جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Center of Excellence In Genomic Medicine Research

Our Achievements

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Availability and functionality of high end research platforms to serve the core objectives of the center
Availability of twenty two full-time researchers dedicated for the center
Establishing research projects funding and monitoring system
System for the timely submission of technical and financial reports as per the approved rules and regulations
Establishment of routine maintenance facility implying specialized bio-engineers
Implementation of comprehensive in house financial system including purchase and ordering software programs
Provide policy and procedures for thirty five intra-institutional and international collaborations
Implementation of comprehensive administration system
Adopting safety and security measures as per international criteria for research laboratories
Adopting stringent sample handling and transportation procedures
Hosting forty seve post graduate students (36 M.Sc.& 11 PhD) who conducted research in the major areas of interest of the center
Successful thirty five funded research projects
Hunderds of publications have been published or accepted for publication in the top journals related to the major research interests of the center
Two books and a book chapter have also been published by the center
Two books and book chapter have also been published by the center
Two research projects from the center were awarded the first prizes at international conference
International prize was awarded to the center for being the most rapidly progressing center by accredited international research monitoring bodies
The research outcomes of nearly all postgraduate students have been published by the center
Some of the research center outcomes have been registered for a patencies and others are in process
An outcome has been registered for patency where as several are in process
The center has organized one hundred ten training courses and workshops
Functional collaboration and memberships have been obtained in thirteen various sub-specializations pertaining two major interest areas of the center
The center gained international recognition through its senior scientists delivering keynote lectures at four international events
The center has successfully introduced four scientific awareness programs for public
The center has released two book translations in specialized areas
Research collaborations has been set up between the center and two national scientific compan
Research collaborations established between the center and seven national universities and research centers
A total of fifteen of high caliber international scientists have been recruited
Obtained membership in two national public health committees
Participation of the center in fifteen public awareness programs via radio, TV, website, workshops and congresses
Regular publishing of center's newsletter that reached its twentieth edition
The center received a total of eight acknowledgments and recognitions for contributing to social services
The center has provided unlimited benefit to humanity by serving the community and environment.
Two supplements (one includes 98 abstracts and the second includes 24 peer-reviewed articles) have been published in BMC Genomics (impact factor 3.99) volume 16, suplment 1; http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcgenomics/supplements/16/S1
The center managed to establish a jpournal in the field of Genomic Medicine (npj Genomic Medicine) in partnership with one of the world’s publishing leaders' nature publishing group (NPG).
The center has added three research programs: the Functional genomic, Reproductive and infertility and biobanking programs.
The center successfully established 32 diagnostic screeing test for public
Serving the community by screening tests (free of charge) of almost 13000 patients for different genetic disorders.
CEGMR played a pivotal role in establishment of Center of Innovation in Personalized Medicine (CIPM) at King Abdulaziz University.
CEGMR obtained the final approval for establishing Genomic Medicine Institute (GMI) at King Abdulaziz University during 2016.
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