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7th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference ...
28 Dec 2016
The Center for Arab Genomic Studies have finalized the dates and topics of the 7th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference. Click for further details. ...
  • 10 Dec 2003
    Due to the high rate of consanguineous marriages among UAE nationals, which has reached 51 per cent of total marriages, the country has a high rate of single gene defects among new-born, according to a senior genetic researcher.
  • 10 Dec 2003
    The two main obstacles that face any genetic research project in the Arab countries are the dearth of comprehensive statistical data on genetic diseases and their prevalence rate, and the lack of funding due to widespread ignorance about the science
  • 10 Dec 2003
    In order to avoid birth of children with debilitating genetic disorders, such as Thalassemia, UAE nationals are encouraged to get tested before marriage to find out if they are carriers of the Thalassemia gene or other genetic disorders.
  • 09 Dec 2003
    The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), established by the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, will have now have a premise and a team of superb geneticists.
  • 21 Nov 2003
    Prenatal care has decreased infant mortality rate to a great extent but infant deaths due to genetic disorders among UAE nationals have shot up sharply.
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