Dr. Sakineh Alijanpour

Dr. Sakineh Alijanpour

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Biography

B.Sc: Animal biology, Golestan University,  Gorgan-Iran,  2003
M.Sc: Animal Physiology, University of Tehran,  Tehran-Iran,  2006
Ph.D.
: Animal physiology, University of Tehran, Tehran-Iran in , 2014

Ph.D. Dissertation:
Role of dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid system in ethanol-nicotine interaction in passive avoidance learning and the study of hippocampal CREB expression changes

Postdoc: Neuroscience, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6r2TmbEAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

E-mail: Alijanpour@ gonbad.ac.ir

            Salijanpour@gmail.com

           Alijanpour@alumni.ut.ac.ir

 

Reasearch Areas

1- Behavioural and molecular neuroscience

2- Addiction

3- Learning and memory

4- Pain

5- Anxiety

6- Depression

7- Neurophysiology

 

Journal Papers

 

1. Alijanpour S, Arabi-Shirazi A, Khakpai F, Zarrindat MR, Sharifi KA. The dorsal hipocampal group III metabotropic receptors are involved in morphine effect on memory formation in male mice. Eur J Pharmacol.2018;836:44-49.

2. Tirgar F, Rezayof A, Alijanpour S, Yazdanbakhsh N. Interactive effects of morphine and nicotine on memory function depend on the central amygdala cannabinoid CB1 receptor function in rat. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2018;82:62-68.

3. Rostami M, Rezayof A, Alijanpour S, Sharifi KA. Hippocampal nicotinic receptors have a modulatory role for ethanol and MDMA interaction in memory retrieval. Brain Res2017, pii: S0006-8993(17)30230-5.

4. Amini-Khoei H, Amir S, Mohammadi-Asl A, Alijanpour S, Poursaman S, Haj-mirzaian A,  Sadeghi E, Samiei E, SE, Mesdaghinia A, Rastegar M, Banafsheh HR, Dehpour AR.  Experiencing neonatal maternal separation increased pain sensitivity in adult male mice: involvement of oxytocinergic system. Neuropeptides2016;61:77-85.

5.  Amiri S, Amini Hossein, Mohammadi-Asl A,  Alijanpour S, Haj-Mirzaian A,  Rahimi-Balaei M, Razmi A, Olson C,  Rastegar M, Mehdizadeh M, Zarrindast MR. Involvement of D1 and D2 dopamine receptors in the antidepressant-like effects of selegiline in maternal separation model ofmouse. Physiology and Behavior2016;163:107-114.

6. Amiri S, Alijanpour S, Tirgar F, Haj-Mirzaian A, Amini- Khoei H, Rahimi-Balaei M, Rastegar M, Ghaderi M, ghazi-khansari M, Zarrindast MR. NMDA receptors are involved in the antidepressant-like effects of capsaicin following amphetamine withdrawal in male mice. Neuroscience, 2016;329:122-133.

7. Alijanpour S, Tirgar F, Zarrindast MR. Role of dorsal hippocampal orexin-1 receptors in memory restoration induced by morphine sensitization phenomenon. Neuroscience, 2016; 312: 215–226.

8. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Sepehri H, Delphi L. Alterations in the hippocampal phosphorylated CREB expression in drug state-dependent learning. Behavioral Brain Research2015; 292:109-15.

9. Amini-Khoei H, Amiri S, Shirzadian A, Haj-Mirzaian A, Alijanpour S, Rahimi-Balaei M, Mohammadi-Asl A, Hassanipour M, Mehr SE, Dehpour AR.  Experiencing neonatal maternal separation increased the seizure threshold in adult male mice: Involvement of opioid system. Epilepsy Behav2015;52(Pt A):37-41. 

10. Amini-Khoei H, Rahimi-Balaei M, Amiri S, Haj-Mirzaian A, Hassanipour M, Shirzadian A, Gooshe M, Alijanpour S, Mehr SE, Dehpour AR. Morphine modulates the effects of histamine H1 and H3 receptors on seizure susceptibility in pentylenetetrazole-induced seizure model of mice. Eur J Pharmacol2015: pii: S0014-2999(15)30315-0.

11. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR. Dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid CB1 receptors mediate the interactive effects of nicotine and ethanol on passive avoidance learning in mice. Addiction Biology2013;18(2):241-51.

12. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A. Involvement of dorsal hippocampal and medial septal nicotinic receptors in cross state-dependent memory between WIN55, 212-2 and nicotine or ethanol in mice. Neuroscience2013;245:61-73.

13. Rezayof A, Assadpour S, Alijanpour S. Morphine-induced anxiolytic-like effect in morphine-sensitized mice: involvement of ventral hippocampal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Pharmacol Biochem Behav2013;103:460-6.

14. Rezayof A, Alijanpour S, Zarrindast MR, Rassouli Y. Ethanol state-dependent-memory: Involvement of dorsal hippocampal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors. Neurobiology learning and memory, 2008: 89; 441-7.

Conference Papers

1. Eivani M, Alijanpour S, Arefian E, Rezayof A. Hippocampal signaling pathways mediate the stress-induced potentiation of scopolamine amnesia in rats. 6th Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress (BCNC), Tehran, Iran, December, 2017.

2. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A. Ethanol or nicotine administration reversed WIN 55, 212-2-induced amnesia: involvement of dorsal hippocampal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. 6th Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS), Barcelona, Spain, July 2012.

3. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR. The effects of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors antagonist microinjection on cross state-dependent learning between WIN55, 212-2 and nicotine or ethanol. 8th IBRO world congress, Florence, Italy, July 2011.

4. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A , Zarrindast MR. Intra-hippocampal administration of AM251, a CB1 receptor antagonist, disrupts cross state-dependent learning between ethanol and nicotine. 7th Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS), Netherlands, July 2010.

5. Assadpour S, Rezayof A, Zahirrindast MR, Alijanpour S. Inhibition of the central ventral hippocampal nicotinic receptors influences anxiolytic-related behaviors in morphine-sensitized mice. 7th Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS), Netherlands, July 2010.

6. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast M.R, Rassouli Y. Involvement of dorsal hippocampal muscarinic receptors in state-dependent memory. 5TH Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS), Austria, July 2006.

7. Alijanpour S, Tirgar F, Zarrindast MR. Blockade of CA1 orexin-1 receptors in the expression phase inhibits memory restoration induced by morphine sensitization. 1th international and 22th Iranian congress of physiology and pharmacology, Kashan University of medical sciences, Kashan, Iran, September 2015.

8. Tirgar F, Amiri S, Alijanpour S, Zarrindast MR. Antidepressant-like effects of TRPV1 agonist, capsaicin, in an animal model of psycho-stimulant withdrawal. 1th international and 22th Iranian congress of physiology and pharmacology, Kashan University of medical sciences, Kashan, Iran, September 2015. 

9. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR. Role of medial septal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in cannabis-ethanol cross state-dependent learning in mice. The 17th National & 5th International Conference of Biology, Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, September 2012.

10. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR. Role of dorsal hippocampal cannabinoid CB1 receptors in ethanol-nicotine state dependent learning. The 16th National & 4th International Conference of Biology, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran, September 2010.

11.  Assadpour S, Rezayof A, Zahirrindast MR, Alijanpour S. Morphine-induced sensitization changes anxiety-like behaviors: Involvement of nicotinic receptors of ventral hippocampus. The 16th National & 4th International Conference of Biology, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran, September 2010.

12. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR, Rassouli Y. Involvement of dorsal hippocampal nicotinic receptors in ethanol state-dependent memory. The 14th National & 2th International Conference of Biology, Modarres university, Tehran, Iran, September 2006.

13. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A. Elevation of hippocampal CREB and p-CREB in ethanol state-dependent learning in mice. The 21th Iranian Congress of Physiology & Pharmacology, Tabriz, Iran, 2013.

14. Alijanpour S, Rezayof A, Zarrindast M.R. Involvement of cannabinoid CB1 receptors of the dorsal hippocampus in ethanol state-dependent learning. The 20th Iranian Congress of Physiology & Pharmacology, Hamedan, Iran, 2011.

Courses Taught

1- General Animal Physiology

2- Cell physilogy

3- Animal Histology

4- Embryology

5- Marine Animal Ecophysiology