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Amir Hadi Maghzi, M.D.

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Biography
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA2018Neurology Residency
University Of California San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, CA2014Multiple Sclerosis Research Fellowship
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran2011MD
2018
Clinician-Scientist Development Award in Multiple Sclerosis (National MS Society)
2012
Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology (American Academy of Neurology)
2011
Professor Ian McDonald’s Fellowship (MS International Federation)
2008
Du Pré Grant (MS International Federation)

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  1. Maghzi AH, Sahai S, Zimnowodzki S, Baloh RH. Palatal tremor as a presenting symptom of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology. 2018 Apr 24; 90(17):801-802. PMID: 29572285.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  2. Saraste M, Atula S, Hedman K, Hurme S, Jalkanen A, Sneck M, Surcel HM, Maghzi AH, Airas L. Humoral response to John Cunningham virus during pregnancy in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2018 Apr; 21:11-18. PMID: 29454151.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  3. Maghzi H, Shaygannejad V, Minagar A, Hassanzadeh A, Maghzi AH. Consanguinity and multiple sclerosis susceptibility: A case control study. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Nov; 10:179-180. PMID: 27919486.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Maghzi H, Ataei B, Khorvash F, Yaran M, Maghzi AH. Association Between Acute Infectious Mononucleosis and Vitamin D Deficiency. Viral Immunol. 2016 09; 29(7):398-400. PMID: 27505106.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  5. Nourbakhsh B, Azevedo C, Maghzi AH, Spain R, Pelletier D, Waubant E. Subcortical grey matter volumes predict subsequent walking function in early multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2016 Jul 15; 366:229-233. PMID: 27288812.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Nourbakhsh B, Nunan-Saah J, Maghzi AH, Julian LJ, Spain R, Jin C, Lazar A, Pelletier D, Waubant E. Longitudinal associations between MRI and cognitive changes in very early MS. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Jan; 5:47-52. PMID: 26856943.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Nourbakhsh B, Azevedo C, Nunan-Saah J, Maghzi AH, Spain R, Pelletier D, Waubant E. Longitudinal associations between brain structural changes and fatigue in early MS. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Jan; 5:29-33. PMID: 26856940.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Maghzi AH, Graves J, Revirajan N, Spain R, Liu S, McCulloch CE, Pelletier D, Green AJ, Waubant E. Retinal axonal loss in very early stages of multiple sclerosis. Eur J Neurol. 2015 Jul; 22(7):1138-41. PMID: 25929276.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Alekseeva N, McGee J, Kelley RE, Maghzi AH, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Minagar A. Toxic-metabolic, nutritional, and medicinal-induced disorders of cerebellum. Neurol Clin. 2014 Nov; 32(4):901-11. PMID: 25439288.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  10. Maghzi AH, Revirajan N, Julian LJ, Spain R, Mowry EM, Liu S, Jin C, Green AJ, McCulloch CE, Pelletier D, Waubant E. Magnetic resonance imaging correlates of clinical outcomes in early multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2014 Nov; 3(6):720-7. PMID: 25891551.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Maghzi AH, Minagar A. IL1-ß expression in multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Aug 15; 343(1-2):1. PMID: 24857353.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Waubant E, Maghzi AH, Revirajan N, Spain R, Julian L, Mowry EM, Marcus J, Liu S, Jin C, Green A, McCulloch CE, Pelletier D. A randomized controlled phase II trial of riluzole in early multiple sclerosis. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2014 May; 1(5):340-7. PMID: 25356404.
    Citations: 5     
  13. McGee J, Maghzi AH, Minagar A. Neurophobia: a global and under-recognized phenomenon. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Jul; 122:iii-iv. PMID: 24726892.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Maghzi AH, Minagar A, Waubant E. Neuroprotection in multiple sclerosis: a therapeutic approach. CNS Drugs. 2013 Oct; 27(10):799-815. PMID: 23955320.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  15. Schwendimann RN, Harris MK, Elliott DG, Menon U, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Zivadinov R, Pressly TA, Kelley RE, Hoque R, Fowler M, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Saadatnia M, Minagar A. Neurosarcoidosis: clinical features, diagnosis, and management. Am J Ther. 2013 May-Jun; 20(3):292-9. PMID: 19092637.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Najafi MR, Toghianifar N, Etemadifar M, Haghighi S, Maghzi AH, Akbari M. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders in patients with multiple sclerosis and its association with fatigue: A case-control study. J Res Med Sci. 2013 Mar; 18(Suppl 1):S71-3. PMID: 23961292.
    Citations: 5     
  17. Maghzi AH, Sahraian MA, Shaygannejad V, Minagar A. Is the Iranian revolution to blame for the increasing incidence of multiple sclerosis in Iran? Neuroepidemiology. 2013; 40(1):68-9. PMID: 23075520.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  18. Etemadifar M, Abtahi MA, Razmjoo H, Abtahi SH, Dehghani AR, Abtahi ZA, Akbari M, Mazaheri S, Maghzi AH. Anti-aquaporin-4 IgG in Patients Presenting with Unilateral Optic Neuritis: A Cohort Study. Int J Prev Med. 2012 Sep; 3(9):612-5. PMID: 23024849.
    Citations: 3     
  19. Maghzi AH, Sahraian MA, Maghzi H, Shaygannejad V. Multiple sclerosis in Sistan and Baloochestan, South East Iran. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jun; 115(6):847-8. PMID: 22921035.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Maghzi AH, Minagar A. Urinary tract infection in multiple sclerosis: a practical algorithm for a common problem. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Mar; 20(3):408-9. PMID: 22900671.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Minagar A, Maghzi AH, McGee JC, Alexander JS. Emerging roles of endothelial cells in multiple sclerosis pathophysiology and therapy. Neurol Res. 2012 Oct; 34(8):738-45. PMID: 22828184.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  22. Etemadifar M, Abtahi SH, Razmjoo H, Abtahi MA, Dehghani A, Salari M, Maghzi AH, Akbari M. 25-hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations in Patients with Optic Neuritis as a Clinically Isolated Syndrome and Healthy Controls. Int J Prev Med. 2012 May; 3(5):313-7. PMID: 22708027.
    Citations: 8     
  23. Saadatnia M, Najafi MR, Najafi F, Davoudi V, Keyhanian K, Maghzi AH. CD24 gene allele variation is not associated with oligoclonal IgG bands and IgG index of multiple sclerosis patients. Neuroimmunomodulation. 2012; 19(3):195-9. PMID: 22262195.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Basiri K, Etemadifar M, Derakhshan F, Ashtari F, Shaygannejad V, Fatehi Z, Maghzi AH, Fatehi F. Interferon-beta in pediatric multiple sclerosis patients: safety in short-term prescription. Acta Med Iran. 2012; 50(2):97-100. PMID: 22359077.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Haghjooy Javanmard S, Saadatnia M M, Homayouni V V, Nikoogoftar M M, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Chaitanya VG, McGee JC, Minagar A, Alexander JS. Interferon-beta-1b protects against multiple sclerosis-induced endothelial cells apoptosis. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 01; 4:1368-74. PMID: 22201961.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Heshmat-Ghahdarijani K, Moradi V, Nonahal S, Ghorbani A, Minagar A. Cigarette smoking and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a sibling case-control study in Isfahan, Iran. Neuroepidemiology. 2011; 37(3-4):238-42. PMID: 22156601.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Etemadifar M, Abtahi SH, Akbari M, Maghzi AH. Multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: is there a link? Mult Scler. 2012 Jun; 18(6):902-4. PMID: 22146612.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Etemadifar M, Mollabashi M, Chitsaz A, Behnamfar O, Bahrami E, Minagar A, Maghzi AH. Seroprevalence of NMO-IgG among patients with neuromyelitis optica and opticospinal multiple sclerosis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Jan; 114(1):17-20. PMID: 22014378.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  29. Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Heshmat-Ghahdarijani K, Nonahal S, Minagar A, Moradi V. Cesarean delivery may increase the risk of multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2012 Apr; 18(4):468-71. PMID: 21982872.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Kargarfard M, Eetemadifar M, Mehrabi M, Maghzi AH, Hayatbakhsh MR. Fatigue, depression, and health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran. Eur J Neurol. 2012 Mar; 19(3):431-7. PMID: 21967324.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Tayari N, Etemadifar M, Hekmatnia A, Mahzouni P, Maghzi AH, Rouzbahani R. Intrinsic third ventricular craniopharyngioma: A case report. Int J Prev Med. 2011 Jul; 2(3):178-85. PMID: 21811661.
    Citations: 1     
  32. Horstman LL, Jy W, Ahn YS, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Alexander JS, McGee JC, Minagar A. Complement in neurobiology. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2011 Jun 01; 16:2921-60. PMID: 21622213.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  33. Sahraian MA, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Minagar A. Dalfampridine: review of its efficacy in improving gait in patients with multiple sclerosis. J Cent Nerv Syst Dis. 2011; 3:87-93. PMID: 23861641.
    Citations: 1     
  34. Komijani M, Bouzari M, Etemadifar M, Zarkesh-Esfahani H, Shaykh-Baygloo N, Ghazimorad A, Mostajeran M, Nasr-Azadani A, Maghzi AH. Torque teno mini virus infection and multiple sclerosis. Int J Neurosci. 2011 Aug; 121(8):437-41. PMID: 21545307.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  35. Etemadifar M, Maghzi AH. Sharp increase in the incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran. Mult Scler. 2011 Aug; 17(8):1022-7. PMID: 21459809.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Alonso A, Cook SD, Maghzi AH, Divani AA. A case-control study of risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Iran. Mult Scler. 2011 May; 17(5):550-5. PMID: 21325015.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Alexander JS, Zivadinov R, Maghzi AH, Ganta VC, Harris MK, Minagar A. Multiple sclerosis and cerebral endothelial dysfunction: Mechanisms. Pathophysiology. 2011 Feb; 18(1):3-12. PMID: 20663648.
