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AUBMC Celebrates 1000th Bone Marrow Transplant Milestone

AUBMC Celebrates 1000th Bone Marrow Transplant Milestone

The BMT Program has reached 1000 bone marrow transplants, with 80% of the patients being adults and 20% being children Beirut, 6 September: AUBMC today celebrated a landmark achievement of crossing the 1000 bone marrow transplants since the fruition of a dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant Unit in 2004, with 80% patients being adults and 20

New AUBMC Program Invites Lebanese Women to Take Matters of Their Sexual Health into Their Own Hands

Beirut, 4 September 2019: The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), under the patronage of His Excellency Minister of Information, Jamal Jarrah, today hosted an educational session addressing matters of sexual health that are of vital importance to the women of Lebanon and the region. Held at the Halim and Aida Daniel Academic and

The American University of Beirut Medical Center partners up with the Civil Defense Directorate to facilitate the use of cardiac defibrillators for out of hospital cardiac arrest victims

Beirut, July 29, 2019: A partnership agreement was established between AUBMC and the Civil Defense on their National Public Access Defibrillator Program. This comes as part of an initiative by The Survival Chain Partners represented by Dr. Hussain Isma’eel, Director of the Vascular Medicine Program at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Dr.

AUBMC performs one of the most complex and rare spine surgeries “En Bloc” upper cervical spine malignant tumor resection for the first time in Lebanon

Beirut, July 24, 2019: The Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) performed successfully the first-of-its-kind surgery for resecting an upper cervical spine malignant tumor in its entirety (en bloc). This procedure not only increases the success rate but also reduces the risk of recurrence, providing patients a better quality

AUBMC in Collaboration with IAS Holds the First IAS Educational Fund Regional Symposium on HIV in the MENA Region

Beirut, July 1, 2019: The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), in collaboration with the International AIDS Society (IAS), organized the first MENA regional IAS Educational Fund meeting on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) between June 28 and 30, 2019 at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). The symposium aimed at achieving consensus

LGB BANK sponsors the Cancer Support Fund

As part of its ongoing commitment to cater the needs of the Lebanese citizen, LGB BANK sponsored a ceremony organized by the Cancer Support Fund of the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) which took place at the Pine Residence in the presence of high profile community leaders and numerous fund supporters. LGB BANK’s

AUBMC surgeons perform the first robotic-assisted reconstructive plastic surgery in Lebanon

Beirut, May 22, 2019: The Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) performed the first robotic plastic surgery in Lebanon and the region through a robot-assisted breast reconstruction post mastectomy for cancer. The new robotic approach provides better surgeon comfort and mobility, with a greater precision, extending the capabilities of

AUBMC takes skull base tumor surgeries to a more advanced level

First Endoscopic Endo-nasal resection of large olfactory groove meningioma in Lebanon at AUBMC Beirut, May 13, 2019: The Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) performed the first Endoscopic Endonasal resection of large olfactory groove meningioma in Lebanon. The first- of-its-kind procedure permits the surgeon to remove tumors in the

AUBMC organizes the 7th Friends of MS Annual Fundraising Brunch

Beirut, March 28, 2019: To raise awareness on Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Friends of MS in collaboration with Nehme and Therese Tohme Multiple Sclerosis Center at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) organized for the 7th year in a row its fundraising brunch on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The

AUBMC Inaugurates the Medical Administration Building A new milestone towards the AUBMC 2020 Vision

(January 29, 2015) Beirut, Lebanon – The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) celebrated the inauguration of its new Medical Administration Building (MAB) on Monday January 19, 2015. The inauguration was held in the presence of AUB Board of Trustees and AUBMC senior leadership, and was followed by a guided tour of the facility.

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