Rokni,Mohammad Bagher

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Rokni,Mohammad Bagher
E-mail Address:
Place of work: Tehran Uni of Med Sciences,School of Public Health
Field of study:
Year of taking PhD degree: 2002Tehran Uni of Med Sciences
Year of taking MSc(M.S.P.H.) degree:
University position: Associate Professor
Phone number: 0098 9122390309

Curriculum Vitae(Resume)

Personal information: 

Date of Birth: 1956

Fax number:0098 2188950184

Academic education:

Ph.D. : 2002 Medical Parasitology / Tehran University of medical sciences

Visiting scientist: 2001 Dublin city university,Ireland for 6 months

M.S.P.H. : 1991 Medical Parasitology / Tehran University of medical sciences

B.Sc. : 1979 Biology / Shahid chamran University,Ahvaz

Membership in Societies:

Iranian society of parasitology(ISP):  Member of the Board of Directors  ( Treasurer of the society)

Iranian Public Health Association: Member of the Board of Directors

Iranian Scientific Association of Clinical Laboratory:Member of the Board of Directors

 World  Association of  Medical Editors (WAME)

 Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors and Vice President at large (EMAME)

Current position:

Associate Professor/Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology,School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health Research,Tehran University of Medical Sciences,P.O.Box: 6446 ,Tehran,Iran

Work experience:  

Instructor, member of academic staff in Dept. of Medical Parasitology & Mycology.

Assistant Prof. from 2002.

Associate Prof. from 2006.


Research interests: 

Diagnosis of parasitic diseases

Purification & evaluation of parasitic antigens

Study of hematological & biochemical manifestations in Parasitic diseases

Workshop attendance:

1-2nd workshop of PHC, Ahwaz, Iran. 1992.

2-5th workshop of Study Method, Tehran, Iran. 1998.

3-1st and 2nd workshop of Web Based Educational courses. 2002, 2003.


1-Rokni, MB; Massod J and Mowlavi Gh (2000).  Report of 10 cases of visceral larva Migrans in Iran.  Iran  J  Pub Health, Vol  29(1-4): 61-66.

2-Mowlavi Gh , Massod J, Rokni, MB (2000).  Herpes.aur as a new reservoir host of Trichinella spp in Iran. Iranian J Publ Health, 2000, 29(1-4): 67-69.

3-Rokni, MB; Massoud, J; Pezeshki, M; Jalali, M (2002). Purification and evaluation of somatic, excretory-secretory and cysteine proteinase antigens of F. hepatica using IgG-ELISA in diagnosing of fasciolosis. Acta Medica Iranica,  4:  213-18 

4- Rokni, MB, Massod J, Parkinson M, O’Neill S, Dalton JP (2002).  Diagnosis of human fasciolosis in the Gilan province of Northern Iran: application of cathepsin L-ELISA.  Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. Vol.  44(2): 175-179.

5-M.B. Rokni, MJ Gharavi. Evaluation of a pre-selected epitope of cathepsin-L1 for the diagnosis of human fasciolosis. Iranian J Publ Health, (2002), 31(1-2): 47-50.

6-MJ Gharavi, MR Jahani,  MB Rokni. Parasitic Contamination of Vegetables from Farms and Markets in Tehran.  Iranian J Publ  Health, Vol. 31, Nos. 3-4, pp.83-86, 2002.

7-M.B. Rokni , J. Massoud , A. Hanilo Comparison of adult somatic and cysteine proteinase antigens of Fasciola gigantica in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for serodiagnosis of human fasciolosis. Acta Tropica (2003),  88(1):  69- 75.

8-Heidari A, MB Rokni.  Prevalence of intestinal parasites among children in day-care centers in Damghan- Iran, Iranian J Publ Health2003; 32(1):31-34.

9-S. Solaymani- Mohammadi, I.Mobedi, J.Massoud. M.Rezaian.,M.Mohebali.,  H.Hooshyar K.Ashrafi and M.B.RokniHelminthic parasites of the wild boar, Sus scrofa, from Luristan province, western Iran emphasizing their public health significance . Journal of Helminthology (2003) 77, 263–267

10-Z Momeni ,  J Massoud,   MB RokniImmunodiagnosis of Visceral Larval Migrans in Humans: Evaluation of   an Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Iranian J Publ  Health , 2003; 32(4): 31-34.

11-MJGharavi, FAshraf, PVosough, MBRokniSurvey of Intestinal Parasitic Infection in Leukemic Children and Evaluation of their Serum Immunoglobulins. Iranian J Publ Health, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp.19-21, 2003.

