Qatar Biobank, Qatar

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: 1-Establish and sustain Qatar Biobank as a fully operational organisation internationally recognized for excellence. 2-Create a biobank with sufficient numbers of participants contributing high-quality data and biosamples to be suitable for use in research of benefit to healthcare in Qatar. 3-Increase the supply of (cohort and clinical) biosamples and data to researchers for use in research of benefit to healthcare in Qatar. 4-Provide the region’s most advanced Biobank Collection and Asset Management Service.

Registered Biobank Name Qatar Biobank (QBB)
Biobank Leader Johnny Doe
Country Qatar
Email for biobank inquiries takepart@qatarbiobank.org.qa
Principal Investigator Dr. Asma Al Thani
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: