Dr Ramin Mostofi Zadeh Farahani

DDS, PhD
Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 98458764

Biographical details

Dr Ramin Farahani is a Lecturer at University of Sydney who investigates the role of temporal dimension in adaptiblity of biological systems. Micro-RNAs, in particular, are used as biological tools that access the temporal dimension and communicate novel adaptive signatures. His research currently focuses on the following areas:

  • Reprogramming of ontogeny via temporal dimension
  • The role of miRNAs in reprogramming the temporal dimension
  • The role of miRNAs in buffering genetic noise
  • Evolution of microRNAs and the associated interactome

Research interests

Dr Farahani’s current research is focused on molecular mechanisms underpinning the adaptive capacity of biological systems with particular emphasis on the role of non-coding DNA and microRNAs. To approach the problem, a combined evo-devo (evolutionary developmental biology) is applied in neurosensory structures.

Current projects

  • The role of miRNAs in heterochronic regulation of cell fate during ontogeny
  • MiRNA-mediated temporal reprogramming of neoplastic landscape

Keywords

Neurosensory Biology; Non-coding DNA; microRNA; angiogenesis

Selected grants

2011

  • Dental pulp microvasculature in reactionary dentinogenesis; Mostofi Zadeh Farahani R, Hunter N; Dental Board of NSW/Research Support.

2010

  • The interaction of odontoblasts and dentric pulp cells in healthy and carious human teeth; Mostofi Zadeh Farahani R, Hunter N; Australian Dental Association Inc/Research Support.

2009

  • Growth factor expression in reactionary dentinogenesis; Mostofi Zadeh Farahani R, Hunter N; Dental Board of NSW/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Austin, C., Smith, T., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Hinde, K., Carter, E., Lee, J., Lay, P., Kennedy, B., Sarrafpour, B., Wright, R., Arora, M., et al (2016). Uncovering system-specific stress signatures in primate teeth with multimodal imaging. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Austin, C., Smith, T., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Hinde, K., Carter, E., Lee, J., Lay, P., Kennedy, B., Sarrafpour, B., Wright, R., Arora, M., et al (2016). Uncovering system-specific stress signatures in primate teeth with multimodal imaging. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Farahani, R., Xaymardan, M. (2015). Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor Alpha as a Marker of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Development and Stem Cell Biology. Stem Cells International, 2015, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Sarrafpour, B., Simonian, M., Li, Q., Hunter, N. (2012). Directed glia-assisted angiogenesis in a mature neurosensory structure: Pericytes mediate an adaptive response in human dental pulp that maintains blood-barrier function. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 520(17), 3803-3826. [More Information]
  • Charadram, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Harty, D., Rathsam, C., Swain, M., Hunter, N. (2012). Regulation of reactionary dentin formation by odontoblasts in response to polymicrobial invasion of dentin matrix. Bone, 50(1), 265-275. [More Information]
  • Harty, D., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Simonian, M., Hunter, L., Hunter, N. (2012). Streptococcus gordonii FSS2 Challisin affects fibrin clot formation by digestion of the aC region and cleavage of the N-terminal region of the BB chains of fibrinogen. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(2), 236-246. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Simonian, M., Hunter, N. (2011). Blueprint of an Ancestral Neurosensory Organ Revealed in Glial Networks in Human Dental Pulp. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 519(16), 3306-3326. [More Information]
  • Lafzi, A., Chitsazi, M., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Faramarzi, M. (2011). Comparative clinical study of coronally advanced flap with and without use of plasma rich in growth factors in the treatment of gingival recession. American Journal of Dentistry, 24(3), 143-147.
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Nguyen, K., Simonian, M., Hunter, N. (2010). Adaptive calcified matrix response of dental pulp to bacterial invasion in associated with establishment of a network of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein+/Glutamine Synthetase+ Cells. American Journal of Pathology, 177(4), 1901-1914. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Oskouei, S. (2010). Formocresol versus Calcium Hydroxide Direct Pulp Capping of Human Primary Molars: Two Year Follow-Up. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 34(4), 317-321.
  • Aminabadi, N., Oskouei, S., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). Dental Treatment Duration as an Indicator of the Behavior of 3- to 9- Year-old Pediatric Patients in Clinical Dental Settings. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(5), 23-32.
  • Aminabadi, N., Farahani, R., Sohrabi, A., Pouralibaba, F. (2009). Lingual eruption of mandibular permanent incisors: a space correlated phenomenon? The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(1), 025-032.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). The Effect of Pre-cooling the Injection Site on Pediatric Pain Perception during the Administration of Local Anesthesia. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(3), 43-50.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). The Efficacy of a Modified Omega Wire Extension for the Treatment of Severely Damaged Primary Anterior Teeth. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 33(4), 283-288.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). A clinical study of formocresol pulpotomy versus root canal therapy of vital primary incisors. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 32(3), 211-214.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). Apgar index as a correlate of enamel defects of primary dentition. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry, 6(4), 331-335. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Biological mediators of wound healing: the importance of the big picture. International Wound Journal, 5(3), 414-415. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Breathing aerodynamics and interactions with odontogenesis. Medical Hypotheses, 70(1), 192-193. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Correlation of parenting style and pediatric behaviour guidance stategies in the dental setting: preliminary findings. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 66(2), 99-104. [More Information]
  • Naderpour, M., Rad, J., Ayat, E., Mesgari, M., Farahani, R., Roshangar, L., Tubbs, R., Shoja, M. (2008). Dietary L-arginine and cutaneous wound healing. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 113(3), 135-142.
  • Zonuz, A., Rahmati, A., Mortazavi, H., Khashabi, E., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Effect of cigarette smoke exposure on the growth of Streptococcus sanguis: an in vitro study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 10(1), 63-67. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Endocannabinoid system and wound healing. Care: Science and Practice, 17(3), 100-101. [More Information]
  • Mesgarzadah, A., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Treister, N. (2008). Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the mandible in the context of a traumatic Marjolin's ulcer. Care: Science and Practice, 17(2), 38-43. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., DiPietro, L. (2008). Microgravity and the implications for wound healing. International Wound Journal, 5(4), 552-561. [More Information]
  • Shokouhi, G., Tubbs, R., Shoja, M., Hadidchi, S., Ghorbanihaghjo, A., Roshangar, L., Farahani, R., Mesgari, M., Jerry Oakes, W. (2008). Neuroprotective effects of high-dose vs low-dose melatonin after blunt sciatic nerve injury. Child's Nervous System, 24(1), 111-117. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). Study of root canal accessibility in human primary molars. Journal of Oral Science, 50(1), 69-74. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Aminabadi, N., Kloth, L. (2008). Superficial topography of wound: a determinant of underlying biological events? Medical Hypotheses, 70(3), 525-528. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Balayi Gajan, E. (2008). The efficacy of distraction and counterstimulation in the reduction of pain reaction to intraoral injection by pediatric patients. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 9(6), 33-40.
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Kloth, L. (2008). The hypothesis of 'biophysical matrix contraction': wound contraction revisited. International Wound Journal, 5(3), 477-482. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Marsee, D., Baden, L., Woo, S., Treister, N. (2008). Trigeminal trophic syndrome with features of oral CMV disease. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, 106(3), e15-e18. [More Information]

