agarwal K, Randhawa HS, Kathuria S, Gaur SN, Najafzadeh MJ, Roy P, Arora N, Khanna G, Meis JF. A rare case of allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis caused by Alternaria alternata. Medical Mycology 2012 Nov; 50(8):890-6. IF= 2.45
  24. Vania A. Vicente, R. Orélis-Ribeiro, M.J. Najafzadeh, J. Sun, Raquel Schier Guerra, Stephanie Miesch, Antonio Ostrensky, Jacques F. Meis , Corné H. Klaassen, G.S. de Hoog, Walter A. Boeger . Black yeast-like fungi associated with Lethargic Crab Disease (LCD) in the mangrove-land crab, Ucides cordatus (Ocypodidae).VET MICRO 2012 Jul 6; 158(1-2):109-22.  IF= 3.25
  25. Mahdi Davari, Anne D. van Diepeningen, Assadollah Babai-Ahari, Mahdi Arzanlou, Mohammed Javad Najafzadeh, and G. Sybren de Hoog. Rapid identification of Fusarium graminearum species complex using Rolling Circle Amplification (RCA). Journal of Microbiological Methods 2012 Apr;89(1):63-70. IF= 2.02
  26. Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Ali; Makimura, Koichi; de Hoog, Sybren; Shidfar, Mohammad Reza; Satoh, Kazuo; Najafzadeh, Mohammad Javad; Mirhendi, Hossein, Discrimination of Trichophyton tonsurans and Trichophyton equinum by PCR-RFLP and by β-tubulin and Translation Elongation Factor 1-α sequencing. Med mycol 2012 Oct;50(7):760-4. IF= 2.45
  27. Michaela Lackner , G. Sybren de Hoog , Paul E. Verweij, Mohammad J. Najafzadeh, Ilse Curfs- Breuker, Corné H. Klaassen, and Jacques F. Meis. Species-specific antifungal susceptibility patterns of Scedosporium and Pseudallescheria species. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012 May;56(5):2635-42. IF= 4.67
  28. Morio F, Berre JY, Garcia-Hermoso D, Najafzadeh MJ, de Hoog S, Benard L, Michau C. Phaeohyphomycosis due to Exophiala xenobiotica as a cause of fungal arthritis in an HIV-infected patient.  Med Mycol. 2012 Jul; 50(5):513-7. IF= 2.45
  29. Rezaei-Matehkolaei A, Makimura K, de Hoog GS, Shidfar MR, Satoh K, Najafzadeh M J, Mirhendi H. Multilocus differentiation of the relative dermatophytes Microsporum canis, M. ferrugineum and M. audouinii. Journal of Medical Microb 2012 Jan; 61(Pt 1):57-63. IF= 2.38
  30. Lackner M, Najafzadeh M J, Sun J, Lu Q de Hoog GS. Rapid identification of Pseudallescheria and Scedosporium strains by using rolling circle amplification. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Jan;78(1):126-33, IF= 3.27
  31. Vinod mootha V, Shahinpoor P, Sutton D. A, Xin L, Najafzadeh M. J, de Hoog GS. Identification problems with sterile fungi, illustrated by a keratitis due to a non-sporulating Chaetomium-like species. Med mycol 2012 May; 50(4):361-7. IF= 2.45
  32. Clement K.M. Tsui, James Woodhall, Chen Wen, Andre Levesque, Anna Lau, Cor D Schoen, Christian Baschien6 and  Najafzadeh M J. Molecular techniques for pathogen identification and fungus detection in the environment. IMA fungus 2011 volume 2 · no 2: 177–189 (review)
  33. G.S. de Hoog, Vania A. Vicente, M. J Najafzadeh, M.J. Harrak, Seyedmojtaba Seyedmousavi Waterborne Exophiala species causing disease in cold-blooded animals. Persoonia 2011. 27: 46–72IF= 4.136
  34. Najafzadeh MJ, Vicente VA, Sun J, Meis J. F & de Hoog GS. Fonsecaea multimorphosa sp. nov, a new opportunistic species of Chaetothyriales isolated from feline cerebral abscess. Fungal Biol. 2011 Oct; 115(10):1066-76. IF= 2.92
  35. Sun J, Zhang J, Najafzadeh MJ, Badali. H, Li X, Xi L, de Hoog GS. Melanization of a meristematic mutant of Fonsecaea monophora increases tolerance to stress factors while no effects on antifungal susceptibility. Mycopathologia 2011, Nov;172(5):373-80. IF= 1.8
  36. Sun J, Najafzadeh MJ, Zhang J, Vicente VA, Xi L & de Hoog GS. Molecular identification of Penicillium marneffei using Rolling Circle Amplification (RCA). Mycoses 2011 Nov;54(6):e751-9. IF= 2.24
  37. Hawksworth D. L, Crous P. W, Redhead S. A, Reynolds D. R, Samson R. A, Seifert K. A, Taylor J. W, Wingfield M. J,….., Najafzadeh M. J et al.The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature. IMA Fungus 2011, Volume 2 No 1: 105–112
  38. Najafzadeh MJ, Sun J, Vicente VA, Klaassen CHW, Bonifaz A, Gerrits van den Ende AHG, Menken SBJ, de Hoog GS. Molecular epidemiology of Fonsecaea. Emer infect dis 2011 Mar; 17(3):464-9. IF=7.32
  39. Lu Q, Gerrits van den Ende AH, Bakkers JM, Sun J, Lackner M, Najafzadeh MJ, Melchers WJ, Li R, de Hoog GS. Identification of Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium species by three molecular methods. J Clin Microbiol 2011 Mar; 49(3):960-7. IF= 4.22
