Pharmacology and Toxicology

Pharmacology and Toxicology

About Us
The Department of Toxicology & Pharmacology is responsible for providing high quality education in Toxicology & Pharmacology to MPharm and PharmD students. This department is dedicated to conducting cutting-edge Toxicology & Pharmacology research. In this Department, we welcome young talented students to join us and do research in various aspects of the science of Toxicology and Pharmacology.

Mission and Vision

The objectives of this department could be categorized as follows:      

  • Providing inclusive education that prepares students for being a perfect researcher in different fields of Toxicology & Pharmacology.
  • Preparing graduate students to be brilliant innovative researchers who become leaders in considerably proceeding scientific findings in the fields of Toxicology & Pharmacology.
  • Discovering and distributing knowledge by conducting basic and applied inquiries leading to the discovery of novel therapeutic objects.
  • Assessing, evaluating and improving efforts in education and research.
  • Collaboration with other departments within the School of Pharmacy.
  • Increasing research-based activity and alliances.
  • Developing and enhancing the School of Pharmacy educational programs to the point where the graduates become frontrunners and agents of change.
  • Become innovators in the field of Toxicology & Pharmacology.


Dr. Marjan Shariatpanahi Dr. Afshin Kheradmand
Dr.Elahe Abdollahi Dr. Mehdi Aghsami



  • Pharmacology 1 Theory
  • Pharmacology 2 Theory
  • Pharmacology 3 (Theory and Practical)
  • Toxicology (Theory and Practical)
  • Drug Poisoning Management

Research fields

  • In vivo & in vitro toxicity tests
  • Mechanistic Toxicology (Cellular Signaling and Signal Transduction)
  • Recognizing toxins in the environment and foodstuffs (Environmental Toxicology)
  • Searching for acute and chronic intoxication of traditional medicine and natural products
  • Determining drug toxicity impact on CNS & behavioral tests (behavioral neuroscience)
  • Studying the toxico-kinetics & toxico-dynamics of drugs
  • Drug abuse
  • Nano Toxicology
  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Cardiovascular, respiratory & renal pharmacology
  • Studying the impacts of chemical agents on Cancer
  • Studying the impacts of chemical agents on Diabetes
  • Neuropharmacology (Studying about various neurodegenerative diseases)

Lab facilities

  • Pharmacology Lab.
  • Toxicology Lab.



Members E-mail Office Phone
Dr. Marjan Shariatpanahi 119 +(98-21) 44606181
Dr. Afshin Kheradmand 112
Dr. Mehdi Aghsami 414
Dr.Elahe Abdollahi 115 


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