Under the auspices of Brigadier-General Tawfik Tirawi –Fatah Central Committee Member and the Head of the Board of Trustees of Al Istiqlal University, the subcommittee of the Laboratory Medicine Syndicate held its 2nd scientific day under the slogan “the path to laboratory informatics: devices, programs, safety and data management”.
General Jihad Abu AlAsal- Jericho Governor, Mr. Nae’l Abu Al Asal- Fatah Provincial Secretary in Jericho, Mr. Abdulsalam AlSarari- the deputy head of the Syndicate of Laboratory Medicine, representing Mr. Osama AlNajjar, the Head of the Syndicate, and over 550 participants from all subcommittees and members of the syndicates all attended the scientific day.
The scientific day included lectures in the fields of laboratory informatics, genes and parasites as number of lecturers from the different Palestinian universities presented their scientific papers and researches, including Arab American University. For instance, Dr. Noura Qutob - the Head of the Health Sciences Department in the Faculty of Graduate Studies gave a lecture entitled “The importance of systematic genetic and functional analyses to elucidate the mutation spectrum among cancer patient” where as Dr. Shahinaz Najjar - a lecturer in the Health Sciences Department in the Faculty of Graduate Studies gave a lecture about “From data to knowledge Enhancing research toward laboratories digital transformation”.
Dr. Zaidoun Salah a lecturer in the Health Sciences Department in the Faculty of Graduate Studies gave a lecture about “Molecular genetics in clinical practice a focus on pharmacogenetics e” while Dr. Amer Jawabreh gave a lecture about “Molecular epidemiology of human coetaneous leishmaniasis in Palestine”.
It is worth to mention that Basem Abu AlRub- a student in the Master in Health Informatics in AAUP was a member of the Preparation Commission of the scientific day.