Saudi Scientist, Dr. Khaldoon Al-Romaih, of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh, has won the UAE International Genetic Disorders Prevention Award of Scientific Research Excellence for his contribution in the field of genomics and biology research of chronic kidney disease.
H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al-Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development in the United Arab Emirates delivered the award to Dr. Al-Romaih during the 6th International Genetic Disorders Conference that witnessed the event of Emirates International Genetic Disorders Prevention Award 2016 that was recently hosted by the Emirates Society of Genetic Disorders at Park Hayat Hotel, Dubai.
The conference witnessed scientific lecture presented by Dr. Al-Romaih. The lecture was acknowledged by attending scientists and specialists on the role of genomics in development of diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney diseases through which he discussed his research in the field of genomics and biology research of chronic kidney disease.
Dr. Khaldoun Al-Romaih was chosen for this award for his distinguished scientific research in the field of genomics and biology research of chronic kidney disease done at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in cooperation with his colleagues and international research centers. These researches were acknowledged by specialists in the field, and were published in several scientific journals during the recent few years, such as the American Nephrology Journal and Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, in addition to participation in many scientific conferences.
It is noteworthy that Dr. Al-Romaih has completed his postdoctoral fellowship at KFSH&RC and at Harvard Medical School where he worked on the genomics and Kidney System Models of Chronic Kidney Disease, particularly glomerular nephritis, and is a PhD graduate from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada.