The Innovation and Research Centre, the Thumbay Institute of Precision Medicine and Translational Research (TIPM&TR) and the Thumbay Institute of Healthcare Workforce Development and Leadership have greatly transformed the training and research facilities of Gulf Medical University. Through these institutes, GMU seeks to initiate international collaboration by bringing together leaders in science and the entire scientific community including the academia and industry to foster creativity and enhance innovation in a rapidly changing world. These will form an important part of the university’s strategic and thematic planning, to significantly raise its profile and reflect it’s considered long-term priorities.
Innovation and Research Centre
A state-of-the-art center to enhance GMU’s culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity. It serves as a point of contact for scientists, faculty and students interested in medical research, in addition to fostering international collaborations and partnerships. The Innovation Center is the first of its kind in the region with devoted innovation and incubation laboratories.
Thumbay Institute of Precision Medicine and Translational Research (TIPM&TR)
The Thumbay Institute of Precision Medicine and Translational Research focuses on two main research domains – Diabetics and Cancer. The researchers at the Institute seek to address the importance of tailoring the treatment protocol for each patient to what is unique about them genetically, lifestyle and environmental wise. The researchers are investigating on new diagnostic investigations for the early detection of cancer and response to different modalities of treatment. The institute will serve as a hub for researchers, faculty, clinicians and students interested in medical research and become incubators for innovation startup companies, and launch innovative products and services. The institute also aims to spur medical innovation and offer a platform for healthcare researchers, biomedical innovators and medical scientists in the region and foster collaborations and partnerships with international institutions
Thumbay Institute of Healthcare Workforce Development and Leadership
A multidisciplinary educational facility that provides high-tech simulated and virtually created hospital set-up for clinical and communication skills teaching and training for all health care professionals. The institute offers training programs to doctors, nurses and other health professionals.