Publications by authors named "Shahriar Nafissi"

92Publications

Sporadic late-onset nemaline myopathy with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: Report of four patients.

Neuromuscul Disord 2021 Jan 12;31(1):29-34. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Neurology Department, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2021

The role of opening CSF pressure in response to treatment for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH).

J Clin Neurosci 2020 Jun 21;76:171-176. Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Headache Department, Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Multiple acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency shows a possible founder effect and is the most frequent cause of lipid storage myopathy in Iran.

J Neurol Sci 2020 Apr 23;411:116707. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Neurology Department, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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April 2020

An overview of motor unit number index reproducibility in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Iran J Neurol 2019 Jul;18(3):119-126

Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2019

Evaluation of Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy in Iran.

J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2019 Dec;21(2):77-83

Neurology Department, Shariati Hospital, Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

POPDC3 Gene Variants Associate with a New Form of Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy.

Ann Neurol 2019 12 28;86(6):832-843. Epub 2019 Oct 28.

John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

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December 2019

Mutation screening of SLC52A3, C19orf12, and TARDBP in Iranian ALS patients.

Neurobiol Aging 2019 03 16;75:225.e9-225.e14. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran; Department of Biotechnology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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March 2019

A novel heteroplasmic mutation in mitochondrial tRNA gene associated with non-dystrophic myotonias.

Acta Neurol Belg 2020 Jun 14;120(3):573-580. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

High Frequency of Tc22 and Th22 Cells in Myasthenia Gravis Patients and Their Significant Reduction after Thymectomy.

Neuroimmunomodulation 2018 2;25(2):80-88. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

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January 2019

Distinct Clinical and Genetic Findings in Iranian Patients With Glycogen Storage Disease Type 3.

J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2018 Jun;19(4):203-210

Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2018

Delayed-onset inflammatory polyneuropathy without graft versus host disease after bone marrow transplantation.

Muscle Nerve 2018 08 25;58(2):E11-E13. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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August 2018

Genotype and phenotype analysis of 43 Iranian facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy patients; Evidence for anticipation.

Neuromuscul Disord 2018 04 12;28(4):303-314. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Genetics Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2018

Identification of novel TFG mutation in HMSN-P pedigree: Emphasis on variable clinical presentations.

J Neurol Sci 2016 Oct 17;369:318-323. Epub 2016 Aug 17.

School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran; Dept. of Biotechnology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Late-onset pompe disease in Iran: A clinical and genetic report.

Muscle Nerve 2017 06 3;55(6):835-840. Epub 2017 Feb 3.

Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Karegar Street, Tehran, 14114, Iran.

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June 2017

Mitochondrial Copy Number and D-Loop Variants in Pompe Patients.

Cell J 2016 24;18(3):405-15. Epub 2016 Aug 24.

Department of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2016

Trends of quality of life changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients.

J Neurol Sci 2016 Sep 25;368:35-40. Epub 2016 Jun 25.

Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Report of limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2a in 6 Iranian patients, one with a novel deletion in CAPN3 gene.

Neuromuscul Disord 2016 Apr-May;26(4-5):277-82. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

Genetics Research Centre, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Kariminejad-Najmabadi Pathology & Genetics Center, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Effect of Vitamin A Supplementation on fatigue and depression in Multiple Sclerosis patients: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 2016 Feb;15(1):13-9

Department of Neurology,Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2016

Personality characteristics in MS patients: The role of avoidant personality.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2016 May 3;144:23-7. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Identification of mutation in GTPBP2 in patients of a family with neurodegeneration accompanied by iron deposition in the brain.

Neurobiol Aging 2016 Feb 6;38:216.e11-216.e18. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

School of Biology, College of Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran; Department of Biotechnology, College of Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2016

Association of HLA class II (DRB1, DQA1, DQB1) alleles and haplotypes with myasthenia gravis and its subgroups in the Iranian population.

J Neurol Sci 2015 Dec 12;359(1-2):335-42. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Iranian Center for Neurological Research, Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Dysferlinopathy in Iran: Clinical and genetic report.

J Neurol Sci 2015 Dec 11;359(1-2):256-9. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Aix Marseille Université, INSERM, GMGF UMR_S 910, 13385 Marseille, France; Reference Center for Neuromuscular Disorders and ALS CHU La Timone Marseille, France.

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December 2015

Validation of the 15-item myasthenia gravis quality of life questionnaire (MG-QOL15) Persian version.

Muscle Nerve 2016 06 26;54(1):65-70. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran, 14117-13135.

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June 2016

Blink Reflex May Help Discriminate Alzheimer Disease From Vascular Dementia.

J Clin Neurophysiol 2015 Dec;32(6):505-11

*Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; †Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and ‡Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, School of medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2015

Genetics of GNE myopathy in the non-Jewish Persian population.

Eur J Hum Genet 2016 Feb 13;24(2):243-51. Epub 2015 May 13.

Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.

