Professor Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar was Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at Khatam-ol-anbia Hospital of Zahedan University Medical Sciences in Iran from 1994 to 2006 and then moved to the Sina Trauma & Surgery Research Center in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Since 2010 he is Vice-Chairman of the research centre. Since January 2012, he has started to be the guide for PhD by research in Neurotrauma. He has written in neurosurgical topics, with over 100 publications; 61 in SCOPUS and EMBASE; 59 in PUBMED, 54 of them in ISI. He has written 6 books and 8 chapters. He also has operative experience, which includes over 2700 neurosurgical operations. His major research interest is epidemiological, etiological, experimental and therapeutic aspects of neurotrauma especially spinal cord injury.