  40. Fata S, Modaghegh H, Faizi R, Najafzadeh MJ, Afzalaghaee M, Ghasemi M, Mohammadian M, Meshkat M , Fata A. Mycotic infections in diabetic foot ulcers. JJM 2011; 4(1): 11-16.
  41. Badali H, Chander J, Gulati N, Attri A, Chopra R, Najafzadeh MJ, Chhabra S, Meis JF, de Hoog GS. Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycotic cyst caused by Pyrenochaeta romeroi. Med Mycol 2010; 48:763–768 IF= 2.45
  42. Najafzadeh MJ, Sun J, Vicente VA, Gerrits van den ende AHG, de Hoog GS. Rapid detection and identification of fungal pathogens by rolling circle amplification (RCA) using Fonsecaea as a model. Mycoses 2010 Sep;54(5):e577-82. IF= 2.24
  43. Najafzadeh MJ, Sun J, Vicente VA, Gerrits van den ende AHG, de Hoog GS. Fonsecaea nubica, a new species of agent of human chromoblastomycosis revealed using molecular data. Med Mycol 2010 Sep;48(6):800-6 IF= 2.45
  44. Najafzadeh MJ, Badali H, Illnait-Zaragozi MT, de Hoog GS, Meis JF. In vitro Activities of Eight Antifungal Drugs against 55 Clinical Isolates of Fonsecaea. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010 Apr;54(4):1636-8. IF=4.67
  45. Sun J, Najafzadeh MJ, Vicente VA, Xi L, de Hoog GS. Rapid detection of pathogenic fungi of the genus Fonsecaea by Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification. J Microbi Meth 2010;80: 19–24. IF= 2.02
  46. Badali H, Najafzadeh MJ, van Esbroeck M, van den Enden E, Tarazooie B, Meis JF, de Hoog GS. The clinical spectrum of Exophiala jeanselmei, with a case report and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of the species. Med Myco 2010;48(2):318-27. IF= 2.45
  47. Najafzadeh MJ, Falahati M, Poshang Bagheri K, Fata A, Fateh R. Flow cytometry susceptibility testing for conventional anti-fungal drugs and Comparison with the NCCLS Broth Macrodilution Test. DARU 2009;17:94-98 IF= 0.77
  48. Najafzadeh MJ, Rezusta A, Cameo MI, Zubiri ML, Yus M. C, Badali H, Revillo MJ, de Hoog G S. Successful treatment of chromoblastomycosis of 36 years duration caused by Fonsecaea monophora. Med Mycol 2010;48(2):390-3. IF= 2.45
  49. Najafzadeh MJ, Gueidan C, Badali H, Gerrits van den Ende A.H.G, Xi L, deHoog G.S. Genetic diversity and species delimitation in the opportunistic genus Fonsecaea. Med Mycol 2009;47:17-25 IF= 2.45
  50. Xi L, Sun J, Lu C, Liu H, Xie Z, Fukushima K, Takizawa K, Najafzadeh MJ, de Hoog GS. Molecular diversity of Fonsecaea (Chaetothyriales) causing chromoblastomycosis in southern china. Med Mycol 2009;47: 27-33 IF= 2.45
  51. Badali H, C Gueidan, Najafzadeh MJ, Gerrits van den Ende AHG, de Hoog GS. Biodiversity of the genus Cladophialophora. Stud Mycol 2008;6:175–191 IF= 9.29
    1. Vicente VA, Attili-Angelis D, Pie MR, Queiroz Telles F, Cruz LM, Najafzadeh MJ, de Hoog GS, Pizzirani-Kleiner A. Environmental isolation of black yeast-like fungi involved in human infection. Stud  Mycol 2008;6: 137–144  IF= 9.29
    2. Fata S, Derakhshan  A, Bolourian AA, Sedaghat MR, Khakhshour H, Afzalaghee M, Meshkat M, Najafzadeh MJ, Fata A. Mycotic Keratitis, A Study on Etiologic Agents, Predisposing Factors and the Result of Treatment among 44 Patients. M JMUMS 2010: 53(1):16-25
    3.  Najafzadeh MJ, Falahati M, Akhlaghi L Poshang Bagheri K. Susceptibility of clinical isolates of Candida species to conventional antifungal drugs. J Med School MUMS 2007;50: 89-94
    4.  Sahar Javaheri Tehrani, MansourAliabadian1, Abdolmajid Fata, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh*.Rolling Circle Amplification (RCA): an approach for quick detection and identification of fungal species. Journal of Mycology Research. Vol 1, No 1: Page 55-62, September 2014.
    5.  Parian M, Fata A, Najafzadeh MJ, Rezaeitalab F. Molecular detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii using polymerase chain reaction in immunocompromised patients with pulmonary disorders in northeast of Iran. Curr Med Mycol, 2015 Jun, 1(2): 13-18
    6.  Parham Arji, Ali Naseri, Hassan Rakhshandeh, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh. Investigation of antifungal activity of methanol and aqueous extracts of walnut (Juglans regia) leaves and peel against Candida species. Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences. 2015; 22 (2): 115-124.
    7.  I Khorsand, MA Ghanbari Nehzag, H Zarrinfar, A Fata, A Naseri, P Badiee, MJ Najafzadeh, Frequency of variety of Candida species in women with Candida vaginitis referred to clinical centers of Mashhad, Iran. IJOGI, Vol. 18, No. 168, pp. 14-21, Oct 2015
  1. Mahzad Erami, Hasan Afzali, Mansoureh Momen Heravi, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Maryam Moazeni, Somayeh Dolatabadi,  Leila Hosseinpour. Recurrent Arthritis by Candida glabrata, a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge. Mycopathologia 2014 Jun;177(5-6):291-8, IF = 1.54
  2. Bakhshizadeh M, Hashemian HR, Najafzadeh MJ, Dolatabadi S, Zarrinfar H. First report of rhinosinusitis caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum in Iran. J Med Microbiol. 2014 Jul;63(Pt 7):1017-9, IF = 2.5
  3.  Mehraban Falahati, Zeinab Ghasemi, Farideh Zaini, Shirin Farahyar, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Mehrdad Assadi, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Somayeh Dolatabadi, Maryam Saradeghi Keisari, Jacques F. Meis.The first case of Onychomycosis due to Exophiala dermatitidis in Iran: Molecular identification and Antifungal Susceptibility. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences. Volume 3 Issue 5 April 2014, Page 125-129. IF= 0.53
  4. M.J. Najafzadeh , A. Fata, A. Naseri, M. Saradeghi Keisarid, S. Farahyarf, M. Ganjbakhsh, M. Ziaee, S. Dolatabadi,  G.S. de Hoog. Implantation phaeohyphomycosis caused by a non-sporulating Chaetomium species. J Mycol Med. 2014 Jun;24(2):161-5. IF= 0.7
  5. Pei-Ying Feng & G. S. de Hoog & M. J. Najafzadeh* & A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende & Benjamin Stielow &  H. Badali & W. A. Boeger & V. A. Vicente. Cladophialophora abundans, a novel species of Chaetothyriales isolated from the natural environment. Mycol Progress, May 2014, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 381-391. IF=1.6
  6. M. J. Najafzadeh, M. Saradeghi Keisari, V. A. Vicente, P. Feng, S. A. A. Shamsian, A. Rezaei-Matehkolaei, G. S. de Hoog, I. Curfs-Breuker, J. F. Meis. In vitro Activities of Eight Antifungal Drugs against 106 Waterborne and Cutaneous Exophiala Species. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Dec;57(12):6395-8. IF= 4.841
  7. P.W. Crous, M.J. Wingfield, J. Guarro, R. Cheewangkoon, M. van der Bank, W.J. Swart, A.M. Stchigel, J.F. Cano-Lira3, J. Roux2, H. Madrid1, U. Damm1, A.R. Wood, L.A. Shuttleworth, C.S. Hodges, M. Munster, M. de Jesús Yáñez-Morales, L. Zúñiga- Estrada, E.M. Cruywagen, G.S. de Hoog, C. Silvera, J. Najafzadeh et al. Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213. Persoonia 31,  Dec 2013: 188–296. IF= 4.13
  8. M.J. Najafzadeh, S. Dolatabadi, M. Saradeghi Keisari, A. Naseri, P. Feng, G.S. de Hoog.  Detection and identification of opportunistic Exophiala species using the rolling circle amplification of ribosomal internal transcribed spacers. Journal of Microbiological Methods 94 (2013) 338–342 IF= 2.16
  9. Ali Naseri, Abdolmajid Fata, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Hojjatollah Shokri. Surveillance of Dermatophytosis in Northeast of Iran (Mashhad) and Review of Published Studies. Mycopathologia. 2013 Oct;176(3-4):247-53. IF= 1.65.
  10. X.-L. Lu, M. J. Najafzadeh, S. Dolatabadi, Y.-P. Ran, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, Y. Shen, C.-Y. Li, L.-Y. Xi, Fei Hao, Q. Zhang, R.Y. Li, Z. Hu, G.-X. Lu, J. Wang, M. Drogari-Apiranthitou, C. Klaassen, J.F. Meis, F. Hagen, W. Liu, G.S. de Hoog. Taxonomy and epidemiology Mucor irregulars, agent of chronic cutaneous mucormycosis. Persoonia, 2013, 30, 48-56 IF= 4.13.
  11. Sadegh Nouripour-Sisakht,  Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Mahdi Abastabar ,Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Kazuo Satoh, Bahram Ahmadi, Leila Hosseinpour. Microsporum fulvum, an Ignored Pathogenic Dermatophyte: A New Clinical Isolation from Iran. Mycopathologia 2013 Aug; 176(1-2):157-60. IF= 1.8
  12. G.S. de Hoog, S. Abdalla Ahmed, M.J. Najafzadeh, D.A. Sutton, M. Saradeghi Keisari , A.H. Fahal , U. Eberhardt , G.J. Verkleij , Lian Xin , B. Stielow , W.W.J. van de Sande. Phylogenetic findings suggest possible new habitat and routes of infection of human eumycetoma. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2013 May 16;7(5):e2229,  IF= 4.71
  13. Niknejad, F., Moshfegh, M., Najafzadeh, M.J., Houbraken, J., Rezaei, S., Zarrini, G., Faramarzi, M.A., Nafissi-Varcheh, N. Halotolerant ability and α-amylase activity of some saltwater fungal isolates. Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2013, 12, 111-117, IF = 0.637.

