Mahsa Dolatshahi | Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Mahsa Dolatshahi , Leading Researcher inΒ Pediatric Neurology

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Washington University in Saint Louis, United States.

Hats off to Dr. Mahsa Dolatshahi for clinching the prestigious Best Researcher Award bestowed by Pencis! Your unwavering dedication, groundbreaking research, and scholarly endeavors have undeniably left an indelible mark in your domain. Your steadfast commitment to propelling the frontiers of knowledge is truly praiseworthy. Here’s to your ongoing triumphs in sculpting the trajectory of academia and offering priceless contributions to your field. Bravo on a job well done! πŸŒŸπŸ‘


Farzanegan High School, Khorramabad, Iran (2006-2014) πŸŽ“

    • Achieved the first rank in high school πŸ₯‡
    • Natural Sciences Diploma 🌿

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (2014-2021) πŸ₯

    • Medical Doctor 🩺
    • Master of Public Health (2017-2021) 🌍

Sending hearty congratulations on your outstanding accomplishments! πŸŽ‰ Your dedication and hard work truly shine through. 🌟


2022-Present 🌐

  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  • NeuroImaging Libraries, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis πŸ§ πŸ’Ό

2016-2022 🌍

  • Active member and Executive Manager
  • NeuroImaging Network (NIN), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) πŸ’»πŸŒ

2015-2021 🧠

  • Active member
  • Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Research Program (INRP), Students’ Scientific Research Center (SSRC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) πŸŽ“πŸ”¬

2020-2021 πŸ₯

  • Research Associate
  • Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences πŸ§ͺπŸ’‘

2018-2019 πŸŽ“

  • Manager of Research Deputy
  • Students’ Scientific Research Center (SSRC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) πŸ“šπŸ”

2016-2017 🧠

  • Research Management
  • Neuropsychology Association (NPA), Students’ Scientific Research Center (SSRC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) 🌐🀝

Heartfelt congratulations on your remarkable journey! πŸŽ‰ Your dedication to research and education truly stands out.

Honors & Awards
  • πŸ† Winner of the Best Student Researcher Award, Ibn Sina Festival, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran (2022)
  • πŸ… Winner of the Most Active Researcher Prize, Students’ Scientific Research Center (SSRC), Tehran, Iran (2019)
  • πŸ₯‰ Bronze Medal in Individual and Group Categories in 11th National Scientific Thinking in National Basic Sciences Olympiad (2019)
  • πŸ“š 11th rank in Basic Sciences Exam amongst National Medical Schools (2017)
  • πŸŽ“ 4th rank in Natural Sciences in the Annual National University Entrance Exam (2014)