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February 2016

An Iranian familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis pedigree with p.Val48Phe causing mutation in SOD1: a genetic and clinical report.

Iran J Basic Med Sci 2014 Oct;17(10):735-9

Department of Biotechnology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2014

HMSN-P caused by p.Pro285Leu mutation in TFG is not confined to patients with Far East ancestry.

Neurobiol Aging 2015 Mar 16;36(3):1606.e1-7. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran; Department of Biotechnology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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March 2015

Report of a patient with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, ptosis and ophthalmoparesis caused by plectinopathy.

Arch Iran Med 2015 Jan;18(1):60-4

Genetics Research Centre, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Kariminejad-Najmabadi Pathology and Genetics Center, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2015

Effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on reducing spasticity in patients suffering from HTLV-1-associated myelopathy.

J Clin Neurophysiol 2014 Dec;31(6):547-51

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2014

Comparison of electrophysiological findings in axonal and demyelinating Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Iran J Neurol 2014 Jul;13(3):138-43

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2014

Clinical and electrophysiological features of Guillain-Barré syndrome in Iran.

J Clin Neurosci 2014 Sep 29;21(9):1554-7. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Karegar Street, Tehran 14114, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Correlation between distribution of muscle weakness, electrophysiological findings and CTG expansion in myotonic dystrophy.

J Clin Neurosci 2014 Jul 18;21(7):1123-6. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, North Karegar Street, Tehran 14114, Iran. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Muscle-specific kinase antibody associated myasthenia gravis after bone marrow transplantation.

Neuromuscul Disord 2014 Feb 16;24(2):148-50. Epub 2013 Nov 16.

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2014

Validation of the Persian version of the 40-item amyotrophic lateral sclerosis assessment questionnaire.

Iran J Neurol 2013 ;12(3):102-5

Resident, Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2013

Factors affecting bone mineral density in multiple sclerosis patients.

Iran J Neurol 2013 ;12(1):19-22

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2013

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy associated with diabetes mellitus.

J Res Med Sci 2013 May;18(5):438-41

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2013

Repeat expansion in C9ORF72 is not a major cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis among Iranian patients.

Neurobiol Aging 2014 Jan 17;35(1):267.e1-7. Epub 2013 Aug 17.

School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2014

The role of cytomegalovirus, Haemophilus influenzae and Epstein Barr virus in Guillain Barre syndrome.

Acta Med Iran 2013 Jul 13;51(6):372-6. Epub 2013 Jul 13.

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2013

Identification of mutation in NPC2 by exome sequencing results in diagnosis of Niemann-Pick disease type C.

Mol Genet Metab 2013 Sep-Oct;110(1-2):139-44. Epub 2013 Jun 6.

School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2014

Protracted disease course after deafness in a man with Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome.

Neurosciences (Riyadh) 2012 Jul;17(3):253-5

Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2012

Four novel C20orf54 mutations identified in Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome patients.

J Hum Genet 2012 Sep 21;57(9):613-7. Epub 2012 Jun 21.

School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2012

Therapeutic efficacy of silibinin on human neuroblastoma cells: Akt and NF-κB expressions may play an important role in silibinin-induced response.

Neurochem Res 2012 Sep 21;37(9):2053-63. Epub 2012 Jun 21.

Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2012

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy following malignant melanoma.

Neurosciences (Riyadh) 2012 Apr;17(2):167-70

Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2012

Mitochondrial complex I deficiency and ATP/ADP ratio in lymphocytes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients.

Neurol Res 2012 Apr 20;34(3):297-303. Epub 2012 Mar 20.

Department of Biochemistry, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2012

Electrophysiological evaluation in lumbosacral radiculopathy.

Iran J Neurol 2012 ;11(3):83-6

Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2013

Bilateral basal ganglia hemorrhagic necrosis due to methanol toxicity.

Acta Neurol Belg 2010 Dec;110(4):354-5

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2010

Four cases of brown-vialetto-van laere syndrome from Iran: Clinical and electrophysiologic findings.

Iran J Neurol 2011 ;10(3-4):54-7

M.D, Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2013

A novel mitochondrial heteroplasmic C13806A point mutation associated with Iranian Friedreich's ataxia.

Cell Mol Neurobiol 2009 Mar 19;29(2):225-33. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

Department of Genetics, Science School, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran.

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March 2009

Effect of skin thickness on sensory nerve action potential amplitude.

Clin Neurophysiol 2008 Aug 19;119(8):1824-1828. Epub 2008 May 19.

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Shariati Hospital, North Karegar Street, Tehran 14114, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2008

Wilson's disease: a great masquerader.

Eur Neurol 2007 15;57(2):80-5. Epub 2006 Dec 15.

Department of Neurology, Shariati University Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2007

Current concepts in botulism: clinical and electrophysiological aspects.

J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2003 Mar;4(3):139-49

Salt Lake City, UT From the *Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran; and the daggerDepartment of Neurology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York.

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March 2003