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Research Focus

Systemic sclerosis

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Rheumatology, Rheumatology Research Center (RRC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)



Cervical cancer screening and Pap test non-adherence risk factors in systemic sclerosis patients

H Kavosi, A Javinani, Z Kazemi-Rahmatabadi, A Alyasin, S Sefidbakht, ...

European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2019

Association between CD247 gene rs2056626 polymorphism and the risk of systemic sclerosis: Evidence from a systematic review and Bayesian hierarchical meta-analysis

N Vanaki, H Kavosi, S Aslani, S Mostafaei, P Riahi, F Gharibdoost, ...

Meta Gene, 100613, 2019

microRNAs are potentially regulating the survivin gene in PBMCs from systemic sclerosis patients

H Ebrahimiyan, F Gharibdoost, S Aslani, H Kavosi, F Farsad, A Jamshidi, ...

Modern rheumatology, 1-19, 2019

Attenuation of aquaporin‐3 and epidermal growth factor receptor expression and activation in systemic sclerosis dermal fibroblasts

E Farhadi, M Mahmoudi, F Rahmani, B Yousefi, A Sarafnejad, H Kavosi, ...

Journal of cellular physiology 234 (8), 12876-12883, 2019

Dermatoscopic and Mucoscopic Features of Lesions in Patients with Behcet's Disease.

SZ Ghodsi, NB Bahrololoumi, CD Chams, C Rosendahl, BN Akay, ...

Acta reumatologica portuguesa, 2019

Comparison of the clinical phenotype of systemic sclerosis patients in Iran and France in two university centers

Y Allanore, F Gharibdoost, AR Jamshidi, A Javinani, J Avouac, E Rastkar, ...

Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders 4 (2), 149-159, 2019

MicroRNA-21 and microRNA-29a modulate the expression of collagen in dermal fibroblasts of patients with systemic sclerosis

S Jafarinejad-Farsangi, F Gharibdoost, A Farazmand, H Kavosi, ...

Autoimmunity, 1-9, 2019

Nailfold videocapillaroscopy changes in Takayasu arteritis and their association with disease activity and subclavian artery involvement

A Javinani, M Pournazari, AR Jamshidi, H Kavosi

Microvascular research 122, 1-5, 2019

Behcet’s disease in Iran: Analysis of 7641 cases

F Davatchi, F Shahram, C Chams-Davatchi, H Shams, BS Abdolahi, ...

Modern rheumatology, 1-8, 2019

Bundle Branch Blocks and Fragmented QRS Complex in Iranian Patients with Systemic Sclerosis

A Javinani, ZJ Nejad, F Gharibdoost, AR Jamshidi, RA Yekta, S Alvand, ...

The Journal of Tehran University Heart Center 14 (1), 6, 2019

Epistatic Interaction of ERAP1 and HLA-B* 51 in Iranian Patients with Behçet’s Disease

M Mahmoudi, A Ashraf-Ganjouei, A Javinani, F Shahram, A Meguro, ...

Scientific reports 8 (1), 17612, 2018

Analysis of the genetic component of systemic sclerosis in Iranian and Turkish populations through a genome-wide association study

D González-Serna, E López-Isac, N Yilmaz, F Gharibdoost, A Jamshidi, ...

Rheumatology 58 (2), 289-298, 2018

The Effectiveness of Integrative psychotherapy on Body Image in women with systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma)

L Shamkoeyan, F Lotfi Kashani, M Sayrafi, H Ahadi, H Kavosi

Razi Journal of Medical Sciences 25 (6), 63-75, 2018

The Effectiveness of Integrative Group Therapy on the Sexual Function of Women with Systemic Scleroderma

L Shamkoeyan, F Lotfi Kashani, MR Seyrafi, A Ahadi, H Kavosi

The Horizon of Medical Sciences 24 (3), 182-192, 2018

Rheumatologic complications in a cohort of 227 patients with common variable immunodeficiency

G Azizi, F Kiaee, E Hedayat, R Yazdani, E Dolatshahi, T Alinia, L Sharifi, ...

Scandinavian journal of immunology 87 (5), e12663, 2018

Prevalence of influenza A infection in the M iddle‐E ast: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

M Moghoofei, SH Monavari, S Mostafaei, S Hadifar, A Ghasemi, F Babaei, ...

