Noha Abdelghany
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Seminar Islamic Ethics & Genomics: Specialized Knowledge as Public Discourse

Islamic Ethics & Genomics: Specialized Knowledge as Public Discourse

Prepared By Noha Abdelghany [1]

 

On January 30th, 2019 a public lecture was organized by the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), in collaboration with Sidra Medicine, World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Qatar Genome Programme (QGP), and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCMQ). The seminar makes part of the research project Genomics, Islamic Ethics, and Public Engagement (GIEPE): Towards Bridging the Knowledge and Communication Gaps, funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), as part of the program Path Towards Personalized Medicine (PPM).

 

Seminar Specialized Knowledge

 

The seminar “Islamic Ethics & Genomics: Specialized Knowledge as Public Discourse” was hosted by Sidra Medicine which accredited the seminar as part of its Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for scientists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. Besides highlighting the GIEPE project, the seminar highlighted the recent CILE peer-reviewed publication Islamic Ethics and the Genome Question (Brill, 2019).   

The panel was moderated by Dr. Mohammed Ghaly (Professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics) who is the Lead Principal Investigator (LPI) of the GIEPE project and the editor of the published volume. The list of the other panelists included:

-      Dr. Khalid Fakhro (Human Genetics at Sidra Medicine, WCM-Q)

-      Dr. Khalid Al-Ali  (Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education)

-      Dr. Said Ismail (Qatar Genome Programme)

-      Dr. Eman Sadoun (Qatar Ministry of Public Health)

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[1] Research Assistant of the project “Genomics, Islamic Ethics, and Public Engagement (GIEPE): Towards Bridging the Knowledge and Communication Gaps”

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