Top scientists for Jeddah brain research forum
Beirut, November 27, 2013
Globally renowned scientists will present their latest discoveries and hold open discussions on the future of brain research and related healthcare challenges at an upcoming forum in Jeddah.
The Brain Forum, running on December 3 and 4, is organised by W Science in collaboration with King Abdulaziz University (KAU), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), the Saudi Society of Neurology and NeuroPro AG Switzerland, and will present new tools, technologies as well as other personalized healthcare innovations to improve diagnoses, management and treatment of brain disorders.
The symposium, focusing on ‘Challenging the Future’, will provide physicians, scientists and business executives from both the public and private sectors opportunities to exchange ideas and share their thoughts on the future healthcare challenges and opportunities.
The W Science initiative was launched by Dr Walid Juffali to support outstanding scientific projects and facilitate collaborations among leading scientists working at the interfaces of different scientific disciplines to address unmet medical needs and improve the quality of personalized care.
“The Brain Forum falls within the framework of the W Science Initiative as well as those initiatives undertaken by the Saudi government to address national health priorities, including neurodegenerative diseases and brain disorders,” said Dr Juffali.
“I believe the Kingdom will benefit greatly from the encounter between leading scientists and global experts who can challenge the future when coming together.”
The speakers include leading experts on the subject, from some of the world’s top institutions, who are playing major roles in shaping the future of brain research through their pioneering work and leadership of major international scientific initiatives. – TradeArabia News Service