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Qatar Biobank reaches 15,000 participants milestone


11/09/18

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 personalized medicine.

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Qatar Biobank attends international precision medicine symposium in China

20/12/17

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently participated in the Annual Biobank China 2017 & International Symposium on Precision Medicine.

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Qatar Biobank welcomes 10,000th participant


07/11/17

Qatar Biobank recently welcomed its 10,000th participant, a major milestone in the medical health research initiative’s history.

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QF’s Qatar Biobank concludes summer experience program

21/10/17

Qatar Biobank recently concluded its Summer Experience Program for university students and recent graduates.

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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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Events

2019

INTERNATIONAL BIOBANKING CONFERENCE

International Biobanking Conference

Download ICS File 25/03/19  - 26/03/19 , Doha, Qatar

A Global Discussion in Qatar

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Past Events

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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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

Certifications

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