First Name: Ali

Second Name: Rashidy-Pour

Date of Birth: March 16, 1966

Place of Birth: Semnan, Iran

Marital Status: Married, Two children

Present address:

Laboratory of Learning and Memory, Department and Research Center of Physiology,  School of  Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran, P. O. Box: 35195-163

E.mail: rashidy-pour@sem-ums.ac.ir

E-mail: arashidy_pour44@yahoo.com

Tel: 0912-114-0221

Educational History:

 

Primary and Secondary School: Semnan, Iran, 1973-1984.

Undergraduate: College of Sciences, University of Ahwaz, Ahwaz, Iran. B.Sc in Biology, 1984-1988.

Postgraduate: School of Medical Sciences, University of Tarbiat Modarres, Tehran, Iran. M.Sc and Ph.D in Medical Physiology, 1988-1995.

Institute of Physiology, Prage, Post-doc training  ( 1994-1995, ninth months). 

Present Status:

Professor of Physiology and Member of Medical Faculty in Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran and Head of Physiology Department.

Teaching Experience:

Undergraduate (Medical students) from 1995- present

- Cell physiology

- Cardiovascular physiology

- Gastrointestinal physiology

- Endocrine physiology

- Neurophysiology

- Kidney Physiology

Post-graduate (M.Sc and Ph.D student of Physiology)  ( from 1999-present)

- Cell physiology

Neurophysiology

Gastrointestinal physiology

Professional Societies:

Iranian Physiology and Pharmacology Society

International Brain Research Organization

Iranian Neuroscience Society

Research Experience:

Brain Annulations in Rat

Extra-cellular Recordings (filed potential) Methods in behaving and anesthetized animals

Learning and Memory Investigation Methods

Food Intake Investigation Methods

EMG and NCV in humans

Spreading depression 

 

Publications

Books:

[1] Badvi, M., Rashidy-Pour, A. and Fatollahi, Y., Gastrointestinal Physiology (In Persian), Tarbiat Modarres University Press, Tehran, 1993.

[2]  

[2] Baghery H, Bakhtiary AH, Oliaei GR and Rashidy-Pour A., Electorphysiological methods in neuromuscular diagnosis (In Presian), Bakhtiary Pulishing, 2005.

Full papers in  international Journals

[1] Motamedi, F., Rashidy-Pour, A., Zarrindast, M.R. and Badvi, M., Bombesin induced anorexia require central bombesin receptor activation: independence from interaction with central catecholamonergic system,Psychopharmacology, 110 (1993) 193-197.

 

[2] Zarrindast, M.R., Manapush, S.M. and Rashidy-Pour, A., Morphine inhibits dopaminergic and cholinergic induced ejaculation in rats, General Pharmacology, 25 (1994) 803-805.

 

[3] Rashidy-Pour, A., Motaghde-Larijani, Z. and Bures, J., Tolerance to ketamine induced blockade  of cortical spreading depression transfers to MK-801 but not AP5 in rats,Brain Research, 693 (1995) 64-69.

 

[4]- Rashidy-Pour, A., Motaghde-Larijani, z. and Bures, J., Reversible inactivation of the medial septal area impairs consolidation but not retrieval of passive avoidance learning in rats, Behavioural  Brain Research, 72 (1996) 185-188.

 

[5] Rashidy-Pour, A., Motamedi, F., Motaghde-Larijani, Z., Effects of reversible inactivation of the medial septal area on reference and working memory versions of the Morris Water Maze, Brain Research, 709 (1996) 137-140.

 

 [6] Rashidy-Pour, A., Motamedi, F., Semnanian, S., Zarrindast, M.R., Fatollahi, Y. and Behzadi, G., Effects of reversible inactivations of the medial septal area on long-term potentiation and recurrent inhibition of hippocampal population spike in rat, Brain Research., 734 (1996) 43-48.

 

[7] Rashidy-Pour, A. and Ebrahim Razvani, M., Unilateral reversible inactivations of the nucleus tractus solitarius and amygdala attenuate the effects of bombesin on memory storage, Brain Research 814 (1998) 127-132.

 

[8]  Sarihi, A., Motamedi, F., Naghdi, N. and Rashidy-Pour, A., Lidocaine reversible inactivation of the median raphe nucleus has no effect on reference memory but enhances working memory versions of the Morris water maze task, Behavioural  Brain Research., 114; 2000: 1-9.

