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May, 2024

GMU Research Day 2024

May 3, 2024

In an effort to create a dynamic platform for recognizing outstanding breakthroughs in health professions’ research, the Annual GMU Research Day was held on 2nd and 3rd May 2024 at the Gulf Medical University campus in Al Jurf, Ajman. Organized by the Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) in collaboration with the six...

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April, 2024

Dr. Raefa Abou Khouzam presents her research work at the 15th International Conference of Contemporary Oncology

April 20, 2024

The 15th International Conference of Contemporary Oncology is based in Poland and took place online from April 17-20. This conference is a yearly event that highlights the current state of cancer research from bench to bedside. This year, Dr. Raefa Abou Khouzam presented her research work during the session on the Tumor Microenvironment. In...

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October, 2023

Dr. Mohammad Askandar Iqbal presented his work on Metabolic Stratification of Breast Cancers at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Meeting

October 22, 2023

Dr. Iqbal’s team studies breast cancer metabolism at TRIPM. He recently presented his work on Metabolic Stratification of Breast Cancers at the American Association of Cancer Research Meeting on ‘Advances in Breast Cancer Research’ held from 19-22 October 2023 in San Diego, California, US. The presented work on breast...

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September, 2023

Dr. Rania Zaarour was Awarded a Research Grant for Innovative Cancer Study at Women’s Research Forum

September 7, 2023

In a significant stride towards advancing cancer research, Dr. Rania Zaarour and her team at the Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) of the Gulf Medical University (GMU), have been awarded a prestigious research grant for their innovative work. Their project, which explores the role of the hypoxic secretome in...

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March, 2023

GMU Research Day 2023

March 10, 2023

The Annual GMU Research Day was held on 9 and 10 March 2023, organized by the Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) and the various colleges at Gulf Medical University. The event showcased research from all colleges at GMU, as well as clinical research at Thumbay Hospital, with a total of 32 research projects presented by...

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November, 2022

Dr. Raefa Abou Kouzam wins the prestigious L’Oréal-Unesco for women in science award

November 30, 2022

Dr. Raefa Abou Kouzam joined GMU in 2019 as a Researcher and Assistant Professor of Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology and since then she has become an integral part of the cancer research team at the Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine. Her work on pancreatic cancer focused on identifying molecular signatures of...

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June, 2022

Professor Salem Chouaib ranked #2 in the United Arab Emirates among Top Scientists for 2022

June 24, 2022

Research.com, a prominent US-based academic and scientific platform has published the 2022 Edition of Rankings of the leading Scientists in the area of Medicine. Top scientists were ranked by their Microsoft Academic Graph H-index and number of citations. Following a meticulous examination of over 65,743 profiles of scientists for the...

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May, 2022

Professor Salem Chouaib – Laureate of the Nencki Award 2021

May 20, 2022

Prof. Salem Chouaib, Vice Chancellor of Research and Director of Thumbay Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) at Gulf Medical University has been awarded the Nencki Prize 2021 for his outstanding achievements in cancer research. The announcement of the award came earlier this year on January 25. The Marceli Nencki Award ceremony...

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April, 2022

Research Scientists from TRIPM present their scientific discoveries at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2022

April 13, 2022

The AACR Annual Meeting is the focal point of the cancer research community, where scientists, clinicians, other health care professionals, survivors, patients, and advocates gather to share the latest advances in cancer science and medicine. 19,000 people have registered for Annual Meeting 2022, with about 78 percent attending in person...

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December, 2021

GMU Research Day 2021

December 21, 2021

The Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) at Gulf Medical University organized the Annual GMU Research Day on 21st and 22nd December 2021. This event witnessed the culmination of research from all colleges at GMU as well clinical research at Thumbay Hospital. A total of 42 research projects were presented by faculty...

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