 

 

                                                                      Presentations

  1. M. J. Najafzadeh, M. Alizadeh, A. Kolecka, H. Zarrinfar, S. Dolatabadi, M. A. Ghanbari, P. Badiee, A. rezaie, A. Fata. Identification of Candida species isolated from vulvovaginitis in Mashhad, Iran by the use of the MALDI-TOF MS. The 2nd International and 4th Iranian Congress in Medical Mycology. Shiraz, Iran 18th -20th November, 2015. (Invited speaker)
  2. M. J. Najafzadeh, V. A.Vicente, J. Sun, G. S. deHoog. Chromoblastomycosis: Biodiversity of Fonsecaea genus and antifungal susceptibility test. 100 YEARS OF Chromoblastomycosis , SÃO LUIS- MARANHÃO – BRAZIL, 8-10 Oct 2014. (Invited speaker)
  3. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh,  Mehraban Falahati, Shirin Farahyar, Farideh Zaini, Zeinab Ghasemi, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei and Jacques Meis, First case of onychomycosis due to Exophiala dermatitidis in Iran. 100 YEARS OF Chromoblastomycosis , SÃO LUIS- MARANHÃO – BRAZIL, 8-10 Oct 2014.
  4. M. J. Najafzadeh , A. Fata, A. Naseri, M. Ziaee, G. S. De Hoog.Systemic and Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by sterile Chaetomium spp. XII Forum on Fungal Infection in the Clinical Practice - Latin America, Curitiba, Brazil, October 18-20, 2014. (Invited speaker)
  5. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh , Peiying Feng , Jiufeng Sun ,  Vania A Vicente ,  G.S. de Hoog. Rolling Circle Amplification a method for Rapid detection of black yeasts. Fifth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis, Guangzhou, China, 29 November −1 December, 2013. (Invited speaker)
  6. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh , Peiying Feng , S. Deng, G.S. de Hoog , Jacques F. Meis. Antifungal profiles in some black fungi. Fifth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis, Guangzhou, China, 29 November −1 December, 2013. (Invited speaker)
  7. Vania A. Vicente, Renata R. Gomes, Gheniffer Fornari, Marcus Teixeira, Conceição M. P. S. de Azevedo, Moiseis B. Silva, Jiufeng Sun, Mohammad J. Najafzadeh, Claudio G. Salgado, Daniel Wagner C. L. Santos, Flávio Q. Telles, Maria S. Felipe, Gerrit S. de Hoog. BIODIVERSITY OF CHROMOBLASTOMYCOSIS AGENTS IN BRAZIL. Fifth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis, Guangzhou, China,  29 November −1 December, 2013
  8. Shuwen Deng, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, Liyue Yang, Hamid Badali, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Weihua Pan, Ruoyu Li, Corné H.W. Klaassen, Ferry Hagen, Jacques F. Meis, Jiufeng Sun, Somayeh Dolatabadi, Bernard Papierok, G.S. de Hoog. GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF AGENTS OF CHROMOBLASTOMYCOSIS. Fifth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis, Guangzhou, China,  29 November −1 December, 2013
  9. Peiying Feng, Corné H. W. Klaassen,Jacques F. Meis, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. H. G. Gerrits Van Den Ende, Liyan Xi, and G. S. de Hoog. Identification and Typing of Cyphellophora and Relatives Using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism and Rolling Circle Amplification. Fifth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis, Guangzhou, China,  29 November −1 December, 2013
  1. M. J. Najafzadeh, H. Zarrinfar, A. Fata, A .Naseri, M.A. Ghanbari, I. Khorsand. Prevalence of a variety of Candida species in Candida vaginits in women referred to university hospitals of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in 2014-2015. The 2nd International and 4th Iranian Congress in Medical Mycology. Shiraz, Iran 18th -20th November, 2015
  1. M.J. Najafzadeh, Vania A. Vicente, G.S. de Hoog. Rapid identification of waterborne Exophiala species by using Rolling circle amplification. 100 YEARS OF Chromoblastomycosis , SÃO LUIS- MARANHÃO – BRAZIL, 8-10 Oct 2014.
  2. M. Javad Najafzadeh, Deanna A. Sutton, G. Sybren de Hoog, Jacques F. Meis In vitro activity of 8 antifungal drugs against 104 environmental and clinical isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. XII Forum on Fungal Infection in the Clinical Practice - Latin America, Curitiba, Brazil, October 18-20, 2014
  1. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Chromoblastomycosis and its antifungal profile, 3rd Iranian Society of medical mycology, Tehran, Iran. 15-17 May 2014. (Invited speaker)

