Department of Pathobiology

The faculty members of the Department of Pathobiology are active in teaching and productive research in different subjects including Pathology, Immunology, Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases, Virology and Viral Diseases, Mycology and Fungal Diseases, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, and Biotechnology. The well-equipped labs of this department support teaching and research activities in Immunology, Virology, Parasitology, Bacteriology, Mycology, and Cell Culture. In addition to teaching and research activities, this department supports laboratory services for the faculty’s clinic. For example, the Pathology section provides autopsy and histopathology.
The Department of Pathobiology has been offering postgraduate programs such as a Ph.D. program for Biotechnology and Parasitology since 2007, a Master’s program for Parasitology since 2009, a Master’s program for Bacteriology since 2011, a Ph.D. program for Veterinary Pathology, and a Ph.D. program for Bacteriology since 2015.
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Head of the Department of Pathobiology
Abbas_Parham Abbas Parham
Associate Professor
Department Of Basic Sciences Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
parham@um.ac.ir
+985118805600

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Pathobiology
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Veterinary Pathology
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Bacteriology
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Veterinary Parasitology
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Biotechnology
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Academic staff

Soodeh Alidadi
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Askari Badouei
Assistant Professor
Hassan Borji
Professor
Elaheh Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh
Associate Professor
Samaneh Eidi
Assistant Professor
Gholamreza Hashemi Tabar
Professor
Mohsen Maleki
Associate Professor
Hadi Mohebalian
Assistant Professor
Zahra Moosavi
Assistant Professor
Ali Moshaverinia
Associate Professor
Hossein Nourani
Associate Professor
Gholam Reza Razmi
Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Askari Badouei, M., Haniye Taban, Ali Nemati, & Luis Fernando Dos Santos (2023). Molecular serotyping of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) of animal origin in Iran reveals the presence of important non-O157 seropathotypes. Veterinary Research Forum, 14 (5), 1-8.
Tomeh, R., Askari Badouei, M., Hashemi Tabar, G., & Hamideh Kalateh Rahmani (2023). Distribution of antimicrobial resistance and some widespread extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes in different phylogroups of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli STEC) isolates of ruminant origin. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Aghighi, K., Heidarpour, M., & Borji, H. (2023). The anti-echinococcal activity of crocin in mice experimentally infected with Echinococcus granulosus. Experimental Parasitolog, 246 (), 108463-.
Askari Badouei, M. (2023). Molecular detection and occurrence of vancomycin resistance genes (van A, B, C1, C2/C3) among Enterococcus species isolated from farm ostriches. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9 (1), 226-233.
Moosavi, Z. (2023). Melatonin ameliorates arsenic‐induced cardiotoxicity through the regulation of the Sirt1/Nrf2 pathway in rats. BioFactors, 49 (3), 620-635.
Mousa Farkhani, F., Sarchahi, A., Mohebalian, H., Khoshnegah, J., & Arbabi, M. (2023). Prevalence of canine distemper in dogs referred to Veterinary Hospital of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. Veterinary Research Forum, 14 (3), 153-160.
Sadr, S., Yousefsani, Z., Lotfalizadeh, N., & Borji, H. (2023). Trichinella spiralis as a Potential Antitumor Agent: An Update. World\'s Veterinary Journal, 13 (1), 65-74.
Osouli, A., Sadr, S., Mohebalian, H., & Borji, H. (2023). Anti-Tumor Effect of Protoscolex Hydatid Cyst Somatic Antigen on Inhibition Cell Growth of K562. Acta parasitologica, 68 (2), 385-392.
Maleki Fard, M., Ghaniei, A., & Eidi, S. (2023). Fungal isolation and identification from parrot excreta in northeast Iran: A threat to human health. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9 (3), 1194-1200.
Nourani, H., & Sadr, S. (2023). Diffuse and Massive Endocardial Sarcocystosis in a Lamb. Series of Cardiology Research, 4 (1), 12-16.
Sadr, S., Zahra Yousefsani, Pouria Ahmadi, Ahad Jafari Rahbar Alizadeh, Lotfalizadeh, N., & Borji, H. (2023). CRISPR-Cas9 as a Potential Cancer Therapy Agent: An Update. Research in Biotechnology and Environmental Science, 2 (1), 12-17.
Saeed Yaghfuri, Sima Prande Shirvan, Moshaverinia, A., Arefeh Abbaspour, & Amin Ahmadi (2023). First report of deutonymph Myianoetus, Willmann, 1937 (Acari: Astigmata) from Iran. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 42 (5), 100894-100898.
