"The Khalaf Al Habtoor Harvard Medical Research Fellowship is the first named fellowship the DHFMR has put in place and it is an enormous pleasure to have Al Habtoor agree to having his name attached to this," said Dr Ajay Singh, chief academic officer and DHFMR executive director.
Application criteria and the deadline for submissions will be posted on DHFMR's website www.dhfmr.hms.harvard.edu
In addition, DHFMR
is providing annual grants for two research teams under the Collaborative Research Center Programme.
was created in 2006 with support from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai to provide funding to develop collaborative scientific, educational and medical research initiatives between regional laboratories and Harvard Medical School.
Flier, the dean of Harvard University Faculty of Medicine and the president of DHFMR
, told Khaleej Times.
It is home to the Harvard Medical School Dubai Centre (HMSDC)- Institute for Postgraduate Education and Medical research, the University Teaching Hospital (UH) and the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical research (DHFMR
).Some of the medical cluster's other renowned partners are Mayo Clinic, AstraZeneca, Harvard Medical International, Dr.