12-Ramtin Hadighi,  Fatemeh Mirhadi,   MB Rokni.  Evaluation of a dot-ELISA for the serodiagnosis of human hydatid disease. Pak J Med Sci, (2003),  19(4): 268-271.

13-Koosha S,  Fesharaki M,  Rokni MB:  Evaluation of enzyme- inked   immunosorbaent assay test for the serodiagnosis of strongyloidosis. Pak J Med Sci.2004, 20(1): 36-40.

14- Koosha S, Fesharaki M, Rokni MB. Comparison of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and indirect immunofluorescence assay in the diagnosis of human strongyloidiasis. Indian J Gastroenterol 2004;23:214-216.

15- Jalalai M, Rezaiian M, Kia EB, Massoud J, Mahdavi M, Rokni MB. Relationship between serum IgE level and intestinal parasites.  Iranian J Publ Health 2004; 33(1): 28-32.

16-  MB Rokni, A Baghernejad, M Mohebali, EB Kia. Enzyme-Linked Immunotransfer Blot Analysis of Somatic and Excretory- Secretory Antigens of Fasciola hepatica in Diagnosis of Human Fasciolosis. Iranian J Publ Health, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp.8-13, 2004.

17.- MB RokniE-learning in Type 1 Medical Universities of Iran.   Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE July 2005 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume :6 Number: 3,  Article: 2.

18-MA Seyyedi, A Farahnak, M Jalali, MB Rokni. Study on GST inhibition assay by triclabendazol.1: Protoscoleces ( hudatid cyst, E.granulosus) and sheep liver tissue. Iranian J Publ Health, (2005),Vol. 34, No. 1, pp.38-46

19- Haniloo A,  Massoud J,  Rokni MB.  Evaluation and comparison of antigen b-elisa and antigen b-immunoblotting in immunodiagnosis of cystic hydatid disease.. Pak J Med Sci.  July-September 2005 Vol. 21 No. 3 352-356 .

20-  Rokni MB, Kia EB. Evaluation of Enzyme- linked Immunosorbaent Assay, Using Somatic and Excretory-Secretory Antigens of Strongyloides stercoralis for the Serodiagnosis of Strongyloidosis. Iranian J Publ Health, 2005, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp.8-12.

21-MB Rokni, A Baghernejad, M Mohebali, EB Kia. Evaluation of Enzyme-Linked Immunotransfer Blot (EITB) for the Immunodiagnosis of human fascioliasis using cysteine proteinase antigen. Pakistan Journal of biological Sciences. 2006, 9(1): 80-83.

22-  MB Rokni, S Lesan. Comparative evaluation of  rapid enzyme linked immunosorbent assay  (ELISA) and standard-ELISA for the diagnosis of human hydatidosis. Iranian J Publ Health, 2006, Vol.35, No.2, 29-32.

23-  MB Rokni,  A  Samani, J Massoud ,  M Babaei Nasr. Evaluation of Dot-ELISA Method Using Excretory-Secre­tary An­tigens of Fasciola hepatica in Laboratory Diagno­sis of Human Fasciolosis. Iranian J Parasitol: Vol.1, No.1, 2006, pp. 26-30.

24-  HR Rahimi, EB Kia, SH Mirhendi, A Talebi, M Fasihi Harandi, N Jalali-zand, MB Rokni.A New Primer Pair in ITS1 Region for Molecular Studies on Echinococcus granulosus. Iranian J Publ Health, Vol. 36, No.1, 2007, pp. 45-49.

25- Aliehsan Heidari, Hossein Keshavarz, Mohammad B Rokni ,Tomas Jelinek. Genetic diversity in merozoite surface protein (msp)-1 and msp-2 genes of Plasmodium falciparum in a major endemic region of Iran.  Korean J Parasitol. 2007 mar;45(1):59-63. 

26-  M Baharsefat, J Massoud, I Mobedi, A Farahnak, MB Rokni.  Seroepidemiology of Human Hydatidosis in Golestan Province, Iran . Iranian J Parasitol: Vol.2, No.2, 2007, pp. 20-24.

27- MB RokniThe present status of human helminthic diseases in Iran.  Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, Vol. 102, No. 4, 1–13 (2008).

28- Mowlavi GR, Mir Ahmadi H, Rezaeian M, Beigom kia E, Ebrahimi Daryani N, Rokni MB, Golestan B, Shafiei R, Fereshtehnejad SM, Keramati MR. Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites in Tribal Parts of Khuzestan Province During 2005-07. Govaresh\ Vol. 12\ No. 4\ Winter 2008.

29-Mowlavi Gh, Massoud J, Mansoorian A, Nikkhooy A, Kejbafzadeh A MB Rokni. Survey of urinary schistosomiasis in Iran. Pak J Med Sci 2008;24(6): 857-60.

