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Volume 17 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 3rd International Genomic Medicine Conference: medical genetics


Publication of this supplement has been supported by the Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia30 November - 3 December 2015

Edited by Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Ashraf Dallol and Peter Natesaan Pushparaj.

  1. Hearing Impairment (HI) can have genetic or environmental causes and in some cases, an interplay of both. Genetic causes are difficult to determine as mutations in more than 90 genes have been shown recently t...

    Authors: Ashraf Dallol, Kamal Daghistani, Aisha Elaimi, Wissam A. Al-Wazani, Afaf Bamanie, Malek Safiah, Samira Sagaty, Layla Taha, Rawabi Zahed, Osama Bajouh, Adeel Gulzar Chaudhary, Mamdooh Abdullah Gari, Rola Turki, Mohammed Hussein Al-Qahtani and Adel Mohammed Abuzenadah
    Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 1):67
  2. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive joint disease characterized by gradual degradation of extracellular matrix (ECM) components in the cartilage and bone. The ECM of cartilage is a highly specified structure ...

    Authors: Mamdooh Abdullah Gari, Mohammed AlKaff, Haneen S. Alsehli, Ashraf Dallol, Abdullah Gari, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Roaa Kadam, Mohammed F. Abuzinadah, Mazin Gari, Adel M. Abuzenadah, Kalamegam Gauthaman, Heba Alkhatabi and Mohammed M. Abbas
    Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 1):68
  3. Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) or recurrent spontaneous abortion is an obstetric complication that affects couples at reproductive age. Previous reports documented a clear relationship between parents with chr...

    Authors: Rola F. Turki, Mourad Assidi, Huda A. Banni, Hanan A. Zahed, Sajjad Karim, Hans-Juergen Schulten, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Abdulrahim A. Rouzi, Osama Bajouh, Hassan S. Jamal, Mohammed H. Al-Qahtani and Adel M. Abuzenadah
    Citation: BMC Medical Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 1):69