Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)

Also Known As: 

Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services (T.U.M.S.)

Weapon Program: 

  • Chemical
  • Biological


Enghlab Street, Tehran
P.O. BOX 14155-6559 Tehran, I.R. of Iran


+98-21 6491070


+98-21 6419537


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Listed by the Japanese government in 2007 as an entity of concern for proliferation related to biological and chemical weapons; identified by the British government in February 1998 as having procured goods and/or technology for weapons of mass destruction programs (specifically biological), in "addition to doing non-proliferation related business."

Schools include School of Medicine; School of Public Health, whose departments include Environmental Health Engineering, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Human Genetics, Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Parasitology and Mycology, Nutrition and Biochemistry and Pathobiology; School of Pharmacy, whose departments include Medical Chemistry, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Bromatology; School of Dentistry, School of Rehabilitation, School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Allied Medical Sciences; Department of International Relations has agreements with universities and organizations around the world; established as part of the University of Tehran in 1934; independent since 1986; University Chancellor (as of October 2007) is Bagher Larijani.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2008