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homa aziz darmani
• Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Biology Sciences from University of Wales/Cardiff, 1990
  • Msc. of Biology Sciences from University of Wales, 1986
  • Bsc. of Biology Sciences from University of Wales/Cardiff, 1982

    Publications
  • Coakley WT, Darmani H, Gallez D. , Biomechanics of Active Movement and Deformation of Cells (ed. N.Akkas), Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, 1990
  • Coakley WT, Darmani H and Baker A, Cell and Model Membrane Interactions, Plenum, New York, 1991
  • Coakley WT, Darmani H. , Invited Review for Biocolloids and Biosurfaces, , 1990
  • Crossan JF, Meek RMD, Darmani H. , Stiffness of the Joint and the Upper Limb, Demnity, LONDON, 1997
  • Coakley WT, Darmani H, Irwin GA, Robson K, Gallez D. , "Spatially periodic cell-cell contacts in an erythrocyte model system. ," Studia Biophysica , vol. 127, no. , pp. 69-74, 1988
  • Darmani H, Coakley WT, Hann AC and Brain A. , "Spreading of wheatgerm agglutinin induced erythrocyte contact area: evidence for formation of local spatially discrete contacts," Cell Biophysics, vol. 16, no. , pp. 105-126, 1990
  • Darmani H, Coakley WT, "Membrane-membrane interactions: Parallel membranes or patterned discrete contacts," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, vol. 1021, no. , pp. 182-190, 1990
  • Darmani H, Coakley WT. , "Contact patterns in concanavalin A agglutinated erythrocytes," Cell Biophysics , vol. 18, no. , pp. 1-13, 1991
  • Jackson SK, Darmani H and Harwood J, "Interferon gamma increases macrophage phospholipid polyunsaturation - a possible mechanism of endotoxin sensitivity," International Journal of Experimental Pathology , vol. 73, no. , pp. 783-791, 1992
  • Darmani H, Jackson SK and Harwood J, "Effect of interferon gamma on membrane conformation in the macrophage-like cell line P388D," Journal of Interferon Research, vol. 13, no. , pp. 427-431, 1993
  • Darmani H, Harwood JL and Jackson SK, "Interferon-g stimulated uptake and turnover of linoleate and arachidonate - a possible pathway for hypersensitivity to endotoxin," Cellular Immunology , vol. 152, no. , pp. 59-71, 1993
  • Darmani H, Parton JP, Harwood JL and Jackson SK, "Interferon-gamma and PUFA increase the binding of LPS to macrophages," International Journal of Experimental Pathology, vol. 75, no. , pp. 263-368, 1994
  • Darmani H, Harwood JL and Jackson SK, "Differential effects of interferon -g and -b on fatty acid turnover, lipid bilayer fluidity and TNF-a release in murine macrophage J774.2 cells.," International Journal of Experimental Pathology , vol. 76, no. , pp. 331-337, 1995
  • Darmani H, Harwood JL, Parton J and Jackson SK, "'Macrophage activation by lipopolysaccharide, interferon-g and interleukin-4; effect of fatty acid metabolism," Mediators of Inflammation , vol. 4, no. , pp. 25-30, 1995
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Elbetieha AM and Darmani H, "Reproductive toxic effects of ingestion of sodium fluoride in female rats," Fluoride, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 79-84, 2000
  • Elbetieha AM, Darmani H and Al-Hiyasat AS, "Fertility Effects of Sodium Fluoride in Male Mice," Fluoride, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 128-134, 2000
  • Elbetieha AM, Oran SA, Alkofahi A, Darmani H and Raies AA, "Fetotoxic potentials of Globularia arabica and Globularia alypum (Globulariaceae) in rats," Journal of Ethnopharmacology , vol. 72, no. , pp. 215-219, 2000
  • Elbetieha A, Bataineh H, Darmani H and Hamood MH, "Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Manganese Chloride on Fertility of Male and Female Mice," Toxicology Letters , vol. 119, no. , pp. 193-201, 2001
  • Al-Akhras MA, Elbetieha A, Hasan MK, Al-Omari I, Darmani H and Albiss B, "Effects of Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Field on Fertility of Adult Male and Female Rats," Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 22, no. , pp. 340-344, 2001
  • Abuharfeil N, Jaran A, Shabsough B and Darmani H, "Effect of sodium nitrite on Natural Killer cells isolated from human peripheral blood," Archives of Toxicology, vol. 75, no. , pp. 291-296, 2001
  • Elbetieha A, Da'as SI, Khamas W, Darmani H, "Evaluation of the toxic potentials of cypermethrin pesticide on some reproductive and fertility parameters in the male rats," Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology , vol. 41, no. , pp. 522-528, 2001