Javaheri, R., Raji, A., Moghadam Jafari, A., & Nourani, H. (2023). Effects of oral exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles on liver small intestine and kidney in rat by LM and TEM. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Hajiabady, S., Alidadi, S., Mohammad Mehdi Ghahramani Senoo, Montakhab Farahi, Z., Hamid Reza Farzin, & Haghparast, A. (2023). Therapeutic effects of ADU-S100 as STING agonist and CpG ODN1826 as TLR9 agonist in CT-26 model of colon carcinoma. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Zarei, Z., Mehdi Mohebali, Dehghani, H., Ali Khamesipour, Jalil Tavakkoafshari-, Behnaz Akhoundi, Mohammad Javad Abbaszadeh-afshar, Zahra Alizadeh, Seyed Ebrahim Skandari, Abdolhossein Dalimi Asl, & Razmi, G. (2023). Live attenuated Leishmania infantum centrin deleted mutant (LiCen) as a novel vaccine candidate: A field study on safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy against canine leishmaniasis. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 97 (), 101984-1011992.
Sadr, S., Shakila Ghiassi, Lotfalizadeh, N., Pouria Ahmadi Simab, Ashkan Hajjafari, & Borji, H. (2023). Antitumor Mechanisms of Molecules Secreted by Trypanosoma cruzi in Colon and Breast Cancer: A Review. Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 23 (15), 1710-1721.
Ghabdian, S., Sima Parandeh Shirvan, Maleki, M., & Borji, H. (2023). The mouse model of chronic asthma: Airway remodelling and disease exacerbation by somatic antigen of Echinococcus granulosus. Parasite Immunology, 45 (7), -.
Baghalian, A., Shahsavani, D., Roshanak, S., Alidadi, S., Marina Paolucci, & Ahmadniaye Motlagh, H. (2023). Effects of Dietary Supplementation of Peppermint Extract on Growth Performance, Intestinal Microbiota, Liver and Intestine Histopathology of Cyprinus carpio. Annals of Animal Science, 23 (4), 1191-1199.
Faghihzadehgorji, F., Sadr, S., & Borji, H. (2023). Epidemiological study on equine coccidiosis in North and Northeast of Iran. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9 (5), 2038-2041.
Jahanmahin, A., & Borji, H. (2023). Unveiling the Zoonotic Significance of Toxocariasis in Humans: The Role of Toxocara canis. Small Animal Advances, 2 (2), 5-11.
Dolatkhah, A., Maleki, M., Ahmad Nematollahi, Javad Ashrafi Hlan, & Razmi, G. (2023). Association between proliferation status of infected and non-infected mononuclear cells with tissue lesions in acute bovine theileriosis. Veterinary Research Forum, (), -.
Mohamadhadi Zarei, Saeid Hosseinzadeh, Mohebalian, H., Azizzadeh, M., Irandoosti, K., & Khoramian Toosi, B. (2023). Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Colistin Resistance in Escherichia coli Isolated from Bovine Mastitis. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 15 (1), 49-57.
Sadr, S., Parian Poorjafari Jafrood, Haratizadeh, M., Ghasemi, Z., Borji, H., & Ashkan Hajjafari (2023). Current status of nano‐vaccinology in veterinary medicine science. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9 (5), 2294-2308.
Alwan, H., Maryam Torabi, Nourani, H., & Mohammed Baqur S. Al-shuhaib (2023). The emergence of novel Iranian variants in sheeppox and goatpox viral envelope proteins with remarkably altered putative binding affinities with the host receptor. Virus Genes, 59 (3), 437-448.
Faghihzadehgorji, F., Sadr, S., Hassan Sharifiyazdi, & Borji, H. (2023). The first molecular isolation of Halicephalobus gingivalis from horses in Iran. Veterinary Research Communications, 48 (1), 527-531.
Sadr, S., & Borji, H. (2023). Echinococcus granulosus as a Promising Therapeutic Agent against Triplenegative Breast Cancer. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, 19 (4), 292-297.
Alavizadeh, H., & Moosavi, Z. (2023). Canine Myxoid Liposarcoma in Iran- a clinical report. Veterinary Research Forum, (), -.
Hajiabadi, S., Alidadi, S., Montakhab Farahi, Z., & Haghparast, A. (2023). Immunotherapy with STING and TLR9 agonists promotes synergistic therapeutic efficacy with suppressed cancer-associated fibroblasts in colon carcinoma. Frontiers in Immunology, 14 (), -.
Sadr, S., Lotfalizadeh, N., Abbasi, A., Soleymani, N., Roohbakhsh Amoli Moghadam, E., & Borji, H. (2023). Challenges and Prospective of Enhancing Hydatid Cyst Chemotherapy by Nanotechnology and the Future of Nanobiosensors for Diagnosis. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 8 (11), 494-516.
Hashemi Tabar, G., Aflakian, F. (2023). Assessment of antibacterial, antioxidant, and anticancer effects of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles using Teucrium polium extract. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1291 (), 136076-.
Nourani, H., & Sadr, S. (2023). Case report of congenital goitre in a goat kid: Clinical and pathological findings. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9 (6), 2796-2799.
Moazeni, S., Askari Badouei, M., Hashemi Tabar, G. (2023). Detection and characterization of potentially hybrid enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) strains isolated from urinary tract infection. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, (), -.
Aflakian, F., Mohseni, N., Hafiz, M., Askari Badouei, M. (2023). Phenotypic and genotypic investigation of antimicrobial resistance and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production among Escherichia coli isolated from bovine mastitis. Veterinarski Archiv, 93 (5), 503-512.
Chakaneh, F., Ghodrati Azadi, H., Baghishani, H., & Moosavi, Z. (2023). The Hepatorenal Protective Potential of Caffeic Acid Consumption on the Arsenic-Exposed Syrian Mice. Biological Trace Element Research, (), -.
