Dr. Shadi Sarahroodi
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Dr. Shadi Sarahroodi

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Ahwaz University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran

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Dr. Shadi Sarahroodi received her Pharm.D degree in 2001 from Shahi Beheshti university of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and this was followed by her PhD in pharmacology (neuropharmacology) in 2008 that obtained from Ahwaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran. She joined Qom University of Medical sciences, Iran in 2009 and is currently its Prof. Assistant in Pharmacology at the school of medicine

Dr. Shadi Sarahroodi`s current research interests are Neuropharmacology, Cannabinoid receptors, Anxiety, Memory retention and retrieval, Pharmacoepidemiology, Traditional medicine and Diabetes.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Behavioral Pharmacology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sarahroodi, S., A. Maleki-Jamshid, A.F. Sawalha, P. Mikaili and L. Safaeian, 2012. Pattern of self-medication with analgesics among Iranian University students in central Iran. J. Family Community Med., 19: 125-129.
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  2. Sarahroodi, S., 2012. Self-medication: Risks and benefits. Int. J. Pharmacol., 8: 58-59.
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  3. Samimi, M., Z. Asemi, M. Taghizadeh, Z. Azarbad, A. Rahimi-Foroushani and S. Sarahroodi, 2012. Zinc, hemoglobin and ferritin concentrations in maternal serum: Its relation to birth weight, height and head circumference in healthy mother-infant pairs of Iranian a middle Iranian community. Oman J. Med. Sci., 27: 40-45.
  4. Mikaili, P., M. Sharifi, S. Sarahroodi and J. Shayegh, 2012. Pharmacological review of medicinal trees spontaneous in Iran: A historical and modern study. Adv. Environ. Biol., 6: 165-175.
  5. Mikaili, P., M. Sharifi, J. Shayegh and S. Sarahroodi, 2012. Etymological review on chemical and pharmaceutical substances of the oriental origin. Int. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 4: 40-44.
  6. Mikaili, P., M. Sharifi, J. Shayegh and S. Sarahroodi, 2012. A review on pharmacognotic and pharmaceutical terms originated from islamic sources. J. Basic. Applied Sci. Res., 2: 3235-3241.
  7. Mikaili, P., M. Sharifi and S. Sarahroodi, 2012. Medicinal trees and shrubs introduced and cultivated in iran: a pharmacological approach. Adv. Environ. Biol., 6: 183-189.
  8. Mikaili, P., J. Shayegh, S. Sarahroodi and M. Sharifi, 2012. Pharmacological properties of herbal oil extracts used in Iranian traditional medicine. Adv. Environ. Biol., 6: 153-158.
  9. Arzi, A., F. Namjouyan, S. Sarahroodi, Z.N. Khorasgani and E. Macvandi, 2012. The study of antinociceptiv effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Teurcrium oliverianum (a plant used in southern Iranian traditional medicine) in rat by formalin test. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 1066-1069.
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  10. Mikaili, P., J. Shayegh, M.H. Asghari, S. Sarahroodi and M. Sharifi, 2011. Currently used traditional phytomedicines with hot nature in Iran. Ann. Biol. Res., 2: 56-68.
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  11. Mikaili, P., J. Shayegh, M.H. Asghari, S. Sarahroodi and M. Sharifi, 2011. Common Iranian traditional herbal medicine with cold nature used as infusion. J. Am. Sci., 7: 87-97.
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  12. Khodarahmi, P., S. Sarahroodi, F. Sarafrazi and M. Behboudi, 2011. The effect of intraperitoneal histamine administration on the anxiety in rats. New Cell. Mol. Biotechnol. J., 1: 43-48.
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  13. Arzi, A., M. Ahamehe and S. Sarahroodi, 2011. Effect of Hydro alcoholic extract of Lavandula officinalis on nicotine induced convulsion in mice. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 634-640.
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  14. Sarahroodi, S., A. Arzi, A.F. Sawalha and A. Ashtarinezhad, 2010. Antibiotics self-medication among Southern Iranian university students. Int. J. Pharmacol., 6: 48-52.
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  15. Asemi, Z., M. Taghizadeh, S. Sarahroodi, S. Jazayeri, Z. Tabasi and F. Seyyedi, 2010. Assessment of the relationship of vitamin D with serum antioxidant vitamins E and A and their deficiencies in Iranian pregnant women. Saudi Med. J., 31: 1119-1123.
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  16. Asemi, Z., M. Taghizadeh, S. Sarahroodi and T.H. Ahmari, 2010. Biological evaluation of protein quality of two homemade cereal/legume mixtures and a commercial weaning food. Electron. Pysicician, 2: 85-94.
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  17. Arzi, A., S. Sarahroodi, M.M. Honarmand, S. Jamshidi and M. Latifi, 2010. Effect of diltiazem on retention and retrieval of memory in young and aged mice. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 13: 1042-1046.
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  18. Sarahroodi, S., H.R. Rasekh, M. Kamali-Nejad and L. Safaeian, 2009. Water extract of Juglans regia L. and diabetes mellitus in Iranian traditional medicine. Qom Univ. Med. Sci. J., 3: 19-24.
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  19. Sarahroodi, S. and F.J. Sefidi, 2009. HIV/Aids knowledge and attitudes of Southern Iranian students. Electronic Physician, 1: 17-23.
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  20. Sarahroodi, S. and A. Arzi, 2009. Self-medication with antibiotics, Is it a problem among Iranian College students in Tehran? J. Biol. Sci., 9: 829-832.
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  21. Safaeian, L., A.J. Dehkordi, N. Afshar-Moghaddam and S. Sarahroodi, 2009. The effect of silymarin in bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice. Qom Univ. Med. Sci. J., 3: 13-18.
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  22. Zarrindast, M.R., S. Sarahroodi, A. Arzi, M.J. Khodayar, S. Taheri-Shalmani and A. Rezayof, 2008. Cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the rat central amygdala mediate anxiety-like behavior: Interaction with the opioid system. Behav. Pharma., 19: 716-723.
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  23. Sarahroodi, S., H.R. Rasekh, M. Kamalinejad, S. Mahboubi, S.T. Shalmani and M. Nouri, 2008. Glucose lowering effect of the water extract of septum of Juglans regia Linn. (Persian Walnut) fruit in male rats. Pharmacogn. Mag., 4: 109-113.
  24. Sarahroodi, S., A. Arzi, M.R. Zarrindast and M.J. Khodayar, 2008. Mechanism of the interaction of cannabinoid system in central amygdale with opioid system. Qom Univ. Med. Sci. J., 1: 15-25.
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