Program Description


The purpose of the course is introduction of the basic concepts of tissue engineering and restorative medicine as demonstration and hands-on skills.


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Program Objectives


  • Stem cell biology and cell reprogramming
  • Familiarizing with the stem cells extraction and their differentiation
  • Construction methods and evaluation of scaffolds
  • Biomaterial application in regenerative medicine
  • Animal experimental models in stem cell therapy and Replacing the scaffold in the animal model
  • Clinical applications of stem cell
  • Tissue engineering applications in treatment
  • Cell culture methods on scaffolds used in tissue engineering
  • Methods of evaluation of cell life on scaffolds used in tissue engineering


Method of Instruction


  • Cell culture
  • Cellular Scaffolding Manufacturing


Program Location


TUMS School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine


Program Directors


Jafar Ai, PhD


Program Instructors


  • Nasrin Lotfibakhshaiesh, MD, PhD
  • Mahmoud Azami, PhD
  • Somayeh Ebrahimi, PhD


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 10-15
Program Duration One week
Program Start Date June 18, 2018
Program Finish Date June 24, 2018
Application Deadline April 30, 2018
Tuition Fee Students: $150, Non Students: $200


Who Can Attend


Students of physiotherapy (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.)




Researchers and students who are familiar with Tissue engineering and it is relevant with their field of study. Faculty members, students and researchers working in the field of tissue engineering, restorative medicine, and stem cell research, management, commercial or manufacturing activities, including:

  • Tissue Engineering Professionals
  • General practitioners and specialist doctors
  • Surgeons in the field of tissue and organ transplantation and orthopedics
  • Genetic engineers
  • Experts and laboratories active in the fields of tissue engineering and restorative medicine, stem cells and nanobiotechnology



How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.