Nobel Laureate Abel Laureate Advisory Board Member USERN President USERN Policy Making Council USERN Manager USERN Deputy Junior Ambassador

Major: Clinical Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

Mahsa Mayeli

Date of birth:                                                                                                    

                May 10th, 1996                                                                                   

                Female, Iranian          

                                                                        E-mail: MahsaMayelii@Gmail.com

Research Interests

 Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychiatrics, Neurology


  • M.D., Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences               


September 2014

  • MPH, Master of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences   


  April 2017

Ongoing Project

  • Randomized Controlled Trial on Alzheimer’s Disease, Roozbeh Hospital
  • Cerebellum atrophy patterns in patients with MCI, original research
  • Neurophysiology of Visual Perception, chapter book, USERN


  • High Angular Resolusion Diffusion Correlates of Depression in Parkinson’s Disease: A Connectetry Study,    European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2017
  • Hot Topic: “Depolarization-induced synaptic vesicle hyperacidification: A new path regarding dopamine release

F. Ghorbani, M. Mayeli

Published in Movemenr Disorders, 9 November 2017

  • “Comprehensive investigation of white matter tracts in professional chess players: Region of Interest and DMRI connectometry”                     

Frontiers in Neuroscinence

  • Commentary: Activation of Pedunculopontine Glutamate Neurons Is Reinforcing

M. Mayeli, F. Rahmani

Published in “Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience”, 08. August. 2017

Conference Proceedings

  •  “Human Unconscious Decision Making” talk at the First international USERN junior talk, November 10th, 2016
  • Poster presentation: “High angular resolution diffusion imaging correlates of depression in Parkinson's disease: a connectometry study”, P.1.i.020

30th ECNP congress, Paris, France, Sep 2017

Honors & Grants

  • NODET high school, Karaj, Iran
  • Rank 30 out of 522,000 in National University Entrance Exam, Iran

August, 2014

Conference Attendance

  • Research Integrity and Evidence-based Practice, Kish, Iran, December 7-9 2015
  • 3rd Iranian Congress on Human Brain Mapping, 17-19 September 2016, Tehran, Iran
  • First International Congress of Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Tehran, Iran, 8-10th November 2016
  • 30th ECNP congress, Paris, France, 2-5 September 2017

Workshop Attendance

  • “Research Methodology” at Student’s Scientific Research Center (SSRC), TUMS       , 24-26 April 2016
  • “Scientific Writing”, SSRC, TUMS, 8-9 May 2016
  • “Introduction to MATLAB”, by Student branch of Iranian Society of Biomedical Engineering at University of Tehran, Iran, August 2016
  • “Electroencephalography (EEG) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG)”

3rd Iranian Congress on Human Brain Mapping, 17-19 September 2016, Tehran, Iran

  • “Publishing Academic Book in Collaboration with International Publishers”

Prof. Nima Rezaei on June 04th, 2017 at Children’s Medical Center, Tehran, Iran

Program Attendance

  • 1st Neuroweekend (Startup Weekend Neuroscience) program, Tehran,

August 2015

  • Specified Focus Group Discussion as a part of First International USERN congress “Analytical glance at Leadership and problem-solving capabilities”, Chair: Prof. Michael D. Mumford, November 9th, 2016
  • International summer school of BEEP (Berlin emergency medicine exchange program), Berlin, Germany

3rd – 8th of September 2017

Professional Experiences

  • A member of executive team at 8th international conference and spring school on primary immunodeficiency diseases in Imam Khomeini Children Hospital                                                                                           April 23-24, 2016
  • Co-organizer of MIE2016 (Medicine in the Extremes) international summer school                                                                                                 September 2016
  • Co-organizer of MIE2018 (Medicine in the Extremes) international spring school
  • Founder and Head of Neuropsychology Association at Student’s Scientific Research Center, TUMS    


November 2016-

  • Core member of Heroic Imagination Project (HIP, founder: Philip G. Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University), in Iran

November 2016

  • Project Manager of Neuroimmunology Research Association (NIRA), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Children’s Medical Center Hospital, Tehran, Iran


June 2017

  • Vice Deputy of External Affairs, USERN


July 2017

  • Co-Organizer of MIE 2018 spring school (Medicine in the Extremes) 
  • Certified trainer of Heroic Imagination Project for Bystander effect and Mindset lessons from 1st Feb to 1st May 2018

Volunteering Experiences

  • 44 hours of volunteering data gathering participation at Baharlou clinic for Tehran cohort study

Winter 2015- Summer 2016

  • Collaboration on world’s AIDS day project

December 2015

  • A Member of Executive Committee in the First Iranian Hepatitis Awareness Campaign, Held by Iran Hepatitis Network and Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center

25-28 July 2016


  • Computer Skills
    • Microsoft Office package
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • R
      • Language Skills
    • English: Fluent                    
    • Deutsch: A2
    • Farsi: Native

Extracurricular Activities and Hobbies

Playing the Guitar, Reading



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