Perspectives and Partners

Francis Waldvogel

Chair, KAUST Smart-Health Initiative Advisory Committee

Iain Young

Dean Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering (BESE), KAUST

Dr. Najah Ashry

VP & Senior Associate to the President, Strategic National Advancement (SNA), KAUST

Ian Campbell

Executive Director, Special Projects, KAUST

Dr. Lawrence Carin

KAUST Provost

Pierre Magistretti

Vice President for Research | Director, KAUST Smart-Health Initiative

Dr. Tony F. Chan

KAUST President

Partner's presentations

Edward J. Cupler

Executive Director at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSHRC)

Batoul M.Y. AlBaz

Ph.D., Vice President Health sector, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

Prof. Fowzan Sami Alkuraya

Chairman Department of Translational Genomics, KFSHRC

Eng. Nizar Y. Al-Hariri

Advisor to Minister of Industry & Minerals

Dr. Sara F. Althari

Biotech & Pharma Managing Director & Minister's Advisor, Ministry of Investment (MISA)

Dr. Khaled Al-Kattan

VP Finance & Administration, Dean, College of Medicine, AlFaisal University


Tahir Ali

Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, Montage Health

Xin Gao

Professor, Computer Science; Interim Director, Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC); Deputy Director, Smart Health Initiative (SHI); Lead, Structural and Functional Bioinformatics (SFB) Group, KAUST

Youssef Gaabouri

Associate Director, Head of Sales Middle East & Africa in Merck BioProcess division

Stefan Arold

Professor, bioscience | Professor, Bioscience Associate Dean, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division, KAUST

Bruno Reversade

Professor, Bioscience

Rania Ashraf

Director Government affairs and policy, Janssen GCC

Ahmed Eltawil

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, KAUST

Nazek El-Atab

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, KAUST

Christian Froekjaer Jensen

Assistant Professor, Bioscience, KAUST

Prof. Takashi Gojobori

Distinguished Professor, Bioscience – Acting Director, Computational Bioscience Research Center

Jürgen Schmidhuber

Director, KAUST AI Initiative

Samir Hamdan

Professor, Bioscience - Associate Vice President for Research Acting Dean, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE), KAUST

Dr. Salleh N. Ehaideb

Head of the National Saudi Biobank​ | Director of Animal Research Facility at KAIMRC​ | Associate Research Scientist​ | Experimental Medicine Department (EMD)​

Robert Morfino

Director Of Business Development, Ginkgo Bioworks

Elie Haddad

Senior Advisor, Royal Commission for Riyadh City

Imed Gallouzi

Associate Director, KAUST Smart-Health Initiative

Jürgen Nerlich

Head of Business Performance & Strategy Life Science Services, Merck

Magdy Mahfouz

Professor, Bioengineering, KAUST

Mo Li

Associate Professor of Bioscience | Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Stem Cell and Regeneration Lab

Sahika Inal

Associate Professor, Bioengineering, KAUST

MD-Ph.D students

Modhi A. Alhussenan, MD
Mohammed Drad Alenezi, MD
Mohammed Soheib, MD
Ismail Mohammed Shakir, MD