The Qatar Sidra ENIGMA Initiative is beginning to collect pilot MRI and DTI data from elderly and pediatric populations to compare to related data in the ENIGMA working groups on ADHD, Lifespan, and various age-related diseases. The Sidra Medical and Research Center located Doha is part of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development striving to bring healthcare services to children and women in an innovative and ultramodern facility.Read more about Sidra Medicine joining the ENIGMA Consortium here.


Rashid Al-Ali, PhD
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Rashid Al-Ali, PhD, is Deputy Chief Research Officer and Division Chief of Informatics at Sidra Medical and Research Center where he has been establishing and leading a state-of-the-art Biomedical Informatics Division. He is also responsible for setting up research groups in Bioinformatics, Clinical Informatics and High Performance Computing (HPC) for biomedical research and bioinformatics applications and analysis.
Mohammed Haris, PhD
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Mohammed Haris, PhD, is Principal Investigator to the Division of Translational Medicine at Sidra Medical and Research Center. Dr. Haris' research focuses on developing novel MR imaging techniques with an emphasis to diagnose various human diseases at the incipient stage and to accurately monitor therapeutic responses.
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