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Golbahar Houshmand, MD

Assistant Professor

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Medical / Graduate School Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency UPMC Mercy, Surgery Preliminary
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship
& Programs
Clinical Interest
Research Interest
Selected Publications   Peer-reviewed Articles:

Hosseinzadeh K, Heller M, Houshmand G. Imaging findings of Adult Female perineal pathology.
Radiographics, 2012 Jul;32(4):E129-68.

Criscimanna A, Speicher JA, Houshmand G, Shiota C, Prasadan K, Ji B, Logsdon CD, Gittes GK, Esni F. Duct cells contribute to regeneration of endocrine and acinar cells following pancreatic damage in adult mice. Gastroenterology, 2011 Oct;141(4):1451-62, 1462.e1-6.

Houshmand G, Hosseinzadeh K, Ozolek J. Prenatal Magnetic Resonance imaging (MRI) findings of a Foregut Duplication Cyst of the Tongue: Value of Real-time MRI Evaluation of Fetal Swallowing Mechanism. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Jun;30(6):843-50.

Houshmand G, Chen H, Mishra S, Fong GH, Gittes GK, Esni F. Impaired pancreatic development in Hif2-alpha deficient mice. Biochem Biophy Res Commun. 2010 Aug 27;399(3):440-5.

Hajrasouliha AR, Tavakoli S, Jabehdar-Maralani P, Shafaroodi H, Borhani AA, Houshmand G, Sadeghipour H, Dehghani M, Dehpour AR. Resistance of cholestatic rats against epinephrine-induced arrhythmia: the role of Nitric Oxide and endogenous opioids. Eur J Pharmacol. 2005, 499: 307-313. PMID: 15381053.

Ebrahimi F, Tavakoli S, Hajrasouliha AR, Shafaroudi H, Sadeghipour H, Riazi K, Houshmand G, Borhani AA, Ahmadi H, Dehpour AR. Contribution of endogenous opioids and nitric oxide to papillary muscle contractile impairment of cholestatic rats. Eur J Pharmacol. 2005, 523: 93-100. PMID: 16226248.

Borhani AA, Houshmand G, Samini M, Namiranian K, Hajrasouliha AR, Tavakoli S, Ebrahimi F, Dehpour AR. 2-Adrenoceptor subsensitivity in mesenteric vascular bed of cholestatic rats: The role of nitric oxide and endogenous opioids. Eur J Pharmacol. 2005, 514: 183-189. PMID: 15910805.

Book Chapter:

Houshmand G, Hosseinzadeh K. Mullerian anomalies of the uterus. In: Gynecologic Imaging. Julia Fielding, Rusty Brown, Amy Thurmond (eds), Elsevier May 2011.

Abstracts and Presentations:

Borhani AA, Houshmand G, Tublin ME, Hosseinzadeh K. Quantification of the Light Bulb phenomenon in the diagnosis of adrenal pheochromocytoma. What is an appropriate T2 parameter? Oral presentation at RSNA, Chicago, IL, November 2010.

Ryan R, Houshmand G, Hosseinzadeh K. Quantitative Comparison of Dynamic-enhancement of Hypervascular Liver Lesions at MR Imaging with Gadolinium EOB-DTPA and Gadolinium BOPTA. Oral presentation at RSNA, Chicago, IL, November 2010.

Speicher J, Houshmand G, Gittes GK, Esni F. The dynamics of tissue regeneration in the adult mouse pancreas. EMBO workshop on Disease, Development and Stem Cells in the Pancreas, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2010 (oral and poster presentation).

Ringger CM, Houshmand G, Dasyam AK, Hosseinzadeh K. Mucinous tumors of the appendix and ovary: related or simply chance? Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, November 2009.

Houshmand G, Chen H, Maitra A, Gittes GK, Esni F. The tumor suppressor gene Vhl regulates pancreatic ductal development, American Pancreatic Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2008 (oral presentation).

Houshmand G, Chen H, Shah S, Fong GH, Gittes GK, Esni F. The Role of Hif2-alpha in Pancreatic Cell Differentiation, Keystone Symposia on Islet and -Cell Development and Transplantation, Snowbird, UT, April 2008 (poster presentation).

Houshmand G, et al. Involvement of Nitric Oxide overproduction and accumulated endogenous opioid in resistance of cholestatic animals against Epinephrine-induced arrhythmia. European Association of Studying Liver, Berlin, Germany, April 2004 (oral presentation).
Honors and  
American Pancreatic Association Travel Award. Presented during 39th annual meeting of the American Pancreatic Association in Chicago, IL. November 2008.
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.