February 27, 2016

Singapore Medical Delegation Visits Qatar Biobank

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Qatar Biobank welcomed a senior delegation from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) from the Nanyang Technological University and the school’s primary clinical partner, National Healthcare Group based in Singapore.
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During the visit, the delegation was able to attain valuable insights into the world-class information technology (IT) systems and efficient approaches to data collection and processing of samples currently housed at Qatar Biobank. The delegation studied how Qatar Biobank collects and measures its biometric data in addition to how it delivers results to participants.

Qatar Biobank supports QF’s mission to enhance national innovation and technology through medical research regarding prevalent health issues in Qatar. Through its collection of samples and information on the health and lifestyles of a large percentage of the national population, Qatar Biobank is making vital medical research possible for scientists in Qatar, the region, and the world.

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