Burjeel Holdings, US-based Northwell Health to launch Neuroscience Institute in UAE

  • Date: 09-Jun-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Healthcare
  • Country:UAE
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Burjeel Holdings, US-based Northwell Health to launch Neuroscience Institute in UAE

ABU DHABI - Burjeel Holdings has announced it joined hands with the US-based Northwell Health, to launch a highly advanced Neuroscience Institute in Abu Dhabi.

The Neuroscience Institute will be located at Burjeel Medical City (BMC), the flagship facility of Burjeel Holdings, and will provide state-of-the-art care for adult and pediatric patients with neurological disorders, including autoimmune brain disorders, epilepsy, Parkinson’s and movement disorders, pediatric neurology, and multiple sclerosis.

The collaboration between Burjeel Holdings and Northwell Health will enable the transfer of knowledge and expertise between the two organisations to deliver the best possible patient care.

World-renowned Neurologist Dr. Souhel Najjar, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Neurology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and Executive Director and Senior Vice President of the Northwell Health Neurology Service Line, will head the Institute in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Souhel Najjar commented, “Northwell Health and Burjeel Holdings’ decision to build a neuroscience institute in the UAE demonstrates their synergistic culture of innovation and commitment to bring advanced, innovative, and compassionate neurological care to the UAE and the entire Middle East. On a personal level, I am proud of this relationship as it allows me to bring my Northwell Health family closer to the beloved UAE.”