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Renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr Magdi Yacoub visits European University Cyprus
Posted: November 5, 2019


European University Cyprus School of Medicine is organizing the 7th International Multithematic Bio-Medical Congress, “Bio-Medical Scientific Cyprus”, with the general title: “Medical School: Resource of Science and Culture”. This unique three-day congress is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Pancyprian Medical Association. The opening ceremony will take place on Thursday, 7 November at 14:00, while the congress will conclude on Saturday, 9 November, 2019.

The keynote speaker at the closing ceremony, which will take place on Saturday, 9 November at 18:45 at the University’s Cultural Center, will be the world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon professor Dr Sir Magdi Yakoub who will analyse the topic titled “The Glory and threat of Science and Medicine”. The lecture will be open to the public.

The congress includes 5 interactive presentations on cardiology, incidents, and other related topics, as well as an open discussion on Thursday and Saturday with specialized, experienced speakers. On Saturday, a parallel Workshop on Patients with Urological Problems (in Greek) will be held with three specialized Doctors under the auspices of the Urological Society and the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF). The distinguished speakers at the congress include Professor Constantine Argyrios Stratakis of the US National Institute of Health, Professor Hans Lassmann MD (Neuroimmunology) of the Vienna Medical University, Professor D. Isaac Yaniv of Tel Aviv University Center (Hermato-oncology) and Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel, Professor Samih Al-Hayek, Urologist Consultant at Addenbrookes’ Hospital, Cambridge, Professor Sherif Mourad, Director of Obour University Hospital of Ain Shams University in Egypt and other 55 distinguished scientists from the world medical community.

Attendees will receive a certification of 18 grades of continuing education from the Cyprus Medical Association. Registration is free and begins at 08:00 with the congress proceedings starting at 09:00.

European University Cyprus medical conferences are distinguished for the participation of international speakers from world-renowned foreign Institutions. The multithematic, bio-medical scientific congress has established itself as a high-level, annual international meeting. Scientists from Poland, Greece, Africa, Turkey, Iran, United Kingdom, Beirut, Israel, Iraq, Beirut, Palestine and elsewhere have registered this year. The conference has featured for the past three years in the world-renowned scientific journal of Nature publishing house “Cell Death & Disease”.


The main sponsor of the event is Bayer/NOVAGEM LTD.