 

  1. Peiying Feng, M. J. Najafzadeh, A.H.G. Gerrits Van Den Ende, Liyan Xi, G. S. de Hoog. The diversity and identification of superficial and cutaneous black yeast-like fungi. The future of barcoding: getting closer, or drifting future away from clinical practice. A workshop by the ISHAM  Working Group Medical Barcoding Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 12-13, 2013.(Oral Presentation)
  2. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification and rolling circle amplification, novel molecular techniques for detection and identification of fungal pathogens. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran. Oral Presentation
  3. Abdolmajid Fata, Masoud Maleki, Mahmoud Bolursaz, Fariba Berenji, Naser Tayyebi, Sara Fata, Ali Naseri, Mohamad Javad Najafzadeh, Hossein Zarrinfar, Majid Ganjbakhsh. Clinical and paraclinical aspect of 16 cases of mycetoma during past 3 decades in Mashhad. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran.
  4. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Maryam Saradeghi Keisari, Shirin Farahyar, Majid Ganjbakhsh, Masood Ziaee, Ali Naseri, Fariba Berenji, Sybren G. De Hoog, Abdolmajid Fata. Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by sterile Chaetomium spp. in Iran. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran.
  5. Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Mehraban Falahati, Shirin Farahyar, Farideh Zaini, Zeinab Ghasemi, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Somayeh Dolatabadi, Maryam Saradeghi Keisari and Jacques Meis. The first case of onychomycosis due to Exophiala dermatitidis in Iran. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran.
  6. Sadegh Nouripour-Sisakht, Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei, Hossein Mirhendi, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Kazuo Satoh, Bahram Ahmadi. Dermatophytosis due to Microsporum fulvum, a new case from Iran. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran.
  7. Mandana Bakhshizadeh, Hamid Reza Hashemian, Hossein Zarrinfar, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh. A case of sinusitis caused by Nattrassia mangiferae in Iran. 2ed Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology, 24-26 Bahman 1391, Ahvaz, Iran.
  8. M. Davari, A. Babai-Ahari,_M. Arzanlou, M.J. Najafzadeh, S. Dolat Abadi, A. D. van Diepeningen and S. de Hoog. Rolling cycling Amplification for rapid detection of Fusarium graminearum species complex associated with wheat head blight. 20th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, 25-28 August 2012.
  9. M. J. Najafzadeh, V. A. Vicente, J Sun and G. S. deHoog. Chromoblastomycosis by Fonsecaea: Infection route, detection and therapy. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany (Invited speaker)
  10. S. deng, H. Badali, M. J. Najafzadeh, L. Yang, B. Gerrits van den Ende, J. Sun, B. Papierok, R. Li and S. de Hoog. Epidemiology of agents of chromoblastomycosis. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  11. X. L. Lu, M. J. Najafzadeh, Y. Ran, Y. N. Shen, C. Y. Li, L. Y. Xi, R. Y. Li, F. Hao, Q. Q. Zhang, G. X. Lu, W. D. Liu, J. F. G. Meis and G. S. de Hoog. Mucor irregularis in china: Emerging subcutaneous infection and update in molecular taxonomy. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.(Oral Presentation)
  12. A.D.Van Diepeningen, D. M. Geiser, J. Guarro, D. A. Sutton, E. Pearlman, K. ODonnell, H. Harak, B. A. Summerbell, M.J. Najafzadeh, M.E. Brandt, C. Hennequin, A.M. Tortorano. Proposal for new ISHAM working group on clinical Fusarium. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.(Oral Presentation)
  13. S. Kathuria, C. H. Klaassen, P. Roy, M. J. Najafzadeh, G. S. deHoog J. F. Meis, H. S. Randhawa and A. Chowdhary. Molecular characterization and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities of 75 clinical Zygomycetes isolated in Delhi, India. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  14. M. J. Najafzadeh, G. S. de Hoog, M. Saradeghi Keisari, C. H.Klaassen and J. Meis. In vitro activity of 8 antifungal drugs against 126 environmental and clinical isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  15. P. Feng, M. J. Najafzadeh, J. Sun, S. Abdalla Ahmed, L. Xi, I. Curfs-Breuker, J. F. Meis and G. S. de Hoog. In vitro activities of nine antifungal drugs against 81 isolates of cutaneous fungi in Phialophora and Cyphellophora. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  16. J. Sun, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. H. G. G. van den Ende, V. A.Vicent, P. Feng, L. Xi, S. de Hoog. Molecular characterization of pathogenic members of the genus Fonsecaea using multilocus analysis. