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An international and inter-university board meeting focusing on tumors was held for the first time in the country

 | Post date: 2020/07/8 | 

An international and inter-university board meeting focusing on tumors was held for the first time in the country. Participants who included professors and researchers from eight different universities came together at Rasoul Akram Hospital. Experts from various disciplines, including neurosurgery, radiotherapy, hematology, radiology, ophthalmology, ENT, psychiatry, and neurology from 4 medical universities (Iran, Tehran, Shahid Beheshti, and Baqiyatallah) joined from Tehran to exchange their ideas and experienced with faculty members and medical experts from universities in the Emilia-Romagna Province of Italy. 
Department Heads from the Radiology and Radiotherapy Specialties of Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), the Radiotherapy and Hematology Department of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), as well as academic members and scholars with various expertise from Shahid Beheshti and Baqiyatallah Universities of Medical Sciences sat in on the meeting which was held via video conference. Dr. Masoumeh Najafi, from the Dept. of Radiotherapy and Dr. Amin Jahanbakhshi, from the Dept. of Neurosurgery at IUMS were the executive and scientific secretaries of the meeting, respectively.  
Prof. Reza Ghadirpour (Neurosurgeon), Dr. Salvatore Cozzi (Oncologist, Radiotherapist), Dr. Anna Pisanello (Neuro-oncologist), Dr. Manuela Napoli (Neuroradiologist), Dr. Elisabetta Froio (Neuropathologist), and Dr. Silvia Serra (Neuropathologist) from the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, located in the city of Reggio Emilia, Emilia Romagna Province, Italy, joined the video conference.
Similar collaborative sessions are set to continue at regular intervals to promote interdisciplinary, interinstitutional and international scientific communications among medical experts in the future.
The meeting was organized and coordinated by the Iran-Italy Collaboration Chamber at the International Affairs Office of Iran University of Medical Sciences, in line with the internationalization mission of the IUMS Strategic Council of Neurosciences.


Keywords: Italy | IUMS | Iran university of medical sciences |



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