Publications

No. Publication Information
1

H.E. Dr. Hanan Al Kuwari: The Qatar Biobank: background and methods.
https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-015-2522-7

2

Dr. Kawthar L Dhabani: Vitamin D Deficiency and the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome within the Qatar Biobank: A Cross-Sectional Study
https://www.qscience.com/content/papers/10.5339/qfarc.2016.HBPP1180

3

Soha R Dargham: Prediabetes and diabetes in a cohort of Qatari women screened for polycystic ovary syndrome.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-21987-6

4

Soha R Dargham: The prevalence and Metabolic characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome in the Qatari population.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5517053/

5

Dr. Halima Bensamil: Harnessing Qatar Biobank to understand type 2 diabetes and obesity in adult Qataris from the First Qatar Biobank project.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898076/

6

Amna AL Ibrahim: Association between Soft Drink Consumption and Asthma among Qatari Adults
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/3/606

7

Dr. Asmaa Al-thani: Qatar Biobank Cohort Study: Study Design and First Results.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30927351

8

Dr. Hiba AL Bawadi: Body Shape Index Is a Stronger Predictor of Diabetes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31067681

9

Dr. Vijay Ganji: Serum Vitamin D concentrations are inversely related to prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Qatari women
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31512799

10

Dr. Zumin Shi: Association of low serum magnesium with diabetes and hypertension: Findings from Qatar Biobank study
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31678625

11

Dr. Muhammed Umar Sohail: Profiling the Oral Microbiome Plasma Biochemistry of Obese Hyperglycemic Subjects in Qatar
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31816998

12

Dr. Eleni Fthenou: Conception, Implementation and Integration of heterogenous Information Technology Infrastructures in the Qatar Biobank

13

Dr. Eleni Fthenou: Conception, Qatar Biobank: A Paradigm of Translating Biobank Science into Evidence- Based Health Care Interventions
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31833811

14

Linda Hannigan: The Implementation of an integrated Management system at Qatar Biobank
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/bio.2019.0076

15

Ayat Salman: Qatar Biobank Milestones in Building a Successful Biobank
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/bio.2019.0083

16

Ayat Salman: Qatar Quality Matters: A Global Discussion in Qatar
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31833812

17

Abdelhamid Kerkadi: Adiposity Indicators as Cardio-Metabolic Risk Predictors in Adults from Country with High Burden of Obesity
https://www.dovepress.com/adiposity-indicators-as-cardio-metabolic-risk-predictors-in-adults-fro-peer-reviewed-article-DMSO

18

Dr. Souhaila Khodor: Profiling the salivary microbiome in the Qatari Population
https://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12967-020-02291-2

19

Dr. Zumin Shi : Serum Magnesium and Cognitive Function Among Qatari Adults
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2020.00101/full

20

Dr. Tanvir Alam: “Understanding the Food Habits and Physical Activities of Diabetes Cohort in Qatar”
http://ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/54693

21

Dr. Tanvir Alam:” Cardiovascular Diseases in Qatar: Smoking, Food Habits and Physical Activities Perspectives”
http://ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/54696

22

Dr. Tanvi Alam: “Investigating Potential Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases in Adult Qatari Population”
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9089468

23

Dr. Hiba AL Bawadi:” Age and gender specific cut-off points for body fat parameters among adults in Qatar
https://nutritionj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12937-020-00569-1

24

Dr. Rayaz Malik : "Age and sex affect deep learning prediction of cardiometabolic risk factors from retinal images"
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-65794-4

25

Dr. Rayaz Malik : "Retinal microvascular complexity comparing mono- and multifractal dimensions in relation to cardiometabolic risk factors in a Middle Eastern population"
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aos.14598

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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.

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