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Shafra

Startup Description

Shafra is a saliva-based direct-to-consumer genetic testing service for Arabs, providing them with personalised information regarding their health risks and inherited traits. Shafra will also provide a web-based platform to connect researchers in the fields of health and wellness to Arab individuals willing to take part in research.

Target Customer

  • Arab millennials

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Industry:

Medical-Technology / Biotech

Website / Landing page:

shafra.me

Functional MVP:

shafra.me

Technologies

Web-based App
Big Data

Images

Profile

Mariya Mahmood Al hinai


Current Position

Genetic Counsellor

Qualifications

MSc in Human Molecular Genetics, BSc Genetics

Experience

Mariya is a genetic counsellor under training at the National Genetic Centre. She completed her MSc in Human Molecular Genetics from Imperial College London. She has experience in data analysis, bioinformatics and science communication. Mariya is interested in health technology and precision medicine. She spends her free time seeking knowledge, reading and publishing articles.

Team

  • Raya saif al maskari (Technical co founder)
  • Said Saif Al Maskari (Business Advisor)