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 can a new computer-aided diagnostic tool developed by KAUST scientists could help overcome some of the challenges of monitoring lung health following viral infection.

Research by Xin Gao, Professor, Computer Science and Longxi-Zhou, Ph.D. Student.

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25 August, 2022

Building applications inspired by the human eye

A team of researchers at the KAUST Sensors Lab, led by Professor Khaled Nabil Salama, is focused on developing brain-mimicking neuromorphic circuits to build efficient vision sensors.

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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

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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Evolutions: From Geroscience to Hevolution

Aging is the main risk factor for virtually all chronic diseases affecting humankind. Geroscience is a relatively new field that, by addressing that fact, posits that clinically addressing the biology of aging will have a much larger impact on human health than the current approach of addressing diseases one at a time. In fact, aging biology research has advanced to the point that a level of understanding has been reached where a geroscience-focused approach to medicine appears not only feasible, but necessary. 


Dr. Felipe Sierra

Chief Scientific Officer at Hevolution Foundation