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WCM-Q scientists produce WHO report on eliminating hepatitis C in Eastern Mediterranean region

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Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), have produced a comprehensive report on the hepatitis C virus epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean region, offering guidance on eliminating the disease by the WHO’s 2030 target date.

Robotics team mentored by Texas A&M at Qatar finishes 19th at FIRST Global Challenge

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Team Qatar, the STEM-vengers, have finished in 19th place among 175 teams worldwide in the FIRST Global Challenge.

The team is part of Texas A&M University at Qatar’s STEM Hub Robotics Club (SHRC), a joint initiative between the QF partner university and the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).

QU-GPC and ConocoPhillips complete Stage II wastewater reduction project

The project named ‘Osmotic concentration for reducing injected wastewater volumes in Qatar’ was launched in 2018 and was funded by the Qatar National Research Fund

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Wastewater management remains a global challenge to the oil and gas (O&G) industry. In Qatar, the regulations imposed by Qatar Petroleum require a 50% reduction in liquid discharge from all oil and gas processing facilities.

QF members help to advance personalised healthcare in Qatar

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Five research projects aiming to support and advance Qatar’s precision medicine and genomic research infrastructure have been awarded grants by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Qatar Genome Programme – both members of Qatar Foundation (QF) – under the Path towards Precision Medicine (PPM) research programme.

Precision medicine for breast cancer demands a multidisciplinary approach, says QF expert

Scientists explore patient and tumor metabolomics to advance precision oncology

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A rapidly growing field in cancer care is precision oncology – that is tailored treatment for patients based on their tumor’s genetic signatures. However, treatment based solely on genetics appear to be unsuccessful for many, indicating that there are other factors involved. The question is: How do we make precision medicine more precise?

QNRF’s Research Project Explores Energy Generation from Industrial Wastewater

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In an innovative project funded by Qatar Foundation’s (QF’s) Qatar National Research Fund, scientists from Global Water Sustainability Center (GWSC), Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) – a QF partner university – and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have been working together to use PW to generate what is called ‘blue energy’, sometimes also called osmotic power or salinity gradient power.

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QBG to host environmental research contest for pupils

The Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), will host its third consecutive environmental research contest for secondary school students in Qatar.
The competition, which will see 20 high schools in Qatar participate in a variety of environmental research projects, aims to build a generation of students dedicated to exploring, researching and conserving natural resources, specifically plants.

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International recognition for WCM-Q and HMC research

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have received a top international award for their work on cardiovascular metabolism.

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Meet mulls Arab Spring, ‘De-Centering of American Studies’

The larger legacy of American Studies is a critique which is always about challenging and de-centring received wisdom, a prominent scholar told yesterday the opening session of the conference ‘From Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park: The Arab Spring and the De-Centering of American Studies’ organised by the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

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QU forum explores opportunities for collaboration

Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) organised its “Academic-Industry Networking Forum”, to identify opportunities for collaboration between academia and stakeholders.

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