Opening of the 6th congress of basic and clinical neuroscience supported by the Cognitive Sciences and Technologies Council (CSTC) in Tehran

Date : 2017-12-21

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The 6th congress of basic and clinical neuroscience was opened on Wednesday morning in Razi International Conference Hall. Many officials, researchers, university professors, specialists and students of neuroscience and cognitive sciences attended in this ceremony.

Dr. Mohammad Taghi Joghataei, the head of congress and the CSTC senior advisor, highlighted the point that currently, international efforts are directed to develop science and produce wealth and in order to achieve this purpose in our country, we need effective cooperation in various fields of science, technology and research. Also, in this opening ceremony, Dr. Ali Nobakht, Head of Parliament of Iran's Commission on Healthcare and Dr. Reza Malekzadeh, the deputy of Ministry of Health and Medical Education, presented lectures.

Dr. Joghataei reminded the world ranking position of Iran in science and mentioned that the level of science production in Iran is satisfactorily high compared to other countries and even surpassed Turkey and South chorea in some particular areas. He also added that enhancement of cooperation and communication among research centers will provide positive results and achievements in neuroscience-related fields and will definitely help the country to reach its major aims.

The main purposes of this congress was to increase the quality of life, getting familiar with new therapeutic approaches, optimum use of high-tech medical technologies and development of novel technologies. Another goal was to improve the mutual communication between researchers and students of neuroscience fields.

The congress continued until Friday with the presence of around one thousand participants including researchers, students, professors and several invited foreign lecturers.