From AJCH, the co-principal investigator of the study, Dr Ammar Al Banna, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at MBRU, and head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre of Excellence at the hospital, said: "Research indicates that autism is largely due to genetic factors and it is important to understand specific genetic factors associated with ASD in the UAE.
Professor Dr Uddin and his team are planning to conduct a number of autism genome-sequencing research projects in collaboration with AJCH.
, the co-principal investigator of the study, Dr Ammar Al Banna, adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry at the MBRU, and head of child and adolescent mental health centre of excellence at AJCH
issued a statement offering their condolences on the sad demise of their patient.
Naser Hakim, senior manager - corporate communications at AJCH, said the programme was launched two weeks ago.
According to Hakim, AJCH has received close to 200 applications in the last 15 days and is in the process of shortlisting these entries.
But a newly-opened Al Jalila Children's Speciality Hospital (AJCH
) in Dubai is a bright, airy cheerful place splashed with colours to encourage every child who enter to feels he or she is entering a wonderland.
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated Al Jalila Children's Speciality Hospital (AJCH
) on Tuesday.