22 November 2017
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  Research Projects

 

 

A) Health, Prevention and Lifestyle

1.     Health Promotion

2.     Family physician program and stratification of services

3.     Social Determinants of Health

4.     Lifestyle modification

5.     Quality of life in patients with diseases common in East Azerbaijan Province (Cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory system diseases, neurological, psychiatric, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, traffic, metabolic, nutritional and perinatal diseases)

6.     Identification and controlling of common risk factors in cardiovascular disease

7.     Prevention of risky behaviors

8.     Dental caries (cavities) and determining the index of decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) in children under 12 years old; evaluating the effectiveness of preventive procedures

9.     Maternal care and high risk pregnancies

10.                        Adolescent health

11.                         Sexual health of adolescents and young adults

12.                         Elderly health

13.                         Dietary habits and patterns

14.                         Obesity

15.                         Occupational health and occupational medicine (ergonomics, occupational accidents, workplace contaminants and job stress, etc.)

16.                         Air pollution and environmental pollutants

17.                         Water quality & water and wastewater treatment

18.                         Promoting the utilization of dental services in society

B) Clinical Research

1.     Growth disorders, development and nutritional status of infants and children

2.     Congenital anomalies

3.     Asthma and allergic diseases

4.     Seizure disorders

5.     Common metabolic diseases (diabetes, insulin resistance, fatty liver, etc.)

6.     Malignancies common in East Azerbaijan province (gastric, colorectal, esophageal, skin, lung, breast, ovarian, bladder, prostate, blood, brain)

7.     Restrictive and obstructive lung disease

8.     Hepatitis B and C

9.     Common inflammatory disease based on disease burden

10.                         Low back pain, cervical disc

11.                         Stroke

12.                         Multiple Sclerosis

13.                         Headache (chronic headaches and migraine)

14.                         Rehabilitation of cardiovascular diseases and disorders of the skeletal, muscular and nervous system

15.                         Degenerative joint disease (DJD)

16.                         Blindness (causes, prevention)

17.                         Upper respiratory tract infections

18.                         Infertility and new reproduction methods

19.                         AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

20.                         Ischemic heart diseases

21.                         Prevention, control and treatment of parasitic diseases

22.                         Drug and food poisoning

23.                         Trauma and road accidents

24.                         Mental Health and Community Psychiatry

25.                         Addiction and withdrawal syndrome

26.                         Rational prescription of medicines, especially antibiotics

27.                         Pre-hospital care, emergency management and triage

28.                         Home health care

29.                         Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

30.                         Evidence Based Medicine

31.                         Nosocomial infections and antimicrobial resistance

32.                         Prevalence and risk factors for periodontal disease and determining the relationship of these diseases with public health

C) Basic Research

1.     Investigation of the epidemiology of common disorders based on the burden of disease

2.     Reformation of the health system

3.     Health management in disasters

4.     Studying the Geographic Information System (GIS) of diseases common in East Azerbaijan province

5.     Health Economics (insurance, cost effectiveness and cost benefit analysis etc.)

6.     Health information management and electronic records

7.     Equity in health systems (access, equality)

8.     Evaluation, validation and accreditation of health care (health, treatment and education)

9.     Payment system in health services

10.                         Imposing tariffs in the health system

11.                         Clinical governance in enhancing the quality of health care (patients and community participation, training and generalization, clinical efficacy, clinical audit, risk management, employees and staff management, the use of information)

12.                         The effects of remnants of pesticides, fertilizers and drugs on the health of foods

13.                         Methods and new tools in rehabilitation

14.                         New methods and optimization of imaging and radiation therapy

15.                         New Laboratory methods for early diagnosis of diseases common in East Azerbaijan province (cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory, neurological, psychiatric, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, traffic, nutritional and metabolic perinatal diseases)

16.                         Analysis and screening of pharmaceutical plants in cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, neurodegenerative, metabolic and infectious diseases

17.                         Developing and localizing knowledge of producing pharmaceutical products and compounds

18.                         Drug delivery of chemical, biological and normal compositions in cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, neuro-degenerative, metabolic and infectious diseases

19.                         Nanotechnology based targeted drug delivery

20.                         Pharmacological and clinical studies of drugs used in cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, neurodegenerative, metabolic and infectious diseases

21.                         Designing, producing and studying the molecular cell biological compounds used in treating diseases common in East Azerbaijan province (cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory, neurological, psychiatric, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, traffic, nutritional and metabolic perinatal diseases)

22.                         Optimization of prescription and use of drugs in hospitals and the community in cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, neuro-degenerative, metabolic and infectious diseases

23.                         Applied research in the field of methods of analysis of new drugs, foods and cosmetics and personal care products

24.                         Design, synthesis, analysis and control of drugs in cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, neuro-degenerative, metabolic and infectious diseases

25.                         Biomedical Engineering and Medical Equipment

26.                         Quality control and food safety

27.                         Functional Foods

28.                         Diet foods

29.                         Hospital nutrition

30.                         Feeding on chronic and non-communicable diseases

31.                         Drug resistance

32.                         Production of vaccines, biological products and polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies

33.                         Stem Cell Research

34.                         Emerging and re-emerging infections

35.                         Immunotherapy of common diseases using gene therapy and boosting the immune system

36.                         Professional ethics, ethics in education and research

37.                         Improving the quality of teaching and assessing the students

38.                         Improving the quality of teacher evaluation

39.                         The evaluation and revision of curricula

40.                         Enhancing communication skills between teachers, students and the capabilities of professors