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Dr. Samir Abbas -MEFS Research Award

Middle East Fertility Society

Dr. Samir Abbas -MEFS Research Award

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 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.

Award Winner

  • MEFS2019

    The effect of follicular fluid pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations on intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) embryological and clinical outcome

    Tarek Farghalya (Egypt)

  • MEFS2018

    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)

  • MEFS2017

    A mild ovarian stimulation strategy in women with poor ovarian reserve undergoing IVF

    Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)

  • MEFS2015

    Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist versus HCG for oocyte triggering in antagonist assisted reproductive technology.

    Mohamed Youssef (Egypt)

  • MEFS2014

    Endometrial scratching to improve pregnancy rate in couples with unexplained subfertility: A randomized controlled trial

    Ahmed Gibreel (Egypt)

  • MEFS2013

    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

  • MEFS2010

    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)