Dr. Shamseddin Ahmadi, Ph.D. - University of Kurdistan

Dr. Shamseddin Ahmadi

Ph.D.

University of Kurdistan

Sanandaj, Kurdistan | Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Main Specialties: Biology, Biotechnology, Hepatology, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Neurology, Pharmacology

Additional Specialties: Neuroscience


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Dr. Shamseddin Ahmadi, Ph.D. - University of Kurdistan

Dr. Shamseddin Ahmadi

Ph.D.

Introduction

Dr. Shamseddin Ahmadi teaches physiology and neuroscience courses at Department of Biological Science, University of Kurdistan since 2007 till now. He is interested in neurobiology and cognitive neuroscience and has published more than 40 ISI articles in his research fields. He frequently participates in different national and international congresses such as IBRO world congress, FENS and Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress (BCNC). Dr. Ahmadi in his researches focuses on cognitive aspects of neurobiology of reward related learning and memory, anxiety and pain at behavioral and molecular levels in rat and mice models of addiction, tolerance and neurodegenerative disorders.

Primary Affiliation: University of Kurdistan - Sanandaj, Kurdistan , Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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Education

Jul 2007
University of Tehran
Ph.D.
Neural Physiology
Sep 2003
University of Tehran
M.Sc.
Animal Physiology
Jul 2001
University of Tabriz
B.Sc.
Animal Biology

Publications

36Publications

774Reads

6Profile Views

84PubMed Central Citations

Exposure to GSM 900-MHz mobile radiation impaired inhibitory avoidance memory consolidation in rat: Involvements of opioidergic and nitrergic systems.

Brain Res 2018 12 18;1701:36-45. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Physiology Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran; Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2018.07.016DOI Listing
December 2018
12 Reads
2.843 Impact Factor

Comparative study on the interaction of two binuclear Pt (II) complexes with human serum albumin: Spectroscopic and docking simulation assessments.

J Photochem Photobiol B 2016 Nov 30;164:323-334. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

Protein Chemistry Laboratory (PCL), Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2016.09.035DOI Listing
November 2016
55 Reads
1 Citation
2.960 Impact Factor

Extending Time Profile of Morphine-Induced Analgesia Using a Chitosan-Based Molecular Imprinted Polymer Nanogel.

Macromol Biosci 2016 10 14;16(10):1515-1523. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, 66177-15177, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201600177DOI Listing
October 2016
12 Reads
1 Citation
3.851 Impact Factor

Association of morphine-induced analgesic tolerance with changes in gene expression of and in rat spinal cord and midbrain.

Iran J Basic Med Sci 2016 Sep;19(9):924-931

Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5080421PMC
September 2016
13 Reads
0.604 Impact Factor

Anticancer activity assessment of two novel binuclear platinum (II) complexes.

J Photochem Photobiol B 2016 Aug 2;161:345-54. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Protein Chemistry Laboratory (PCL), Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2016.05.025DOI Listing
August 2016
148 Reads
1 Citation
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Morphine-Induced Analgesic Tolerance Effect on Gene Expression of the NMDA Receptor Subunit 1 in Rat Striatum and Prefrontal Cortex.

Basic Clin Neurosci 2016 Jul;7(3):241-8

Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15412/J.BCN.03070309DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4981836PMC
July 2016
38 Reads

Hepatic encephalopathy induces site-specific changes in gene expression of GluN1 subunit of NMDA receptor in rat brain.

Metab Brain Dis 2015 Aug 22;30(4):1035-41. Epub 2015 Apr 22.

Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, P.O. Box 416, Sanandaj, Iran,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11011-015-9669-xDOI Listing
August 2015
8 Reads
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2.640 Impact Factor

Anxiolytic-Like Effects and Increase in Locomotor Activity Induced by Infusions of NMDA into the Ventral Hippocampus in Rat: Interaction with GABAergic System.

Basic Clin Neurosci 2014 Oct;5(4):267-76

Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.; Department of Pharmacology, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4656932PMC
October 2014
18 Reads

ATP-sensitive Potassium Channels and L-type Calcium Channels are Involved in Morphine-induced Hyperalgesia after Nociceptive Sensitization in Mice.

