Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi experts to lead the 2nd International Neuroscience Summit

  • Global leaders in the field of interventional neuroradiology and skull base surgery will be gathering in UAE capital
  • International neuroscience conference will comprise 3D anatomical lectures, neuro-radiology sessions, and podium panels with interdisciplinary discussions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a Mubadala Health partner, is set to welcome a group of world-class experts in the field of neurovascular and skull base disease for the second edition of the International Neuroscience Summit (INS). Healthcare professionals interested in interdisciplinary interventional neuroradiology and skull base surgery are invited to attend the three-day event at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, held between March 9 to 11, 2023.

The symposium, led by the Cleveland Clinic Global Neuro Initiative from Ohio and Florida, U.S., and London, U.K. and organized by the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, will demonstrate the teamwork, expertise and shared philosophy of all Cleveland Clinic campuses.

Dr. Florian Roser, Institute Chair, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi said: “As regional and global leaders in the field of neurointervention and skull base surgery, we’re proud to host global leaders on a world stage to conduct the next edition of the International Neuroscience Summit. We look forward to welcoming neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons, stroke neurologists, neuroradiologists and neurointensivists into Abu Dhabi to learn about advances in treatment options, participate in consensus meetings and round tables, network with peers and learn from renowned speakers about topics as diverse as robotics in stroke management and moyamoya disease. This is in line with our vision of global collaboration, applying cutting-edge methodologies, and providing patient-centered care, which help us bring world-class healthcare closer to home.”

The summit adopts a unique format that focuses on examining complex patient case studies in which experts are challenged to share their individual perspectives. Global leaders including Basant Misra, Vice President of the World Federation of Skull Base Societies (WFSBS), Jacques Morcos, Professor and Co-Chairman of Neurosurgery University of Miami, Marc Ribo, Interventional Neurologist from Barcelona, Spain, and Adam Arthur, dual-trained neurosurgeon and neurointerventionalist, James T. Robertson Professor and Chair at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will converge at the three-day event. With the participation from Khalifa University and New York University Abu Dhabi, discussions on non-clinical topics such as the future of brain research, robotic application for stroke rehabilitation, use of brain-computer interfaces and imaging options will take place. Also, sessions on the future of academics that feature topics such as A.I. programs like ChatGPT-3 shaping the world of publishing and a session on the future of education in the 21st century. 

About Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi:

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, is a multispecialty hospital on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements unique to the Abu Dhabi population. 

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has the following Institutes: Heart, Vascular & Thoracic, Neurological, Digestive Disease, Eye, Respiratory, Critical Care, Surgical Subspecialties, Medical Subspecialties, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Imaging, Quality & Patient Safety, and Clinical & Nursing. In all, more than 40 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

The facilities at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi combine state-of-the-art amenities and world-class service standards. The hospital is a 394 (expandable to 490) bed facility, with five clinical floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and 13 floors of critical and acute inpatient units. It is a physician-led medical facility served by North American/European Board Certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi provides patients in the region direct access to the world’s best healthcare providers and Cleveland Clinic’s unique model of care, reducing their need to travel abroad for treatment.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi – Al Ain began offering select medical services in December 2017. The facility is located on the Tawam Hospital Campus in Al Ain.