Last Projects
 A. Regeneration and Tissue Engineering
B. Nanotechnology and Dental Biomaterials
C. Adhesive Dentistry
D. Laser in Dental Biomaterials Science
E. Dental Technology
F. Biomaterials in Implant Dentistry

Dr. Farahnaz Fahimipour

Farahnaz Fahimipour
Farahnaz_1366@yahoo.com

Research Interests
Craniofacial tissue engineering, Periodontal complex regeneration, Regenerative Dentistry, Dental
Materials, Laser in Dentistry, Implant dentistry.

Education
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
PhD candidate, Dental materials, School of Dentistry.
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
D.D.S., School of Dentistry.
Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
Bachelor of sciences, Biomedical engineering, Biomaterials, School of biomedical engineering.
Middle and High School, National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents.

Awards & Honors
• The winner of medal of Young Khwarizmi Award (presidential award), 2002, Tehran, Iran.
• The winner of award as the Best Oral Presentation, Iran's National Dental Students
Congress. 2008, Tehran, Iran.
• The winner of award for Selected Innovation entitled Endodontic file holder, Iran's
National Elites Foundation, 2011, Tehran, Iran.
• The winner of award as the best Elite Achievements, Iran's National Elites Foundation,
2011, Tehran, Iran.
• The first winner of Best Innovative Ideas in National Stem Cells Competition, Iran's
Ministry of Health, 2012, Tehran, Iran.
• The winner of award for Selected Innovation entitled novel Anti-plaque Spray
Formulation, Iran's National Elites Foundation, 2012, Tehran, Iran.
• The winner of award as the Best Young Researcher, National Hedayat festival of Dental
Research, 2013, Tehran, Iran.
• Semi-finalist for the IADR IRG-JSOI New Investigator Research Award, 2017, San Francisco,
USA

Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Journal Papers

1-Fahimipour, F Dashtimoghadam, E., Rasoulianboroujeni M, Khoshroo K., Tayebi, L,
Collagenous Matrix Supported by a 3D-Printed Scaffold for Osteogenic Differentiation of
Dental Pulp Cells. Dental Materials.

2-Wonhee, L., Stover, S., Rasoulianboroujeni, M., Sherman, K., Fahimipour, F.,
Dashtimoghadam, E., Zito, C., Jazayeri, H., Tayebi, L., (2017) The efficacy of commercial
tooth storage media for maintaining the viability of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts.
International Endodontic Journal.

3-Amdjadi, P., Nojehdehian, H., Najafi, F., Ghasemi, A., Dashtimoghadam, E., Fahimipour, F.,
Tayebi, L. (2017) Ultraviolet-induced surface grafting of octafluoropentyl methacrylate on
polyether ether ketone (PEEK) for inducing antibiofilm properties. Journal of Biomaterials
Applications.

4-Fahimipour, F Dashtimoghadam, E., Rasoulianboroujeni M, Khoshroo K., Tayebi, L, (2017)
3D Printed TCP-based Scaffold Incorporating VEGF-Loaded PLGA Microspheres for
Craniofacial Tissue Engineering. Dental Materials

5-Almela T., Brook I., Khoshroo K., Rasoulianboroujeni M., Fahimipour, F., Tahriri, M.
Dashtimoghadam E, El-Awa A., Tayebi L., Moharamzadeh K., (2017) Simulation of corticocancellous
bone structure by 3D printing of bilayer calcium phosphate-based scaffolds..

6-Khojasteh, A., Fahimipour, F., Eslaminejad, M. B., Jafarian, M., Jahangir, S., Bastami, F. &
Tayebi, L. (2016). Development of PLGA-coated β-TCP scaffolds containing VEGF for bone
tissue engineering. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 69, 780-788.

