Egypt’s Al Borg Laboratories agreed to buy a 51 per cent stake in Medical Genetics Centre, the country’s biggest genetics testing laboratory.
Al Borg aims to become “the largest private operator of medical testing laboratories in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia,” it said in the statement.
Medical Genetics has an estimated 70 per cent [...]
The prevalence of genetic diseases in the Middle East and strategies for their treatment and prevention were among the topics of the second Qatar Genetics Symposium Saturday sponsored by Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.
“In Qatar, we have made tremendous strides in our understanding of genetic disorders and in our ability [...]