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Assist Prof Dr. Milad Rahimzadegan | Tissue Engineering | Young Scientist Award

 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«Professional Profile 🌟

Highly accomplished research scientist with over 10 years of academic and industrial expertise in translational in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo pharmacology and toxicology. I possess a strong background in developing neurodegeneration and cognitive disorders, spinal cord injury, tissue engineering, drug delivery and their impacts on the central nervous system. A proven history of driving innovation through research, developing new technologies, and securing funding. Passionate about continuing to make a significant impact on the fields of cognitive neuroscience and biomedical engineering.

🌐 Professional Profiles

Education πŸŽ“

PhD in Pharmacy-Toxicology and Pharmacology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran (2016 – 2021). Thesis title: Evaluation of Rolipram cytotoxicity after electrical stimulation to differentiate neural stem cells toward neuron-like cells in a conductive scaffold. M.Sc. in Medical Toxicology, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran (2012 – 2015). Thesis title: Evaluation of short term and long-term effect of single and repeated dose administration of scopolamine on memory impairment, oxidative stress and acetylcholinesterase activity in rat hippocampus. B.A. in Plant Medicine, University of Tehran, Iran (2008 – 2012).

Skills and Expertise πŸ§ πŸ’‘

  • Neuropharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Drug Delivery
  • CNS Impact Studies
  • Research Innovation

Career Summary πŸš€

2022 – Present: Assistant Professor, Functional Neurosurgery Research Center, Key Responsibilities: Mentoring, Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 impacts on the brain, Evaluation of PLGA-based drug delivery, Bioinformatics analysis of GPR116 expression in cancers, Clinical evaluations of drugs for CNS tumors, Managing cellular and molecular laboratory, Financial support for student projects, Scientific workshops and webinars. 2019 – 2022: Research Scientist, Neuropharmacology & Neurotoxicology Department, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Key Responsibilities:, Evaluation of nano-aptasensors for early diagnosis of myocardial infarction, Utilizing nano-biomedicals for detecting AMI markers, Investigating graphene-based biosensing for Alzheimer’s biomarkers detection 2018-2021: Research Assistant, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Projects Title:, Decreasing Valproic acid hepatotoxicity by Silymarin, Synthesis and evaluation of Piroxicam derivative as a chelator, Neuroprotective effects of lipopolysaccharide and Naltrexone co-preconditioning, Memory impairment and oxidative stress evaluation following scopolamine, Computational biology, Stem Cells Culture, PCR (and real-time PCR), Western blot, Gene expression analysis, SCI modeling, Animal handling and treating, Electrospinning and microfluidics, Immunocyto/histochemistry (ICC and IHC), Toxicity tests (MTT, Trypan blue) HPLC and GC methods, Scientific writing, Statistical modeling (SPSS, GraphPad prism), Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Language: English (B2), Turkish, Persian (native)

Teaching and Lecturer Experiences πŸŽ“

Visiting Lecturer, International Campus of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2022-Present. Teacher Assistant, International Campus of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2020. Teacher Assistant, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2017-2021.

Honors & Awards πŸ†

First Rank student in Toxicology and Pharmacology in Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2021. Rank 2 in the specialized Pharmacy-Toxicology and Pharmacology board exam, 2018. Rank 1 of the specialized PhD entrance exam in Pharmacy-Toxicology and Pharmacology, Iran, 2016. Member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation, 2018. Health Expert and show in Aparat.com media in the International Student Identity Card (ISIC), 2017.

 

Contribution to Research πŸ“–

Journal Reviewer: Life Sciences Journal, PLOS ONE, Interventional Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation, International Clinical Neuroscience Journal. Member of Editorial Board: Interventional Pain Medicine And Neuromodulation, International Clinical Neuroscience Journal. Memberships: The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), Member of the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) office, Iranian Neuroscience Society, Boards of scientific council (BSCs) member in Functional Neurosurgery Research Centre

 

Milad Rahimzadegan | Tissue Engineering | Young Scientist Award

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