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Commercial Bank International supports Cancer and Alzheimer’s research through the University of Sharjah
Wednesday, May 02, 2012

As part of Commercial Bank International’s (CBI) ongoing commitment to support scientific research and healthcare, the Bank made a financial donation of AED 100,000 to the University of Sharjah. The donation will go towards research in Cancer and Alzheimer’s diseases in the UAE.

As part of Commercial Bank International’s (CBI) ongoing commitment to support scientific research and healthcare, the Bank made a financial donation of AED 100,000 to the University of Sharjah. The donation will go towards research in Cancer and Alzheimer’s diseases in the UAE.


From left Peter Cannizzaro, COO of CBI with Dr. Sami Abdul Hamid Principal of University of Sharjah

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Peter Cannizzaro, Chief Operating Officer of CBI explained that the bank is keen to support research based projects in Universities across UAE. He said "We are delighted to support the University of Sharjah as they have proven academic capabilities and we pledge our support to help them reach their goals".

"UAE is evolving from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy through research-driven Universities, such as Sharjah University. Nurturing future leaders in the science and technology faculties is an important mandate from an academic point of view" concluded Cannizzaro.

Speaking on the occasion Dr Sami Abdulhameed Mahmoud, Principal of University of Sharjah said: "The University seeks new ways to instill practical applications throughout the student’s life. The university appreciates CBI’s support in research and development studies which will go a long way in enhancing the knowledge and skills in scientific research"


The University of Sharjah has achieved a major leap forward in scientific research over the last several years. Numerous innovative research projects have been funded and the University makes available state-of-the-art research equipment to researchers in its various specialized laboratories. The University is leading in scientific research at the national and regional levels and is drawing international attention.

 

 

For further information, please contact:


Anna Theresa Langford
Head of Customer Experience & Corporate Communications
+971 4 402 3170
Email: Anna.Langford@cbi.ae

Will Anderson
Director
Brunswick Gulf Ltd
+9712 234 4600
Email: CBIGulf@brunswickgroup.com


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