Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Johns Hopkins gets $50 million from UAE for global stroke center

Johns Hopkins gets $50 million from UAE for global stroke center

The United Arab Emirates has donated $50 million to Johns Hopkins Medicine to create an institute to transform treatment for stroke patients across the globe.

Officials from the Baltimore health system and the Middle Eastern nation gathered in New York City Thursday, at the United Arab Emirates’ permanent mission to the United Nations, to announce plans for the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute.

The new stroke institute will operate two centers, one focusing on treatment and rehabilitation and the other on detection and diagnosis of the disease. The institute will be operated jointly at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and a yet-to-be-determined hospital in Abu Dhabi, the capital...

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