1- Set-up for studying cardiovascular system in laboratory animals.
2- Set-up for studying ischemic brain injury in rat.
3- Set-up for studying different aspects of diabetes mellitus in rat.
4- Set-up for studying effects of electromagnetic waves on hormones in rat.
5- Set-up for studying brain waves and brain mapping in human.
6- Set-up for studying effects of electromagnetic waves on embryonic development learning and memory in rat.
7- Set-up for studying tissue repair and graft.
8- Set-up for studying renal hemodynamics and excretory functions in rat.
9- Set-up for studying reproductive system in rat.
10- Animal room, equipped with temperature and light controlling systems, containing special cages for keeping rat, rabbit and mouse, as well as metabolic cages.
B-Current research interests:
1- Study the effect of different drugs in experimental models of transient focal brain ischemia in rat.
2- Study the effects of vanadium on blood sugar and different organ systems in normal and diabetic rats.
3- Study the effects of electromagnetic waves on endocrine glands in rat.
4- Study the effects of electromagnetic waves on learning, memory and social behavior in rat.
5- Study the effects of electromagnetic waves on embryonic development in rat.
6- Study the roles of different factors on skin grafts in rat.
7- Study influencing factors on the processes of tissue repair and fibrosis.
8- Study the effect of different drugs in experimental models of ischemic acute renal failure in rat.
9- Study the paradoxical antiduretic effect of thiazide diuretics in Li-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus in rat.
10- Study the effect of different drugs in experimental models of ureteral obstructive nephropathy in rat.
11- Study the effect of different drugs on reproductive system of rat.
C-Full articles since 1995:
1- Abdollahzade Fard A, Zarifkar A, Dehghan GH, Ay J. Effect of systemic administration of estrogen on the process of wound healing wounds in diabetic rat. Urmia medical journal, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring 2009).
2- Zarifkar A, Rafati A, Jamei A. Effect of testosterone on carrageenone induced inflammation in gonadectomized male rats. Armaghane-danesh, Yasuj University of medical sciences, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 2.
3- Zarifkar A, Habibi H, Namazi MR, Hosseininasab SJ, Mosavat SH, Khatibi A, Habibi H. Administration of heparanase-III improves the survival and angiogenesis of rat skin autografts. G ital dermatol venereal, 2009 Apr; 144(2): 195-8.
4- Zarifkar A, Jamei A, Shariati M. Different effects of testosterone on acute and chronic pain in Armaghane-danesh, Yasuj university of medical sciences, 2008 Vol. 12, No. 4 / Ser. No. 48,:p81-88. (Article in Persian)
5- Majd S, Zarifkar A, Rastegar K, Takhshid MA. Culturing adult rat hippocampal neurons with long-interval changing media, Iranian Biomedical Journal 2008 Apr 12(2): 101-107.
6- Ai J, Zarifkar A, Khatamsaz S, Shahriari H. Effect of gamma ray (25 gray) on spermatogenesis and role of epinephrine as a protector in adult rat, Feyz-Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 2007; Vol.11No.2, p17-21. (Article in Persian)
7- Maid S., Zarifkar A., Rastegar K., Takhshid MA. Different fibrillar A-beta 1-42 concentrations Induce adult hippocampal neurons to reenter various phases of the cell cycle. Brain Res. 2008; 1218:224-229.
8- Zarifkar A, Karami-Kheirabad M, Edjtehadi M, Rastegar K, Ghali M.:Evaluation of antinociceptive effect of Galbanum by formalin test in mice. Armaghane-danesh, Yasuj University of medical sciences, Vol.12, No. 1 / Ser. No. 45, 2007.
9- Ai J, Zarifkar A,Takhshid M, Alavi J,and Moradzadeh M.:The effect of thyroid activity on adult rat spermatogenesis. Iranian journal of Veterinary Research, Univercity of Shiraz, Vol. 8, No. 2, Ser.No.19,2007.
10- Ai j, Zarifkar A, Alavi j, Nekooeian AA, Motale Azad: Effect of high concentration of testosterone enanthate on histometrial structure of the adrenal cortex in male rats.Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, University of Shiraz,Vol. 8,No 3, Ser No 20, 2007.
