LeadCleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and MBZUAI partner to advance research and education

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and MBZUAI partner to advance research and education

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Abu Dhabi, UAE- Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a member of the M42 network, and Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) have formalized a collaborative partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This strategic alliance aims to propel research and education, critical components in the hospital’s mission to foster a sustainable healthcare ecosystem in the UAE.

Through this MoU, both institutions, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and MBZUAI, will spearhead various research and education initiatives, including joint research projects, the establishment of research groups, and the development of mentorship programs for undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Sawsan AbdelRazig, Chief Academic Officer at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, said, “The signing of this MoU advances the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi’s vision, positioning the emirate as an advanced life sciences hub for innovation supported by talent, research, and technology. By harnessing the collective strengths of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and MBZUAI, we can explore the infinite application of artificial intelligence (AI) in research and education to predict and shape the healthcare model and community of the future.”

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MBZUAI’s Acting Provost, Professor Timothy Baldwin, said: “We’re excited to collaborate with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi to nurture and upskill professional talent and guide healthcare delivery. Healthcare forms a critical pillar for MBZUAI, propelling AI research and development in diagnostics, digital twins, and brain health. Additionally, we assist healthcare professionals, raising awareness of AI applications in the sector. This collaboration presents a great opportunity to strengthen engagement and drive improvements in healthcare with AI, while also developing Abu Dhabi as a hub for AI-enabled healthcare.”

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