An academic program catering to the needs of Qatar's growing health care sector. It provides theoretical and practical knowledge in genomics and precision medicine, and integrates patient-focused solutions.
HBKU’s Genomics and Precision Medicine (GPM) programs are multidisciplinary graduate courses that have been designed to prepare the next generation of professionals and leaders, who will help implement the use of precision and personalized medicine in the healthcare system.
The Master of Science and PhD degree paths in GPM offer students advanced knowledge and training in state-of-the-art information gathering and analysis technologies in order to integrate “omics” – the branch of biology that deals with data on global changes at the molecular level in patients – with clinical data.
PhD students are required to pass a qualifying examination after their second semester, and a candidacy examination after their fourth semester.