Professor of Bioscience, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Associate Director of KAUST Smart Health Initiative
Professor Imed Gallouzi has been a Professor of Bioscience as well as COO and Associate Director of KAUST Smart-Health Initiative since January 2021. Previously, he was a Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at McGill University for 20 years. After receiving his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from University Montpellier II, Professor Gallouzi completed postdoctoral training at Yale University. As a world-class scholar in mRNA biology, Professor Gallouzi’s work on the role of in RNA binding proteins and their impact on cellular adaptation to stressful and pathological conditions has led to key contributions in muscle physiology and disease, cancer, and aging.