NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Qatar Genome Programme has launched a research consortium that will study genetic and phenotypic data produced by the Qatar Biobank.

The consortium involves several local institutions, including the QGP, Qatar Biobank, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Hamad Medical, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, the Qatar Computing Research Institute, and Qatar University. In addition, several consortium researchers have international collaborators.

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