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Establishing a unique bank for the first time in the UAE
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Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced that it is in the process of establishing a vital bank powered by robotic technologies

In partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Dubai Health Authority, the Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced that it is in the process of establishing a vital bank powered by robotic technologies, with investments amounting to 17 million dirhams, to be the first of its kind in The United Arab Emirates with the aim of advancing local medical research in the areas of genetic disorders, cancer, epidemics and other chronic diseases.

The bank is one of the largest biobanks in the world, with a huge capacity that enables it to store and manage 7 million samples,It will be based in the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Medical Research, an initiative launched by the Al Jalila Foundation in Dubai Healthcare City, while the biobank is scheduled to open in 2023.

Thanks to the important role that biobanks play in promoting research and developing medical discoveries, the biobank will become one of the most prominent sources of Hamdan Bin Rashid Charitable Hospital for cancer patients and other health care facilities in the UAE in conducting research and providing specialized treatment.

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