This year’s Annual Forum for Medical Research organized under the theme “Aligning with the Saudi National Vision 2030: Innovative Medical Research Impact on Economy” aimed at bringing together national and international leading scientists, R&D experts and senior representatives from the Academia, the private sector and government entities and shed light on challenges, opportunities and way forward in making medical research a cornerstone of the knowledge based economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to contribute to achieving the goals of Saudi National Vision 2030.
The forum included a set of sessions dedicated to a variety of timely topics of interest to all scientists, physicians, faculty, R&D executives and government representatives. Examples of topics that were addressed during the forum included:
- Strengthening Medical Biotechnology Development
- Measuring the Impact of Research
- Achieving Higher Standard Publications
- Improving Health through science: Phase 1 Clinical Trials
In addition to other sessions dedicated to innovative research in strategic diseases areas such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and infectious diseases.