Saeid Latifi-Navid

PhD:  Medical Molecular Genetics

Assistant Prof.



Tel: +982122180138

Research Interests:

      Bacterial and Host Genetic Risk Factors Closely Related to Progression to Gastric Cancer

Gastric Cancer Stem Cells Characteristics

Re-Creating Cancer Progression with iPSCs

Application of iPSC for modeling intellectual disabilities


Current Projects:

 “Whole sequence analysis of Helicobacter pylori cagA locus from new emerged clonal genealogies within Iran (Western Eurasia)- UNPUBLISHED DATA”

In vitro and in vivo evaluation of biology of CagA oncoprotein related to the new Iranian clonal genealogies

Whole-genome analysis (NGS) in familial GC pedigrees with two or more affected individuals with controlling by human and pathogen ancestry


Selected publications:

Bakhti S.Z., Latifi-Navid S., Mohammadi S., Zahri S., Bakhti F., Feizi F., Yazdanbod A., Siavoshi F. Relevance of Helicobacter pylori vacA 3ʹ-end Region Polymorphism to Gastric Cancer. Accepted for publication in the journal of “HELICOBACTER”. 2015 (Indexed by ISI)

Honarmand Jahromy S., Siavoshi  F., Malekzadeh R., Nejad Sattari T., Latifi-Navid S. Multiple Repeats of Helicobacter pylori CagA EPIYA-C Phosphorylation Sites Predict Risk of Gastric Ulcer in Iran. Accepted for publication in the journal of “Microbial Pathogenesis”. 2015;89:87-92. (Indexed by ISI)

Honarmand-Jahromy, S., Siavoshi, F., Malekzadeh, R., Nejad Sattari, T., Latifi-Navid, S. Reciprocal impact of host factors and Helicobacter pylori genotypes on gastric diseases. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015;21(31):9317-9327. (Indexed by ISI)

Raei N., Latifi-Navid S., Zahri S. Helicobacter pylori cag Pathogenicity Island cagL and orf17 Genotypes Predict Risk of Peptic Ulcerations but not Gastric Cancer in Iran. Accepted for publication in the journal of “Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention”. 2015;16(15):6645-6650. (Indexed by ISI)

Siyahi, V., Habibi-Yangjeh, A., Latifi-Navid, S., Asadi, A. Microwave-Assisted One-Pot preparation of AgBr/ZnO nanocomposites as highly efficient Visible-Light photocatalyst for inactivation of Escherichia coli. Materials Express. 2015;5(3):201-210. (Indexed by ISI)