Bioinnovation —

Vision and objectives

KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (KSHI) aims to operate as an incubator to accelerate research innovation in life science, biology, AI, precision medicine and drive the development of new solutions by early-stage life science start-ups and promote entrepreneurship initiatives from junior and senior scientist from KAUST and beyond.



Latest achievements

02 May, 2024

Defeating the deletion makes genome editing safer and more precise

Manipulating DNA repair pathway boosts the accuracy of CRISPR technology.

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29 April, 2024

KAUST Insights for genetic disease: Mystery diseases solved with RNA screening tool

Gao’s group is developing novel AI solutions to improve diagnosis of genetic disease. Working with Fowzan Alkuraya, who chairs the department of translational genomics at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSHRC), they are taking genome sequencing a step further to develop an RNA sequencing tool.

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17 April, 2024

KAUST Insights for health education: Collaborations on smart health deliver benefits for KSA

Featuring Prof. Imed Gallouzi who explains the importance of training the next generation of doctors and to integrate AI in the curriculum to use smart health tools for diagnosis and treatment.

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