College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) | HBKU

Addressing National and Global Health Challenges

The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at HBKU addresses national and global health challenges by educating coming generations of professionals in the fields of biomedical sciences, genomics, precision medicine, and exercise science.

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The health sciences are central to improving the quality of life and improving the human condition.

As a discipline, the health sciences involve two aspects. The first is directed toward the study, research and development of knowledge on the human physical condition and diseases that impact health and well-being. The second is applying the knowledge gained to improve health, develop effective therapies that alleviate and/or cure diseases, and implementing measures that control the incidence of disease.

  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University 117

    Students

    74% are Qatari

  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University 05

    Programs

    2 are new

  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University 24

    Nationalities

    from 4 continents

News

Mutations in emerging autism gene tied to distinct traits
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Mutations in Emerging Autism Gene Tied to Distinct Traits

02 Dec 2019
Dr. Edward Stuenkel, Dean of the College of Health and Life Sciences, part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, speaking at the symposium.
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College of Health and Life Sciences Holds Genomics in Clinical

01 Dec 2019
Dr. Ayman Al Hajj, Assistant Professor at CHLS, featured on Al Jazeera Medicine and Health
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Dr. Ayman Al Hajj, Assistant Professor at CHLS,

24 Nov 2019
Dr. Kabir H. Biswas, Assistant Professor at CHLS, is featured on Silicon Republic
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Dr. Kabir H. Biswas, Assistant Professor at CHLS,

11 Nov 2019

Our
Programs

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Master of Science in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Master of Science in Exercise Science

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Master of Science in Genomics and Precision Medicine

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

PhD in Genomics and Precision Medicine

Our Partners

CHLS programs integrate scientific expertise and combine a collective of seasoned researchers at the university with esteemed external clinical and health science partners.