Research Priorities

  1. Studying the effect of plant derived and chemical compounds on gastric cancers using in vivo and in vitro approaches
  2. Studying the effect of herbal based and chemical compounds on animal models of inflammation such as colitis, liver and kidney failure
  3. Drug delivery by means of advanced technologies
  4. Preparing and evaluation of molecular imprinted polymers (MIP) as artificial receptors for drug targeting
  5. Studying the mechanism and effect of compounds on pigmentation
  6. Studying the effect of herbal products and chemical compounds on autoimmune diseases
  7. Cellular and molecular toxicology with specific consideration of  mechanism of oxidative stress, inflammation and apoptosis
  8. Toxicology of drugs and other chemicals with specific attention on drugs with application in  chronic disease, nanoparticles and pollutants (heavy metals, insecticides and xenoestrogens)
  9. Studying the acute and chronic toxicity of chemicals (considering the incidence, diagnosis and control)
  1. Application of novel drug delivery systems to improve the drug therapy and function
  2. Application of different polymeric, lipidic, micelle and etc. nanoparticles for drug delivery
  3. Development of sustained release parenteral formulations
  4. Development of novel drug delivery systems for gene and protein delivery
  5. Instrumental analysis of pharmaceutical preparations
  6. Development and evaluation of skin, hair and cosmetic products
  7. Investigation of different aspects of the state pharmaceutical system
  8. Biopharmaceutical and bio equivalency studies
  9. Studies of physicochemical and microbial control of pharmaceutical preparations
  10. Investigation of current state of the pharmaceutical industries and quantitative and qualitative evaluation of manufacturing of pharmaceutical preparations in Iran
  1. Evaluation of cellular signaling pathways in cancer treatment
  2. Production of peptides, peptidomimetics, nucleic acids, and therapeutic proteins with biotech processes
  3. Production of monoclonal antibodies for direct use in the treatment of diseases and for targeted therapy
  4. Application of mammalian cells in mass production of biopharmaceuticals
  5. Application of microbes, yeast and phage display in pharmaceutical production
  1. Design and implementation of Randomized Clinical Trials
  2. Drug safety and Adverse Drug Reaction (Pharmacovigilance)
  3. Medication Errors studies 
  4. Clinical pharmacokinetics
  5. Drug Utilization Studies, using international ATC/DDD system
  6. Rational Use of Medicines (RUM) and pharmacotherapy monitoring in different wards of hospital  

1. Synthesis and structural characterization of bioactive heterocyclic compounds with potential anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and CNS effects

2. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of structure activity relationship and its application in the design and optimization of anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents and also agents against CNS diseases

3. Application of molecular bioinformatics (molecular docking, molecular dynamics, quantum mechanics and QSAR) in virtual screening and rational design of anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents and also agents against CNS diseases

4. Analysis and quantification of drugs in biological samples and pharmaceutical formulations

5. Design and synthesis of Nano drugs and their biological assessments

6. Design and synthesis of biologic drugs and in particular anticancer vaccines

7.  Optimization of chemical synthetic methods via modern methods and green chemistry

8. Optimization of virtual drug design methodologies via modern statistical approaches