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June, 2024

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Longest surviving heart transplant patient recognised by Guinness World Records

06 June, 2024

The longest-surviving heart transplant patient has been recognised by Guinness World Records after Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub carried out the…

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May, 2024


Fundraising event for the MYI

17 May, 2024

The prestigious Royal College of Music was abuzz with activity as it hosted a memorable fundraising event for the Magdi…

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MYI Short film

16 May, 2024

MYI_Fundraiser Film_Final.mp4 - Magdi Yacoub Institute Fundraiser Films -

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February, 2024

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Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub Receives the 2024 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity

02 February, 2024

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December, 2023

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Uk's first heart and lung transplant

06 December, 2023

It was a six-hour operation that changed the course of medical science in the UK

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October, 2023

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Leading Heart Surgeon interviewed Channel 4

19 October, 2023

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub was one of the world’s leading heart surgeons.

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December, 2022


Honorary Chancellor of British University in Egypt

05 December, 2022

Renowned cardiologist Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub has been appointed as the first honorary chancellor of the British University in Egypt.

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July, 2022

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His Holiness Pope Francis receives Sir Magdi Yacoub

20 July, 2022

His Holiness Pope Francis receives Sir Magdi Yacoub

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February, 2020


UAE Honors Sir Magdi Yacoub

22 February, 2020

UAE Honors Sir Magdi Yacoub and Donates 360 Million for New Cairo Heart Center

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December, 2018


Sharjah Ruler receives Magdi Yacoub

04 December, 2018

SHARJAH: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Thursday received…

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June, 2016

Ron Haddock International Impact Award American Heart Association

22 June, 2016

The Ron Haddock AHA/ASA International Impact Award was presented to Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, FRS, FRCS, FACC, OM, founder and…

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Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub wins prestigious Lister medal

17 June, 2015

The surgeon who performed the first heart and lung transplant in Britain, and pioneered a life-saving technique for babies with…

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January, 2014

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Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub receives the Order of Merit

05 January, 2014

Order of Merit

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November, 2008

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21 November, 2008

Gordon brown unveils statue for Sir Magdi Yacoub

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April, 2007

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British team grows heart valve from stem cells

02 April, 2007

A British research team led by the world's leading heart surgeon has grown part of a human heart from stem…

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ISHLT Lifetime achievement award 2004

15 April, 2004

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) recognizes renowned surgeon and transplant pioneer, Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub, for…

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February, 2000

The Lancet A Surgeon and a Scientist

05 February, 2000

Magdi Yacoub: a surgeon and a scientist.

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