Dr. Jaffar Ali bin Abdullah

UAE Awards

Hamdan Award for Original Research Paper Published in Hamdan Medical Journal
2001-2002
Dr. Jaffar Ali is by birth an Indian, holding a Malaysian nationality, and obtained a PhD in Mammalian Preimpiantation Embryo Culture and Cryopreservation from the Australian National University. He also holds a masters degree in Biochemistry. He started his career m science in the year 1980 at the Reproductive Research Centre (RRC) of the National Population and Family Development Board, Prima Minister s Department, Government of Malaysia.
He was a scientific director in the IVF Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He also served as a Scientist & Research Fellow and Clinical Embryologist responsible for the Andrology Laboratory and Sperm Bank at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National University Hospital. Singapore from 1993 - 1996.
In 1996 he became the Director of an IVF Laboratory, Assisted Conception Unit, Women's Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha in Qatar. His main contribution to assisted reproduction technology (ART) in recent years is the pioneering work and formulation of an efficacious protein-free human embryo culture medium.
 
Dr.Jaffar Ali is awarded for his original article, "Investigation into tin, Nutrient Requirement of the Human Embryo: Successful formulation and clinical trial of a  novel protein-free embryo culture medium".