11- Ashtiyani S.C., Moosavi S.M.S., Hosseinkhani S. & Shirazi M. (2007): Metabolic and oxidative stress indices in acute unilateral ureteral obstructive nephropathy in rat. Tehran University Medical
12- Gholampour F., Moosavi S.M.S., Owjie S.M. & Hajizadeh S. (2007): Effect of angiotensin-II receptor type-1 antagonist on renal hemodynamic and tubular responses to ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat Journal of Arak University of Medical Sciences, 10 (1): 99-107. (Persian)
13- Majd S, Rastegar K, Zarifkar A, Takhshid MA. Fibrillar beta-amyloid (Abeta) (1-42) elevates extracellular Abeta in cultured hippocampal neurons of adult rats. Brain Res. 2007 Dec 14; 1185:321-7. Epub 2007 Sep 25.
14- Z.Akbari, GA.Dehghani, Z.Tabei & M. Varedi. Intralesional injection of L-arginine acceletates wound closure and alters neoepidermis thickness. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Submitted, Dec. 11; 2007.
15- Z. Akbari, GA. Dehghani, Z. Tabei & M. Varedi. Intralesional injection of L-arginine acceletates wound 8 closures and alters neoepidermis thickness. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Submitted, Dec. 11; 2007
16- Panahpour H, Nekooeian, AA, Dehghani GA. Inhibition of angiotensin–converting enzyme reduces cerebral infarct size in experimental-induced focal cerebral-ischemia in the rat. Iran J Med Sci. 32(1) 1217.2007
17- E. Englande,M. Varedi.Remodeling of Peptide Promotes Cutaneous Healing Wounds.Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol.3, No 2, June 2006.
18- Monsefi M, Bahoddini A, Nazemi, S, Dehghani GA. Effects of noise exposure on the volume of adrenal gland and serum levels of cortisol in rat.Iran j Med Sci. 31(1): 5-8. 2006.
19- Vakili A, Nekooeian AA, Dehghani GA. Aminoguanidine reduces infarct volume and improves neurological dysfunction in transient model of focal cerebral ischemia in rat. Daru. 14(1): 31-36. 2006.
20- M. Varedi, & E. Englander. TGF-ß1 Latency Associated Peptide Promotes Remodeling of Cutaneous Healing Wounds. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol.3, No.2, June 2006.
21- Dehghani GA, Sharif-kazemi MB, Parvizi MR, Anand A, Paintal AS, A comparison of respiratory (J) sensations induced by intravenous lobeline injection and produced by xercise in subjects with coronary artery disease. Arch Iran Med, 8(1): 36-44, 2005.
22- Nekooeian AA, Vakili A, Dehghani GA. Pre-ischemic treatment of pentoxifylline reduces infarct volumes in transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat. Iran J Med Sci. 30(4): 169-173. 2005.
23- G.D. Nayeri Kaman, S.keshtgar and E. Farjah. Effect of 100µT magnetic field on rat bone resorption. Journal of Gorgan university of Medical Sciences, 2005; Vol.7, No.1, PP: 6-10.
24- M. Varedi, the JAK-STAT Signaling Pathway of Interferon System: Snapshots. Iranian Journal of Immunology; 2005, 2(2): 3-13.
25- Zahmathkesh M., Kadkhodae M., Moosavi S.M.S. & Golestani A.: Beneficial effects of MnTBAP, a broad spectrum reactive species scavanger, in rat renal ischemia / reperfusion injury. Clinical and experimental Nephrology (2005), 9: 212-18.
26- Dehghani GA, Sharif-kazemi MB, Parvizi MR, Anand A, Paintal AS: A comparison of respiratory (J) sensations induced by intravenous lobeline injection and produced by exercise in subjects with coronary artery disease. Arch Iran Med (2005), Accepted.
27- Dehghani GA, Sharif-kazemi MB, Parvizi MR, Anand A, Paintal AS: A comparison of respiratory (J) sensations induced by intravenous lobeline injection and produced by exercise in subjects with coronary artery disease. Arch Iran Med (2005) Accepted.
28- Dehghani GA, Sovaid M, & Omrani GhR: Long-term safety and efficacy of vanadium in the treatment of IDDM patients. (2005).
29- Moosavi SMS, Barmaki B, Geramizadeh B, Fallahzadeh MH & Johns EJ: Effect of endothelin-A receptor blockade on the early phase of ischaemia/reperfusion injury in anaesthetized rats. Iran J Med Sci (2004), 29.1: 14-20.
