Siemens, Iran to bring leading MRI research institutes together

Siemens Healthcare and Tehran Medical Sciences University will work together to explore brain disorders.

"Siemens Healthcare and Tehran Medical Sciences University committed to advance studies of the brain to explore morphological and functional brain disorders," Yashar N. Azad. Corporate Spokesperson at Siemens told Trend.

"The collaboration will bring together leading Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) research institutes in Europe and Iran to share experimental MRI sequences," he said.

According to Yashar N. Azad, Siemens Healthcare aims to explore academic education and research collaborations in Iran.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the Brain Mapping Lab of Tehran University and Siemens Healthcare in Tehran May 3.

Siemens is part of a large German business delegation now in Tehran, led by Parliamentary State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy Uwek Beckmeyer.

Siemens is among the first leading European companies resuming its activity in Iran following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Jan. 16 which put an end to international sanctions against the Islamic Republic curbing Tehran's nuclear program.

Source: Trend