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Conference delegates visit Qatar Biobank

Conference delegates visit Qatar Biobank

Leading scientists and experts who attended the International Biobanking Conference 2019, visited Qatar Biobank and its facilities recently.

Qatar Biobank to host international meet from March 25

Qatar Biobank to host international meet from March 25

Qatar Biobank, a Qatar Foundation (QF) initiative, will host the International Biobanking Conference 2019 from March 25-27 with the participation of internationally renowned health practitioners and biomedical experts.

Qatar Biobank reaches new milestone by screening 20,000th participant

Qatar Biobank reaches new milestone by screening 20,000th participant

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) and part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation, has welcomed its 20,000th participant as part of its unique medical research ...

Genome mapping: Qatar Biobank to enrol 60,000 participants

Genome mapping: Qatar Biobank to enrol 60,000 participants

Qatar Biobank aims to enrol 60,000 participants in its medical research programme, an official has revealed.

Qatar Biobank reaches 15,000 participants milestone

Qatar Biobank reaches 15,000 participants milestone

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently marked a major milestone with the screening of its 15,000th participant, as part of its medical health research initiative to improve the health of the local population through personalised medicine.

Biobanking leaders of tomorrow get trained at summer programme

Biobanking leaders of tomorrow get trained at summer programme

Qatar Biobank recently concluded its Summer Experience Programme for university students and recent graduates. Five students – three graduates and two undergraduates from the biomedical sciences programme at Qatar University – completed the four-week programme

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

As many as 70% of the participants of the Qatar Biobank were diagnosed obese and another 86% found to be Vitamin D deficient, according to the annual report of Qatar Biobank which was released on Tuesday.

Qatar Biobank paves way for precision treatment

Qatar Biobank paves way for precision treatment

Through its ongoing collection of genome samples and information about the health and lifestyles of local populations, Qatar Biobank is creating a path towards personalised medicine to promote better health for the people of Qatar.

Qatar Genome Programme stage-two nears completion

Qatar Genome Programme stage-two nears completion

The Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) is likely to complete the second stage of its pilot phase around mid-2017 by sequencing another 3,000 genomes, a senior official of QGP has revealed.

Singapore delegation visits Qatar Biobank

Singapore delegation visits Qatar Biobank

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) received a delegation from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine,

Singapore medical delegation visits Qatar Biobank

Singapore medical delegation visits Qatar Biobank

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) welcomed a senior delegation from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University and the school’s primary clinical partner, National Healthcare Group in Singapore.

Biobank signs pact on research in retinal images

Biobank signs pact on research in retinal images

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has signed an agreement with Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) and Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek, Belgium (VITO).