30- Dehghani GA, Parvizi MR, Sharif-Kazemi MB, Raj H, Anand A, & Paintal AS: Presence of lobeline-like sensations in exercising patients with left ventricular dysfunction. Respir Physiol Neurobiol (2004), 143: 9-20.
31- Vakili A, Nekooeian AA, & Dehghani GA: A comparison of the effects L-NAME and 7-nitroindazole on ischemia/reperfusion injuries in transient focal cerebral ischemia in rat. Iran J Med Sci (2004), 29: 109-115.
32- Vakili A, Nekooeian AA, & Dehghani GA: A comparison of the effects L-NAME and 7-nitroindazole on ischemia/reperfusion injuries in transient focal cerebral ischemia in rat. Iran J Med Sci (2004), 29: 109-115.
33- Moosavi SMS & Johns EJ: The effect of isoprenaline infusion on renal renin and angiotensinogen gene expression in anaesthetised rat. Experimental Physiology (2003), 88.2: 221-227.
34- Zarifkar A, Ay J & Hooshmand P: Effects of levothyroxine administration on ovulation rate and sex hormone levels in the prepubertal and adult rats. MJIRI (2003), 17.2: 153-157.
35- Zarifkar A, Skandaryan H, Mokhtari M & Ay J: An evaluation of antinocice- ptive effects of eugenol by formalin s test in rat J Dentistry (2003), 16.1: 61-67.
36- Zarifkar A, Ay J & Jazayeri Z: Effects of high dose of testosterone enanthate administration on thyroid gland rats function.J Research (2003), 2.2: 1-10.
37- Dehghani GA, Mansoorzadeh S, Omrani Gh & Tabeei SZ: Effects of vanadyl sulphate on spermatogenesis in male rats. Iran J Med Sci (2002) 27: 95-6.
38- Nayeri Kaman GD & Kazerooni M: The effect of cimetidine on serum testosterone, testes, prostate and seminal vesicle and its reversibility in rats. J Med Research (2002), 1.2: 8-17.
39- Nayeri Kaman GD & Motiollah F: Phenytoin and reproductive system. Med J Islam Rep Iran (2002), 16.1: 35-40.
40- Zarifkar A, Ay J, Dehghani S & Hosseini F: The effects of high dose of progesterone on skin allograft from survival from newborn to mother in rats. J Med Research (2002), 1.1: 1-8.
41- Zarifkar A, Oryan S & Semnanian S: Intrahippocampal injections of thyrotropin- releasing hormone (TRH) facilitate trace conditioning of the rabbit’s eyeblink response. Iran Int J Sci (2002), 3.1: 1-10.
42- Nayeri Kaman GD & Keshtgar S: The best duration of low intensity pulsed ultrasound for acceleration fractured-radial bone repair. MJIRI (2001), 15.3: 161- 4.
43- Varedi M, Chinery R, Greeley GH, Herndon DN & Englander EW: Thermal injury effects on intestinal crypt cell proliferation and death are cell position dependent. Am J Physiol (2001), 280.1: G 157-163.
44- Varedi M, Lee HM, Greeley GH, Herndon DN & Englander EW: Gene expression in intestinal epithelial cells, IEC-6, is altered by burn injury-induced circulating factors: A study using cDNA microarray analysis. Shock (2001), 16.4: 259-63.
45- Varedi M, Jeschke MG, Englander EW, Herndon DN & Barrow RE: Serum TGF- beta in thermally injured rats.380-382. Shock (2001), 16.5:
46- Eshtiaghi R, Omrani Gh R & Dehghani GA: Metabolic effects of vanadyl sulfate in type 2 diabetic patients. Iran. J Endocrinol. Metab (2001), 2:
47- Kazerooni M & Nayeri Kaman GD: The reversible effect of cimetidine on number and motility of rat spermatozoa. Msd Reprod fertility (2000), 69-76.
48- M. Varedi, P.G. Scott, E.E. Tredget. Stress-relaxation and contraction of a collagen matrix induces expression of TGF-beta and triggers apoptosis in dermal fibroblasts. Biochem. Cell Biol.; 2000; 78:427-436.
49- Varedi M, Tredget EE, Ghahary A & Scott PG: Re-organization of cytoskeleton and matrix modulate TGF-beta expression, growth and apoptosis in dermal fibroblasts. J Biochem Cell Biol (2000), 78: 427-436.