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Medlab Middle East 2024 to showcase the driving force of innovation

Article-Medlab Middle East 2024 to showcase the driving force of innovation

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The latest edition of Medlab Middle East promises a peek into the laboratory of the future through exciting showcases and expert-led sessions.

The next generation of laboratories, fuelled by the convergence of breakthroughs in bioscience and computing power, is an evolving phenomenon that will enhance medical discovery, research, and development soon. In the dynamic landscape of scientific research and healthcare, lab professionals are pivotal in advancing various disciplines, from biology and chemistry to diagnostics and beyond.

Automation is at the heart of this evolution, bringing with it a promise of efficiency as well as easing the burden of burnout and the Great Resignation. This focus area is expected to reach a market value of about US$5.7 billion by 2030, according to, marking a CAGR growth of 5.9 per cent from US$3.6 billion in 2022.

But just as the demands of the field have evolved and diversified, specialists are often under pressure to stay abreast of trends and drive innovation within laboratory settings. This requires adopting a strategic approach that combines technical proficiency, continuous learning, and professional development.

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Bringing solutions to the forefront while addressing some of the pressing challenges that plague the sector, Medlab Middle East returns with a wholesome new edition at the World Trade Centre from February 5 to 8. This year promises an even bigger format with 12 CME conferences led by over 130 regional and international speakers, each bringing exciting strategies and valuable titbits of case studies to nurture a community of informed and future-ready industry professionals.

Attendees will gain access to intensive and interactive courses that span across laboratory management, laboratory quality management, clinical chemistry, immunology, haematology, clinical microbiology, blood transfusion medicine, histopathology, future of lab and sustainability in the lab. What sets the latest edition of Medlab Middle East apart this time is the introduction of two new conference tracks — NextGen Medicine and Clinical Genomic Interpretation. Each subject signifies the ever-changing laboratory environment. Space is the new frontier and scientific working areas are gearing up to transition into smart hubs. This involves the integration of functional design with digital twin technology, automation, and cloud technology.

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From AI-driven organ analysis for transplants to data governance, the NextGen Medicine conference is set to dive in the new age of precision medicine between February 5 and 6. The track will also feature exclusive sessions with renowned leaders in the region, including Dr. Aaron Han from the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai. On the other hand, the Clinical Genomic Interpretation, which takes place on February 7, is aimed to enhance collaboration, and standardise processes in focus areas such as genomic testing for diagnosis and accurate data interpretation. With Dr. Ali Hajeer, Vice-President of Academic Affairs, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University in Ras Al Khaimah, as the scientific chair, and experts from the US, Germany and Saudi Arabia, each session is carefully curated to position genomics as an important tool for disease management.

During the four-day Congress, attendees can also enjoy exclusive networking opportunities, share knowledge, establish partnerships, discover the latest in innovation and research, as well as gain inspiration from state-of-the-art technology and equipment to build and secure a sustainable laboratory of the future.

Medlab Middle East 2024

Date: February 5 to 8
Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Visit for the latest agenda and register now.

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