Dubai Harvard Foundation - (Private)
The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research was created to help drive a resurgence in scientific inquiry and discovery in the Middle East, and lead to innovations that will address the region’s most pressing health problems. The Foundation aims to support cutting-edge collaborative research, as well as establish sustainable research centers and education programs focused on creating innovations in medical practice. Through these activities, the Foundation will enable the Gulf Region’s best minds to help usher in a new era of scientific promise, while contributing to advances that will ease the suffering caused by disease.
The Foundation is creating a permanent endowment and the infrastructure within Harvard University to advance knowledge by building human capital – medical and scientific leaders for Dubai, the UAE and the Gulf Region, funding Dubai Harvard Foundation Research Centers directed at priority disease areas for the region, supporting collaborative research between Harvard Medical School Research Centers and labs in the region that will build sustainable research programs in the Middle East, developing a sustainable infrastructure in Dubai for an international exchange of scholars.