Who's Who

Hooman Khademi Kohnehshahri

Postdoctoral Fellow

Genetic Epidemiology Group


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2009MasterPublic HealthTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
2003Medical doctoratMedecineTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran


Current Research Projects

  • Golestan Cohort Study of esophageal cancer
    IARC, DDRI, NCI


Selected Publications

Khademi H, Radmard AR, Malekzadeh F, Kamangar F, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Johansson M, Byrnes G, Brennan P, Malekzadeh R. (2012) Diagnostic accuracy of age and alarm symptoms for upper GI malignancy in patients with dyspepsia in a GI clinic: a 7-year cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39173

Khademi H, Malekzadeh R, Pourshams A, Jafari E, Salahi R, Semnani S, Abaie B, Islami F, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Etemadi A, Byrnes G, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Day NE, Pharoah PD, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Kamangar F. (2012) Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran. BMJ. 2012 Apr 17;344:e2502

Khademi H, Kamangar F. (2012) Esophageal cancer incidence trends in northeastern Iran: comparing rates over 36 years. Arch Iran Med. 2012 Apr;15(4) : 194-5

Shakeri R, Kamangar F, Nasrollahzadeh D, Nouraie M, Khademi H, Etemadi A, Islami F, Marjani H, Fahimi S, Sepehr A, Rahmati A, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Brennan P, Boffetta P, Malekzadeh R, Majdzadeh R. (2012) Is opium a real risk factor for esophageal cancer or just a methodological artifact? Hospital and neighborhood controls in case-control studies. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32711

Golozar A, Khademi H, Kamangar F, Poutschi H, Islami F, Abnet CC, Freedman ND, Taylor PR, Pharoah P, Boffetta P, Brennan PJ, Dawsey SM, Malekzadeh R, Etemadi A. (2011) Diabetes mellitus and its correlates in an Iranian adult population. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e26725