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The International and National Winners of 13th Royan Research Award at Closing Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Sep 09, 2012 at 09:35 AM
The 13th Royan international research award wound up on Thursday night, September 6th, with six international and a national researchers scooping Royan Award. The winners’ research projects were selected from among 167 research articles from 35 countries.
Winners of Royan13th International Research Award gave lectures at Royan Twin Congress sessions along with invited speakers to almost 2300 audiences.
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The international annual awards went to the top researchers in the fields of Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cell Biology and Technology. Dr Signe Atlmäe from Sweden received the prize of REPRODUCTIVE GENETICS for submitting the paper entitled "Interactorme of Human Embryo Implantation: Identification of Gene Expression Pathways, Regulation, and Integrated Regulatory Networks". Dr Laura Cecilia Giojalas from Argentina won the prize of EMBRYOLOGY for having the paper entitled "Sperm chemotaxis towards progesterone, a guiding mechanism that may be used to select the best spermatozoa for assisted reproduction". Dr Chengcheng Zhang from United States had the prize of REGENERATIVE MEDICINE for his paper entitled "Ex vivo expanded hematopoietic stem cells overcome the MHC barrier in allogeneic transplantation". Dr Kristian Almstrup from Denmark gained the prize of ANDROLOGY for submitting the paper entitled "Screening of subfertile men for testicular carcinoma in situ by an automated image analysis-based cytological test of the ejaculate". The prize of FEMALE INFERTILITY went to 2 scientists as joint winners: Dr Wenjie Zhu from China for his paper entitled "Transvaginal ultrasound-guided ovarian interstitial laser treatment in anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial on the effect of Laser dose used on the outcome", and Dr Kaei Nasu from Japan for his paper entitled "Role of mevalonate-Ras homology (Rho)/Rho-associated coiled-coil-forming protein kinase-mediated signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of endometriosis-associated fibrosis". Finally in STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, a national researcher, Alireza Pouya, achieved the national prize for his project on "Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Differentiation into Oligodendrocyte Progenitors and Transplantation in a Rat Model of Optic Chiasm Demyelinatio".

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