Dr. Ameneh Rezayof

 

Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology
School of Biology, University College of Science,

Department of Animal Physiology
 

E-mail: rezayof@khayam.ut.ac.ir


 

Education:


Ph.D. (2003), Animal Physiology, University of Tehran, Iran.
M.Sc. (1993), Animal Physiology, University of Tehran, Iran.
B.Sc. (1990), Animal sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.

 

Research interests:

  • Neurophysiology
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Learning and memory
  • Reward-related learning
  • Addiction and reward


 

Publications:


 

1-Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR, Sahraei H, Haeri-Rohani A. Involvement of dopamine D2 receptors of the central amygdala on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rat.Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2002 Dec;74(1):187-97.

2- Zarrindast MR, Rezayof A. Neurobiology of Reward and Addiction. Advances in Cognitive Sci. 2002 May; 4: 1-5.

3- Zarrindast MR, Rezayof A. Morphine sensitization and State dependent learning. Advances in Cognitive Sci. 2002 Nov; 4: 1-11.

4- Zarrindast MR, Rezayof A, Sahraei H, Haeri-Rohani A, Rassouli Y. Involvement of dopamine D1 receptors of the central amygdala on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rat. Brain Res. 2003 Mar 7; 965(1-2): 212-221.

5- Rezayof A, Zarrindast MR, Sahraei H, Haeri-Rohani A. Involvement of dopamine receptors of the dorsal hippocampus on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rats. J Psychopharmacol. 2003 Dec;17(4): 415-423.

6- Zarrindast MR, Ahmadi S, Haeri-Rohani A, Rezayof A, Jafari MR, Jafari-Sabet M. GABA(A) receptors in the basolateral amygdala are involved in mediating morphine reward.Brain Res. 2004 Apr 23;1006(1):49-58.

7- Zarrindast MR, Rezayof A. Morphine state-dependent learning: sensitization and interactions with dopamine receptors. Eur J Pharmacol. 2004 Aug 23; 497(2):197-204.

8- Zarrindast MR, Nasehi M, Rostami P, Rezayof A, Fasli-Tabaei S. Repeated administration of dopaminergic agents in the dorsal hippocampus and morphine-induced place preference. Behav Pharmacol. 2005 Mar;16(2): 85-92.

9- Zarrindast MR, Farajzadeh Z, Rostami P, Rezayof A, Nourjah P. Involvement of the ventral tegmental area (VTA) in morphine-induced memory retention in morphine-sensitized rats. Behav Brain Res. 2005 Aug 30; 163(1):100-106.

10- Zarrindast MR, Fattahi Z, Rostami P, Rezayof A.  Role of the cholinergic system in the rat basolateral amygdala on morphine-induced conditioned place preference. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 2005 Sep; 82(1):1-10.

11- Zarrindast MR, Farahmandfar M, Rostami P, Rezayof A. The influence of central administration of dopaminergic and cholinergic agents on morphine-induced amnesia in morphine-sensitized mice. J Psychopharmacol. 2006 Jan; 20(1):59-66.

12-  Jafari-Sabet M, Zarrindast MR, Rezayat M, Rezayof A, Djahanguiri B. The influence of NMDA receptor agonist and antagonist on morphine state-dependent memory of passive avoidance in mice. Life Sci. 2005 Nov 26; 78(2):157-63.

13- Rezayof A, Zatali H, Haeri-Rohani A, Zarrindast MR. Dorsal hippocampal muscarinic and nicotinic receptors are involved in mediating morphine reward. Behav Brain Res. 2006 Jan 30;166(2): 281-90.

14- Zarrindast MR, Massoudi R, Sepehri H, Rezayof A. Involvement of GABA(B) receptors of the dorsal hippocampus on the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference in rats. Physiol. Behav. 2006 Jan 30; 87(1): 31-8.

15- Zarrindast MR, Noorbakhshnia M, Motamedi F, Haeri-Rohani A, Rezayof A. Effect of the GABAergic System on Memory Formation and State-Dependent Learning Induced by Morphine in Rats. Pharmacology. 2005 Nov 24;76(2):93-100 [Epub ahead of print].

16- Rezayof A, Razavi S, Haeri-Rohani A, Rassouli Y, Zarrindast MR. GABAA receptors of hippocampal CA1 regions are involved in the acquisition and expression of morphine-induced place preference. Europ. Neuropsychopharmacol. 2006 Mar 6; [Epub ahead of print].

17- Zarrindast MR,  Azami BN, Rostami P, Rezayof A. Repeated administration of dopaminergic agents in the nucleus accumbens and morphine-induced place preference. Behav. Brain Res.  2006 May 15;169(2):248-55. Epub 2006 Feb 10. 2006; accept.

18- Rezayof A, Amini R, Rassouli Y, Zarrindast MR. Influence of nitric oxide on morphine-induced amnesia and interactions with dopaminergic receptor agents. Physiol Behav. 2006 Jun 15;88(1-2):124-31. Epub 2006 Apr 21.

19- Zarrindast MR, Bananej M, Khalilzadeh A, Fazli-Tabaei S, Haeri-Rohani A, Rezayof A. Influence of intracerebroventricular administration of dopaminergic drugs on morphine state-dependent memory in the step-down passive avoidance test.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2006 May 22; [Epub ahead of print].

20- Zarrindast MR, Jafari-Sabet M, Rezayat M, Djahanguiri B, Rezayof A. Involvement of NMDA receptors in morphine state-dependent learning in mice.
Int J Neurosci. 2006 Jun;116(6):731-43.

 

Courses Taught:
 

Physiology of nerve and muscle (Graduate level)

Animal physiology 1 (Undergraduate level)

Animal physiology 2 (Undergraduate level)  

General Physiology (Undergraduate level)

Animal Biology (Undergraduate level)


 

Address:
 

Address: A. Rezayof,  School of Biology, University College of Science,

                Department of Animal Physiology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Fax: (+9821)- 66405141
Tel: (+9821)-61112483
P.O. Box: 14155-6455, Tehran, Iran.
E-mail: rezayof@khayam.ut.ac.ir


 

 

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