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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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Participating

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You are being invited to take part in Qatar Biobank, Qatar’s long-term medical health initiative for Qatar’s population. To help you decide whether to contribute, here is some information on Qatar Biobank and what taking part involves.

Research

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Qatar Biobank will make it possible for scientists to conduct research to address some of the greatest health challenges facing Qatar and the region, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer.

Partners

Qatar Foundation Ministry of Public Health
Hamad Medical Corporation

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