Individual Study / SHGP

Saudi Human Genome Program

Saudi Human Genome Program

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Initiatives -
To solve genetic disease in the Kingdom, to lay the foundation for the development of Personalized Medicine and establish capacity for a Genomics industry more broadly.
Start Year
2014
Funding
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology - KACST
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Malak Abed Althagafi
    Saudi Human genome lab at King Fahad medical city (KFMC)

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Supplementary Information
https://www.arabnews.com/node/1412201/saudi-arabia

Marker Paper

Project Team SG. The Saudi Human Genome Program: An oasis in the desert of Arab medicine is providing clues to genetic disease. IEEE Pulse. 2015;6(6):22-26. doi:10.1109/MPUL.2015.2476541

PUBMED 26583887

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
20,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.saudigenomeprogram.org/en/about-us/