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  17. M. J. Najafzadeh, V.A.Vicente and G. S. de Hoog. Rolling circle amplification (RCA), a method for rapid detection and identification of fungal pathogens, using waterborne Exophiala species as a model. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  18. S. Fata, A. Fata, A. Derakhshan, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. A. Bolourian, H. Khakshoor, M. R. Sedaghat, M. Meshkat and M. Ganjbakhsh. Mycotic Keratitis, in Mashhad, Iran. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany
  19. P. Feng, Q. Lu, M. J. Najafzadeh, A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende, J. Sun, R. Li, L. Xi, V. A. Vicente, D. Linhardt Saunte and H. S. de Hoog. Cyphellophora and its relatives in Phialophora: Biodiversity and their possible role in human infection. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany
  20. M. J. Najafzadeh, M. K. Suh, M. Lee, G. H. Ha, J. R. Kim, T. H.Kim, H. J. Lee, J. S. Choi, J. Meis and G. S. de Hoog. First case of subcutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala equina in South Korea and its susceptibility to eight antifungal drugs. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany
  21. M. J. Najafzadeh, S. Dolatabadi, M. Saradeghi Keisari, P. Feng and G. S. de Hoog. A practical method for the detection and identification of systemic Exophiala species by rolling circle amplification, based on sequence polymorphism of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany
  22. M. Davari, A.D. Van Diepeningen, A. Babai-Ahari, M. Arzanlou, R. Zare, M.J. Najafzadeh, B. Gerrits Van den Ende and S. De Hoog . Identification of Fusarium species associated with wheat and wild grass species using Rolling Cycling Amplification. 64th International Symposium on Crop Protection.  Gent (Belgium), May 22, 2012
  23. A. Rezaei-Matehkolaei, H. Mirhendi, K. Makimura, G. S. de Hoog, M. R. Shidfar, K. Satoh and M. J. Najafzadeh. Comparative sequence analysis for discrimination of the dermatophyte species Trichophyton tonsurans and T. equinum. The 18th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 11-15 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  24. M. J. Najafzadeh, Rolling circle amplification (RCA) a method for Rapid detection and identification of fungal pathogens. The First Conference of DNA barcoding and Taxonomy, February 01, 2012, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), Mashhad, Iran. (Invited speaker)
  25. Alexandro Bonifaz, Javier Araiza, Hamid Badali, Mohammad Najafzadeh, Rosa María Ponce RM, Sybren de Hoog. CROMOBLASTOMYCOSIS. DIFFERENT FACES.  Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  26.  Vania A. Vicente, M. J. Najafzadeh, J. Sun, F.Q.Telles,C.Pedrozo; S. Marques; D. A. Angelis; G. S. de Hoog. ENVIRONMENTAL ISOLATION OF BLACK YEAST FUNGI INVOLVED IN HUMAN INFECTION. Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  27. S. Deng, L. Yang, J.Sun, S.de Hoog, M. J, Najafzadeh , R. Li. COMPARISON OF THREE ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION TECHNIQUES FOR RAPID IDENTIFICATION OF Cladophialophora carrionii. Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  28. Jiufeng Sun, V. Vicente, M. J. Najafzadeh, Peiying Feng , A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende, G. S. de Hoog. MATING TYPE GENE IN BLACK YEASTS. Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  29. A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, M.J. Najafzadeh, Qiaoyun Lu, G.S. de Hoog. DIAGNOSTICS OF AGENTS OF CHROMOBLASTOMYCOSIS BY REVERSE LINE BLOT (RLB) ASSAY. Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  30. GUERRA, R. S; RIBEIRO, R.; MIESCH, S,; NAJAFZADEH, M. J.; OSTRENSKY, A. NASCIMENTO, M. M. F;. VICENTE, V. A; HOOG, G. S., BOEGER,W. ENVIRONMENTAL ORIGIN OF THE LETHARGIC CRAB DISEASE. Fourth meeting of the ISHAM working groups on Black Yeasts and chromoblastomycosis: “Hidden Danger, Bright Promise”. Curitiba, Brazil, 1−4 December, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  31. M. J. Najafzadeh , G. S. de Hoog, C.H. Klaassen, J. F. Meis. In vitro activity of 8 antifungal drugs against 116 Exophiala species recovered from wet environments, cold-blooded water animals and rare human cases. 5th Trends in Medical Mycology. Poster presentation, 2-5 October 2011, Valencia, Spain.
  32. M. J. Najafzadeh , M Saradeghi Keisari, A Fata, F Berenji, A Gangbakhsh, G. S. de Hoog.

            Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by a sterile Chaetomium species. 5th Trends in                         Medical Mycology. Poster presentation, 2-5 October 2011, Valencia, Spain.

  1. M. Sudhadham, S. Bunyaratavei, P. Pattanaprichakul, C. Muanprasart and M. J. majafzadeh. Exophiala jeanselmei, an agent of subcutaneous mycosis. 5th Trends in Medical Mycology. poster presentation, 2-5 October 2011, Valencia, Spain.
  2. A. Naseri, A. Fata, M.J. Najafzadeh, M. Parian, M. Gangbakhsh. First report of onychomycosis due to Tritirachium. 1St Iranian Congress on Medical Mycology. May 2011, Sari, Iran.
  3. Fata S , Derakhshan A , Bolurian A , KHakshor H , Sedaghat M.R , Najafzadeh M.J , Berenji F , Naseri A , Afzalaghaee M , Meshkat M , Fata A , Mycotic Keratitis : A study on etiologic agents, predisposing factors and treatment in Mashhad , 1th Iranian Congeress on Medical Mycology sari-Iran –May 2011
  4. Fata S , Modaghegh MH S , Faizi R , Najafzadeh M.J , Afzalaghaee M , Ghasemi M , Mohammadian M , Naseri A , Meshkat M , Fata A , Mycotic infections in diabetic foot ulcers , Selected abstracts of the seventh national and the second regional congress of parasitology and parasitic diseases in iran Tehran , Iran ,19-21 oct ,2010
  5. V. A. Vicente, M. J. Najafzadeh, J. Sun, D. Robl, G. S. de Hoog. Biodiversity of Fonsecaea sibling species isolated from endemic areas of Chromoblastomycosis. 10th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases (MEEGID), November 3-5, 2010, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  6. M. J. Najafzadeh, V.Vicente, J. Sun & G. S. de Hoog. Rapid identification and screening of fungi by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. IMC9, the Biology of fungi, Edinburgh, UK. 1-6 August 2010 (oral presentation)
  7. M. J. Najafzadeh, V.Vicente, J. Sun & G. S. de Hoog. Fonsecaea nubica, a new species of agent of human chromoblastomycosis revealed using molecular data. IMC9, the Biology of fungi, Edinburgh, UK. 1-6 August 2010 (poster presentation)
  8. M. Lackner,A. H. G. Gerrits van den Ende, J. Sun, G. S. de Hoog and M. J. Najafzadeh. RCA-based identification a promising tool for environmental and clinical Pseudallescheria screening approaches. 3rd International Workshop on Scedosporium Bonn, 6 – 8 May, 2010.
  9. M. J. Najafzadeh, V.Vicente, J. Sun & G. S. de Hoog. pathogenicity and epidemiology of Fonsecaea. Wetenschappelijke Voorjaarsvergadering NVMM&NVvM 2010 20 - 21 april 2010, Arnhem, The Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
  10. M. Lackner, M. J. Najafzadeh, J. Kaltseis, J. Sun & G. S. Dehoog. Molecular identification and detection of Scedosporium/Pseudallescheria strains Wetenschappelijke Voorjaarsvergadering NVMM&NVvM 2010 20 - 21 april 2010, Arnhem, The Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
  11. S. Fata, A. Derakhshan, A. Boloorian, M. Sedaghat, H. Khakshoor, F. Berenji, M. J. Najafzadeh, M. Afzal Aghee, M. Meshkat, A. Fata. Mycotic keratitis in Mashhad, Iran: Predisposing factors, etiologic agents & clinical manifestation. 14th ICID - Miami, Florida- March 9-12, 2010
  12. M. J. Najafzadeh, J. Sun, V. Vicente, B. Gerrits van den Ende, G.S. de Hoog. Fonsecaea nubica, a new agent of human chromoblastomycosis revealed using molecular data. Nederlandse Vereniging voor Medische Mycologie, 9 December, 2009. Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
  13. Vania Vicente, Conceição Pedroso1, Sirlei Marques, Maria Aparecida Resende, Flavio Queiroz Telles and Mohammad  Javad Najafzadeh.Chromoblastomycosis: the disease, its environmental agents, and environmental counterparts. Nederlandse Vereniging voor Medische Mycologie, 9 December, 2009. Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
  14. Sybren de Hoog, Vania Vicente, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Jamal Harrak, Walter Boeger, Ditte Linhardt Saunte. Black yeasts: Opportunists of cold- and warm-blooded animals ,Congrès de la Société Française de Mycologie Médicale, Martinique 11-13 janvier 2010
