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Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is a population-based study carried out by local scientists using biological samples provided by participants. Through the collection of samples and information on the health and lifestyles of Qatari citizens and long-term residents, Qatar Biobank aims to make vital medical research possible for scientists in Qatar, the region and the world.

Qatar Biobank was launched in 2012 in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Hamad Medical Corporation. The conclusion of the pilot phase February 2016 was marked by the official inauguration of Qatar Biobank’s state-of-the-art facility by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation and Vice Chairperson of the Supreme Council of Health.


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