Achrafieh, Beirut , Lebanon


Middle East Fertility Society



MEFS/Dr. Samir Abbas - MEFS Research Award

The Dr. SAMIR ABBAS - MEFS Research Award has been established with the purpose of encouraging and supporting medical research in the Middle East. 

MEFS and Dr. Samir Abbas created this fund as an incentive for Middle Eastern young scientists to pursue their research interests in Human Reproduction.

The Award consists of rewarding the best published research in the field of Human Reproduction



Award Winner 

The effect of follicular fluid pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations on intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) embryological and clinical outcome
Tarek Farghalya (Egypt)  view article
First Award Winning Prize:
Effects of Fucoidan and chemotherapeutic agent combinations on malignant and non-malignant breast cell lines 
Salem Shalaweh (Libya)
second prize for the Prof Samir Abbas Award. 
Low dosing of gonadotropins in in vitro fertilization cycles for women with poor ovarian reserve: systematic review and meta-analysis” 
Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)
A mild ovarian stimulation strategy in women with poor ovarian reserve undergoing IVF
Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist versus HCG for oocyte triggering in antagonist assisted reproductive technology.
Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)
Endometrial scratching to improve pregnancy rate in couples with unexplained subfertility: A randomized controlled trial  
Ahmed Gibreel (Egypt)
Fever in women may interfere with follicular development during controlled ovarian stimulation
Chantal Farra (Lebanon)
MEFS2011 - MEFS2012
candidates did not meet the criteria and conditions set for the award
Effect of oral N-acetyl cysteine on recurrent preterm labor following treatment for bacterial vaginosis
Ahmed Y. Shahin (Egypt)
MEFS 2009
Ultrasound cervical measurement and prediction of spontaneous preterm birth in ICSI pregnancies: a prospective controlled study
Mona Aboulghar (Egypt)
MEFS 2008
Anti-Mullerian hormone:  correlation of early follicular, ovulatory and midluteal levels with ovarian response and cycle outcome in intracytoplasmic sperm injection patients.
Eman A. Elgindy (Egypt)