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

24 August, 2022

"Sticky" stem cells make for better transplants

Enhancement of adhesion molecules improves the ability of blood-forming stem cells to take root in transplant recipients.

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16 August, 2022

Cell mapping close to the bone

KAUST bioscientists are developing new methods to combine single-cell sequencing datasets, which will help to improve understanding of cellular identity and function. The team has used the method to study the bone marrow microenvironment in greater detail.

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16 August, 2022

RNA-based approach identified for treatment of premature aging and associated diseases

KAUST scientists are researching RNA-based approaches to treat progeria, an early aging disease that affects children and adolescents.

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