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Our Mission

Qatar Cardiovascular Research Center is dedicated to the single purpose of

reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease worldwide through a

programme of research and knowledge dissemination, with emphasis

on collaboration and building research networks.


King of Hearts

Thirty-two years ago, almost to the day, British man, John McCafferty was wheeled into theater for a heart transplant at the UK’s Harefield Hospital, where Sir Magdi Yacoub was waiting in surgical scrubs. Today, McCafferty is firmly in the record books as the longest-surviving heart transplant patient and has his Egyptian surgeon to thank. Having […]

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Qatar Cardiovascular Centre and University join hands

Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Cardiovascular Research Centre (QCRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate joint research on cardiovascular health and to assist the staff to achieve professional excellence. The agreement was signed by QU vice president for research Dr Hassan al-Derham and QCRC executive director Prof Magdi Yacoub in the presence of […]

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