  15. Najafzadeh MJ, de Hoog GS. Rapid detection and identification of fungal pathogens by rolling circle amplification using Fonsecaea as a model. 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 10 - 13 April 2010, Vienna, Austria
  16. M. J. Najafzadeh, C. Gueidan, H. Badali, A.H.G Gerrits van den Ende,Lian Xi & G.S. deHoog. Distribution and pathogenicity of Fonsecaea. The 17th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2009, Tokyo Japan. PP-04-04. (poster presentation)
  17. M. J. Najafzadeh, Sara Fata, Ali akbar Derakhshan, Ali akbar Boloriyan ,Abdolmajid Fata.  Fungal keratitis associated with contact lens wear. The 17th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2009, Tokyo Japan. PP-06-88. (poster presentation)
  18. M. J. Najafzadeh, C.Gueidan, H.Badali, A.H.G Gerrits van den Ende,Lian Xi & G.S.deHoog Genetic diversity and species delimitation in the opportunistic genus Fonsecaea. The 17th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2009, Tokyo Japan. MO-02-2 (Oral Presentation)
  19. M. J. Najafzadeh. Epidemiology of Fonsecaea .Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS) Seminar, Utrecht, 23 March 2009.(Oral Presentation)
  20.  M.J.Najafzadeh, C.Gueidan, G.S.de Hoog, A.H.G.Gerrits van den Ende and H.Badali Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of the pathogenic genus Fonsecaea. KNAW Symposium: Fungi and Health, 13 and 14 November 2008, Venue: Trippenhuis, KNAW Amsterdam, The Netherlands .
  21.  M. J. Najafzadeh, C.Gueidan, G.S.de Hoog, A.H.G.Gerrits van den Ende . Genetic diversity and species delimitation in the opportunistic genus Fonsecaea. 15th Annual PhD day, Research School Biodiversity, 4 December 2008, National Herbarium Nederland, Naturalis, Leiden, (Oral Presentation)
  22. Badali H, de Hoog S, Gerrits van den Ende B, Najafzadeh MJ. Environmental Chaetothyriales have an infectious potential. International Congress of Mycology, 5-9 August, Istanbul, Turkey.
  23. M. J. Najafzadeh, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, & G, S. de Hoog. Separation of the species of Fonsecaea on the basis of genealogical concordance Phylogenetic species recognition. Wetenschappelijke Voorjaarsvergadering NVMM&NVvM 2008 1 - 2 april 2008, Arnhem, The Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
  24. M. J. Najafzadeh, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, & G, S. de Hoog.  Molecular phylogeny of Fonsecaea species based on ITS rDNA data. 1st  International congress on Health Genomics and biotechnology, November 24-26, 2007- Tehram, Iran
  25. H. Badali, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, M. J. Najafzadeh& G.S. de Hoog. Biodiversity of the genus Cladophialophora, agents of human infection. 3rd Trends in Medical Mycology, 28-31 October 2007, Torino, Italy.
  26. M. J. Najafzadeh, M. Falahati , A. Fata, K. Pooshang Bagheri. Flow Cytometry Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of some Pathogenic Yeasts and Comparison with the NCCLS Broth Macrodilution Test. 3rd Trends in Medical Mycology, 28-31 October 2007, Torino, Italy.
  27. M. J. Najafzadeh, H. Badali, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, & G, S. de Hoog .Multilocus Sequence Typing (MLST) of the pathogenic genus Fonsecaea. 3rd Trends in Medical Mycology, 28-31 October 2007, Torino, Italy.

 

 

                                                                    Honors & Awards

1. IMC9 Young Investigator Award 2010 awarded during The 9th International Mycological Congress in Edinburgh, UK, August 2010.

2. ISHAM young investigator award 2009, awarded during the 17th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Tokyo, Japan, May 2009.

 3- Receiving letter of encourage as one of the best abstracts winners of the first international congress of health genomics and biotechnology. Tehran, Iran November 2007     

4- Selected  in the 19th Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences, organised by Ministry of Health and Medical Education of I.R. of Iran i Cooperation with ISESCO   

 

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