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 MEFS2018/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 during MEFS 2018 with a prize value of 5000 USD. In addition to the monetary prize, winners will receive a certificate and shield of recognition.

Submitted material will be evaluated and scored by a group of external expert referees.

Eligibility criteria:

1.       1. The candidate should be first or corresponding author.

2.       2. The candidate should be 45 years of age or below by January 2018.

3.       3. The research should be performed in a Middle-eastern country.

4.       4. The work should be original and published in a peer-reviewed and PubMed indexed scientific journal between January 1st 2017 and January 1st 2018.

     Application Deadline: October 1st,2018 (extended)

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to abstract@mefs.org

1.       1. A short personal biography.

2.       2. A PDF copy of the published article.


Award Winner


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)