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Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC) of the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) was established in mid-2003. The PSRC aims to spread interest of research among students, to recruit and support researchers at all academic levels, to conduct both fundamental and applied researches in different fields of pharmaceutical sciences, and to promote research methods and training. The center's present activity is mainly focused on research in different fields of pharmaceutical sciences including Sepsis Pharmacotherapy, Computational Chemistry, Cancer Therapy, Bioactive Natural Products, Nanobiomaterials, Toxicology and Diseases, Evidence-Based Medicine, Chemometrics, Neurodegeneration, Probiotics, and Resistance to Antibiotics. PSRC is located in TUMS campus and on the third floor of Faculty of Pharmacy with shared laboratories and units.

PSRC’s high national ranking during its years of activity as well as the brilliant background of its’ scientific members can make this center prominent among the others. Some of PSRC’s achievements are: First ranking degree between biomedical centers for four consecutive years 2005-2008 and 2011-2012, 2015; First ranking in the Razi Festival for the years 2005- 2008, 2011-2012, 2015; Second ranking grade in the Razi Festival for three consecutive years in 2009, 2013-2014; Third ranking grade in the Razi Festival in 2010; Set up of pre-clinical and clinical tests of new drugs and success in completing tests of three registered drugs; Conducting of several projects to help pharmaceutical industry; Successful link between basic and clinical studies; Valuable impact on TUMS scientific rank during the last 13 years. Well equipped laboratories which are facilitated by Flow cytometer, HPLC, ELISA- reader, Clean room, In vitro study facilities, NMR, Mass, IR, UV-Vis,… are other positive points of PSRC.


Educational Programs Offered by PSRC



Research Ph.D.*




Short-Term Course

Pharmaceutical Sciences




Pharmacology and Toxicology


Medicinal Chemistry








Clinical Pharmacy


Food & Drug Control

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*According to department decision, students are required to pass a certain number of coursework credits.


PSRC’s Faculty Members

CoFounder and Chair of PSRC

Mohammad Abdollahi, PharmD, PhD, FIAS

Email: Mohammad@TUMS.Ac.Ir or Mohammad.Abdollahi@UToronto.Ca

Tel: + 98 21 64122319

Fax: + 98 21 66959104

Address: Division of Toxicology, Department of Toxicology & Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, IRAN


Vice-Chair for Education 

Mohsen Amin, PhD


Tel: +98 21 64122334

Fax: + 98 21 66482704

Address: Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Vice-Chair for Research

Parisa Sarkhail, PhD


Tel: +98 21 64122326

Fax: + 98 21 66482704

Address: Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


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All interested applicants are welcome to apply to TUMS by completing and submitting TUMS online application form in which they need to specify their program of interest and the center offering the program.


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