- Qatar Biobank is now considered as Qatar’s National Repository Centre for biological samples & health information records, promoting medical research.
- Qatar Biobank works together with Qatar’s healthcare system and other governmental authorities providing evidence-based health screening approaches to be utilized for developing Policies, Regulations & Guidelines for the protection of public health and the environment in Qatar.
- Qatar Biobank supports academic students by providing data to be utilized for educational projects.
- Qatar Biobank in collaboration with Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and QGP (Qatar Genome Programme), has launched a grant under the name Pathway Towards Personalized Medicine (PPM) in 2015 (PPM1) and the 2nd cycle in 2017 (PPM2) encouraging researchers working on genomics.
How will Qatar Biobank benefit Qatar’s communities?
Qatar Biobank is a scientific and altruistic partnership between the research community and the people of Qatar to build a better, healthier future for generations to come.
DR. HANAN AL KUWARI,
Chairperson of Biobank, Qatar Board of Trustees