Mehrdad Hamidi has got his Pharm.D. (1993) and Ph.D. (1999) degrees from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He spent two Postdoc periods in the University of Alberta, Canada (1999-2000), and the University of Toronto, Canada (from 2000 to 2002). Currently, he serves as a Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Dean at the School of Pharmacy, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran. Hamidi has published several papers in world-class journals; among them highly-cited review articles published in top-of-the-field journals can be seen; two of them were selected as hottest papers of Informa Healthcare (2007-2008) and Elsevier (2009-2010). He has also published one book and three chapters in books published by the most famous publishers in the world. His main research field is nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems, mainly using the possibilities of nanoparticulate systems for the enhancement of the brain penetration of the drugs. He acts as a Member of the editorial board for 12 well-known journals.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2013