Individual Study / QGP

Qatar Genome Project

Qatar Genome Project

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The project is generating large databases combining whole genome sequencing and other omics data with the comprehensive phenotypic data collected at Qatar Biobank.
Start Year
2015
Funding
Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
Supplementary Information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar_Genome_Programme
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Hamdi Mbarek
    VU University Amsterdam

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Sivadas A, Scaria V. Pharmacogenomic survey of Qatari populations using whole-genome and exome sequences. Pharmacogenomics J. 2018;18(4):590-600. doi:10.1038/s41397-018-0022-8

PUBMED 29720721

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
19,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://qatargenome.org.qa/node/5