Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center joins the Clinerion Patient Network Explorer platform, accelerating the introduction of innovative therapies to Lebanon.

Basel, Switzerland, November 8th, 2022.

Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center – MLHUMC is partnering with Clinerion and has joined the global network of partner hospitals on Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer. Patients at MLHUMC will gain accelerated access to innovative therapies via participation in international clinical trials. MLHUMC will gain access to metrics to support patient care, and the country of Lebanon itself will benefit from early data to support registration of new therapies.

Clinerion MarPe MLHUMC

Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center – MLHUMC is a hospital in the city of Hazmieh, Lebanon, with a 400-bed capacity and specializing in cardiology, oncology, rare diseases, diabetes, dermatology, surgery, imaging, critical care and endocrinology, with 12 pediatric life support (PLS) stations. As a clinical trial site, MLHUMC performs 59 trials per year.

“As a University Medical Center, we want to provide students and academics with opportunities in research and patients from Lebanon & the MENA region, with opportunities for treatment,” says Roula Gharios Zahar, Deputy General Director, MLHUMC.

“We are thrilled to welcome MLHUMC to our network,” says Luis Magalhaes, Head of Site Network Development at Clinerion. “Our work continues to expand clinical trials to non-traditional regions, supporting diversity in trial cohort populations. At the same time, we are pleased to be able to accelerate the introduction of innovative therapies to patients in Lebanon, together with MarPe CRO, as one of our alliances in the MENA and Africa region.”

The CRO MarPe was instrumental in facilitating the partnership between MLHUMC and Clinerion.

“The Middle East has a high prevalence of rare diseases,” says Barış Erdoğan, CEO of Clinerion. “This partnership is in line with our efforts to support rare disease patients with accurate and immediate diagnosis, through the capabilities of the Patient Network Explorer platform, as well as development of new AI/ML technologies.”

About Clinerion

Clinerion accelerates clinical research and medical access to treatments for patients. We use proprietary technologies for analysis of patient data from our global network of partner hospitals. Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer radically improves the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical trial recruitment by offering data-driven protocol optimization, site feasibility evaluation and real-time patient search and identification to match patients to treatments. Our technology solution provides real-world evidence analytics for medical access. Clinerion facilitates the participation of partner hospitals in leading-edge, industry-sponsored trials and time savings in patient recruitment. We create innovative and disruptive fit-for-purpose solutions which enable pharmaceutical companies to shorten patient recruitment and save costs by streamlining operations and leveraging strategic intelligence. Clinerion’s proprietary Big Data analytics technologies leverage real-time data from electronic health records which comply with international patient privacy and data security regulations. Clinerion is a global data technology service company headquartered in Switzerland.
Clinerion website:
Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer:

For more information, please contact:
Le Vin Chin
Director, Head of Marketing & Communications
Clinerion Ltd
Elisabethenanlage 11, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 61 865 60 54

About Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center – MLHUMC

Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center, MLHUMC is the only JCI accredited University Medical Center that is 100% Lebanese owned. It is a private tertiary Medical Center that offers medical care across all Medical Specialties. MLHUMC has been accredited three times by the Joint Commission International since 2016 and is the University Medical Center of Balamand University since 2019. MLHUMC is the leader in several specializations such as Cardiology, Orthopedics, Urology and has the most comprehensive Oncology platform in Lebanon equipped with the most innovative technologies in Radiation Oncology in the Middle East (TrueBeam STx, HALCYON). The Medical Center is dedicated to provide patients with the best standards in medical care, quality and safety.

MLHUMC website:

For more information, please contact:
Nayla Zahar
Media & Communications Manager
Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center – MLHUMC
Tel.: +961 5 957 000 – 72112

About MarPe

MarPe is a full service Contract Research Organization headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, and a branch in Nairobi, Kenya, providing clinical research solutions through a full spectrum of clinical research services from Feasibility to Publication support.
MarPe delivers state of the art clinical research solutions in a broad range of therapeutic areas.
MarPe website:

For more information, please contact:
Marianne Gabra
Managing Director & Global BD Head
MarPe for Medical Services
Tel.: +2 0122 084 1391
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