Qatar Biobank receives Singapore team

 28 Feb 2016 - 1:42

Qatar Biobank receives Singapore team
Qatar Biobank officials with senior delegates from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

 

DOHA: Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), welcomed a senior delegation from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) of the Nanyang Technological University and the school’s primary clinical partner, National Healthcare Group based in Singapore. 
Delegates attained insights into the world-class information technology (IT) systems and efficient approaches to data collection and processing of samples housed at the biobank. They also studied how the biobank collects and measures biometric data and delivers results to participants. The 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 population, the biobank is making vital medical research possible for scientists in Qatar, the region and the world. The Peninsula