National Reference Laboratory
About National Reference Laboratory
National Reference Laboratory (NRL) is a Mubadala Company created in partnership with and managed by Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®), the world’s leading healthcare diagnostics company and operator of one of the world’s largest and most experienced clinical laboratory networks.
Located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, National Reference Laboratory's vision is to increase the spectrum, coverage and overall efficiency of laboratory testing in the region, to implement international best practice reference laboratory processes and to set the benchmark for quality standards in the region. Together with the significant resources of LabCorp, NRL offers a comprehensive menu of more than 4,700 tests, providing a complete solution for all clinical testing needs in an efficient and high-quality environment that reduces both turnaround time and logistics-related costs, compared with other referral laboratories.
The growing network of NRL facilities serves a wide range of local and regional clients, including government hospitals, teaching hospitals, research centers, privately-owned hospitals, medical centers, clinics, occupational health organizations and other reference laboratories. NRL owns two laboratories in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and manages the laboratories for Imperial College London Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi and King's College Hospital London in Dubai.