Congratulations on your outstanding achievements! 🌟

  • Clinical Reasoning: Intermediate πŸ₯ (Practical application of medical knowledge)
  • English Speaking/Writing Skills: Professional πŸ“πŸ—£οΈ (Excellent communication proficiency in both spoken and written English)
  • Study Design: High-Intermediate πŸ“š (Advanced understanding and proficiency in designing research studies)
  • Scientific Writing: High-Intermediate ✍️ (Proficient in crafting scientific papers and reports)
  • Statistical Analysis and Interpretation:
    • SPSS: Intermediate πŸ“Š (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)
    • R: Intermediate πŸ“ˆ (Statistical programming language)
  • Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: High-Intermediate πŸ“– (Advanced skills in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses)
  • Brain Structural Data Analysis (FreeSurfer): High-Intermediate 🧠 (Expertise in analyzing brain structural data using FreeSurfer)
  • Brain Diffusion Data Processing and Analysis (DTI and DBSI data using FSL): High-Intermediate 🧠 (Proficient in processing and interpreting brain diffusion data)
  • Brain Perfusion Data Processing and Analysis (PCASL data using SPM): Intermediate 🧠 (Competent in processing and analyzing brain perfusion data using SPM)
  • Brain fMRI Data Processing and Analysis (rsfMRI data using FSL): Intermediate 🧠 (Skilled in processing and analyzing brain fMRI data using FSL)
  • Programming:
    • R: Intermediate πŸ–₯️ (Statistical programming language)
    • Python: Basic 🐍 (Foundational knowledge in Python programming)
  • Research Management: Intermediate πŸ“Š (Proficient in managing research projects and teams)
  • Teamwork: Professional πŸ‘₯ (Highly effective in collaborative work environments)
  1. Mohajer, B., Moradi, K., Guermazi, A., Dolatshahi, M., Roemer, F. W., Ibad, H. A., Parastooei, G., Conaghan, P. G., Zikria, B. A., Wan, M., Cao, X., Lima, J. A. C., & Demehri, S.
    • Title: “Statin use and longitudinal changes in quantitative MRI-based biomarkers of thigh muscle quality: data from Osteoarthritis Initiative.”
    • Published in: Skeletal Radiology (2023, October 16)
    • DOI: Link πŸ₯πŸ“Š
  2. Dolatshahi, M., Commean, P. K., Rahmani, F., Liu, J., Lloyd, L., Nguyen, C., Hantler, N., Ly, M., Yu, G., Ippolito, J. E., Sirlin, C., Morris, J. C., Benzinger, T. L. S., & Raji, C. A.
    • Title: “Alzheimer Disease Pathology and Neurodegeneration in Midlife Obesity: A Pilot Study.”
    • Published in: Aging Dis (2023, August 3)
    • DOI: Link 🧠🍏
  3. Dolatshahi, M., Sanjari Moghaddam, H., Saberi, P., Mohammadi, S., & Hadi Aarabi, M.
    • Title: “Central Nervous System Microstructural Alterations in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Studies.”
    • Published in: Diabetes Res Clin Pract (2023, March 31)
    • DOI: Link 🧠🩸
  4. Salehipour, A., Dolatshahi, M., Haghshomar, M., & Amin, J.
    • Title: “The Role of Thyroid Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”
    • Published in: The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease (2023, April 1)
    • DOI: Link πŸ¦‹πŸ§ 
  5. Davoody, S., Goeschl, S., Dolatshahi, M., Davari-Ashtiani, R., Saffarpour, R., Sodeifian, F., & Brand, S.
    • Title: “Relation between ADHD and COVID-19: A Narrative Review to Guide Advancing Clinical Research and Therapy.”
    • Published in: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry (2022, 17(1)) 🧠🌐
  6. Dolatshahi, M., Salehipour, A., Saghazadeh, A., Sanjari Moghaddam, H., Aghamollaii, V., Fotouhi, A., & Tafakhori, A.
    • Title: “Thyroid hormone levels in Alzheimer disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”
    • Published in: Endocrine (2022, September 27)
    • DOI: Link πŸ§ πŸ“Š
  7. Rashedi, S., Mardani, M., Rafati, A., Khavandi, M. M., Mohammadi, F., Javanshir, S., Sarallah, R., Dolatshahi, M., Sabahi, M., Azadnajafabad, S., Tavolinejad, H., & Rezaei, N.
    • Title: “Circular RNAs as prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers in renal cell carcinoma.”
    • Published in: J Clin Lab Anal (2022, August 21)
    • DOI: Link πŸ”„πŸ”¬
  8. Mohajer, B., Moradi, K., Guermazi, A., Dolatshahi, M., Zikria, B., Najafzadeh, N., Kalyani, R. R., Roemer, F. W., Berenbaum, F., & Demehri, S.
    • Title: “Diabetes-associated thigh muscle degeneration mediates knee osteoarthritis-related outcomes: results from a longitudinal cohort study.”
    • Published in: Eur Radiol (2022, August 11)
    • DOI: Link 🍏🦡
  9. Mohajer, B., Dolatshahi, M., Moradi, K., Najafzadeh, N., Eng, J., Zikria, B., Wan, M., Cao, X., Roemer, F. W., Guermazi, A., & Demehri, S.
    • Title: “Role of Thigh Muscle Changes in Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes: Osteoarthritis Initiative Data.”
    • Published in: Radiology (2022)
    • DOI: Link πŸ¦΅πŸ“ˆ
  10. Rahimi, R., Dolatshahi, M., Abbasi-Feijani, F., Momtazmanesh, S., Cattarinussi, G., Aarabi, M. H., & Pini, L.
    • Title: “Microstructural white matter alterations associated with migraine headaches: a systematic review of diffusion tensor imaging studies.”
    • Published in: Brain Imaging and Behavior (2022, June 16)
    • DOI: Link πŸ§ πŸ’’ (The first two authors had equal contribution)