Colleges and research institutes of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) are showcasing their various  research initiatives at the World Innovation Summit for Health 2018 conference at the Qatar National Convention Centre this week. 

Young Innovator Nour Majbour
Young Innovator Nour Majbour

With five entities actively involved in this year’s summit, HBKU is witnessing its strongest presence at WISH to date.

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) is showcasing their newly launched Master of Data Analytics in Health Management programme, in addition to its various health-related research projects.

Two students enrolled in the Master of Science in Genomics and Precision Medicine programme at the College of Health and Life and Sciences are exhibiting their healthcare innovations as WISH Young Innovators.

HBKU WISH 2018 Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) is also heavily involved this year led by its Acting Executive Director Dr Omar El-Agnaf.

Meanwhile, dedicated staff from the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) under the College of Islamic Studies, are manning an information booth on Islamic Ethics and Palliative Care. The team was led by Dr Mohamed Ghaly, Professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics at CILE. Dr Ghaly is also chairing a panel discussion on Islamic Ethics and Palliative Care at the conference.

As a multidisciplinary research-focused institution, HBKU is committed to initiating and supporting innovative solutions that ensure a healthier future in Qatar.

For more information about HBKU’s participation at WISH, visit