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  • Rare loss-of-function variants in type I IFN immunity genes are not associated with severe COVID-19.

J Clin Invest. 2021 May 27:147834.

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  • WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING OF A MIDDLE EASTERN COHORT REPLICATES KNOWN LOCI FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND IDENTIFIES POTENTIAL NOVEL ONES.

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  • Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 Covid-19 Vaccine against the B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 Variants.

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  • SARS-CoV-2 antibody-positivity protects against reinfection for at least seven months with 95% efficacy.

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  • Whole genome sequencing in the Middle Eastern Qatari population identifies genetic associations with 45 clinically relevant traits.

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  • Distinct antibody repertoires against endemic human coronaviruses in children and adults.

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JCI Insight. 2021 Feb 22;6(4):e144499.

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  • Ethnic-specific association of amylase gene copy number with adiposity traits in a large Middle Eastern biobank.

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  • THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE, Healthcare Innovation through Precision Medicine: Policy Case Study of Qatar.

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Life Sci Soc Policy. 2020 Nov 1;16(1):12.

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  • Host Genetic Variants Potentially Associated With SARS-CoV-2: A Multi-Population Analysis.

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Front. Genet. 11:578523.

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  • Willingness to participate in genome testing: a survey of public attitudes from Qatar. 

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  • Islamic Perspectives on CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Human Germline Gene Editing: A Preliminary Discussion.

Isa NM, Zulkifli NA, Man S.

Sci Eng Ethics. 2020 Feb;26(1):309-323

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  • RNA-seq Reveals Dysregulation of Novel Melanocyte Genes upon Oxidative Stress: Implications in Vitiligo Pathogenesis.

Sastry KS, Naeem H, Mokrab Y, Chouchane AI.

Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2019 Dec 4;2019:2841814.

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