Basic Clin Neurosci 2014 ;5(3):191-8

Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, University college of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4202544PMC
October 2014
8 Reads

Gene Expression Profile of Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase IIα in Rat's Hippocampus during Morphine Withdrawal.

Basic Clin Neurosci 2013 ;4(2):146-52

Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4202531PMC
October 2014
17 Reads
2 Citations

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors involved in morphine-induced hyperalgesia in sensitized mice.

Eur J Pharmacol 2014 Aug 16;737:85-90. Epub 2014 May 16.

Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.04.048DOI Listing
August 2014
151 Reads
4 Citations
2.532 Impact Factor

GABA A Receptors in the Dorsal Hippocampus are Involved in Sate-dependent Learning Induced by Lithium in Mice.

Iran J Pharm Res 2011 ;10(1):127-34

Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran . ; School of Cognitive Sciences, Institute for Studies in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), P.O. Box 19395-57463, Tehran, Iran. ; Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3869577PMC
December 2013
5 Reads
1 Citation

Interaction between gamma-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptor agents and scopolamine in the nucleus accumbens on impairment of inhibitory avoidance memory performance in rat.

Behav Brain Res 2013 Mar 20;241:191-7. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.12.022DOI Listing
March 2013
42 Reads
3.030 Impact Factor

β-Adrenoceptors in the dorsal hippocampus are involved in ethanol-induced state-dependent retrieval in mice.

Neurobiol Learn Mem 2013 Feb 7;100:12-7. Epub 2012 Dec 7.

Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2012.11.004DOI Listing
February 2013
6 Reads
3.652 Impact Factor

The time profile of morphine effect on different phases of inhibitory avoidance memory in rat.

Arch Iran Med 2013 Jan;16(1):34-7

Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/013161/AIM.0011DOI Listing
January 2013
11 Reads
2 Citations
1.110 Impact Factor

Blockades of ATP-sensitive potassium channels and L-type calcium channels improve analgesic effect of morphine in alloxan-induced diabetic mice.

Pathophysiology 2012 Jun 27;19(3):171-7. Epub 2012 Jun 27.

Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathophys.2012.04.007DOI Listing
June 2012
14 Reads
2 Citations

D1 and D2 dopaminergic systems in the rat basolateral amygdala are involved in anxiogenic-like effects induced by histamine.

J Psychopharmacol 2012 Apr 31;26(4):564-74. Epub 2011 May 31.

Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881111405556DOI Listing
April 2012
6 Reads
7 Citations
3.593 Impact Factor

Activation of dopamine D1 receptors in the medial septum improves scopolamine-induced amnesia in the dorsal hippocampus.

Behav Brain Res 2012 Apr 2;229(1):68-73. Epub 2012 Jan 2.

Department of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Medical Technologies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.12.033DOI Listing
April 2012
9 Reads
6 Citations
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β1-noradrenergic system of the central amygdala is involved in state-dependent memory induced by a cannabinoid agonist, WIN55,212-2, in rat.

Behav Brain Res 2011 Nov 17;225(1):1-6. Epub 2011 Jun 17.

Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.06.013DOI Listing
November 2011
8 Reads
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Activation of cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the central amygdala impairs inhibitory avoidance memory consolidation via NMDA receptors.

Neurobiol Learn Mem 2011 Sep 29;96(2):333-8. Epub 2011 Jun 29.

Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2011.06.008DOI Listing
September 2011
7 Reads
2 Citations
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Nicotine restores morphine-induced memory deficit through the D1 and D2 dopamine receptor mechanisms in the nucleus accumbens.

J Psychopharmacol 2011 Aug 26;25(8):1126-33. Epub 2011 May 26.

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Specialized Veterinary Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881111405354DOI Listing
August 2011
5 Reads
2 Citations
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Anxiolytic-like effect induced by the cannabinoid CB1 receptor agonist, arachydonilcyclopropylamide (ACPA), in the rat amygdala is mediated through the D1 and D2 dopaminergic systems.

J Psychopharmacol 2011 Jan 4;25(1):131-40. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881110376688DOI Listing
January 2011
21 Reads
3 Citations
3.593 Impact Factor

Inhibitory avoidance memory deficit induced by scopolamine: interaction with glutamatergic system in the nucleus accumbens.

