DHFMR

DUBAI HARVARD FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH was created to 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.

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

November 26, 2013

DHFMR and SEHA offer SCHOLARSHIPS for 2014 – 2015 Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Training (GCSRT) Program

The GCSRT program is accepting applications for the 2014/15 program which begins June 21, 2014. A limited number of scholarships are available from the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) for qualified applicants from UAE and the MENA region.  In addition, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has some scholarships available for qualified applicants currently working in SEHA-affiliated institutions, hospitals and clinics and for SEHA-supported fellows and residents. The deadline for both DHFMR and SEHA scholarship applications is March 15, 2014.

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May 29, 2013

MATERNAL, WOMEN’S AND CHILD HEALTH WORKSHOP: Closing the Care Delivery Gap

In recent years the GCC region has seen significant improvement in maternal, child and women’s healthcare provision and outcomes. In part this progress relates to a commitment to meeting the World Health Organization’s Millennium Development Goals. However, there still remain health challenges that put women and children at risk of non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Additional surrounding, for example, childhood obesity, or maternal post-operative care, pose additional challenges that can be managed through awareness and prevention. This day-long workshop is designed for physicians and clinicians, healthcare policy makers, and members of the academic community focused clinical care delivery, family and community health, and health policy. Attendees will hear expert presentations and participate in discussions. (REGISTRATION CLOSED)

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RESEARCH GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Collaborative Research Center Awards
Given to innovative research collaborations between laboratories and research centers at Harvard Medical School and their counterparts in the Middle East region
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Seed Grant Program Awards
Support early stage research collaborations between laboratories at Harvard Medical School and Middle East based laboratories
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Research Fellowship Awards
Given to promising young scientists from the Middle East to work at a host laboratory at Harvard Medical School
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Science Writers & Journalists Fellowship Program
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