 

 [9] Rashidy-Pour, A., ATP-sensitive potassium channels mediate the effects of a peripheral injection of glucose on an inhibitory avoidance task, Behavioural. Brain Resarch, 126 (2001) 43-48

 

 [10] Vafaei, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, A., Sharifi, M.R. and Bures,J., Glucocorticoid antagonist administration into the basolateral amygdala modulates place avoidance memory in rats,  Daru ,  Winter 8 (2000) 30-35

 

[11]  Sarihi, A., Fatllohai, Y., Motamedi, F., Naghdi, N. and Rashidy-Pour, A., Effects of reversible inactivations of the median raphe nucleus  area on long-term potentiation and recurrent inhibition of hippocampal population spike in rat, Brain Research, 7 (2003) 159-68.

 

[12] Rashidy-Pour A, Sadeghi H, Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Fathollahi Y., The effects of acute restraint stress and dexamethasone on retrieval of long-term memory in rats: an interaction with opiate system. Behavioural  Brain Research, 23 (2004) 193-8.

 

[13] Vafaei, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, A., Reversible lesion of the rat's orbitofrontal cortex interferes with hippocampus – dependent spatial memory, Behavioural  Brain Research., 149(2004):61-68.

 

[14] Bakhtiary AH, Rashidy-Pour, A,Ultrasound and laser therapy in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. Ausralian Journal of  Physiotherapy, 50(2004) : 147-51.

 

[15] Pakdel, R., Rashidy-Pour A. Glucocorticoid-induced impairment of long-term memory retrieval in rats: an interaction with dopamine D2 receptors. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory,  85 (2006) 300-306.

 

[16] Ahmad Ali Sajadi, Syed Afshin Samaei, Ali Rashidy-Pour.  Intra-hippocampal microinjections of anisomycin did not block glucocorticoid-induced impairment of memory retrieval in rats: An evidence for non-genomic effects of glucocorticoids. Behavioural Brain Research 173 (2006) 158-62.

 

 [17]Sajadi, AA., Rashidy-pour A. Blocking effects of Intra-hippocampal microinjections of naltrexone on glucocorticoid-induced impairment of spatial memory retrieval in rats. Neurophramacology 52 (2007) 347-354.

 

[18] Pakdel, R and Rashidy-Pour, A. Microinjections of the dopamine D2 receptor antagonist sulpiride into the medial prefrontal cortex attenuate glucocorticoid-induced impairment of long-term memory retrieval in rats.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory,  87 ( 2007)385-390

 

[19]  Bibak, B, Khaksari, M, badavi, M, Rashidy-Pour A. effect of calcium channel blocker nicardipine on brain edema in rats.International Journal of Parmacology, 3 (2007) 248-253.

 

 [20] Vafaei AA, Jezek K, Bures J, Fenton AA, Rashidy-Pour A. Post-training reversible inactivation of the rat's basolateral amygdala interferes with hippocampus-dependentplace avoidance memory in a time-dependent manner. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 88 (2007)87-93.

[21] Jadidi M, Firoozabadi S.M, Rashidy-Pour  A, Sajadi, A.A.Taherian  A.A. Acute exposure to 8 mT magnetic field impairs consolidation of spatial memory in rat. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 88 (2007) 387-392.

 

[22] Abrari K, Rashidy-Pour A, Semnanian S, Fathollahi Y. Administration of corticosterone after memory reactivation disrupts subsequent retrieval of a contextual conditioned fear memory: dependence upon training intensity. Neurobiology of  Learning and  Memory 89 (2008):178-84.

 

[23] Khaksari M, Rashidy-Pour A, Vafaei AA. Central mineralocorticoid receptors are indispensable for corticosterone-induced impairment of memory retrieval in rats.

Neuroscience. 149(2007):729-38.

 

[24] Miladi Gorji H, Rashidy-Pour A, Fathollahi Y. Effects of morphine dependence on the performance of rats in reference and working versions of the water maze.

Physiology and  Behavior. 93(2008):622-7.

 

[26] Vafaei AA, Rashidy-Pour A, Taherian AA.Peripheral injection of dexamethasone modulates anxiety related behaviors in mice: an interaction with opioidergic neurons.

Pak J Pharm Sci. 21(2008):285-9.

[27] Vafaei AA, Rashidy-Pour A. The role of basolateral amygdala adrenergic receptors in hippocampus dependent spatial memory in rat. DARU, 2008 (16) 18-22.

