Professor Mehrdad Hamidi got his Pharm.D (1993) and Ph.D (1999) from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He spent two Postdoc periods in The University of Alberta, Canada (1999-2000), and The University of Toronto, Canada (from 2000 to 2002). Currently, he serves as a Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Dean at the School of Pharmacy, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran. He has published several papers in world-class journals and among them are highly-cited review articles that are published in top-of-the-field journals. Two of them were selected as hottest papers of Informa Healthcare (2007-2008) and Elsevier (2009-2010). He has also published one book and six chapters in books, published by the most famous publishers in the world. He acts as a member of the editorial board for 14 well-known journals.
Nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems, mainly using the possibilities of nanoparticulate systems for the enhancement of the brain penetration of the drugs.