Mohammad Abdollahi (MA) acquired a PharmD in 1988 from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) and a PhD of Pharmacology and Toxicology in 1994 from the same university; he gained a postdoc fellowship at the University of Toronto in 2001.
Since 1988, MA has worked as an academic at TUMS in the fields of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, specifically Mechanistic Toxicology and Evidence-Based Medicine/Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis. Since 2003, MA has been a full professor at the TUMS and since 2008 has been dean of the department of Toxicology and Pharmacology at TUMS. MA has contributed to many journals as an author, advisor, editor, and reviewer. So far, MA has published more than 600 papers and contributed to several books. He has been listed among top 1% of the world scientists based on ESI/ISI and is a Laureate of IAS-COMSTECH Prize in 2005 in Pharmacology and Toxicology. MA is listed among top scientists of OIC member states. The total citations of MA in the textbooks and journals are over 13000 with an i10-index of 300 and H-index of 60 up to January 15, 2015. Currently, MA is the Associate Editor of a reference textbook by Elsevier and a Co-Editor-in-Chief of two more textbooks from Springer. Also, MA is Editor-in-Chief of two prestigious TUMS Journals in the field of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences published by Elsevier and Springer BioMed Central, respectively. Prof. Abdollahi has been a Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) since 2008.
Prof. Abdollahi cooperates with some key international organizations such as COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) in the UK since 2013 and the OPCW (Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) in the Netherlands since 2012. He is a member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology since 2005. He was a member of WHO/FAO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) for the years (2005-2011) and since 2011 cooperates with WHO as a Member of Guideline Developing Group for Prevention of Lead Poisoning in the Switzerland. Involvement in establishing Iran’s Drug & Poison Information Centers is one of his accomplishments. He has been president of Iranian Society of Toxicology for 8 years, and Director of National Examination and Evaluation Board of Toxicology for 9 years. Regarding his field of interest, he has studied critical mechanistic connections between the toxicity of chemicals and the etiology of human diseases.