   [28] Akhavan MM, Emami-Abarghoie M, Sadighi-Moghaddam B, Safari M, Yousefi Y, Rashidy-Pour A. Hippocampal angiotensin II receptors play an important role in mediating the effect of voluntary exercise on learning and memory in rat. Brain Res.26 (2008);:132-8

 [29] Abrari  K, Rashidy-Pour, A, Jadidi, M Semnanian, S, Fatollahi, Y. Jadidi, M. Post-training administration of corticosterone enhances consolidation of contextual fear memory and hippocampal long-term potentiation in rats. Neurobiology of  Learning and  Memory, in press

 [30]  Rashidy-pour A, Malek, M, Eskandarian R, Ghorbani, R.Obesity in the Iranian population. Obesity Reviews, in press

 

Publications (Abstracts in Journals)

 

[1] Rashidy-Pour, A., Zinyuk, L., Kaminskey, Yu. And Bures, J., Conditions interfering with place navigation do not disrupt activity of hippocampal place cell activity, European Journal of  Neuroscience, 1 (1995) 185.

 

[2] Vafaei, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, A. and Sharifei, M.R., The effect of reversible inactivation of basolateral amygdala on passive avoidace in male and female rats, Physiological  Research 48 (1999) 132

 

[3] Vafaei, A.A., Bures, J., Fenton, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, The Basolateral amygdalar contribution to the acquisition, consolidation and retrieval of place avoidance memories, Physiological  Research 56 (2000) 114.

 

[4] Bures, J., Vafaei, A.A., Fenton,A.A. and Rashidy-Pour,A., Glucocorticoid antagonist administration into the basolateral amygdala modulates place avoidance memory in rats, European Journal of Neuroscience, 12 (2000)  159.

 

[5] Rashidy-Pour, A., Vafaei,A.A. and Sharifi., Differential effects of inactivation of the right and left basolateral but not central amygdala on spatial memory in place avoidance task in rats, European Journal of  Neuroscience, 12 (2000) 82.

[6] Vafaei, A.A., Bures, J., Fenton, A.A. and Rashidy-Pour,A., The basolateral amygdala contribution to place avoidance memory in distinct spatial reference frames,European Journal of  Neuroscence, 12 (2000) 86.

[7] Sharifi,M.R., Vafaei,A.A. and Rashidy-Pour,A., Glucocorticoid agonist (Dexamethasone) infusion into the amygdala elicits time dependent enhancement of memory storage in rats, European Journal of Neuroscience.

 

 [8]- Vafaei,A.A. and Rashidy-Pour,A.,Bures and Fenton, A.A., The Orbitofrontal cortex contribution to place avoidance memory in distinct Spatial reference Frame, Behavioural  Pharmacology, 12, Supplement1, (2001) S104.

 

 [9] Vafaei,A.A. and Rashidy-Pour,A.,Sharifi, M.R and Bures, J., Effect of reversible

inactivation of the bilateral Orbitofrontal cortex on acquisition and consolidation in memory storage in rats, Behavioural  Pharmacology, Supplement1, 12 (2001) S105

 

[10] Vafaei, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, A, Jalal A, Grayli A, Assessment of interaction between the opioid system and glucocorticoid effects on retrieval of memory in passive avoidance task in rats,Stress, 5, Supplement (2002) 89.

 

 [11] Vafaei, A.A., Taherian, A.A, Rashidy-Pour, A., Effect of glucocorticoids on anxiety in plus maze in male and female mice,Stress, 5, Supplement (2002) 98.

 

[12] Taherian A.A, Vafaei, A.A., Rashidy-Pour, A., Intra-peritoneal effect of dexamethasone on rapid and delayed pain and comparison with stress analgegic effect in formalin test in mice,Stress, 5, Supplement (2002)P.101.

 

[13] Vafaei, A.A., Taherian, A.A., Rashidy-pour, A., The effect of glucocorticoid receptors on pain in formalin test in mice: interaction with opioidergic neurons, Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 74.

 

[14] Miladi-Gorgi, H, Vafaei, A.A., Taherian, A.A, Rashidy-Pour, A., Peripheral injection of Vasopressin modulates acute and chronic pain in mice, Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 74.

 

[15] Vafaei, A.A. Jalal, A., Grayli, A., Rashidy-Pour, A. Sadeghi, H., Interaction between  nucleus accumbens opioid receptor and glucocorticoids on memory retrieval in rat, Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 74.

