World’s first Cambridge-linked clinical research centre in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: The world’s first Cambridge-linked clinical research centre will be set up in Malaysia in partnership with Sunway Group, Sunway Medical Centre and the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation.

Sunway Medical Centre will set up the Sunway Clinical Research Centre to be the regional site partner of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.

Researchers from institutions such as Cambridge University, Sunway University and Monash University will be working together in Malaysia to conduct clinical research.

The research will focus on prevention, earlier diagnoses and improved treatments of a range of diseases, suited for the Asian genetic composition.

“With Cambridge’s cutting-edge discovery and technology, I hope things can happen fast and certain breakthroughs can be made,” he added.