Shiraz Institute for Cancer Research, opened in June 1998, is located on Shiraz School of medicine main campus at Zand Avenue. The institute is the first nation’s comprehensive center in which both immunological and biological aspects of cancer are under investigation.
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Shiraz Institute for Cancer Research (ICR)
School of Medicine
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
P.O. Box: 71345-3119
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Up to two postdoctoral fellows are now available at Shiraz Institute for Cancer Research under supervision of Dr. Ghaderi, ICR director. For more information, please contact to Dr. Ghaderi at

Journal Clubs and Seminars

The journal clubs or seminars meet regularly every two weeks for one hour, 8:30-9:30 A.M. on Sunday in lecture room, to review current research about clinical practice especially in the field of cancer research. ...

Highly cited papers

1. Cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 promoter variants in breast cancer. (51 citations)
2. Adipose derived stem cells (ASCs) isolated from breast cancer tissue express .... (31 citations)
3. Treatment of osteoarthritis with infrapatellar fat pad derived mesenchymal stem cells in Rabbit (26 citations)
4. CTLA4 gene variants in autoimmunity and cancer: A comparative review. (20 citations)
5. IL-18 serum level and IL-18 promoter gene polymorphism in Iranian patients with gastrointestinal cancers (18 citations)

New publications

1. Ziaian B, Saberi A, Ghayyoumi MA, Safaei A, Ghaderi A, Mojtahedi Z. Association of high LDH and low glucose levels in pleural space with HER2 expression in non-small cell lung cancer. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP. 2014;15(4):1617-20.

2. Taghipour Fard Ardekani M, Malekzadeh M, Hosseini SV, Bordbar E, Doroudchi M, Ghaderi A. Evaluation of Pre-Treatment Serum Levels of IL-7 and GM-CSF in Colorectal Cancer Patients. International journal of molecular and cellular medicine. 2014;3(1):27-34.

3.  Sarvari J, Mojtahedi Z, Kuramitsu Y, Fattahi MR, Ghaderi A, Nakamura K, et al. Comparative Proteomics of Sera From HCC Patients With Different Origins. Hepatitis monthly. 2014;14(1):e13103.

4.  Sanaee MN, Malekzadeh M, Khezri A, Ghaderi A, Doroudchi M. Soluble CD138/Syndecan-1 Increases in the Sera of Patients with Moderately Differentiated Bladder Cancer. Urologia internationalis. 2014.

5.   Rezaeifard S, Razmkhah M, Robati M, Momtahan M, Ghaderi A. Adipose derived stem cells isolated from omentum: a novel source of chemokines for ovarian cancer growth. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 2014;10(1):159-64.


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Journal club on 26th Farvardin
Cell therapy in cancer
4th European Congress of Immunology (ECI);Vienna 2015
6-9 September 2015 in Vienna. Abstract deadline of 30 April 2015
Seminar on 13th Bahman
Tolerogenic DC and Cancer
Seminar on 22th Day
An introduction to "T stem cell memory: TSCM"
Seminar on 17th Day
CRISPR-Cas9 as a versatile tool for genome engineering
10th International Congress of Breast Cancer
Journal club on 7th Day
State of the art of 2D DIGE