 

[16] Taherian, A.A, Rashidy-pour, A. Vafaei, A.A., Blockade of tolerance to morphine analgesia by formalin induced pain dependence on NMDA receptor activation., Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 83.


[17] Rashidy-Pour, A., Vafaei, A.A., Mantegi, M, Taherian, A.A, Sadegi, H., Differential involvement of the right and left nucleus accumbens in memory consolidation in rats, Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 84

 

[18] Vafaei, A.A., Arab, M, Hegazi, J, Rashidy-Pour, A., Taherian, A.A., The effect f glucocorticoids receptors on anxiety in plus maze in mice: interaction with opioidergic neurons, Experimental Neurobiology, 11, Supplement, (2002) 84.

 

Full papers: Local Journals

1- Rashidi Pour A . Possible mechanism of tolerance to Ketamine-induced blockade of cortical spreading depression. PHYSIOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY JOURNAL 1997;1(1): 8-1

2- Sarihi AR, Motamedi F, Naghdi N, Rashidi Pour A .The effects of Citalopram, a 5-HT re-uptake inhibitor, on passive avoidance learning task in rat SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF HAMADAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & HEALTH SERVICES 1998;10(5): 20-16.

3- Kasaee M, Rashidy Pour A . The effect of local fish oil on the repair of burn wound in rats. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 1999;1(1): 22-17

4- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A, Sharifi MR. Effects of Dexamethasone injection into Dentate Gyrus of the Hippocampus on memory storage in rat. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;2(1): 31-25

5- Kasaee M, Rashidy Pour A .The effect of local fish oil on post burn edema in rats. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;2(1): 66-59

6- Rasoolyneghad AR, Amin Beidokhti MI, Rashidy Pour A, Ghorbany R . Estimation of hyperbilirubinemia by observation of neonate skin with Jaundice in Amiralmomenin’s Hospital of Semnan, 1999. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;3(1): 33-29

7- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A, Sharifi MR, Bures J. Effect of post training injections of Glucocorticoid agonist and antagonist into the dorsal Hippocampus on spatial memory storage in place avoidance learning task KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;3(1): 70-63

8- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A, Sharifi MR, Bures J . Effects of basolateral and central Amygdala lesions on modulation of spatial memory by intrahippocampal injections of Glucocorticoid agonist and antagonist. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;4(1): 24-17

9- Nobakht H, Mousavi S, Rashidy Pour A .Abnormalities of liver function test in hyperthyroidism. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;4(1): 29-25

10- Moradi A, Rashidy Pour A .Seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Semnan. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;4(1): 57-53.

11- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A, Sharifi MR, Bures J .Effects of reversible inactivation of the Orbitofrontal cortex on acquisition and consolidation of spatial memory in place avoidance learning task in rat. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2000;1(2): 65-59

 12- Vafaei AA, Rashidi A, Sharifi MR, Allaei H, Nobahar M, Esmaeili MH Effects of reversible inactivation of bilateral basolateral Amygdala area on memory storage in rat THE JOURNAL OF QAZVIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & HEALTH SERVICES 2000;12(): 27-20

13- Aminbidokhti ME, Rashidy Pour A, Ghorbani R, Hemmati A Comparison of the efficiency of conventional white light and blue light in neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia THE JOURNAL OF QAZVIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & HEALTH SERVICES 2000;15(): 7-3.

14- Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A, Sharifi MR, Bures J.  Differential effects of inactivation of the right and left basolateral Amygdala on spatial memory in place avoidance task in rats. PHYSIOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY JOURNAL 2000;2(4): 195-187

15- Rashidy Pour A, Vafaei AA .The effects of Muscimol injection into basolateral Amygdala on spatial memory processing in place avoidance learning task. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2001;2(2): 81-73

16- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A .The role of Hippocampus and Amygdala Glucocorticoid receptors in modulation of memory storage process in rats. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2001;4-3(2): 135-123

17- Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A, Ahmadi Asl N, Nobahar M . A study of the role of Glucocorticoids in basolateral nucleus of Amygdala on memory storage in rat. MEDICAL JOURNAL OF TABRIZ UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & HEALTH SERVICES 2001;50(35): 87-83

18- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A .Modulation of spatial memory by Amygdala’s Glucocorticoid receptors. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2002;4-3(3): 174-167

19- Taherian, AA, Vafaie, AA, Rashidy pour, A, Miladi gorgi, H, Jarrahi M. . Effect of Dexamethasone and Swimming Stress on Pain Modulation by Two Pain Assessment Methods in Albino Mice.  Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2002;1(2): 45-51

20- Vafaei, AA, A. Rashidy-Pour, A, Mantehgi, M, Jalal, A, Taherian, AA, Miladi-Gorgi, H, Jarrahi m. . Differential Effects of The Right and Left Accumbens Nucleus Inactivation on Retrieval of Memory in Rats.  Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2002;4(1): 224-231.

