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Protein Technology Research Center (PTRC) was established as a joint-use research organization affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in order to play a central role in protein science in Iran, with an emphasis on studies on the structure and function of proteins and their biological significance at the molecular and cellular levels; investigate chemistry and biochemistry of peptides & proteins (synthesis, purification, characterization and analysis of peptides & proteins); study the structure and stability of peptides & proteins;prepare and formulate protein delivery systems; produce recombinant products using biotechnology and evaluate the pharmacological effects of peptides & proteins. The initial application for the foundation of PTRC was submitted with the collaboration of;

  • Afshin Zarghi, Professor of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry
  • Alireza Shafaati, Professor of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry
  • Hamid Reza Moghimi, Professor of Pharmaceutics
  • Hassan Yazdanpanah, Associate Professor of Pharmacology-Toxicology
  • Reza Aboofazali, Professor of Pharmaceutics

As the members of the Board of Founders, and approved by the University Council in September 2011. The establishment of PTRC was then announced by Deputy for Research & Technology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education in Iran, in January 2012. To provide the facilities for mutual educational collaborations, making contributions to performing joint research and gathering a group of investigators interested in the broad field of protein research, PTRC has started its activity at School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. 



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