Behav Pharmacol 2010 Dec;21(8):719-26

aDepartment of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University bDepartment of Pharmacology, School of Medicine cDepartment of Neuroscience, School of Advanced Medical Technologies dIranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences eSchool of Cognitive Sciences, Institute for Studies in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) fInstitute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran gDepartment of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0b013e32833fa785DOI Listing
December 2010
10 Reads
2.150 Impact Factor

Inhibitory avoidance memory deficit induced by scopolamine: Interaction of cholinergic and glutamatergic systems in the ventral tegmental area.

Neurobiol Learn Mem 2010 Jul 18;94(1):83-90. Epub 2010 Apr 18.

Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2010.04.004DOI Listing
July 2010
15 Reads
7 Citations
3.652 Impact Factor

Repeated histamine pretreatment decreased amnesia induced by post-training administration of the drug in a step-down inhibitory avoidance test in mice.

Arch Iran Med 2010 May;13(3):209-16

Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

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May 2010
24 Reads
3 Citations
1.110 Impact Factor

Decreased AMPA GluR2, but not GluR3, mRNA expression in rat amygdala and dorsal hippocampus following morphine-induced behavioural sensitization.

Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 2008 Nov 29;35(11):1321-30. Epub 2008 Jul 29.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1681.2008.05004.xDOI Listing
November 2008
11 Reads
10 Citations

The dopaminergic system plays a role in the effect of lithium on inhibitory avoidance memory in mice.

Eur J Pharmacol 2008 Aug 7;590(1-3):198-203. Epub 2008 Jun 7.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2008.06.009DOI Listing
August 2008
5 Reads
1 Citation
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Morphine-induced behavioral sensitization increased the mRNA expression of NMDA receptor subunits in the rat amygdala.

Pharmacology 2008 3;81(4):333-43. Epub 2008 Apr 3.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000122959DOI Listing
July 2008
27 Reads
8 Citations
1.581 Impact Factor

Repeated administration of histamine improves memory retrieval of inhibitory avoidance by lithium in mice.

Pharmacology 2008 28;81(2):187-94. Epub 2007 Nov 28.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000111760DOI Listing
March 2008
8 Reads
3 Citations
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N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the ventral tegmental area are involved in retrieval of inhibitory avoidance memory by nicotine.

Neurobiol Learn Mem 2007 Oct 17;88(3):352-8. Epub 2007 Aug 17.

Department of Animal Biology, School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2007.07.001DOI Listing
October 2007
11 Reads
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Cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the dorsal hippocampus are important for induction of conditioned place preference (CPP) but do not change morphine CPP.

Brain Res 2007 Aug 16;1163:130-7. Epub 2007 Jun 16.

Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2007.06.015DOI Listing
August 2007
9 Reads
5 Citations
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Nitric oxide modulates state dependency induced by lithium in an inhibitory avoidance task in mice.

Behav Pharmacol 2007 Jul;18(4):289-95

Department of Pharmacology and Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences/University of Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0b013e3281f520b0DOI Listing
July 2007
6 Reads
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Nicotine improves morphine-induced impairment of memory: possible involvement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the nucleus accumbens.

Dev Neurobiol 2007 Jul;67(8):1118-27

Department of Animal biology, School of Biology, University College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dneu.20456DOI Listing
July 2007
11 Reads
3.370 Impact Factor

Effect of lithium on morphine state-dependent memory of passive avoidance in mice.

Physiol Behav 2006 Feb 20;87(2):409-15. Epub 2005 Dec 20.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, P.O. Box 13145-784, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2005.11.005DOI Listing
February 2006
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GABA(A) receptors in the basolateral amygdala are involved in mediating morphine reward.

Brain Res 2004 Apr;1006(1):49-58

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2003.12.048DOI Listing
April 2004
10 Reads
10 Citations
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Influence of central administration ATP-dependent K+ channel on morphine state-dependent memory of passive avoidance.

Eur J Pharmacol 2004 Mar;487(1-3):143-8

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2004.01.035DOI Listing
March 2004
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