    Citations: 12     
  38. Etemadifar M, Kazemi M, Chitsaz A, Hekmatnia A, Tayari N, Ghazavi A, Maghzi AH. Mycophenolate mofetil in combination with interferon beta-1a in the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A preliminary study. J Res Med Sci. 2011 Jan; 16(1):1-5. PMID: 21448376.
    Citations: 4     
  39. Etemadifar M, Hekmatnia A, Tayari N, Kazemi M, Ghazavi A, Akbari M, Maghzi AH. Features of Virchow-Robin spaces in newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis patients. Eur J Radiol. 2011 Nov; 80(2):e104-8. PMID: 20650586.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Maghzi AH, Marta M, Bosca I, Etemadifar M, Dobson R, Maggiore C, Giovannoni G, Meier UC. Viral pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis: A role for Epstein-Barr virus infection? Pathophysiology. 2011 Feb; 18(1):13-20. PMID: 20538440.
    Citations: 4     
  41. Poorjavad M, Derakhshandeh F, Etemadifar M, Soleymani B, Minagar A, Maghzi AH. Oropharyngeal dysphagia in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2010 Mar; 16(3):362-5. PMID: 20203150.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Sajjadi M, Etemadifar M, Nemati A, Ghazavi H, Basiri K, Khoundabi B, Mousavi SA, Kabiri P, Maghzi AH. Epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran. Eur J Neurol. 2010 Jul; 17(7):984-9. PMID: 20214678.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Horstman LL, Jy W, Ahn YS, Zivadinov R, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Steven Alexander J, Minagar A. Role of platelets in neuroinflammation: a wide-angle perspective. J Neuroinflammation. 2010 Feb 03; 7:10. PMID: 20128908.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  44. Maghzi AH, Ghazavi H, Ahsan M, Etemadifar M, Mousavi S, Khorvash F, Minagar A. Increasing female preponderance of multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran: a population-based study. Mult Scler. 2010 Mar; 16(3):359-61. PMID: 20086021.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  45. Ebrahimi A, Etemadifar M, Ardestani PM, Maghzi AH, Jaffe S, Nejadnik H. Cavernous angioma: a clinical study of 35 cases with review of the literature. Neurol Res. 2009 Oct; 31(8):785-93. PMID: 19723446.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Etemadifar M, Fatehi F, Sahraian MA, Borhanihaghighi A, Ardestani PM, Kaji-Esfahani M, Maghzi AH. Multiple sclerosis and neurofibromatosis type 1: report of seven patients from Iran. Mult Scler. 2009 Sep; 15(9):1126-30. PMID: 19692435.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Basiri K, Etemadifar M, Maghzi AH, Zarghami N. Frequency of myasthenia gravis in multiple sclerosis: Report of five cases from Isfahan, Iran. Neurol India. 2009 Sep-Oct; 57(5):638-40. PMID: 19934567.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Saadatnia M, Etemadifar M, Fatehi F, Ashtari F, Shaygannejad V, Chitsaz A, Maghzi AH. Short-term effects of prolonged fasting on multiple sclerosis. Eur Neurol. 2009; 61(4):230-2. PMID: 19176964.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Horstman LL, Jy W, Bidot CJ, Ahn YS, Kelley RE, Zivadinov R, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Mousavi SA, Minagar A. Antiphospholipid antibodies: paradigm in transition. J Neuroinflammation. 2009 Jan 20; 6:3. PMID: 19154576.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  50. Harris MK, Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Kelley RE, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Minagar A. Acute demyelinating disorders of the central nervous system. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2009 Jan; 11(1):55-63. PMID: 19094837.
    Citations: 4     
  51. Etemadifar M, Raoufi M, Maghzi AH, Ebrahimi A, Kaji-Esfahani M, Mousavi SA. Television-provoked epilepsy in children: a follow-up survey from Isfahan, Iran. Arch Iran Med. 2008 Nov; 11(6):649-53. PMID: 18976036.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Etemadifar M, Maghzi AH, Ghasemi M, Chitsaz A, Kaji Esfahani M. Efficacy of gabapentin in the treatment of SUNCT syndrome. Cephalalgia. 2008 Dec; 28(12):1339-42. PMID: 18727639.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  53. Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Saadatnia M. Clinical and demographical characteristics of primary progressive multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran. Eur J Neurol. 2007 Apr; 14(4):403-7. PMID: 17388988.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Etemadifar M, Nasr-Esfahani AH, Khodabandehlou R, Maghzi AH. Childhood-onset multiple sclerosis: report of 82 patients from Isfahan, Iran. Arch Iran Med. 2007 Apr; 10(2):152-6. PMID: 17367215.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Maghzi AH, Etemadifar M, Shaygannejad V, Saadatnia M, Salehi M, Hassanzadeh A. Conjugal multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran: a population-based study. Mult Scler. 2007 Jun; 13(5):673-5. PMID: 17548450.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Saadatnia M, Etemadifar M, Maghzi AH. Multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2007; 79:357-75. PMID: 17531850.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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