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., Ali Karamstaji (2021). Antimicrobial resistance patterns and phylogenetic analysis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from goats using both Clermont phylogenetic schemes. Bulgarian Journal Of Veterinary Medicine, 24 (1), 32-42.
Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E. (2021). Morphological and Molecular Investigation of Anaplasma Infection in Dromedary Camel (Camelus dromedarius) in Bushehr Province, Iran. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 15 (3), 295-300.
Shirgholami, Z., Borji, H., Mohebalian, H., & Heidarpour, M. (2021). Effects of Allium sativum on IFN-γ and IL4 concentrations in mice with cystic echinococcosis. Experimental Parasitolog, 220 (), 108042-108046.
Pourhosseini, M., & Razmi, G. (2021). Molecular detection of Theileria spp. and Babesia spp. in sheep and vector ticks in Ramsar and Tonkabon areasofMazandaran Province, Iran. Journal of Veterinary parasitology, 34 (2), 82-88.
Keivani Rad, N., Mohri, M., Seifi, H., & Haghparast, A. (2021). Supplementation of overripe pulp extract and green peel extract or powder of banana fruit peel (musa. cavendish) to diets of neonatal dairy calves: Effects on haematological, immunological and performance characteristics. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 7 (3), 876-887.
Parhizkar, N., Borji, H., Mohammad Moazeni, Meysam Saboor Darbandi, & Heidarpour, M. (2021). The effects of Zataria multiflora aromatic water and nano emulsion of Z. multiflora essential oil on the serum level of IFN-γ and IL-4 in mice with hydatidosis. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 45 (3), 733-737.
Saemi Soodkolai, A., Kalidari, G., & Borji, H. (2021). Anthelmintic efficacy of fenbendazole and levamisole in native fowl in northern Iran. Parasites and Vectors, 14 (1), -.
Ghorbani Ranjbary, A., Mehrzad, J., Dehghani, H., Abbas Abdollahi, & Saman Hosseinkhanin (2021). Correction to: Variation in Blood and Colorectal Epithelia’s Key Trace Elements Along with Expression of Mismatch Repair Proteins from Localized and Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients. Biological Trace Element Research, 199 (8), 3179-3179.
Soleymani, N., Ruth Birner Grunberger, Borji, H., & Faezeh Vahdati (2021). Identification and Immunological Characterization of Somatic Proteins from Adults of Toxocara cati by Proteomics Technique. Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 16 (1), 23-31.
Ahmadi, M., Hashemi Tabar, G., & Haghparast, A. (2021). Combination of Chitosan and Myxovirus Resistance Oligonucleotide: An Efficient and Safe Natural Adjuvant against Influenza Virus. Vaccine Research, 7 (2), 34-40.
Javad Khedri, Mohammad Hossein Radfar, Behzad Nikbakht, Roholla Zahedi, Mehdi Hosseini, Azizzadeh, M., & Borji, H. (2021). Parasitic causes of meat and organs in cattle at four slaughterhouses in Sistan‐Baluchestan Province, Southeastern Iran between 2008 and 2016. Veterinary Medicine and Science, (), -.
Fallah, N., Rad, M., Kiarash Gazvini, Mehran Ghaemi, & Jamshidi, A. (2021). Molecular typing and prevalence of extended‐spectrum β‐lactamase genes in diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from foods and humans in Mashhad, Iran. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 131 (4), 2033-2048.
Fallah, N., Mehran Ghaemi, Kiarash Gazvini, Rad, M., & Jamshidi, A. (2021). Occurrence, pathotypes, and antimicrobial resistance profiles of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains in animal source food products from public markets in Mashhad, Iran. Food Control, 121 (), 107640-107648.
Mohseni, N., Rad, M., Khoramian Toosi, B., A. R.mokhtari, R. Yahyaraeyat, & T. Zahraie Salehi (2021). Evaluation of MexAB-OprM efflux pump and determination of antimicrobial susceptibility in Pseudomonas aeruginosa human and veterinary isolates. Bulgarian Journal Of Veterinary Medicine, 24 (2), 200-207.
Soleymani, N., Taran, F., Mohammadhossein Nazemshirazi, Naghibi, A., Maryam Torabi, Borji, H., & Haghparast, A. (2021). Dysregulation of Ovine Toll-Like Receptors 2 and 4 Expres-sion by Hydatid Cyst-Derived Antigens. Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 16 (2), 219-228.