30-  MB Rokni. Echinococcosis/hydatidosis in Iran. Review Article. Iranian J Parasitol. 2009; 4(2): 1-16.

31- MB Rokni, Mirhendi H, Behnia M, Fasihi Harandi M, N Jalalizand. Molecular Characterization of Fasciola hepatica Isolates of Different Livestock from Iran by RAPD-PCR and Ribosomal ITS-1 Sequencing. Iranian Red Crecent Journal (In press).

32-   MB Rokni, Mirhendi H, A Mizani, N Jalalizand, M Aryaipour. Differentiation of two species Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica with PCR-restriction enzyme accompanied by new method for DNA extraction and DNA archive preparation. (In press).

Papers presented in Symposiums or Congresses:


1-Rokin, MB. The effect of sport in promotion the health & reducing the disability in older adults. congress of nursing cares in older adults. Zangan.1998.

2-Rokni MB, Massod J. Survey of clinical manifestations   & seral – blood factors in patients with VLM. The 2nd  national congress of parasitic diseases in Iran. Tehran 1997

3-Rokni MB, Massoud J. survey of clinical & paraclinical presentation in patients with hydatidosis. 1st iranian medical sciences postgraduate students conference. Tehran 2000.

 4-Rokni MB. Correlation between cancer and helminthiasis. The first international congress of cancer genetics, 13-16 Dec, 2003, Tehran. Iran.P.96

5-Rokni MB. Serologic diagnosis of hydatidosis. 17th Iranian Congress on Infectious diasese andTropical Medicine. 20-24 Dec, 2008. Member of panel.


1-Parasites and Inflammation in Intestinal Tract,Inflammation in the intestinal tract: pathogenesis and treatment,Ukraine-kiev,15-16 My 2009,poster.

2-Global burden of intestinal helminthic diseases,Intestinal Disorders,Hungary,Budapest,2-3 May,2008,poster.

3-Challanges in food borne parasites,Source attribution task meeting,Malaysia,Kualalampur,28-30 April,2008,Lecture.

4-Medical parasitology and E-learning ,a global perspective,1st International congress on technology supported learnig and training,Russia,Moscow,30 Sep-3Oct,2007,Lecture.

5-How to discover plagiarism,National conference on medical editing,Pakistan,Rawelpendi,23-25 April,2007,Lecture.

6-Evaluation of western blot method using different subclasses of IgG and B antigen of hydatid cyst in laboratory diagnosis of human hydatidosis,The middle east medical assembly(MEMA),Lebanon,Beirut,11-14 May,2006,Lecture.

7-Impact of immigration on the feature of parasitic dieseases in Iran,9th Conference of the international society of Travel Medicine(CISTM9),Portugal,Lisbon,1-5 May,2005,Poster.

8-Risk of parasitic diseases for visitors of Iran,5th Asia pacific travel health Conference(APTHC),Malaysia,4-7 Oct,2004,Lecture.

9-Evaluation of EITB method using cysteine proteinase atigen of Fasciola hepatica in laboratory diagnosis of human fascioliasis,IX European Multicolloquium of Parasitology,Spain,2004,Poster.

10-Comparison of adult somatic and cysteine proteinase antigens of Fasciola gigantica in Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for diagnosis of Bovine Fasciolosis,Congress of ISWAVLD,Thailand,Bancok,9-13 Nov,2003,Lecture.

11-Comparison of adult somatic and cysteine proteinase antigens of Fasciola gigantica in Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for serodiagnosis of Human Fasciolosis,18th International Congress of IMSSC,Turkey,Istanbul,8-11 May,Lecture. 

12-Diagnosis of human fasciolosis in the Gilan province of Northern Iran:application of cathepsin L-ELISA,10th International Cogress of Parasitology(ICOPA),Canada,Vancouver,4-9 Aug,2002,Lecture.

13-Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Ahvaz region south-west of Iran,8th International Congress of Parasitology(ICOPA),Turkey,Izmir,10-14 Oct,1994,Poster.


1-Medical Malacology. Mansoorial AB, Rokni MB. Tabesh Andisheh Press, Tehran, Iran. 2004(In persian).

2-Strongyloidea Superfamily.  Kanoon Gostaresh Oloom Press, Tehran, Iran. 2004 (In persian).

3-Comprehensive book of MSPH entrance exam- Basic Medical Sceinces. Zisstshenasi Kahne Press. 2005 (In persian).

4-Laboratory Sciences Comprehensive Textbook. Andishe Rafih Press. 2005 (In persian).


2nd rank for PhD thesis. 5th National Ebne Sina festival. Tehran University of Medical Sciences. 2003.

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