 

Publications during the last 5 years (2003-2008)

 

21- Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A. Modulation of the Hippocampus Glucocorticoid receptor affects consolidation of spatial memory in rats. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM 2003;17(5): 20-15.

22- Vafaei AA, Jalal A, Sadeghi H, Rashidy Pour A Effects of bilateral reversible inactivation of Accumbens nucleus on acquisition and consolidation of memory in rats IRANIAN SOUTH MEDICAL JOURNAL 2003;1(6): 13-8.

23- Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Rashidy Pour A .The role of acute stress and Glucocorticoids in Withdrawal syndrome sings in Morphine dependent mice. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2003;4-3(4): 142-137

24- Bakhtiari AH, Rashidi Pour A .The comparison between the therapeutic effects of the ultrasound and low-level Laser treatment on the healing process of the Carpal Tunnel syndrome. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2003;2-1(5): 52-45

25- Rashidi Pour A, Vafaei AA, Taherian AA, Miladi Gorji H, Jarrahi M, Safakhah HA, Sadeghi H . Group’s internal evaluation of Physiology Department of Semnan University of Medical Sciences.  KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2003;(5): 86-79

26- Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A, Bures J . Assessment the role of the orbitofrontal cortex on spatial memory in dark and light area to place avoidance learning in a rat. JOURNAL OF THE SHAHEED BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SERVICES 2003;3(27): 231-225

27- Vafaei, AA, Jalal, A, Rashidy Pour A. The Role of Glucocorticoid’s System in Accumbens Nucleus on Learning and Memory Processes in Rat. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2003;1(3): 25-33
28- Haji Aghajani S, Ghorbani R, Jenabi MS, Saberian M, Rashidi Pour A, Malek M .Instructors’ performance, election, duties and responsibilities from students’ points of view in Semnan Medical University, 2001-02. JOURNAL OF BABOL UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2003;(): 17-12

29- Taherian AA, Rashidi Pour A, Vafaei AA, Jarrahi M, Miladi Gorji H, Emami Abarghooei M, Sadeghi H . Assessment the effects of hydroalcoholic extract of Thymus Vulgaris on acute pain in hot plate and tail flick in mice. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2004;4-3(5): 185-179

 

30- Miladi Gorji H, Vafaie AA, Rashidi Pour A .Effect of peripheral injection of Vasopressin on acute and chronic pain in mice. JOURNAL OF THE SHAHEED BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SERVICES 2004;1(28): 36-33

31- Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A, Miladi Gorji H, Jarrahi M . Assessment of the role of Dexamethasone on modulation of acute and chronic pain and its comparison with stress analgesic effect in Formalin test in mice. JOURNAL OF IRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2004;39(11): 96-91

32- Vafaei AA, Rashidypour A . The role of basolateral Amygdala in rat's on Hippocampal dependent spatial memory in place avoidance task (Rotating arena) . KOWSAR MEDICAL JOURNAL 2004;2(9): 117-111

33- Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A . The effect of reversible abolition of basolateral Amygdala on Hippocampal dependent spatial memory processes in mice. JOURNAL OF SHAHID SADOUGHI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SERVICES 2004;1(12): 50-44

34- Miladi Gorgi, H, Rashidy-pour A.  The Role of ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels and Opioid Receptors on Cimetidine Antinociception in Mouse. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2004;4(3): 207-215

35- Taherian, AA, Rashidy-Pour, A, Vafaei, AA, Jarrahi, M, Miladi-Gorgi, H, Emami-Abarghooii, m, Sadeghi H. . Effect of Aqueous Extract of the Coriandrum Sativum Seed on the Reduction of Acute and Chronic Pain in Mice. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2004;4(3): 243-249

36- Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Rashidi Pour A, Emami Abarghooei M, Miladi Gorgi H, Jarrahi M, Sadeghi H Effects of aqueous extract of seed of Coriandrum Sativum on acute pain in mice. JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL PLANTS 2005;13(4): 35-30

