Doha, Qatar (8 May 2013) Qatar Biobank recently welcomed its 300th participant through the doors of its centre in Hamad Medical City. Over the last few months, participants from Qatar Foundation and Hamad Medical Corporation along with their friends and families have actively taken part in the development of Qatar Biobank to help prepare for wide-scale recruitment from the Qatari public later this year.
British delegation of senior university representatives’ visit strengthens Qatar Biobank’s alignment with the UK in field of science & innovation during the visit of British Minister for universities and science, H.E Mr. David Willetts.
Qatar Biobank welcomed a delegation of senior university representatives in UK.
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.
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.