The clinical respiratory journal 12 (5), 1787-1801, 2018

Evaluation of ITGB2 (CD18) and SELL (CD62L) genes expression and methylation of ITGB2 promoter region in patients with systemic sclerosis

N Dashti, M Mahmoudi, F Gharibdoost, H Kavosi, R Rezaei, V Imeni, ...

Rheumatology international 38 (3), 489-498, 2018

Jacobs Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatology

M Masoumi, F Davatchi, C Chams-Davatchi, H Shams, F Shahram, ...

Downregulation of miR-542-3p contributes to apoptosis resistance in dermal fibroblasts from systemic sclerosis patients via Survivin overexpression

PV Manesh, A Farazmand, F Gharibdoost, N Vanaki, S Mostafaei, ...

Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 1-9, 2018

HBV reactivation in rheumatic diseases patients under therapy: A meta-analysis

M Moghoofei, S Mostafaei, A Ashraf-Ganjouei, H Kavosi, M Mahmoudi

Microbial pathogenesis 114, 436-443, 2018

Association Study of CD226 and CD247 Genes Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Iranian Patients with Systemic Sclerosis

F Abbasi, R Mansouri, F Gharibdoost, S Aslani, S Mostafaei, H Kavosi, ...

Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 16 (6), 471-479, 2017

IRF 7 gene expression profile and methylation of its promoter region in patients with systemic sclerosis

R Rezaei, M Mahmoudi, F Gharibdoost, H Kavosi, N Dashti, V Imeni, ...

International journal of rheumatic diseases 20 (10), 1551-1561, 2017

Downregulation of Aquaporin3 in systemic sclerosis dermal fibroblasts

B Yousefi, M Mahmoudi, A Sarafnejad, E Karimizadeh, E Farhadi, ...

Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 16 (3), 228-234, 2017

Systemic sclerosis-related myopathy

A Javinani, H Kavosi

Rheumatology Research 2 (3), 85-89, 2017

Behcet’s disease: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis

F Davatchi, C Chams-Davatchi, H Shams, F Shahram, A Nadji, ...

Expert Review of Clinical Immunology 13 (1), 57-65, 2017


M Masoumi, F Davatchi, SB Abdollahi, A Naji, F Shahram, ...

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 34 (6), S148-S148, 2016

Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome Type IIIC and Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Case Report

A Javinani, HRA Meybodi, AR Jamshidi, F Gharibdoost, H Kavosi

IL‐1A rs1800587, IL‐1B rs1143634 and IL‐1R1 rs2234650 polymorphisms in Iranian patients with systemic sclerosis

S Abtahi, A Farazmand, M Mahmoudi, A Ashraf‐Ganjouei, A Javinani, ...

International journal of immunogenetics 42 (6), 423-427, 2015

Letter to the editor about the article" Relationship between Body Image and Social Participation in Pregnant Women of Jahrom City, Iran”

M Abdollahpourasl, S Khezri, M Abtahi Froushani, O Cheraghi, ...

Evaluation of the association between KIR polymorphisms and systemic sclerosis: a meta-analysis

E Karimizadeh, S Mostafaei, S Aslani, F Gharibdoost, RM Xavier, ...

Advances in Rheumatology 60 (1), 1-8, 2020

The clinical value of the delta finger to palm distance in systemic sclerosis

A Javinani, S Mostafaei, F Gharibdoost, AR Jamshidi, RA Yekta, TK Fard, ...

Reumatismo 72 (1), 44-51, 2020

The Effectiveness of Integrative psychotherapy on Self-esteem among women with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)



Scleromyxedema associated with ankylosing spondylitis treated successfully with cyclosporine and high dose corticosteroids

A Javinani, F Gharibdoost, A Jamshidi, H Kavosi

Rheumatology Research 2 (4), 145-149, 2017

Side Effects of Azathioprine in Patients with Ocular Behçet’s disease

M Masoumi, F Davatchi, F Shahram, M Akhlaghi, ST Faezi, H Kavosi, ...

Extremely elevated serum alkaline phosphatase level upon treatment with teriparatide: a case report

A Javinani, HRA Meybodi, H Kavosi

Journal of Medical Case Reports 14 (1), 1-5, 2020