7-Khojasteh, A., Fahimipour, F., Jafarian, M., Sharifi, D., Jahangir, S., Khayyatan, F., &
Baghaban Eslaminejad, M. (2016). Bone engineering in dog mandible: coculturing
mesenchymal stem cells with endothelial progenitor cells in a composite scaffold containing
vascular endothelial growth factor. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied
Biomaterials. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33707

8-Jazayeri, H. E., Tahriri, M., Razavi, M., Khoshroo, K., Fahimipour, F., Dashtimoghadam, E. &
Tayebi, L. (2016). A current overview of materials and strategies for potential use in
maxillofacial tissue regeneration. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 70, 913-929.

9-Fahimipour, F., Kashi, T. J., Khoshroo, K., Dashtimoghadam, E., Rasoulianborujeji, M., &
Tayebi, L. (2016). 3D-printed β-TCP/collagen scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. Dental
Materials, 32, e57.

10-Mojahedian, M., Fahimipour, F., Larsen, K. L., Kalantar, M., Bastami, F., & Omatali, N.
(2016). Ethanol-based sol-gel synthesis of nano-crystalline hydroxyapatite with different
calcium phosphorus ratios (Ca/P). Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 17(11), 1138-
1142.

11-Barandehfard, F., Metalwala, Z., Tahriri, M., Khoshroo, K., Fahimipour, F., & Tayebi, L.
(2016). Biocompatibility of modified glass-ionomer cements on periodontal ligament (PDL)
cells. Dental Materials, 32, e56.

12-Dashtimoghadam, E., Fahimipour, F., Davaji, B., Hasani-Sadrabadi, M. M., & Tayebi, L.
(2016). Microfluidic-directed synthesis of polymeric nanoparticles for bone cancer therapy.
Dental Materials, 32, e59-e60.

13-Khoshroo, K., Almela, T., Tahriri, M., Fahimipour, F., Metalwala, Z., Moharamzadeh, K., &
Tayebi, L. (2016). 3D-printing of porous calcium phosphate cements for bone tissue
engineering. Dental Materials, 32, e56-e57.

14-Fahimipour, F., Houshmand, B., Alemi, P., Asnaashari, M., Tafti, M. A., & Bastami, F. (2016).
The effect of He–Ne and Ga–Al–As lasers on the healing of oral mucosa in diabetic mice.
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 159, 149-154.

15-Fahimipour, F., Mahdian, M., Houshmand, B., Asnaashari, M., Sadrabadi, A. N., Farashah, S.
E. N., & Khojasteh, A. (2013). The effect of He-Ne and Ga-Al-As laser light on the healing of
hard palate mucosa of mice. Lasers in medical science, 28(1), 93-100.

16-Abrishami M., Bolurian T., Anaraki M., Fahimipoor F., Alemi P., Ansari G., (2012). Antiplaque
efficacy of the Hajjis spray: A randomize double-blind controlled trial, African Journal
of Microbiology Research,65486-5489

17-Aghdasi, M. M., Asnaashari, M., Aliari, A., Fahimipour, F., & Soheilifar, S. (2011).
Conventional versus digital radiographs accuracy in detecting artificial voids in root canal
filling material. Iranian endodontic journal, 6(3), 99-102.

18-Fahimipour, F., Nouruzian, M., Anvari, M., Tafti, M. A., Yazdi, M., Khosravi, M., & Bayat, M.
(2011). Effect of low-level laser therapy on experimental wounds of hard palate mucosa in
mice. NISCAIR-CSIR, 49(5):357-61.


-Book Chapters
1-Fahimipour, F., Yadegari A, Rasoulianboroujeni M, Dashtimoghadam E., Tayebi, L. (2017).
Scaffold Fabrication Techniques for Oral Tissue Engineering Applications. Biomaterials for
Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering.

2-Jazayeri H, Fahimipour, F., Tayebi, L. (2017). Oral nerve tissue repair and engineering,
Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering.

3-Fahmy, M., Brinda, S., Jazayeri, HE., Fahimipour F., Tayebi, L., (2017) Smart Biomaterials for
Tissue Engineering of Cartilage. Applications of Materials in Tissue Engineering.