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, and Elbetieha AM, "Effects of sodium fluoride in drinking water on fertility in female mice," Fluoride, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 242-249, 2001
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, and Elbetieha AM, "Effects of resin based dental composites on fertility of male mice," European Journal of Oral Sciences , vol. 110, no. , pp. 44-47, 2002
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, and Elbetieha AM, "Effects of bisphenol A on adult male mouse fertility," European Journal of Oral Sciences , vol. 110, no. , pp. 163-167, 2002
  • Elbetieha AM, Al-Akhras MA, and Darmani H, "Long-term exposure of male and female mice to 50 Hz magnetic field: effects on fertility," Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 23, no. , pp. 168-172, 2002
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Bashabsheh OM, Darmani H, "Elements Released From Dental Casting Alloys and Their Cytotoxic Effects," International Journal of Prosthodontics, vol. 15, no. , pp. 473-478, 2002
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, Elbetieha AM, Alkofahi A, "The effect of an extract of Salvadora persica (Meswak, chewing stick) on fertility of male and female mice," Phytomedicine, vol. 10, no. , pp. 62-65, 2003
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Bashabsheh OM, Darmani H, "An Investigation of the Cytotoxic Effects of Dental Casting Alloys," International Journal of Prosthodontics , vol. 16, no. , pp. 8-12, 2003
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, Bashabsheh OM, "Cytotoxicity of Dental Casting Alloys After Conditioning in Distilled Water," International Journal of Prosthodontics, vol. 16, no. , pp. 597-601, 2003
  • Al-Thani RK, Al-Thani AS, Elbetieha A, Darmani H, "Assessment of reproductive and fertility effects of amitraz pesticide in male mice," Toxicology Letters , vol. 138, no. , pp. 253-260, 2003
  • Darmani H, Crossan JC, Curtis A , "Single dose of iNOS inhibitor induces prolonged inflammatory cell accumulation and fibrosis around injured tendon and synovium," Mediators of inflammation , vol. 13, no. , pp. 157-164, 2004
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, "Reproductive toxic effect of Bisphenol A dimethacrylate (BIS-DMA) in mice," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, vol. 69, no. , pp. 637-643, 2004
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, Elbetieha AM, "Leached components from dental composites and their effects on fertility of female mice," European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol. 12, no. , pp. 267-272, 2004
  • Darmani H, Crossan JC, McLellan SD, Meek D, Curtis A, "'Expression of nitric oxide synthase and TGF-beta in crush injured tendon and synovium," Mediators of inflammation, vol. 13, no. , pp. 299-305, 2004
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, "The effects of recasting on the cytotoxicity of base metal alloys," Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry , vol. 93, no. , pp. 158-163, 2005
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, Milhem MM, "Cytotoxicity evaluation of dental resin composites and their flowable derivatives," Clinical Oral Investigations , vol. 9, no. , pp. 21-25, 2005
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, "The resin monomer triethylene glycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA) exerts reproductive toxicity in male mice," Reproduction, Fertility and Development , vol. 17, no. , pp. 401-406, 2005
  • Broadley C, Crossan J, Curtis ASG, Darmani H, Johal KK, Jorgensen H, Monaghan W, Wilkinson CDW, "Tendon Repair effected by orienting cells with biodegradable microstructures," European Cells and Materials , vol. 9, no. , pp. 50-57, 2005
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, "The effects of BIS-GMA and TEG-DMA on female mouse fertility," Dental Materials , vol. 22, no. , pp. 353-358, 2006
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, "In vivo effects of BISGMA -a component of dental composite- on male mouse reproduction and fertility," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, vol. 78, no. , pp. 66-72, 2006
  • Darmani H, Nusayr T, Al-Hiyasat AS, "Effects of extracts of miswak and derum on proliferation of Balb/C 3T3 fibroblasts and viability of cariogenic bacteria," International Journal of Dental Hygiene , vol. 4, no. , pp. 62-66, 2006
