Dr Hora Davari Ejtehadi
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Dr Hora Ejtehadi is an Associate Professor. She studied Medicine and continued further education by completing PhD in Biomedical Science field. She joined Birmingham City University in 2004 and awarded Diploma in Higher Education in 2007. She led School of Health Sciences Enterprise for couple of years and moved on leading the School’s Outreach activities. She is an academic professional with an extensive experience of Postgraduate supervision at MSc and PhD level. She is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.
Areas of Expertise
- Anatomy and physiology
- Medical Degree (MD); PhD, BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science
- Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
- Diploma in Higher Education
- Fellow of Higher Education Academy
- Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (in progress)
- Member of NHS HRA Ethic Committee
- Member of BiNE (Bioscience in Nursing Education) Specialist Interest Group, (2011-present)- BiNE members are Bioscience educators across UK to promote collaborative work related to Bioscience teaching and learning in Nursing Education
- Member of British Society of Immunology
- Reviewer for Diabetology & metabolic Syndrome Journal
- Reviewer for Diversity and Equality in Health and Care Journal
18 years of teaching experience of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Biosciences related field
- Dimensions in Healthcare- Microbiology and Infection Control Pathway Level 6 & 7
- PG Cert. in Research Practice
- BSc, Dip HE Paramedic Science
- BSc, Dip HE Operating Department Practice
- BSc (Hons) Speech & Language Therapy
- BSc (Hons) Nursing and Post Reg
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
- The role of endogenous retroviruses K10 in autoimmune diseases and cancer
- Use of simulation and debriefing in Higher Educational
- Wellbeing services and their role in promoting Health and wellbeing and closing the gap in health in quality
- Development and validation of a burn dependency tool to determine the nursing staffing level in burn units.
- MSc dissertation supervisor
- PhD Supervisor (Director of study)
- Experienced Internal and External Examiners for PhD viva
Leaver, J., Cook, R., Dunn, K., Dee, P. and Ejtehadi, H. D. (2021) Comparison of the international Burn Injury Database nurse dependency tool with the Safer Nursing Care Tool: Observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies Advances, 3, p. 100018.
Nelson PN, Roden D, Nevill A, Freimanis GL, Trela M, Ejtehadi HD, Bowman S, Axford J, Veitch AM, Tugnet N, Rylance PB. (2014) Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with IgG antibodies to Human Endogenous Retrovirus Gag Matrix: A potential pathogenic mechanism of disease. Journal of Rheumatology, 41 (10).
Freimanis G, Hooley P, Davari Ejtehadi H, Ali HA, Veitch A, Rylance PB, Alawi A, Axford J, Nevill A, Murray PG, Nelson PN. (2010). A role for human endogenous retrovirus-K (HML-2) in rheumatoid arthritis: investigating mechanisms of pathogenesis. Clin Exp Immunol.
Nelson P, Davari Ejtehadi H, Nevill A, Bowman S. (2010). Endogenous retrovirus ERV-3 is not implicated in rheumatoid arthritis but may provide a biomarker for osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology; 37(2);473
ALAlami U, Cooper R G, Jackson C, Hu B, Ejtehadi H, & Ashford R (2008). A preliminary study and proposed methodology: Utilisation of pervasive computing (NeXus-4) and questionnaires to determine selected physiological and psychological parameters in participants working at a Higher Education Institute in the UK. 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications (ICPCA08), Alexandria, Egypt, 768-771. International Academic Publishers Ltd
Ejtehadi H D, Freimanis GL, Ali HA, Bowman S, Alavi A, Axford J, Callaghan R, Nelson PN. (2006). The potential role of human endogenous retrovirus K10 in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis: a preliminary study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases; 65(5):612-616.
Davari Ejtehadi H, Martin JH, Junying J, Roden DA, M. Lahiri, Warren P, Murray PG and Nelson PN (2005). A novel multiplex RT-PCR system detects HERV-K in breast cancer cell lines MCF-7 and MCF7-ADR and in breast cancer cells isolated using laser capture microscopy. Archives of Virology, Vol. 150.No.1, p177-184
Nelson PN, Hooley P, Roden D, Davari Ejtehadi H, Rylance P, Warren P, Martin J and Murray PG (2004). Human endogenous retroviruses: transposable elements with potential? Clin Exp Immunol; 138:1-9.
Nelson PN, Carnegie PR, Martin J, Davari Ejtehadi H, Hooley P, Roden D, Rowland-Jones S, Warren P, Ashtley J, Murray PG (2003). Demystified human endogenous retroviruses. Mol Pathol; 56:11-8.
Nelson PN, Lever AML, Smith S, Pitman R, Murray P, Perera SA, Westwood OMR, Hay FC, Ejtehadi HD, and Booth JC. Molecular investigations implicate human endogenous retroviruses as mediators of Anti-retroviral antibodies in autoimmune rheumatic disease. Immunological investigations 1999; 28(4):277-289.