- Selected Conference Publications
1-F. Fahimipour, E. Dashtimoghadam, L. Tayebi Bone Morphogenic IADR/AADR/CADR Annual
Meeting San Francisco, California 2017. Growth Factor Incorporated 3D-Printed
Polycaprolactone Scaffolds for Craniomaxillofacial Regeneration, Oral presentation

2-Dashtimoghadam, E., Fahimipour, F., Hasani-Sadrabadi, M. M., & Tayebi, L.
IADR/AADR/CADR Annual Meeting San Francisco, California, 2017. Incorporation of BMP-2
via PCL Microparticles Into Collagen Gels for Bone Tissue Engineering

3-Almela T., Brook I., Khoshroo K., Rasoulianboroujeni M., Fahimipour, F., Tahriri, M.
Dashtimoghadam E, El-Awa A., Tayebi L., Moharamzadeh K IADR/AADR/CADR Annual
Meeting San Francisco, California 2017.3D-printed Bilayer Cortico-cancellous Calcium
Phosphate Cement-based Bone Scaffold.

4-Rasoulianboroujeni M, Fahimipour, F.,Khoshroo K, Tayebi, L. IADR/AADR/CADR Annual
Meeting San Francisco, California 2017.A Novel Foaming Technique to Produce Gelatin-
based Scaffolds.

5-Aatif N, Rasoulianboroujeni M, Pinkesh Shah Fahimipour, F., Khoshroo K,Dashtimoghadam
E. Tahriri M.,Tayebi, L. IADR/AADR/CADR Annual Meeting San Francisco, California
2017.The Effect of TiO2 Addition on the Biological Evaluation of the 3D-printed PLGA
Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications

6-Rasoulianboroujeni M, Fahimipour, F., Dashtimoghadam E. Khoshroo K., Tahriri M.,Tayebi, L
. IADR/AADR/CADR Annual Meeting San Francisco, California 2017.Reconstruction of Large
Bone Defects Using 3D-Printed PLGA/TCP Scaffolds: In Vitro and In Vivo Study

7-F. Fahimipour, E. Dashtimoghadam, M. Rasoulianboroujeni, L. Tayebi
AADR/CADR Annual Meeting Los Angeles, California 2016, 3D-printed VEGF-loaded scaffold
as a vascularization strategy in critically-sized defects, Oral presentation.

8-Fahimipour, F Akhavan M., Malekyazdi M., World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD)
Istanbul, Turkey, 2009. Effect of HE-NE laser irradiation on wound healing of hard palate
mocusa. Oral Presentation.

9-Fahimipour F Khojasteh, A., Eslaminejad, M. B., Jafarian, M., Jahangir, S., 22nd European
student’s conference perspective and challenges in regenerative medicine Berlin, Germany,
2011, coculturing of mesenchymal stem cells with endothelial progenitor cells in a PLGA
composite scaffold containing VEGF. Oral Presentation.

Registered Patents
2-Fahimipour, F Endodontic file holder, Iran patent application number: 388090323.
3- Fahimipour F Antiplaque Oral spray, Iran patent application number: 008095.

Research Experiences
- Scaffolds Design and Fabrication Techniques (e.g. 3D-printing, Template replication and
Freeze-drying methods)
- Isolation of Mesynchymal stem cells (MSCs) from bone marrow.
- Isolation of Oral derived cells (e.g. Dental pulp stem cells, Gingival Fibroblast, Oral
Keratinocyte, Osteoblast, Periodontal Ligament cells,...)
- Dynamic cells expansion and culturing.
- Extraction of collagen from Rat tail and bovine tendon.
- Cell encapsulation in collagen Hydrogel.
- Scanning Electron microscopy.
- Immunocytochemistry, Florescent microscopy.
- PCR

Teaching Experiences
- Teaching the Research Methods Course to undergraduate dental students, Shahid Beheshti
University of Medical Sciences, (2011).
-Teaching the Oral Physiology to the Graduate/Specialty students at Marquette University School
of Dentistry (MUSoD), (2017).