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Shahram Shahabi MD, PhD, DHom

Dr. Shahram Shahabi is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Ric Scalzo Botanical Research Institute and the Director of Research for SHC Hyland’s Inc. Previously, he was a Faculty Member, Full Professor of Immunology and Vice President of Research Affairs of Faculty of Medicine at Urmia University of Medical Sciences in Urmia, Iran. He also practiced medicine and classical homeopathy for 21 years, and isopathic immunotherapy of allergic diseases for four years, in Iran. In addition, Dr. Shahabi has four medical patents and has published roughly 60 journal articles over the course of his career.  



Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran (PhD in Medical Immunology)

Tehran Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran (MD in General Medicine)

British Institute of Homeopathy (DHom, Diploma of the Institute of Homeopathy)



Dr. Shahabi has published roughly 60 journal articles throughout his career. His five most recent can be seen below.

Mazloomi E, Ilkhanizadeh B, Zare A, Mohammadzadeh A, Delirezh N, Shahabi S. Nicotine, as a novel tolerogenic adjuvant, enhances the efficacy of immunotherapy in a mouse model of allergic asthma. Res Pharm Sci. 2019 Aug;14(4):308-319. 

Mazloomi E, Ilkhanizadeh B, Zare A, Shahabi S. Evaluation of the efficacy of isopathic immunotherapy in the treatment of allergic asthma in BALB/C mice 

J Asthma. 2019 Apr 3:1-10.

Rezapour-Firouzi S, Kheradmand F, Shahabi S, Tehrani AA, Mazloomi E, Mohammadzadeh A. Regulatory effects of hemp seed/evening primrose oil supplement in comparison with rapamycin on the expression of the mammalian target of rapamycin-complex 2 and interleukin-10 genes in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Res Pharm Sci. 2019 Feb;14(1):36-45.

Rezapour-Firouzi S, Shahabi S, Mohammadzadeh A, Tehrani AA, Kheradmand F, Mazloomi E. The potential effects of hemp seed/evening primrose oils on the mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 and interferon-gamma genes expression in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Res Pharm Sci. 2018 Dec;13(6):523-532.

Minaei S, Shahabi S, Seyyedi S, Ziaali N, Mohammadzadeh Hajipirloo H. Propranolol efficacy as a novel adjuvant for immunization against Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites. Exp Parasitol. 2018 Nov;194:60-66.


Professional Associations:

Member of the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia Convention of the United States                  

Former Board Member of the Iranian Society for Immunology and Allergy