Postdoctoral research assistant



MD:    Mashhad University of Medical sciences

PhD:   University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tel. No.: 0098-21-22180138

Address: Genetic Research Center- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation- Kudakyar Alley- Daneshju Blvd.- Evin- Tehran- Iran


Research Interests

Genetics of intellectual disability

Gene mapping and linkage analysis

Telomere biology


Current Projects

Functional studies on novel genes related to intellectual disability

Telomere length measurement by Real time quantitative PCR


Selected publications

Najmabadi H, Hu H, Garshasbi M, Zemojtel T, Abedini S, Chen W, Hosseini M, Behjati F, Haas S, Jamali P, Zecha A, Mohseni M, Püttmann M, Nouri Vahid L, Jensen C,Abbasi  Moheb L, Bienek M, Larti F, Mueller I, ..., & Ropers, H. H. Deep sequencing reveals 50 novel genes for recessive cognitive disorders. Nature. October 2011; 478:57-63

Larti F, Kahrizi K,..., Galjart N, Najmabadi H. A defect in the CLIP1 gene (CLIP-170) can cause autosomal recessive intellectual disability. European journal of human genetics. February 2014: [Epub ahead of print].

Oladnabi M, Musante L, Larti F, ..., Kahrizi K, Najmabadi H. "New Evidence for the Role of Calpain 10 in Autosomal Recessive Intellectual Disability: Identification of Two Novel Nonsense Variants by Exome Sequencing in Iranian Families." Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM) 18, no. 3 (2015).