Dubai Science Park
Dubai Science Park, a merger of DuBiotech and Energy and Environment Park (EnPark), facilitates research and development for companies conducting research development in the field of life sciences. It provides excellent laboratories and other ancillary services needed for such work.
The following institutes conduct medical research in the UAE.
Al Jalila Foundation
Al Jalila Foundation conducts medical research and provides medical education and treatment in the UAE. It also offers scholarships in medical studies. It would be the UAE's first independent multi-disciplinary medical research centre that would focus on cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and mental health.
Public Health Research Center
New York University Abu Dhabi has a Public Health Research Center (PHRC). It has developed the following specialised centres to conduct research in areas that concern the emirate of Abu Dhabi:
- Diabetes Research Center
- Obesity and Genetic Susceptibility to Diabetes Research Center
- Human Oral Microbiome Research Center
- Smoking Cessation Research Center.
Health Research Bank
The Ministry of Health and Prevention maintains a health research bank which enables researchers to access related research projects conducted in the UAE. The platform contains contributions from notable government and private health institutions.
The world's first cloned camel was created and born in Dubai in April 2009. The female calf, called Injaz (meaning achievement), was produced at the Camel Reproduction Centre (CRC).
In November 2015, Injaz gave birth to a female calf, proving that a cloned camel can be fertile and reproduce normally. The UAE has banned human cloning and research and experiments related to it.
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Updated on 19 Nov 2020