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AUBMC Launches the New Learning Center, the First-of-its-kind in Lebanon and the Region

AUBMC Launches the New Learning Center, the First-of-its-kind in Lebanon and the Region

Beirut, January 16, 2019: The Department of Psychiatry at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and its Medical Center (AUBMC) launched the new “ᎮИIИЯAƎ⅃ Center” on January 9, 2020. This center, the first-of-its-kind in Lebanon and the region, is an outpatient multi-disciplinary setting providing specialized assessments, interventions, referrals, awareness, training, and research to a wide

AUBMC CaMOP Bone Densitometry Unit Receives Coveted Accreditation by ISCD, The Largest Densitometry Organization Worldwide

Beirut, December 17, 2019: The Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program (CaMOP) Bone Mineral Densitometry Unit at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) achieved the coveted accreditation on October 7th by the largest densitometry organization worldwide, making it the FIRST and ONLY accredited facility outside the United States by the International Society for Clinical

AUBMC, the First in Lebanon to Remove a Vascular Malformation from the Eye Socket of a Child

Beirut, December 9, 2019: In line with its commitment to providing cutting edge medical treatment and technology, the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) recently performed a novel and risky surgery to remove a large vascular malformation from the eye socket of an eight year old child. The rare and state-of-the-art minimally invasive procedure

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

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