Fasihi Harandi,Majid

This post was written by ali on January 12, 2009
Posted Under: Iran Parasitologists
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Place of work: Kerman Uni of Med Sciences,Med School,Parasitology Dep
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Year of taking PhD degree:
Year of taking MSc(M.S.P.H.) degree:
University position: Associate Professor
Phone number: 0098 341 3236374

Curriculum Vitae(Resume)


 Personal information:

Date of birth:

Phone number: 0098 341 3221676, 3236374

Fax number: 98 341 3221676

Contact address:

School of Medicine,Kerman University of Medical Sciences (KUMS),Kerman, 76169-14111, IRAN

Academic education:

-PhD. : 2000 Medical Parasitology, School of Public Health & Institute of Public HealthResearch, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN. 

-MSPH. : 1992 Medical Parasitology, School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN.

-B.Sc. : 1989 Public Health, School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health Research,Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN.

Thesis / Dissertations:

Membership in societies:

-Iranian Society of Parasitology (ISP), 1997-present

-Iranian Epidemiological Society (IrEA), 2006-present

-British Society for Parasitology, (in process)

Current position:

-Associate professor

Professional experiences:

2008-present: Associate Professor, Dept of Parasitology, KUMS, Kerman, Iran.

2007-present: Managing Director of KUMS Post Graduate affairs, Vice Chancellor for Education, KUMS, Kerman, Iran.

2006-Present: Head, Department of Laboratory Medical Sciences, School of Paramedics, KUMS, Kerman, Iran.

2006-Present: Head, KUMS Central Library & Scientific Documents.

2003: Immuno / Serodiagnostics course, Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

2002-2006: Managing Director of KUMS Research Affairs, KUMS, Kerman,Iran.

2001: WHO/TDR training course on Bioinformatics in Tropical Medicine, International Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, India.

2000-2008: Assistant Professor, Dept of Parasitology, KUMS, Kerman, Iran.

1999: Molecular Epidemiology course, Visiting Researcher, WHO Collaborating Center for Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, Division of Veterinary Studies, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.

1993-1994: Managing Director of KUMS Research Affairs, KUMS, Kerman, Iran.

Research interests:

-Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections (Parasitic Zoonoses e.g.Echinococcus, Cryptosporidium, Giardia etc.).

-Systematics of parasitic organisms.

Research visits:

Workshop attendance:

Publications (Journals):

1-Rostami Nejad M., Nazemalhosseini E., Nochi Z., Fasihi Harandi M.,Cheraghipour K., Mowlavi GR., Zali MR., Echinococcus granulosus strain differentiation in Iran based on sequence heterogeneity in the mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene. Journal of Helminthology, 2008, 21:1-5.


2-Conan Chow; Charles G Gauci; Gulay Vural; David J Jenkins; David D Heath;Mara C Rosenzvit; Majid F Harandi; Marshall W. Lightowlers, Echinococcus granulosus: Variability of the host-protective EG95 vaccine antigen in G6 and G7 genotypic variants. Experimental Parasitology, 2008, 119: 499-505.


3-Barati M., Sharifi I., Daie Parizi M., Fasihi Harandi M., Bacterial infections in children with visceral Leishmaniasis: observations made in Kerman province, southern Iran, between 1997 and 2007. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 2008, 102(7): 635-641.


4-Fotouhi Ardakani R., Fasihi Harandi M., Solayman Banai S., Kamyabi H., Atapour M., Sharifi I., Epidemiology of Cryptosporidium infection of Cattle in Kerman county and molecular identification of some the isolates, Journal of Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2008, (In Press).


5-Mirzanejadasl H., Fasihi Harandi M., Deplazes P., Serological survey of  human cystic echinococcosis with Elisa method and CHF Ag, in Moghan plain, Ardabil province, Iran, Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 2008, 3 (1): 64-67.


6-Nosratabadi S.J., Fasihi Harandi M., Foroumadi A., Mahmoudi M., DaneshvarH., Antileishmanial activity of 1, 3, 4, thia-diazole on Leishmania major in vitro,Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, 2008, 6(2): 91-100.


7-Bahreini M., Fasihi Harandi M., Beigzadeh M., Zia-Ali N., Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep and goats in southeasternIran. Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 2008, 3(1): 38-43.


 8-Hajghani H., Absalan A., Partow G., Mohammadi H., Rawagh M., Hosseini Shamili F., Fotouhi R., Fasihi Harandi M., Seroprevalence of antitoxoplasma IgG antibody in female students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences,2004-5. Iranian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2008, 13 (41): 39-43.


9-Fasihi Harandi M., Fotouhi R., Cryptosporidium infection of sheep and goats in Kerman: epidemiology and risk factor analysis. Journal of Veterinary Research, 2008, 63(1): 33-37.


10-Rahimi H.R., Kia E.B., Mirhendi S.H, Talebi A., Fasihi Harandi M., Jalali-Zand N., Rokni M.B., A new primer pair in ITS1 region for molecular studies on Echinococcus granulosus, Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2007 36(1): 45-49.

11-Fasihi Harandi M., R.P. Hobbs, P.J. Adams, I. Mobedi, U.M. Morgan-Ryan andR.C.A.Thompson, Molecular and morphological characterization of Echinococcus granulosus of human and animal origin in Iran, Parasitology (2002), 125 (4), 367-373.

12-Fasihi Harandi M., Mobedi I., The fertility and viability study of human Hydatid cysts, The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 2001, 17:61-65.


13-Fasihi Harandi, M., Mobedi, I., Thompson, RCA., Intraspecific variation of Echinococcus granulosus in Iran: a molecular study, International Archives of the Hydatidosis, 2001, 34, 227.


14-Fasihi Harandi, M., Hobbs, RP., Mobedi, I., Thompson, RCA., Human hydatidosis caused by camel strain of Echinococcus granulosus, report of 3 cases from Iran, International Archives of the Hydatidosis, 2001, 34, 171.


15-Fasihi Harandi, M., and Mobedi, I., Fertility and viability study of human hydatid disease in Iran and its clinical implications, Archivos Internacionales de la Hidatidosis 1999, 33, 293.


16-Fasihi Harandi, M., Mobedi, I., The study on Leishmaniosis in reservoir hosts of ZCL in Esfahan, Iran; Acta Parasitologica Turcica, 1997, 21, Suppl. 1, 138.


17-Sharifi I., Daneshvar H., Zia-Ali N., Fasihi Harandi M., Nikian Y., Ebrahimi A.M., Keshavarz H., Massoud J., Evaluation of a control program on Hydatid cyst in the city of Kerman. Journal of Kerman University of Medical Sciences,1997, 4: 168-174.

Papers presented in Symposiums or Congresses:


-World Health Organization, WHO Manual of Basic (Parasitology) Techniques fora Health Laboratory, Translated by Fasihi Harandi M., & Amini E., RoshanKetab, Tehran, 2008. (ISBN 978-964-989-392-1).


Foreign languages proficiency:

-Persian :   Native



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