Our Team

We are a diverse group of passionate individuals committed to the UAE Genetic Disease Association’s mission and values. Here, you can get to know the faces behind our work and learn more about each team member’s expertise and role within our organization.

Executive Team

Dr. Maryam Matar

Chairman & Founder

Dr. Osman El Labban


Management Team

Eng. Ihab Eshbair

Deputy and Operation Manager

Research & Development Team

Dr. Rachel Stratton

Lead Research Scientist

Eng. Shuaib SM

 Senior Software Engineer

Support Team

Eng. Tawfiq SM

Customer Support and Technical Specialist

Advisory Team

Dr. Bassam Darwish

Health and Clinical Advisor

Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Maryam Matar

Head of the Committee

Dr. Rachel Stratton

Eng. Ihab Eshbair

Dr. Shaikha Al Mazrouei

Dr. Osman El Labban

Sheikh Zayed Research Center Director

Dr. Mohammad Mezaal

Laboratory Director

Genetic Counseling Services

Dr. Maryam Matar

Dr. Saba Habibollah

We are a dedicated team working together to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by genetic diseases.