Smart-Health News

02 June, 2021

Transistors spot single SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins

A new sensor, based on organic transistors, combines speed and accuracy in detecting single-molecule antigens belonging to the viruses that cause COVID-19 and MERS.

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15 April, 2021

Magistretti features at U.S.-K.S.A. Business Forum

KAUST Distinguished Professor Pierre Magistretti, Director of the newly launched Smart-Health Initiative, took part in a virtual event put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Investment.

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05 April, 2021

Virtual launch of Smart-Health Initiative

KAUST has recently launched a multidisciplinary scientific and clinical research and innovation health initiative dubbed the KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (SHI).

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02 February, 2021

A healthy boost to precision medicine in KSA

The Smart Health Initiative aims to enhance Saudi Arabia's capabilities in what Magistretti describes as precision medicine.

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20 December, 2020

KAUST and Johnson & Johnson sign dengue fever research collaboration agreement

KAUST announced a collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson to explore opportunities for research and innovation in the area of neglected tropical diseases, with a focus on dengue fever.

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08 November, 2020

KAUST startup tackles COVID using AI and robotics

The COVID-19 pandemic has activated vital innovation and R&D initiatives to tackle the crippling effects, health ramifications, and overall impact of the coronavirus on global societies and economies.

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