Lotfalizadeh, N., Sadr, S., Morovati, S., & Borji, H. (2023). A potential cure for tumor‐associated immunosuppression by Toxoplasma gondii. Cancer Reports, 7 (2), -.
Abdolnuri, A., Aryanpour, E., Hatami Nia, Z., Mohebalian, H., Moazzeni, H. (2023). Hypericum perforatum against SARS-CoV-2. A Narrative Review. International Journal of BioLife Sciences, 2 (1), 105-114.
Shajeie, A., Rad, M., Askari Badouei, M., Sharifi, K., & Hashemi Tabar, G. (2023). Plasmid-Mediated colistin resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from neonatal dairy calves without prior consumption of colistin: A threat to public health. Medical Laboratory Journal, 17 (5), 16-19.
Masoudi, M., Hashemi Tabar, G. (2023). Targeted co-delivery of FOXM1 aptamer and DOX by nucleolin aptamer-functionalized pH-responsive biocompatible nanodelivery system to enhance therapeutic efficacy against breast cancer: in vitro and in vivo. Drug Delivery and Translational Research, (), -.
Meftahi, B., & Razmi, G. (2023). Parasitological and molecular study of nosemosis in migratory apiaries in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 43 (4), 383-391.
Ghorbanzadeh, M., Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E., Azizzadeh, M., & Mohammadi, G. (2023). Cryptosporidium infection in lambs: prevalence and potential risk factors in villages of Mashhad city eastern Iran. Journal of Zoonotic Diseases, (), -.
Moosavi, Z. (2023). Melatonin Attenuates Arsenic-Induced Neurotoxicity in Rats Through the Regulation of miR-34a/miR-144 in Sirt1/Nrf2 Pathway. Biological Trace Element Research, (), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Sadr, S. (2023). In vitro effect of polymeric nanocapsules loaded with the Echinococcus granulosus antigen B on growth of murine model of colon cancer CT26. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghasemi, Z. (2023). Comparative study of the therapeutic and biochemical effects of Albendazole with MCM-41 nanoparticles on laboratory mice infected with hydatid cyst.. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Cheshmeh Sangi, E. (2023). The effect of tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum) on brain histopathology and oxidative stress in the animal model of demyelination. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khakshoor, A. (2023). Evaluation of red beetroot (Beta vulgaris rubra) extract on NO, MDA, and TAC concentration in rat`s burn wounds. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bagheri Mahmoudi, S. (2023). Investigation of IL-17 level in the skin of camels with dermatophytosis. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbani Parsa, M. (2023). Histopathologic investigation of the caffeic acid effects on liver and kidney of laboratory mice infected by hydatid cyst. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jamali Paghale, A. (2023). Investigation and identification of dermatophytes in the skin and hair of camels with ringworm lesions in Sistan and Baluchestan region of Iran. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soroushianfar, M. (2023). A preliminary study of fungal contamination on traumatic wounds in cats referred to veterinary clinics in Mashhad. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sorori, N. (2023). Investigating the therapeutic effects of polymer nanocapsules containing curcumin in mice infected with hydatid cysts. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Elahizadeh, H. (2023). The effect of albendazole with silver and gold nanoparticles on Th1/Th2 cytokine (IFN-/IL-4) balance in laboratory mice infeted with hydatid cyst. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naghibi, A. (2023). Measurement of IL-4 in dogs with pruritic dermatoses. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jamimoharreri, D. (2023). The frequency of hemo and ectoparasites infections in raptors referred to the rehabilitation Center of the Environmental Department in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farahzad, F. (2023). Preliminary investigation of fungal contamination in the stool samples of healthy cats and cats with diarrhea. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mosleminia, S. (2023). Investigating fungal contamination present in the stool samples of dogs with diarrhea and healthy dogs referred to the clinic of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Komeili, N. (2023). Parasitology, histopathology and molecular investigation of Cryptosporidium in industrial poultry referred to private clinics of Mashhad. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mousavi, M. (2023). Investigating the histopathological effects of different levels of humic acid on the liver, kidney, gill, and intestine tissues of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fish raised in a recirculating aquaculture system containing Duck weed (Lemna minor). , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soleimany, A. (2023). Investigation of growth performance and histopathological effects of three mineral/organic dietary supplements on the tissues of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects

Askari Badouei, Mahdi,moradi, Ramin (2023). Investigation of antimicrobial resistance and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli seropathotypes in camelids of Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Pathobiology

Phone: +985138805650