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Sarah Sheibani, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
HCC 322U 1510 San Pablo Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5576

Overview

Dr. Sheibani is a gastroenterologist with specialized training in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). She completed her internship and residency training in internal medicine at Stanford University. Following her Gastroenterology Fellowship at USC, she did an extra year of training in IBD at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sheibani’s research interests include the treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding and health-care maintenance issues in patients with IBD.

Awards

Stanford University: Franklin G. Ebaugh Jr. Award for Resident Research, 2006

Robert Ernst Prize for Excellence in Research in the Biological Sciences

Gold Headed Cane Award for Devotion to Patient Care

University of California, Irvine: Regent's Scholarship, 2001

Golden Key National Honor Society: Member, 1997

Alpha Omega Alpha: Elected Member, 2005

Phi Beta Kappa: Elected Member, 2000

Scholastic Honor Society: Member, 2000

Gold Humanism Honor Society: Member, 2005

Publications

Latifi N, Heris HK, Thomson SL, Taher R, Kazemirad S, Sheibani S, Li-Jessen NY, Vali H, Mongeau L. A Flow Perfusion Bioreactor System for Vocal Fold Tissue Engineering Applications. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 Sep; 22(9):823-38. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Khemichian S, Kim JJ, Hou L, Yan AW, Buxbaum J, Dara L, Laine L. Randomized trial of 1-week versus 2-week intervals for endoscopic ligation in the treatment of patients with esophageal variceal bleeding. Hepatology. 2016 Aug; 64(2):549-55. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Cohen R, Kane S, Dubinsky M, Church JA, Mahadevan U. The Effect of Maternal Peripartum Anti-TNFa Use on Infant Immune Response. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Jun; 61(6):1622-7. View in: PubMed

Heris HK, Daoud J, Sheibani S, Vali H, Tabrizian M, Mongeau L. Vocal Fold Tissue Regeneration: Investigation of the Viability, Adhesion, and Migration of Human Fibroblasts in a Hyaluronic Acid/Gelatin Microgel-Reinforced Composite Hydrogel for Vocal Fold Tissue Regeneration (Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2/2016). Adv Healthc Mater. 2016 Jan; 5(2):188. View in: PubMed

Heris HK, Daoud J, Sheibani S, Vali H, Tabrizian M, Mongeau L. Investigation of the Viability, Adhesion, and Migration of Human Fibroblasts in a Hyaluronic Acid/Gelatin Microgel-Reinforced Composite Hydrogel for Vocal Fold Tissue Regeneration. Adv Healthc Mater. 2016 Jan; 5(2):255-65. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Jones NK, Eid R, Gharib N, Arab NT, Titorenko V, Vali H, Young PA, Greenwood MT. Inhibition of stress mediated cell death by human lactate dehydrogenase B in yeast. FEMS Yeast Res. 2015 Aug; 15(5). View in: PubMed

Mahmoudi M, Sheibani S, Milani AS, Rezaee F, Gauberti M, Dinarvand R, Vali H. Crucial role of the protein corona for the specific targeting of nanoparticles. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2015 Jan; 10(2):215-26. View in: PubMed

Kim JJ, Tsukamoto MM, Mathur AK, Ghomri YM, Hou LA, Sheibani S, Runyon BA. Delayed paracentesis is associated with increased in-hospital mortality in patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep; 109(9):1436-42. View in: PubMed

Eid R, Sheibani S, Gharib N, Lapointe JF, Horowitz A, Vali H, Mandato CA, Greenwood MT. Human ribosomal protein L9 is a Bax suppressor that promotes cell survival in yeast. FEMS Yeast Res. 2014 May; 14(3):495-507. View in: PubMed

Kim JJ, Sheibani S, Park S, Buxbaum J, Laine L. Causes of bleeding and outcomes in patients hospitalized with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014 Feb; 48(2):113-8. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Richard VR, Beach A, Leonov A, Feldman R, Mattie S, Khelghatybana L, Piano A, Greenwood M, Vali H, Titorenko VI. Macromitophagy, neutral lipids synthesis, and peroxisomal fatty acid oxidation protect yeast from "liponecrosis", a previously unknown form of programmed cell death. Cell Cycle. 2014 Jan 1; 13(1):138-47. View in: PubMed

Horowitz A, Lapointe JF, Eid R, Sheibani S, Gharib N, Jones NK, Vali H, Mandato CA, Greenwood MT. The human septin7 and the yeast CDC10 septin prevent Bax and copper mediated cell death in yeast. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Dec; 1833(12):3186-94. View in: PubMed

Richard VR, Leonov A, Beach A, Burstein MT, Koupaki O, Gomez-Perez A, Levy S, Pluska L, Mattie S, Rafesh R, Iouk T, Sheibani S, Greenwood M, Vali H, Titorenko VI. Macromitophagy is a longevity assurance process that in chronologically aging yeast limited in calorie supply sustains functional mitochondria and maintains cellular lipid homeostasis. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Apr; 5(4):234-69. View in: PubMed

Mahmoudi M, Quinlan-Pluck F, Monopoli MP, Sheibani S, Vali H, Dawson KA, Lynch I. Influence of the physiochemical properties of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on amyloid ß protein fibrillation in solution. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Mar 20; 4(3):475-85. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Mahadevan U. Editorial: Are thiopurines and anti-TNFa agents safe to use in pregnant patients with inflammatory bowel disease? Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar; 108(3):441-3. View in: PubMed

Mahmoudi M, Saeedi-Eslami SN, Shokrgozar MA, Azadmanesh K, Hassanlou M, Kalhor HR, Burtea C, Rothen-Rutishauser B, Laurent S, Sheibani S, Vali H. Cell "vision": complementary factor of protein corona in nanotoxicology. Nanoscale. 2012 Sep 7; 4(17):5461-8. View in: PubMed

Clapp C, Portt L, Khoury C, Sheibani S, Eid R, Greenwood M, Vali H, Mandato CA, Greenwood MT. Untangling the Roles of Anti-Apoptosis in Regulating Programmed Cell Death using Humanized Yeast Cells. Front Oncol. 2012; 2:59. View in: PubMed

Williams D, Norman G, Khoury C, Metcalfe N, Briard J, Laporte A, Sheibani S, Portt L, Mandato CA, Greenwood MT. Evidence for a second messenger function of dUTP during Bax mediated apoptosis of yeast and mammalian cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Feb; 1813(2):315-21. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Levesque BG, Friedland S, Roost J, Gerson LB. Long-term impact of capsule endoscopy in patients referred for iron-deficiency anemia. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Mar; 55(3):703-8. View in: PubMed

Sheibani S, Gerson LB. Chemical colitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008 Feb; 42(2):115-21. View in: PubMed

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