ERASMUS+ International Week Teaching & Research Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus (April 2018). Peer-Assisted Learning- A Student-Academic Partnership Project
13th Faculty Annual Research Conference, Birmingham City University (January 2018). Can bioimpedance analysis accurately diagnose breast lymphoedema following breast conserving surgery for cancer? (B Lenton & H Ejtehadi)
2nd Annual International Conference on Nursing, Athens, Greece (May 2016). Enhancing Student Engagement: A student-led Physiology Drop in Centre
Faculty Annual Research Conference, Birmingham City University (November 2014), Reshaping the Work force- A Student-led learning and teaching project
Faculty Annual Research Conference, Birmingham City University (November 2012) Sleeping with the enemy
Faculty Research Conference, Birmingham City University (November 2010) Serological activity to a matrix segment of human endogenous retrovirus K10 in rheumatoid arthritis.
12th International Congress of Immunology and 4th Annual Conference of FOCIS Canada- Montreal (July 2004). Detection and evaluation of human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K10 in rheumatoid arthritis
British Society of Immunology Congress, Harrogate (December 2004) Human endogenous retroviruses workshop
Adenbrook Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, (March 2002) Rheumatoid arthritis and human Endogenous retrovirus K10
New Cross Hospital Medical School, Wolverhampton, (November 1999). Autoimmune diseases and endogenous retroviruses
British Burn association Conference (2019) - J Leaver, R Cook, P Dee, H Ejtehadi, K Dunn. Continuity of careful dependency- Analysis of interrater reliability in burn nurse dependency scoring.
European Burn Association Conference (2017, Spain) - J Leaver, R Cook, H. Ejtehadi, K Dunn. Analysis of nursing dependency of burn patients using a burn injury database.
British Lymphology Society Conference (2017) - B Lenton & H Ejtehadi. Can bioimpedance analysis accurately diagnose breast lymphoedema following breast conserving surgery for cancer, and with sufficient sensitivity to objectively quantify the volume reduction of manual lymphatic drainage?
British Society of Rheumatology Conference (Birmingham, 2013) - P N Nelson, D Roden, M Shaw, H Davari Ejtehadi, A Nevill, G Freimanis, P Hooley, S Bowman, A Alavi, J Axford, A M Veitch, N Tugnet, PB Rylance. Antibodies to endogenous viral matrix segment of HERV-K10 and potential IgG1Fc viral mimics in rheumatoid arthritis.
British Society of Rheumatology Conference (Glasgow, 2012) - H Davari Ejtehadi, P N Nelson, A Nevill, S Bowman. ERV3 is not implicated in rheumatoid arthritis but may provide a biomarker of osteoarthritis.
Faculty Research Conference, Birmingham City University (Birmingham, 2010) - Student learning styles and stress: Variety is the spice of life. U ALAlami, T Rahal, Belkeis ALTareb, Nouf Abdulla AbdulGhani, R Ashford, H Ejtehadi, R G Cooper, and P Nelson.
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2007) - Immunology; Poster No. BA7152 GL Freimanis, PN Nelson, HD Ejtehadi, M Shaw. A role of HERV-K10 in rheumatoid arthritis?
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2007) - Immunology; IS93 H Davari Ejtehadi, J Axford, A Alavi, H Ali, P Warren and PN Nelson. Detection and evaluation of human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K10 in rheumatoid arthritis. Immunology, 113, Supplement 1, 96-97
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2007) - Immunology; W2.4 MA Shaw, P Rylance, M Veerasamy, A Veitch, HD Ejtehadi, GL Freimanis, PJ Warren and PN Nelson. Development of an ELISA based assay for the detection of antibodies to HERV-K10 ENV & GAG products in autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases. Immunology, 113, Supplement 1, 96-97.
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2002) - Autoimmunity; OP131
PN Nelson, HD Ejtehadi, SR Jones, AJ Astley, AYH Alosaimi & D Roden. Bioinformatics analysis of HERV-K10 identifies autoimmune epitopes in a gag open reading frame. Immunology, 107, supplement 1.
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2002) - Autoimmunity; OP132 HD Ejtehadi, HA Ali, E Serhan, S Bowman & PN Nelson. The potential role of human endogenous retrovirus K10 in pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis. Immunology, 107, supplement 1, Dec 2002.
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2001) - Rheumatology; OP265 HD Ejtehadi, S Bowman, FC Hay & PN Nelson. Analysis of human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K10 in rheumatoid arthritis. Immunology, 104, supplement 1.
British Society of Immunology Congress (Harrogate, 2001) - Immunology; HIV; OP192a D Roden, HD Ejtehadi, S Rowland-Jones & PN Nelson. Use of bioinformatics to highlight antigenic regions of exogenous and endogenous retroviruses. Immunology, 104, supplement 1.