dr. F. (Fariba) Ahmadizar

dr. F. (Fariba) Ahmadizar

Assistant Professor
dr. F. (Fariba) Ahmadizar
  • Julius Center, dept. Data Science & Biostatistics

Research Programs

Child Health



Fariba Ahmadizar, PharmD, MSc and PhD in Epidemiology, is a senior Assistant Professor at the Data Science and Biostatistics Department. 

Research and Academic Contributions: Fariba interest is in biomarker discovery in cardiometabolic disorders, focusing on the intersection of omics (e.g., genetics and metabolomics), risk factors, drug response, and public health. 
Fariba is a Principal Investigator leading various initiatives and consortia, demonstrating her commitment to advancing research and education. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the observational Post-Authorization Safety Study for the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. Her significant contributions extend to numerous fellowships, grants, and supervision of postdocs, Ph.D., and MSc students.
Fariba is also a Visiting Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran. 
Farib actively contributes to the scientific community by organizing and coordinating pre-conference courses, serving as an international scientific coordinator, and holding editorial roles in reputable journals. Her extensive reviewing activities for renowned journals reflect her dedication to maintaining high research standards.
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Research Output (25)

Are maternal vaccines effective and safe for mothers and infants?:A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

de Bruin Odette, Phijffer Emily, Ahmadizar Fariba, van der Maas Nicoline, Wildenbeest Joanne, Sturkenboom Miriam, Bont Louis, Bloemenkamp Kitty Oct 2023, In: BMJ global health. 8 14 p.

Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines Among the Paediatric Population:Analysis of the European Surveillance Systems and Pivotal Clinical Trials

Ahmadizar Fariba, Luxi Nicoletta, Raethke Monika, Schmikli Sandor, Riefolo Fabio, Saraswati Putri Widi, Bucsa Camelia, Osman Alhadi, Liddiard Megan, Maques Francisco Batel, Petrelli Giuliana, Sonderlichová Simona, Thurin Nicolas H, Villalobos Felipe, Trifirò Gianluca, Sturkenboom Miriam, 27 Apr 2023, In: Drug Safety. 46 , p. 575-585 11 p.

The healthy beverage index is not associated with insulin resistance, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes risk in the Rotterdam Study

Jacobo Cejudo Maria G, Ochoa-Rosales Carolina, Ahmadizar Fariba, Kavousi Maryam, Geleijnse Johanna M, Voortman Trudy 2023, In: European Journal of Nutrition. 62 , p. 3021-3031 11 p.

Trajectories of Cognition and Daily Functioning Before and After Incident Diabetes

Ji Xiaoli, Gao Hui, Sun Daoyuan, Zhuang Jianlin, Fang Yuan, Wang Kan, Ahmadizar Fariba 15 Nov 2022, In: Diabetes Care. 46 , p. 75-82 8 p.

Evaluation of the Factors Associated with Prescribed and Non-Prescribed Medicine:A Population-Based Study

Eskandari Mehrnoosh, Alizadeh Bahmani Amir Hossein, Hoorang Mehdi, Zare Marziyeh, Afifi Saba, Karimzadeh Iman, Azadi Soha, Sabzghabaee Ali Mohammad, Lankarani Kamran B, Ahmadizar Fariba, Peymani Payam 3 Nov 2022, In: Current Drug Safety. 18 , p. 528-533 6 p.

Respiratory syncytial virus vaccination during pregnancy for improving infant outcomes

Phijffer Emily, de Bruin Odette, Wildenbeest Joanne G., Bont Louis J., Sturkenboom Miriam C.J.M., Van der Maas Nicoline A.T., Ahmadizar Fariba, Bloemenkamp Kitty W.M. 21 Oct 2022, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2022

Plasma circulating microRNAs associated with obesity, body fat distribution, and fat mass: the Rotterdam Study

Abozaid Yasir J., Zhang Xiaofang, Mens Michelle M. J., Ahmadizar Fariba, Limpens Marlou, Ikram M. Arfan, Rivadeneira Fernando, Voortman Trudy, Kavousi Maryam, Ghanbari Mohsen 10 Oct 2022, In: International Journal of Obesity. 46 , p. 2137-2144 8 p.

Association of baseline level of cardiovascular risk burden and its temporal changes with cognitive decline

Ji Xiaoli, Gao Hui, Sun Daoyuan, Zhao Wensui, Zhuang Jianlin, Wang Kan, Ahmadizar Fariba 1 Sep 2022, In: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 14

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