Behzad Elahi

Dr. Behzad Elahi

Institute of Medical Sciences

University of Toronto, Canada



2008-2012 Ph.D., University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Sciences and Toronto Western Research

1998-2005 M.D., Tehran University of Medical sciences

Publications (selected)

  1. Elahi B., Philipp N, Chen R. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate antagonists in Levodopa induced dyskinesia: a meta-analysis. 2012 Can J Neurol Sci, 39(4). [accepted- in press]
  2. Lang AE, ELahi B, Chen R, Prashant K, Extreme Task Specificity: Is it dystonia or another form of motor programming abnormality , The J of Mov Disord 2012 [accepted - in press]
  3. Elahi B., Gunraj C., Chen R. Short-interval intracortical inhibition blocks long-term potentiation induced by paired associative stimulation. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Apr;107(7): 1935-41 [PMID: 22236712]
  4. Elahi B., Does it makes a difference which Interferon? to use for Relapse and Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)? 2011 Int J of Pharmacol. 7(4): 542-543
  5. Abolhassani A, Shojaei A, Baradaran-Rafiee AR, Eslani M, Elahi B, Noorizadeh F. Vector analysis of cross cylinder LASIK with the NIDEK EC-5000 excimer laser for high astigmatism. J Refract Surg. 2009 Dec; 25(12): 1075-82. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20091117-06 [PMID: 20000288]
  6. Shojaei A, Mohammad-Rabei H, Eslani M, Elahi B, Noorizadeh F. Longterm evaluation of complications and results of photorefractive keratectomy in myopia: an 8-year follow-up. Cornea. 2009 Apr; 28(3): 304-10 [PMID: 19387232].
  7. Elahi B, Chen R. Effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation on Parkinson motor function-Systematic review of controlled clinical trials. Mov Disord. 2009 Feb 15; 24(3): 357-63. [PMID: 18972549]
  8. Rahimi R, Nikfar S, Rahimi F, Elahi B, Derakhshani S, Vafaie M, Abdollahi M. A Meta-Analysis on the Efficacy of Probiotics for Maintenance of Remission and Prevention of Clinical and Endoscopic Relapse in Crohn’s Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2008 Feb 14; [PMID: 18270836]
  9. Vafaei M, Derakhshani S, Elahi B, Modified retention enema, possible cure for solitary rectal ulcer. Irn J Med Hypotheses Ideas, 2007; 1: 5. [CAS, Index Copernicus, IMEMR]
  10. Elahi B, Nikfar S, Derakhshani S, Vafaei M, Abdollahi M, Role of Probiotics in management of Pouchitis after Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosisa Meta Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 2007 Oct 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  11. L. Golestani-Rad, B. Elahi and J.Rashed-Mohassel Investigating the Effects of External Fields’ Polarization on the Coupling of Pure Magnetic Waves to the Human Body in Very Low Frequencies Biomagnetic Research and Technology. 2007 May 15; 5(1): 3. [pubmed]
  12. Mamishi S, Elahi B, Mostashfi habibabadi S. Clinical and Laboratory Manifestations of Meningococcemia in Children. Iranian J Publ Health, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2006, pp.49-53 [EMBASE, ISI]
  13. Asghar R, Elahi B, Golsorkhtabar-amiri M, Essential thrombocythemia in a child: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma. Saudi medical journal, 2005, Vol. 26 (11): 447-9 [pubmed]
  14. Elahi B, Asghar R, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a 2 month old child with cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenital, Saudi Med J. 2006 Nov; 27(11): 1751-3. [pubmed]

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