The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the Foundation and the ratification of all programs. Incorporation and governance documents for the Foundation are drawn up within Massachusetts State Law and in accordance with laws governing charitable foundations within the United Arab Emirates, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the USA.

JEFFREY S. FLIER, MD, CHAIR
Dean of the Harvard University Faculty of Medicine
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

DAVID GOLAN, MD, PhD 
Dean for Graduate Education and Special Advisor to the Dean for Global Programs, Harvard Medical School

SULTAN T. AL SEDAIRY, PhD
Executive Director, King Faisal Specialist Hospital Research Center, Riyadh



AJAY K. SINGH, MBBS, MBA, FRCP
Executive Director, Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research

ROBIN WHEATLEY, CLERK
Director of Administration, Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research

2012 DHFMR Post-doctoral Research Fellowships Announced

January 5, 2012: Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) has awarded two new Research Fellowship Awards to postdoctoral researchers from the broader Middle East region, currently in the early stages of their research career, who will work for up to three years under the guidance and mentorship of Harvard Medical School faculty. The first recipient of this year award, Dr. Ozge Ceyhan of Boston College Biology Department, Boston Massachusetts, and Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, will be working in the laboratory of Dr. Alan H. Beggs, Division of Genetics, at Children’s Hospital, Boston. The second recipient of the award, Dr. Youmna Kfoury of the University of Paris, Paris France, and the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, will be working in the laboratory of Dr. David T. Scadden, at the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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