  • Darmani H, Al-Hiyasat AS, Milhem MM, "Cytotoxicity of dental composites and their leached components," Quintessence International , vol. 38, no. , pp. 789-796, 2007
  • Hammad M, Sallal AK, Darmani H, "Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans adhesion to buccal epithelial cells by an aqueous extract of Thymus vulgaris," International Journal of Dental Hygiene, vol. 5, no. , pp. 232-235, 2007
  • Tbeileh N, Elbetieha A, Darmani H, Khamas W, "Effects of Long Term Exposure to Cadmium Chloride on Fertility in Adult Male Mice," Veterinary Research , vol. 1, no. , pp. 40-48, 2007
  • Milhem MM, Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, "Toxicity testing of restorative dental materials using brine shrimp larvae (Artemia salina)," Journal of Applied Oral Sciences , vol. 16, no. , pp. 297-301, 2008
  • Al-Sa'eed OR, Al-Hiyasat AS, Darmani H, "The effects of six root-end filling materials and their leachable components on cell viability," Journal of Endodontics, vol. 34, no. , pp. 1410-1414, 2008
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Tayyar M, Darmani H, "Cytotoxicity evaluation of various resin based root canal sealers," International Endodontic Journal , vol. 43, no. , pp. 148-153, 2010
  • Elbetieha A, Tbeileh N, Darmani H, "Assessment of six weeks exposure to Cadmium Chloride on fertility of adult male mice," Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, vol. 5, no. , pp. 13-19, 2011
  • Al-Hiyasat AS, Al-Sa'Eed OR, Darmani H, "Quality of cellular attachment to various root-end filling materials," Journal of Applied Oral Science , vol. 20, no. , pp. 82-88, 2012
  • "Anatomical Distribution of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells During HIV Infection", Viral Immunology
  • "Blue light emitting diodes enhance the antivirulence effects of Curcumin against Helicobacter pylori", Journal of Medical Microbiology
  • "CMTM6 as a master regulator of PD?L1", Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy
  • "Comparison of the Photosensitivity of Biofilms of Different Genera of Cariogenic Bacteria in Tooth Slices", Polish Journal of Microbiology
  • "Flow Cytometric Characterization of Cell Surface Markers to Differentiate Between Fibroblasts and Mesenchymal Stem Cells of Different Origin", Archives of Medical Science
  • "Lower Concentrations of the Glyphosate-Based Herbicide Roundup? Cause Developmental Defects in Artemia salina", Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • "MDSC expansion during HIV infection: regulators, ART and immune reconstitution", Genes and Immunity
  • "Mechanisms of immune suppression by myeloid-derived suppressor cells: the role of interleukin-10 as a key immunoregulatory cytokine", Open Biology
  • "Myeloid-derived suppressor cells and the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus infection", Open Biology
  • "Recent advances in myeloid-derived suppressor cell biology", Frontiers of Medicine
  • "T-cell evasion and invasion during HIV-1 infection: The role of HIV-1 Tat protein", cellular Immunology
  • "The Role of p53 in HIV Infection", Current HIV/AIDS Reports
  • "The clinical and prognostic significance of CMTM6/PD-L1 in oncology", Clinical and translational oncology
  • "The impact of MDSCs on the ef?cacy of preventive and therapeutic HIV vaccines", cellular Immunology
  • "The role of IL?1? during human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection", Reviews in medical virology
  • Faculty Member, Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jun 2020 - Present
  • Faculty Member, Department of Applied Biological Sciences, Mar 2001 - Jun 2020
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Applied Biological Sciences, Jul 2000 - Mar 2001
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Applied Biological Sciences, Feb 1998 - Jul 2000
  • ADVANCED CELL BIOLOGY
  • CELL BIOLOGY
  • DIAGNOSTIC BACTERIOLOGY
  • DIAGNOSTICS BACTERIOLOGY (LAB)
  • GENERAL BIOLOGY
  • GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
  • LITERATURE AND SEMINAR
  • SCIENTIFIC WRITING AND PRESENTATION
  • SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (A)
  • SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (B)
  • SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (C)
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS
  • SPECIAL TOPICS (A)
  • SPECIAL TOPICS (B)
  • TISSUE CULTURE
  • TISSUE CULTURE (LAB)
  • TISSUE CULTURE AND HYBIDOMA TECHNOLOGY (LAB)
  • TISSUE CULTURE AND HYBRIDOMA TECHNOLOGY