37- Taherian AA, Rashidi Pour A, Arefi M, Vafaei AA, Emami Abarghoei M, Sadeghi H, Jarrahi M, Miladi Gorji H . Assessment of hydroalcoholic extract of Thymus Vulgaris on neurogenic and inflammatory pain in mice.  JOURNAL OF BABOL UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2005;26(7): 29-24

38- Miladi Gorgi H, Rashidi Pour A, Ghorbani R Anti-nociceptive effects of the aqueous extracts of Portulaca Oleracea seeds in mice . JOURNAL OF BABOL UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2005;27(7): 11-7

39- Jadidi M, Firooz Abadi SM, Rashidi Pour A, Bolouri B, Fathollahi Y . The effect of acute exposure to 950MHz waves of GSM mobile phone system on consolidation of spatial memory in rat. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2005;4(6): 310-305

40- Jadidi M, Firooz Abadi SM, Rashidi Pour A, Bolouri B, Fathollahi Y.  Evaluation of the effect of 950 MHz waves of GSM mobile phone system on acquisition phase of rat's spatial memory in Morris water maze. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2005;2-1(7): 25-19

41- Miladi Gorji H, Rashidi Pour A, Forouzesh-fard M,  Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Sadeghi H. The effects of cimetidine on motor activity: an evaluation the role of opioid  receptors. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2005; 7(3-4): 119-123.

42- Miladi Gorji H, Rashidi Pour A, Vafaei AA, Taherian AA . Opioid receptors role on anti-nociceptive effects of the aqueous extracts of Melissa Officinalis in mice.  JOURNAL OF HORMOZGAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2006;1(10): 28-23

43- Jadidi, M, Firoozabadi, SMP, Rashidy-Pour A, B. Bolouri, B, Fathollahi  Y. The Effect of Electromagnetic Waves of GSM Mobile Phone System on the Electrical Impedance of Rat Brain Hippocampus . IRANIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS 2006;11(3): 21-28

44- Rashidy- Pour A,  Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Miladi Gorji H , Fathollahi Y, Bandeghi AR. Verapamil enhances the impairing effects of stress on retrieval of long-term memory in rats. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2006; 8(1): 85-90

45- Zaahedi-Hkorasani M, Taherian AA, Vafaei AA, Rajabi MR, Rashidy-Pour A. Assessment of hydro-alcholic extract of Achillea. Millefolium on anxiety-like behaviors in mice.KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2006; 7 (3& 4) 171-176.

46- Vafaei AA, Taherian, AA, Rashidy-Pour A. Systemic administrations of bombesin modulate acute pain in mice.KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2006; 7 (3& 4) 167-170.

47- Vafaei AA, Miladi-Gorgi, H, Taherian, AA, Rashidy-Pour A. The Effect of Dexamethasone on Anxiety Related Behavior in Mice. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences 2007;4(5): 285-290

48- Vafaei A.A., Taherian A.A., Rashidy-Pour A. Evaluation the effect of neuropeptide of Bombesin on modulation of anxiety reaction in mice.  Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences 2007;3(9): 5-9

 49- Jadidi, M, Firoozabadi, SMP, Rashidy-Pour A, B. Bolouri, B, Fathollahi  Y. The effect of GSM mobile phone base station waves on hippocampus synaptic plasticity. KOOMESH, JOURNAL OF SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2007; 8 (2) 79-84.

50- Vafaei, AA, Rashidy-Pour, A, Sajadi AA. Hippocampal Opioid Receptors Mediate the Effects of Peripheral Corticosterone on Consolidation and Retrieval of Spatial Memory in Rat. YAKHTEH MEDICAL JOURNAL 2008;4(9): 268-275

 51-  Vafaei A, yazadni A, Rashidy-Pour A. The role of intra-hippocampal micoinjections of anisomycin on dexamethasone-induced modulation of memory consolidation in rats. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM 2008;10(3):255-262.

52- Rashidy-Pour A, Vafaei AA, Hesami A. The role of nitric oxide on the effects of corticosterone on anxiety in mice. Journal of Gorgan Ubiversity of Medical Sciences and Health services, 2008; 10 (1) 1-7.

53- Prevalence of hypertension among adult population of Semnan province. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, in press

54- Prevalance of obesity and some related factors in Semnan province population, aged 30-70 years.  Isfahan Medical Journal, in press