Director Nemat Khansari
Identification and development of specific tumor marker for cancer diagnosis, Effect of inflammatory reactions in tumor growth and metastasis; Effect of anti-oxidant on prevention of tumor growth; Immunotherapy and cancer prevention measures
Dr. Nemat Khansari D.V.M., Ph.D. an Iranian native, he was awarded his D.V.M. degree from Tehran University, School of veterinary medicine (1970), Tehran, Iran. After six years practice in Tehran, in 1975, he immigrated to US. He earned his M.S. degree and followed by earning his Ph.D. in Immunology from University of Illinois (1981), Urbana, IL. He was then offered a post-doctoral position in the Department of microbiology and immunology, Medical Sciences University of South Carolina, Charleston, SD where he published 17 articles in well-respected journals like Sciences magazine. In 1983, he became Cellular Division Director in IMREG, Inc. in New Orleans, LU. In this position he was directing research on Imreg I and Imreg II, which were purified endogenous immunomodulators to be applied for treatment and/or management of HIV infection. From 1985 to 1995, he served as assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary medical Science, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. In this position, in addition to teaching immunology, he was directing research in the field of aging immunology and re-juvenescence of aged mice using growth hormone and other immunomodulator. In 1990, he moved back to Tehran and accepted Deputy Director position in Iranian Pasteur Institute where he established Biotechnology division. He also served as Research Deputy Managing Director of Iranian Blood Bank. From 1991 to 2009, he served as Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Immunology, Tehran Medical School. After retirement from Medical School, he returned to US and served as Director of NK-Immunotherapy Laboratory in Orange County, CA. On December of 2014 Dr. Khansari appointed as Director of medical Laboratory at the Gandhi Hotel Hospital in Tehran, Iran. He has published 54 research articles in English journals, 20 articles in Iranian journals and 12 books (in Biotechnology and immunology) in Persian.