Research Matters

In Focus

An insight into the Path towards Precision Medicine call with Dr. Sadim Jawhar

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Qatar National Research Fund, in collaboration with the Qatar Genome Program, launched the first cycle of the Path towards Precision Medicine in 2015 to support genomic research in Qatar. Let's learn more about this call and its contribution towards building an impactful precision medicine infrastructure in Qatar by Dr. Sadim Jawhar, who is currently working as a joint funding program manager at QNRF.

Success Story

QNRF's GSRA scholar develops an innovative solution to help treat hepatic diseases

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Liver-related diseases reap the lives of around two million people around the globe every year. Half of these deaths are related to complications caused by liver cirrhosis, and the other half are due to hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Moreover, the liver is also a hub for metastasis – the spread of cancer cells – originating from adjacent organs such as the pancreas and stomach.


Fatima Omar – FameLab 2021 Qatar National Winner

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This month, we sit down with FameLab Qatar 2021 winner, Fatima Omar, who represented Qatar at the international finals at the Cheltenham Festival in the United Kingdom held virtually last November. Fatima is a Physics & Astrophysics undergraduate student in her final year at the University of Birmingham in the UK. She is a resident of Qatar, where she completed her schooling.

Executive Director’s Message | December 2021

Stepping into a new year, new beginnings

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This year, we completed fifteen years of our operations, which marks an important milestone for us. We began with a small team, but our number was not a reflection of the magnitude of our responsibility. Our team set to work right away and has been working ever since, with more talented minds and diverse experiences joining us on the way, all united together by the same cause – to help Qatar develop as an internationally leading center of scientific research, development, and innovation excellence. We remain committed to the realization of this aim.

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