Dr. Babak DehghaniBabak Dehghani MD



504 Garden View Way
Rockville, MD 20850


Employment and education

September 2009 – Present
• Author, Kings of Medes
• Participant, Human Investigation Program, Oregon Health and Science University

August 2008 – September 2009
Completion of publications

October 2005 – August 2008
Research Associate, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University

October 2003 – October 2005
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University

1997 – 2002
Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Medical School, Pécs University, Hungary

1990 – 1997
M.D. Degree, Medical School, Pécs University, Hungary


Honors and awards

Patent Technology # US2011/0124614 A1 prepared in 2009, filed in 2010, and published in 2011
• Therapeutic Use of Membrane Estrogen Receptor Ligands in Autoimmune Disease
• Methods and Compositions for Treatment of Autoimmune Disease



European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Katalin Zambo, Erzsebet Schmidt, Tamas Hartman, Laszlo Kornya, Babak Dehghani, Hans Rudolf, and Jozsef Bodis; preliminary experiences with sentinal lymph node detection in cases of vulvar malignancy; September 2002, Vol. 29, No. 9

Molecular Endocrinology
Chunhe Wang, Babak Dehghani, I. Jack Magrisso, Elizabeth A. Rick, Edna Bonhomme,
David B. Cody, Laura A. Elenich, Sandhya Subramanian, Stephanie J. Murphy, Martin J. Kelly, Jan S. Rosenbaum, Arthur A. Vandenbark, and Halina Offner; GPR30 contributes to estrogen-induced thymic atrophy; 2007, 22 (3): 636-648

Babak Dehghani, Bruce F. Bebo, Jr., Scott Foster, Astrid Kurniawan, Francisco J. Lopez, and Larry S. Sherman; treatment with selective estrogen receptor modulators regulates myelin specific T-cells and suppresses experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis; November 20, 2008

The Journal of Immunology
Babak Dehghani, Chunhe Wang, Yuexin Li, Laurie J. Kaler, Thomas Proctor, Arthur Vandenbark, and Halina Offner; membrane estrogen receptor agonist regulates EAE through up regulation of programmed death-1; 2009, 182: 3294-3303

Chunhe Wang, Babak Dehghani, Laurie J. Kaler, Arthur Vandenbark, and Halina Offner; estrogen modulates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and IL-17 production via programmed death-1; March 2009, 126(3): 329-35



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