Amin Jahanbakhshi

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

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  • Ranked first (Gold Medal) in the National Biology Olympiad, Iran (1999).
  • Level A membership in Iran's National Elites Foundation (INEF) since 2005.
  • Ranked 89 among around 30000 general practitioners participating in national residency exam
  • Ranked 3 in national neurosurgery board examination





2000-2010             Membership of national committee of biology Olympiad, Young Scholars Club, Ministry of Education, Tehran, Iran.

2001                       Foundation of Djostar research group, Young Scholars Club, Ministry of Education, Tehran, Iran.

2002                       Group Manager, Neuroscience research group, SSRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2001- 2004            Manager of biology scientific committee, Shahed Scholars Club, Tehran, Iran.                             

2006                       Foundation of Neuroscience Research Group, Iranian Center for Neurological Research (ICNR), Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran.

2008 -2009            Manager of summer course of National Biology Olympiad ( for selection of national team for international Biology Olympiad), Young Scholars Club, Ministry of Education, Tehran, Iran.

Summer 2009        Jury member of Iranian national team participating in the 20th International Biology Olympiad, Tsukuba, Japan.   


2011-Now              Membership of American Association of Neurological Surgeons

2012                       Co-foundation of spine centre under AOSPINE for training national and international spine fellows at Loghman Hakim Hospital, Tehran, Iran. 


i) High school

1999                       diploma average grade: 19.21 of 20, Kowsar high school, Tehran, Iran.

ii) Medical School

2000–2008             M.D. average grade: 17.53 of 20, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

                               Thesis: Evaluating the Chloramphenicol Effect during Ischemia on the Necrosis and Arrhythmia induced by Ischemia-Reperfusion in Cholestatic Rats. Supervised by: Dr. Ahmad Reza Dehpour

iii) Residency

2009-2014             Neurosurgery, Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2014                       Neurosurgery Board Certification with excellent grade (ranked 3 in the country)

iv) Non- Medical Graduation

2001–2007             B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. 



Research Experience and interests (UNpublished)


Tehran, Iran   Immunology and pharmacology departmentsTehran University of Medical Sciences

2001-2002    undergraduate research assistant

  • Induction of oral tolerance in a model of multiple sclerosis in SJL mice


Tehran, Student Research Center,Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Institute of physics and 2002-2004                       Mathematic research     undergraduate research assistant


  • Studying the effect of the cue on visual attention



Tehran, Iran   Physiology Department, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

2004-2005    undergraduate research assistant



  • Using the anti-sense therapy (DNA Vaccination) for treatment of multiple drug resistant tuberculosis


Tehran, Iran   Ophthalmology department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

2006-2007    undergraduate research assistant


  • Visual training for treatment of partial vision loss


Tehran, Iran   Pharmacology department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

2006-2007    undergraduate research assistant


  • The effect of enzyme inhibiting drugs on ischemia reperfusion injury in cholestatic rats


Tehran, Iran   Neurology department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iranian Center for Neurological Research

2006-2007    undergraduate research assistant


  • Apolipoprotein E4 genotyping in patients with multiple sclerosis


  • Genotyping of familiar Alzheimer’s disease


  • Study of the effect of object familiarity on face recognition in the presence or absence of attention


  • Evaluation of the subject’s reaction times to the target stimulus, after the appearance of a cue in different locations related to the target stimulus


Baltimore, USA  Neuromuscular devision, Neurology Department, Johns Hopkins Medical             Institutiion 2011.


  • Determination of genes that are involved in Schwann cell apoptosis


Baltimore, USA  Neuromuscular devision, Neurology Department, Johns Hopkins Medical                        Institutiion


  • Evaluation of the effect of neuroprotective drugs in a median and ulnar model of peripheral nerve repair in Rats.


Tehran, Iran.  Nanobiotechnology department, university of Tarbiat Modares

2013 - now 

  • Construction of  a self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffold for the delivery of antimiR-21  to human glioma cells





Books  (in Persian)

  1. Jahanbakhshi A, et al. Iranian biology Olympiads:  from the beginning to the present.  Tehran: Soltan’s Publications, 2001.
  2. Rezaii O, Jahanbakhshi A, et al. endoscopic surgery of the brain. Jehade Daneshgahi publications (2006).
  3.   Rezaii O, Jahanbakhshi A, et al. Essentials of Neurosurgery. Jehade Daneshgahi publications (2008).
  4. Paydary K, Pournabee M.H., Jahanbakhshi A. Principles of Physiology. Danesh Pajouhane Javan Publication (2013).
  5. Jahanbakhshi A. Neurosurgery Board review.  Tehran: Gozineh Parsian Teb Publications, 2015.


Journal Papers

  1. Gholipour T, Jahanbakhshi A, et al. Does the cue’s feature matter? Advances in cognitive science (Iran), summer 2002, volume 4
  2. Sharifi G, Jahanbakhshi A, Sabeti S. A Large Choroid Plexus Papilloma Removed by Cerebellomedullary Fissure Approach. Case Report and Review of the Literature. Turkish Neurosurgery 2008, Vol: 18, No: 3, 302-306
  3. Sharifi G, Jahanbakhshi A, Rezaee O. Unilateral Hydrocephalus Due to Idiopathic Anomaly of Foramen of Monro, Treated Successfully With Endoscopic Technique. Report of Three Cases. Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;71(3):143-6
  4. Sharifi G, Alavi E, Rezaee O, Jahanbakhshi A, Faramarzi F. Neuroendoscopic Foraminoplasty for Bilateral Idiopathic Occlusion of Foramina of Monro.  Turk Neurosurg. 2012;22(2):265-8
  5. Sharifi G, Jahanbakhshi A, et al, Bilateral Three-Level Lumbar Spondylolysis Repaired by Hook-Screw Technique. Global Spine Journal 2012;2:51-56.
  6. Sharifi G, Jahanbakhshi A, Quadrigeminal cistern arachnoid cyst treated by endoscopic ventriculocystostomy through the trigonal region.. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Dec;74 Suppl 1:e145-8.
  7. Jahanbakhshi, Amin; Jalessi, Maryam; Shafizad, Misagh; Sharifi, Guive Endoscopic Trans Planum Trans Inter Cavernous Sinus (ETPTICS) approach to pituitary microadenoma: introduction of a novel technique to enhance endocrinological outcome. Journal of Injury and Violence Research; 2013 March.
  8. .  Jalessi M, Sharifi G, Jahanbakhsh A, et al. Third ventricle herniation into the sphenoid sinus following endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal fenestration of Rathke's cleft cystTurkish neurosurgery 2014;24(1):63-6
  9. Sharifi G, Jahanbakhshi A, Persistent L5 Lumbosacral Radiculopathy Caused by Lumbosacral Trunk Schwannoma. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery (Ahead of print, Date Accepted: July 30, 2012 )
  10. Jalessi M, Jahanbakhshi A, et al. Endoscopic repair of transsellar transsphenoidal meningoencephalocele; case report and review of approaches.Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery 2015;2(2):86-89.



Journal Papers (in persian)

  1. Jahanbakhshi A. Electrophoresis and its methods. Tehran: Young          Scholars’ Club Publications, 2000.
  2. Jahanbakhshi A., et al. Induction of oral tolerance in treatment of multiple sclerosis, the second congress of biology students abstract book, Isfahan, September 2002
  3. Saberi H, Jahanbakhshi A, et al. Evaluation of Negative Priming Phenomenon, Introducing the Tasks and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Advances in cognitive science (Iran),5(2) 2003