Code : 10985      Created Date : Monday, September 9, 2013   Update Date : Tuesday, January 30, 2018    Visit : 8869

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 Toxicology and Diseases, Evidence-Based Medicine, Sepsis Pharmacotherapy, Computational Chemistry, Cancer Therapy, Bioactive Natural Products, Nanobiomaterials, Chemometrics, Neurodegeneration, Probiotics, and Resistance to Antibiotics.

PSRC is located in TUMS campus and in 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 make this center prominent among the others.

Some of PSRC’s achievements are:

1- First ranking degree between biomedical centers for four consecutive years 2005-2008 and 2011-2012, 2015;

2- First ranking in the Razi Medical Festival for the years 2005- 2008, 2011-2012, 2015;

Second-ranking grade in the Razi Medical Festival for three consecutive years in 2009, 2013-2014;

3- Third ranking grade in the Razi Medical Festival in 2010;

4- Practical successes and achievements:

4-1- Set up of many pre-clinical and clinical tests of new drugs and success in completing tests of many registered drugs;

4-2- Conducting of several projects to help pharmaceutical industries problems

4-3- A Successful link between basic and clinical studies

4-4- Valuable impact on TUMS scientific rank during the last 13 years

4-5- Well-trained human power and equipped laboratories which are facilitated by Flow cytometer, HPLC,  ELISA- reader, Clean room, In vitro study facilities, NMR, Mass, IR, UV-Vis and etc. are among other positive points of PSRC.

5- More than 5 Ph.D. students have been already graduated from PSRC and there are more than 5 in study











Short-term Courses

Pharmaceutical Sciences



Pharmacology and Toxicology




Medicinal Chemistry



Pharmaceutical Biotechnology



Clinical Pharmacy





Drugs and Cosmetics Quality Control



 Evidence-Based Medicine

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Pharmaceutical Management & Pharmacoeconomics

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Pharmaceutical Biomaterials 

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Natural Pharmaceutical Products 

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Pharmaceutical Microbiology

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Clinical Toxicology


Critical Care Pharmacy



CoFounder and Chair of PSRC

Mohammad Abdollahi, PharmD, Ph.D., 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 Research

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



Zahra Bayrami

Zahra Asgari

Shabnam Kharabaf



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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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