Source: ISNA, Tehran
Dr Hossein Baharvand
Iranian scientist Dr Hossein Baharvand won
Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) 2010 Prizes
for Science and Technology.
The leading scientist is working on stem cell domain at Iran's Royan Research Institute.
The ISESCO Secretary in Iran, Gholam Reza Karimi told ISNA that the organization gives prizes annually to leading Muslim scholars working on technology and science.
Baharvand heads Department of Stem Cells at Royan Institute.
The prize includes one certificate, one gold medal and 5,000 dollars cash prize which goes to Mr. Baharvand on biology and technology.
He receives the prize in 5th meeting of Islamic countries' science and research ministers which is held on October 19-21 in Malaysia.
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