Centre named after Cheah


THE Cambridge University Biomedical Science Centre is being named after Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah (pic).

Sunway Education Group and Sunway University senior executive director Elizabeth Lee tweeted that this is “for his deep interest, involvement and contribution in advancing biomedical knowledge and research, with the aim of linking the top experts between our countries and universities to work together to enhance medical know-how and healthcare practices”.

Cheah is the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation founding trustee and a philanthropist.

It was also recently reported that the new Cambridge University’s Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease will be based in the “Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the centrepiece of the largest biotech cluster outside the United States”.

“This is truly Malaysia Boleh news!” tweeted Lee.

She also tweeted that she was celebrating with all Malaysian students at Cambridge University at seeing the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre at the Addenbrookes site”.

She was proud to note the important development between her alma mater, Cambridge University and the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation.