Dr. Mohsen Nikbakht was born in Khorram abad in 1971. He received his bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences from Chamran University, Ahwaz, Iran. He then completed his Master's degree in Biotechnology at Pouna University supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, in 2005.Dr. Nikbakht was granted/awarded a post-graduate scholarship in 2009 to study Medical Biotechnology at Panjab University and PGIMER. He is currently serving as a faculty member in the Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center affiliated with Tehran University of Medical Sciences.