KAUST Smart-Health Initiative

We are proud to showcase outstanding smart health-related research supported by exceptional illustrations and 3D-modelizations.

Learn more about how a network of body monitoring devices connected using our own tissue could form the basis for the internet of bodies (IoB).

Research by Ahmed Eltawil, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Abdulkadir Çelik, Research Scientist, Abeer-Al-Amoudi, M.S. Student.

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Latest news

21 November, 2022

Cryptic drug-binding sites discovered in the dance

A KAUST-led team of researchers has revealed properties of the MIZ1 protein (illustrated above). Their findings could advance drug discovery for previously incurable diseases, including some forms of cancer.

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20 November, 2022

Nanostructured surfaces enable lab-on-a-chip lung cancer diagnosis

A new chip developed by new KAUST faculty member Qiaoqiang Gan can be used to detect cancer and provide point-of-care diagnosis.

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16 October, 2022

Zinc enhances albumin’s protective role against Parkinson's disease

Revealing zinc’s interaction with a critical transport protein underscores the need to study biological pathways under physiologically relevant conditions.

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Upcoming Events

Potential Core Functions of the Neuronal Cell Recognition Molecule Neuroplastin Beyond Cell Adhesion: Lessons from Proteomic Interactome Studies
  • 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Please join us for the next KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (KSHI) seminar by Emeritus Researcher Karl-Heinz Smalla, the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology (Germany) and The Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology at Magdeburg University (Germany)

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BioHackathon MENA 2023
  • 07 Feb, 2023 03:00
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