Shahid Beheshti
University of Medical Sciences


1 2 3 4
Main Menu
Home > About Us > President  

 Dr. Vahid Reza Yassaee, (MD, PhD)

President and CEO of Genomic Research Center

Dr. Vahid Reza Yassaee earned his medical doctorate from Iran University of Medical Sciences in 1993, and his PhD in Molecular Genetics from Sheffield University, UK. During his commitment period in one of the northern districts of the country, he achieved valuable experiences in National Public Health Care network.

After this period he was awarded a scholarship by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU) for pursuing PhD in Molecular Genetics at Sheffield University. He spent his PhD course in prestigious UK National Health Services (NHS) centers such as Sheffield childrens Hospital and North Trent Molecular Genetics Services Laboratory.

In 2002, upon his return, he was recruited by the Faculty of Medicine at SBMU and was elected as the first director of Medical Genetic department in 2007. He revolutionized the field of genetic at SBMU by establishing:

  1. The first medical genetics department within the faculty of medicine/ SBMU.
  2. Graduate (MSc) and postgraduate (Ph.D) medical genetic courses, at the faculty of medicine/ SBMU.
  3. Advanced educational program in medical genetics courses for postgraduate medical student.
  4. The first National Center for Genomic Excellence (NCGE) within SBMU in 2013
  5. The Center for Comprehensive Genetic Servises (CCGS) within SBMU in 2015



Shahid Beheshti university of Medical Sciences

t Iran, Tehran
Velenjak St. , Shahid Chamran Highway
Tel : +98 21 22 43 99 82
Fax : +98 21 22 43 97 84
Email:     " "


Quick Links

Copyright © 2012 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences... All rights reserved. | Privacy Policy