Mostafa Salehi Vaziri, Mohammadi, G., Razmi, G., Ehsan Mostafavi, Sahar Khakifirouz, Tahmineh Jalali, Ali Sarani, Mehdi Fazlalipour, Vahid Baniasadi, & Champour, M. (2021). Seroprevalence of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in one-humped camelsand itsribonucleic acid in ticks attached to one-humped camels (Camelus dromedarius) imported from Pakistan into Iran. Journal of camelid science, 14 (1), 43-51.
Karimani, A., Ramezanigardaloud, N., Afkhami Goli, A., Mohamad Hoein Nazem Shirazi, Nourani, H., & Moghadam Jafari, A. (2021). Subchronic neurotoxicity of diazinon in albino mice: Impact of oxidative stress, AChE activity, and gene expression disturbances in the cerebral cortex and hippocampus on mood, spatial learning, and memory function. Toxicology Reports, 8 (), 1280-1288.
Dehdashti Moghadam, M., Baghishani, H., Ghodrati Azadi, H., & Moosavi, Z. (2021). Ameliorative Effects of Caffeic Acid Against Arsenic-Induced Testicular Injury in Mice. Biological Trace Element Research, (), -.
Zahra Asadollahi, Sedigheh Nabian, Mohammad Taheri, & Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E. (2021). Introducing a new anti-i>Rhipicephalus/i> (i>Boophilus/i>) microplus tick recombinant vaccine candidate using cathepsin and tropomyosin multi-epitope gene. Veterinary Research Forum, 12 (4), 445-450.
Pouya Reshadi, Fatemeh Heydari, Reza Ghanbarpour, Mahboube Bagheri, Maziar Jajarmi, Mohadese Amiri, Hesam Alizade, Askari Badouei, M., Shademan Sahraei, & Nasrin Adib (2021). Molecular characterization and antimicrobial resistance of potentially human‐pathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from riding horses. BMC Veterinary Research, 17 (1), -.
Meftahi, B., Ebrahim Abdollaheian, Ahmad Nematollahi, & Razmi, G. (2021). A Study of Association of Toxoplasma gondii Infection With Schizophrenia in Mashhad Area, Khorasan Razavi Province, Iran. International Journal of Epidemiologic Research, 8 (2), 88-92.
Ashouri, M., & Nourani, H. (2021). Pathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular study of cattle screened by comparative tuberculin test for diagnosis latent form of Johne’s disease. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 239 (), 110304-5.
Parviz Shayan, Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E., & Mehdi Mohebali (2021). Evaluation of curcumin and CM11 peptide alone and in combination against amastigote form of Iranian strain of L. major (MRHO/IR75/ER) in vitro. Experimental Parasitolog, 229 (9), 31-36.
Razmi, G., Chashti, B., Khodabandeh, S., & Pourhosseini, M. (2021). 36 J.Vet.Parasitol.200-0064-480/$2.50 © IAAVP, India PCR-RFLP for the identification Theileria spp. in dairy cattle and Hyalomma anatolicum in North East Iran. Journal of Veterinary parasitology, 35 (1), 36-41.
Ahmadi Saleh Baberi, N., Iraj Karimi, Nourani, H., Hamidreza Azizi Alavije, & Razmi, G. (2021). Parasitological and pathological findings of coccidiosis in an experimental infection caused by Eimeria ahsata in lambs. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Nassiri, M., Azadeh Safarch, Vakili Azghandi, M., Vinod Gopalan, Doosti, M., Shahrokh Ghovvati, & Movassaghi, A. (2021). VEGF-C and p53 Gene Expression in the Normal and Neoplastic Mammary Gland of Canines: A Pilot Study. Journal of Cell and Molecular Research, (), -.
Hadad Sabzevar, A., Hashemi Tabar, G., Rad, M., & Jafar Vatandoost (2021). Synthesis and Biological Properties of Silver Chloride Nanoparticles Using Cell-free Extracts of Aeromonas hydrophila and Antibacterial Activity against Drug-Resistant Bacteria. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 64 (), -.
Shirzadi, A., & Razmi, G. (2021). A microscopy and molecular studies of Nosema ceranae infection in apiaries in Mazandaran province, Iran. Uludag Arclk Dergisi, (), -.
Alemi, ., Mojtaba Sankian, Haghparast, A., & Hashemi Tabar, G. (2021). The identification of single strand DNA aptamers which specifically bind to platelets using cell-SELEX technique. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Hafiz, M., Hashemi Tabar, G., & Rad, M. (2021). Detection of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes among Escherichia coli isolates from urinary tract infection in Mashhad. Journal of Current Biomedical Reports, 2 (3), 125-130.
Naseri, F., Hashemi Tabar, G., Mahdavi Shahri, N., Nourani, H., & Tavassoli, A. (2021). The effect of cartilage and bacteria-derived glycoproteins as a biological dressing on wound healing. Journal of Cell and Molecular Research, (), -.
Hashemi Tabar, G., Assad Allah Poor, K., & Rad, M. (2021). بررسی تولید متالوبتالاکتامازها و ردیابی ژن های blaVIM-1,2 و blaIMP-1,2 در جدایه های سودوموناس آئروژینوزا در نمونه های بالینی مراکز درمانی استان خراسان رضوی. , 64 (2), 15-21.
Reza Valadan, Mina Dabiri, Mohsen Tehrani, Hashemi Tabar, G., & Alireza Rafiei (2021). A Cell-Based Subtractive Panning Strategy for Selection of Conformation-Specific Single-Chain Variable-Fragment (scFv) against Dimerization Domain of EGFR. Resaerch square, (), -.
Hayati, F., Sajadian Jaghargh, E., Maleki, M., Mahdi Hassankhani, Khoori Babalhakam, H., & Fatemeh Namazi (2021). Rare case of hemangiopericytoma in a domestic short hair cat. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Seyedeh Elham Rezatofighi, Arash Najafifar, Askari Badouei, M., Mostafa Peighambari, & Mohammad Soltani (2021). An Integrated Perspective on Virulence-Associated Genes (VAGs), Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), and Phylogenetic Clusters of Pathogenic and Non-pathogenic Avian Escherichia coli. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 8 (), -.
Lavari, A., Eidi, S., & Minoo Soltani (2021). Molecular diagnosis of dermatophyte isolates from canine and feline dermatophytosis in Northeast Iran. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 8 (2), 492-497.
Gilvari, S., Moshaverinia, A., Moghadam Jafari, A., Saeed Yaghfoor, & Maryam Akaberi (2021). In vitro acaricidal activity of Melia azedarach ripe fruit extract against Hyalomma excavatum Acari: Ixodidae). Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, (), -.
Khalili, N., Ahmadi Bajestane, A., Ghodrati Azadi, H., Moosavi, Z., Abed Saeedi, M., & Baghishani, H. (2021). Protective effect of betaine against gentamicin-induced renal toxicity in mice: a biochemical and histopathological study. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 30 (6), 905-912.
Askari Badouei, M., Hossein Vaezi, Nemati, A., Ehsan Ghorbanyoon, Farzaneh Firoozeh, Maziar Jajarmi, & Seyed Mostafa Peighambari (2021). High prevalence of clonally related multiple resistant Salmonella Infantis carrying class 1 integrons in broiler farms. Veterinaria Italiana, 57 (3), 181-188.

