The 10th Shams Festival on Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences honored its winners during a ceremony held in Farabi Hospital on March 1, 2018


The 10th Shams Festival on Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences was held with the cooperation of Farabi Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology (CCEO), Shams Research Chair and Razi Cultural center on March 1,  2018 .The Festival is annually held to honor and encourage scientists and scholars, identify and introduce top scientific-research projects, create incentives to form and conduct new researches and lead them to national priorities and edge of science, and to encourage student researches and publications in the field of ophthalmology and visual sciences.


The awards Winners were selected from researchers of different Iranian medical universities and research centers and awarded and honored in the two competitive and non-competitive categories as follows:


Competitive category:


·         Best Article (in Farsi)

Masoud Khorraminejad, Optometrist


·         Best Article (in English)

Mohsen Bahmani Kashkouli, MD & Subspecialty in Oculoplasty , Rasoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences


·         Best Educational Invention

Dr. Soheil Adib Moghaddam


·         Best Thesis

Dr. Mehdi Mazloumi


·         Best Innovation

Seyed Farzad Mohammadi, MD & Cornea Fellowship, Associate Professor of Farabi CCEO, Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Saeedeh Karimlar, MEng; & Dr. Safa Alizadeh


·         Best Book Chapter

Dr. Hamidreza Safabakhsh


·         Best Book Chapter - Translational

 Dr. Parisa Abdi


·         Innovation in Surgical Technique

Mahmoud Jabbarvand, MD & Fellowship in Cornea, Prof. of Ophthalmology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Khosro Jadidi, MD & Fellowship in Cornea, Faculty Member of Ophthalmology at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences


·         Knowledge Translation Package

Dr. Sareh Safi


·         Excellence in Visual Spin off and Entrepreneurship

Haleh Hamedifar, Managing Director of CinnaGen Spin off Co.


·         Young Scholar in Ophthalmology (Nominated for the Festival-ICO Grant)

Mojtaba Abrishami, MD & Ophthalmologist, Assistant Professor of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Final nominee for $10,000 Farabi-ICO grant for a supplementary training course abroad


Non-competitive category:


·         Persian Ophthalmologist Award

Mark S. Humayun, MD; Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Director of the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, and CoDirector of the USC Roski Eye Institute


·         Literate Ophthalmologist Award

Hossein Ashraf, MD, Ophthalmologist


·         Social and Professional Responsibility and Service Award

Ahmad Shojaei, MD & Ophthalmologist


·         Best Tutor Award (Sajjadi Award)

Davoud Gharabaghi, MD, Professor of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences


·         Humanitarianism and Prevention of Blindness Award (Khodadoost Award)

Gholam Hossein Yaghubi, MD & Ophthalmologist, Professor of Birjand University of Medical Sciences


·         Top Clinical Scientist Award (Peiman Award)

Yazdani, MD, Professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences


·         Top Non-Clinical Scientist Award (Peiman Award)

Hassan Fotuhi,PhD, Epidemiologist, Professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences




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2018-3-3 17:55:51 Saturday 3 March 2018 IRST5503Asia/Tehran 17:55

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