Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Opens New Exhibition

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‘A Journey to the Heart of Life’ 

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Msheireb Properties, officially inaugurated a new permanent exhibition titled‘A Journey to the Heart of Life’, locatedat Bin Jelmood House at Msheireb Museums.

 

In line with Her Highness’s vision, the exhibition is a collaboration between Msheireb Museums and biomedical research institutions including Qatar Genome Programme, Qatar Biobank, Sidra Medical Research Center and Weill Cornell Medical College. 

The exhibitionfocuses on DNA andincludessix sectionsthat give visitors an opportunity to explore genetic inheritance and prehistoric human migrations. It aims to further guests’ understanding of the advances in modern medicine and genomics, and its capacity to help with early detection of disease, as well as creation of personalisedmedicine.

Visitors use interactive and audiovisual displays to understand how leveraging genetics, genomics, and observations from the past, can uncover Qatar’s rich cultural and historic heritage. 

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