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H.E. SHEIKHA HIND VISITS QATAR BIOBANK

17/07/17

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), visited Qatar Biobank yesterday to receive an update on the organization’s current projects.

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Qatar Biobank Active at Garangao Engage Children in Health-Oriented Activities

22/06/17

Qatar Biobank recently participated in the Garangao cultural celebration organized by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF).

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Genomic Medicine Market to Witness Robust Expansion Throughout the Forecast Period (2016 – 2026)

01/03/17

The National Human Genome Research Institute defines genomic medicine as “an emerging medical discipline that involves using genomic information about an individual as part of their clinical care (e.g., for diagnostic or therapeutic decision-making) and the health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use.”

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Sidra's research branch opens three main labs

28/02/17

Sidra’s research branch has opened three main labs and the state-of-the-art facilities have been brought into operation recently with high calibre expert teams from all over the world.

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Genetic variant of p53 gene linked to breast cancer risk in premenopausal African American women

27/02/17

Scientists at The Wistar Institute in collaboration with Roswell Park Cancer Institute found a significant association between a rare genetic variant of the p53 gene present in African American women and their risk of developing breast cancer in premenopausal age.

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Events

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2017

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Qatar Biobank Conference

Download ICS File 14/03/17  - 15/03/17 , Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1) as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of 12.25 hours.

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2015

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QATAR BIOBANK INAUGURAL CONFERENCE SHINES LIGHT ON NEED FOR REGIONAL RESEARCH COLLABORATION

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Doha, 16 February 2015: The importance of regional medical research collaboration was the focus of the ‘Biobanking in the Context of Personalised Healthcare’ conference, hosted by Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, in Doha last week.

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QATAR BIOBANK INAUGURAL CONFERENCE TO EXPLORE FUTURE OF LOCAL HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Doha, 02 February 2015: Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is set to host the nation’s first conference that will explore the development of Qatar’s healthcare and medical research community this month.

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QATAR BIOBANK RELEASES RESULTS OF PILOT PHASE

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Doha, 28 January 2015: Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has released the findings of its two year operational pilot phase, which reveal that 76 per cent of male and 70 per cent of female participants, from a sample of 1,200 are either overweight or obese. It also reveals that 52.7 per cent of the male participants and 31.7 per cent of female participants recorded pre-hypertensive (normal-high blood pressure levels) or hypertensive.

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2014

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NATIONAL GENOME COMMITTEE HOSTS INTERNATIONAL GENOMICS SYMPOSIUM

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11 June 2014 Doha: Qatar’s National Genome Committee is hosting the country’s first Human Genomics Symposium which began yesterday at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha.

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