2016

  • Austin, C., Smith, T., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Hinde, K., Carter, E., Lee, J., Lay, P., Kennedy, B., Sarrafpour, B., Wright, R., Arora, M., et al (2016). Uncovering system-specific stress signatures in primate teeth with multimodal imaging. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Austin, C., Smith, T., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Hinde, K., Carter, E., Lee, J., Lay, P., Kennedy, B., Sarrafpour, B., Wright, R., Arora, M., et al (2016). Uncovering system-specific stress signatures in primate teeth with multimodal imaging. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-11. [More Information]

2015

  • Farahani, R., Xaymardan, M. (2015). Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor Alpha as a Marker of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Development and Stem Cell Biology. Stem Cells International, 2015, 1-8. [More Information]

2012

  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Sarrafpour, B., Simonian, M., Li, Q., Hunter, N. (2012). Directed glia-assisted angiogenesis in a mature neurosensory structure: Pericytes mediate an adaptive response in human dental pulp that maintains blood-barrier function. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 520(17), 3803-3826. [More Information]
  • Charadram, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Harty, D., Rathsam, C., Swain, M., Hunter, N. (2012). Regulation of reactionary dentin formation by odontoblasts in response to polymicrobial invasion of dentin matrix. Bone, 50(1), 265-275. [More Information]
  • Harty, D., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Simonian, M., Hunter, L., Hunter, N. (2012). Streptococcus gordonii FSS2 Challisin affects fibrin clot formation by digestion of the aC region and cleavage of the N-terminal region of the BB chains of fibrinogen. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(2), 236-246. [More Information]

2011

  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Simonian, M., Hunter, N. (2011). Blueprint of an Ancestral Neurosensory Organ Revealed in Glial Networks in Human Dental Pulp. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 519(16), 3306-3326. [More Information]
  • Lafzi, A., Chitsazi, M., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Faramarzi, M. (2011). Comparative clinical study of coronally advanced flap with and without use of plasma rich in growth factors in the treatment of gingival recession. American Journal of Dentistry, 24(3), 143-147.

2010

  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Nguyen, K., Simonian, M., Hunter, N. (2010). Adaptive calcified matrix response of dental pulp to bacterial invasion in associated with establishment of a network of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein+/Glutamine Synthetase+ Cells. American Journal of Pathology, 177(4), 1901-1914. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Oskouei, S. (2010). Formocresol versus Calcium Hydroxide Direct Pulp Capping of Human Primary Molars: Two Year Follow-Up. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 34(4), 317-321.

2009

  • Aminabadi, N., Oskouei, S., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). Dental Treatment Duration as an Indicator of the Behavior of 3- to 9- Year-old Pediatric Patients in Clinical Dental Settings. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(5), 23-32.
  • Aminabadi, N., Farahani, R., Sohrabi, A., Pouralibaba, F. (2009). Lingual eruption of mandibular permanent incisors: a space correlated phenomenon? The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(1), 025-032.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). The Effect of Pre-cooling the Injection Site on Pediatric Pain Perception during the Administration of Local Anesthesia. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 10(3), 43-50.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2009). The Efficacy of a Modified Omega Wire Extension for the Treatment of Severely Damaged Primary Anterior Teeth. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 33(4), 283-288.

2008

  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). A clinical study of formocresol pulpotomy versus root canal therapy of vital primary incisors. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 32(3), 211-214.
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). Apgar index as a correlate of enamel defects of primary dentition. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry, 6(4), 331-335. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Biological mediators of wound healing: the importance of the big picture. International Wound Journal, 5(3), 414-415. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Breathing aerodynamics and interactions with odontogenesis. Medical Hypotheses, 70(1), 192-193. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Correlation of parenting style and pediatric behaviour guidance stategies in the dental setting: preliminary findings. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 66(2), 99-104. [More Information]
  • Naderpour, M., Rad, J., Ayat, E., Mesgari, M., Farahani, R., Roshangar, L., Tubbs, R., Shoja, M. (2008). Dietary L-arginine and cutaneous wound healing. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 113(3), 135-142.
  • Zonuz, A., Rahmati, A., Mortazavi, H., Khashabi, E., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Effect of cigarette smoke exposure on the growth of Streptococcus sanguis: an in vitro study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 10(1), 63-67. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R. (2008). Endocannabinoid system and wound healing. Care: Science and Practice, 17(3), 100-101. [More Information]
  • Mesgarzadah, A., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Treister, N. (2008). Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the mandible in the context of a traumatic Marjolin's ulcer. Care: Science and Practice, 17(2), 38-43. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., DiPietro, L. (2008). Microgravity and the implications for wound healing. International Wound Journal, 5(4), 552-561. [More Information]
  • Shokouhi, G., Tubbs, R., Shoja, M., Hadidchi, S., Ghorbanihaghjo, A., Roshangar, L., Farahani, R., Mesgari, M., Jerry Oakes, W. (2008). Neuroprotective effects of high-dose vs low-dose melatonin after blunt sciatic nerve injury. Child's Nervous System, 24(1), 111-117. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Gajan, E. (2008). Study of root canal accessibility in human primary molars. Journal of Oral Science, 50(1), 69-74. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Aminabadi, N., Kloth, L. (2008). Superficial topography of wound: a determinant of underlying biological events? Medical Hypotheses, 70(3), 525-528. [More Information]
  • Aminabadi, N., Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Balayi Gajan, E. (2008). The efficacy of distraction and counterstimulation in the reduction of pain reaction to intraoral injection by pediatric patients. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 9(6), 33-40.
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Kloth, L. (2008). The hypothesis of 'biophysical matrix contraction': wound contraction revisited. International Wound Journal, 5(3), 477-482. [More Information]
  • Mostofi Zadeh Farahani, R., Marsee, D., Baden, L., Woo, S., Treister, N. (2008). Trigeminal trophic syndrome with features of oral CMV disease. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, 106(3), e15-e18. [More Information]

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