Recent theses and dissertations

Mohamadimoghadam, J. (2021). Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in the feces of herding and guard dogs in some rural areas of Shirvan city. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zavari, A. (2021). Molecular identification and investigation of antibiotic resistance genes in non-typhoid Salmonella serovars isolated from livestock and poultry in Razavi and South Khorasan Provinces. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nasrabadi, M. (2021). Molecular investigation of novel G and F phylotype in Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) strains and its possible association with antimicrobial resistance (AMR) scores. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Poorgheysar, E. (2021). Investigation of cryptosporidium infection in lambs in Gonabad city. , ( Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Berenjkar, F. (2021). Evaluation of bla-TEM, bla-SHV and OXA resistance genes in ESBL producing Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli strains. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mataranloyi, M. (2021). Epidemiological study of blood fillers in dogs of Shirvan city and determination of some biochemical indicators of serum of infected. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alikhani Moghaddam, A. (2021). A study of Theileria infection in vaccinated dairy cattle in Zaveh area, Khorasan Razavi province. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mafi Golchin, M. (2021). Effect of miR-124 on genes involved in the autophagy process in affecting the mechanism of temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma cells. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sarkhosh, O. (2021). Prevalence of bisnovitosis in goats in Behbahan city of Khuzestan province. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Derafshi, M. (2021). Evaluation of bla-TEM, bla-SHV and OXA resistance genes in ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from human urinary tract infection. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jadidoleslami, A. (2021). Identification of bed bugs collected from east of Iran and detection of gene mutations related to pyrethroid insecticides resistance. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kesht Mandi, M. (2021). Occurrence, phylogentic groups and biofilm forming capacity of tosA harboring uropathogenic and fecal Escherichia coli strains. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ameri, A. (2021). Investigation of Cryptosporidium infection in sheep herds in Khaf city (salami District). , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moezi, M. (2021). Study of the frequency of blood protozoa in sheepdogs and watchdogs in some rural areas of Shirvan city. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini, S. (2021). Frequency of ectoparasite infestation in domestic cats in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbari, B. (2021). Determining ESBL production and distribution of bla- CTX-M genes in Escherichia coli isolates from urinary tract infections in human. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zebarjadi, H. (2021). Evaluation of pathological lesions of lymphoid tissues of SPF broilers following inoculation of influenza virus antigen subtype H9N2 with/without cholera toxin adjuvant. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bahrampoor, Z. (2021). Histopathological and biochemical Evaluation of protective effects of Betaine against acryl amide induced injury in testis of rat. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Imani, B. (2021). Preliminary study of infection with Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungi in the excretory secretions of sparrows referred to the clinic of Mashhad Veterinary School. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arman, V. (2021). Molecular Identification of Shigatoxigenic (STEC), Enteropathogenic (EPEC) and Enterotoxigenic (ETEC) strains of Escherichia coli isolated from children with diarrhea in Mashhad .. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Javaheri, R. (2021). Evaluation of the effect of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the expression of Caspase-9 on C140 cell line. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dozande Virani, F. (2021). Examination of morphologic changes in the trachea, lung, and kidney of SPF chicken following the immunization by H9N2 influenza virus antigen supplemented with cholera toxin and post exposure of challenge with pathogenic influenza virus subtype H9N2. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Keyvanlou Shahresrtanaki, A. (2021). Molecular survey genetic characteristics of Neospora caninum and its association with abortion in dairy cattle and sheep. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kahvand, K. (2021). Immunohistochemical evaluation of apoptotic markers -Bax, Bcl-2, caspase-3- and histochemical study of pancreas by tunel method in induced type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in rat. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mowhebati, M. (2021). Study of the frequency of gastrointestinal helminth in pigeon in Zabol city. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Najafi, Z. (2021). Preparation and charectrization of electrospun nanofibers loded with noscapine and evaluation of their healing and anti-adhesion effects in rats tendinopathy. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Amirian, F. (2021). Evaluation of possible preventive effects of vitamin D on the growth of Hydatid Cyst in mice. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Masoudi, M. (2021). Development of an Advanced Nanotheranostic Platform Based on Porous Fluorescent Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Aptamers for Targeted Delivery of Doxorubicin to Cancer Cells. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Askari, S. (2021). Phenotypic and genotypic evaluation of extended-spectrum -lactamases (blaTEM, blaSHV, blaCTX-M, blaOXA) in Escherichia coli isolated from fecal samples of children with diarrhea. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shayeste Poor, S. (2021). Comparative evaluation of susceptibility of Dermanyssus gallinae to technical grade and commercial formulation of Cypermethrin, Deltamethrin and Phoxim. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sadeghi, F. (2021). study of the prevalence of infection with gastrointestinal helminths in native poultry of zabol city. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseinpour, D. (2021). Occurrence and diversity of pathogenicity islands -PAIs- and its association with biofilm formation in Escherichia coli isolated from clinical mastitis. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shadman, M. (2021). Determination of antibiotic resistance, ability of biofilm production and presence of pliS, tosA and fimA genes in bovine clinical mastitis causing Escherichia coli. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects

Alidadi, Soodeh,borji, Hassan (2021). Examination of pathological lesions due to parasitic infections in the lung and gastrointestinal tract of one-humped camels (Camelus dromaderius) slaughtered in slaughterhouse of Zabul province

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Pathobiology

Phone: +985138805650