KAUST R3T News
21 November, 2022Cryptic drug-binding sites discovered in the dance
A KAUST-led team of researchers has revealed properties of the MIZ1 protein (illustrated above). Their findings could advance drug discovery for previously incurable diseases, including some forms of cancer.
20 November, 2022Nanostructured surfaces enable lab-on-a-chip lung cancer diagnosis
A new chip developed by new KAUST faculty member Qiaoqiang Gan can be used to detect cancer and provide point-of-care diagnosis.
16 October, 2022Zinc enhances albumin’s protective role against Parkinson's disease
Revealing zinc’s interaction with a critical transport protein underscores the need to study biological pathways under physiologically relevant conditions.
04 October, 2022Finding an RNA target and tool to fight premature aging
Blocking the overexpression of specific repeat RNA sequences could prove promising for the treatment of premature aging syndromes.
16 August, 2022Cell 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.
16 August, 2022RNA-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.
28 July, 2022KAUST visiting professor collaborates with KAUST faculty and staff to study Saudi air quality
KAUST Smart-Health Initiative has been honored to host Junfeng (Jim) Zhang at KAUST during his sabbatical. Prof. Zhang has been developing several air pollution studies in collaboration with KAUST faculty and staff.
03 July, 2022Stem cells reveal underpinnings of rare immune disease
Abnormal protein tied to Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome found to control gene splicing.
23 November, 2021First MD-Ph.D. program in Saudi Arabia
Top medical students from AlFaisal University will undertake their Ph.D. degree at KAUST to obtain the necessary training needed to conduct basic research and the implementation of smart-health tools and methods in the Saudi healthcare delivery system.
15 November, 2021MD-Ph.D. Program
The goal of this program is to offer Saudi and resident students of medicine at Al-Faisal University state-of-the-art educational and research facilities. The program is tailored to those who aspire to build their careers as physician-scientists and will be the leaders of tomorrow.
30 June, 2020تقنية سعودية للكشف عن فيروس كورونا بدقة عالية وفي أقل من 15 دقيقة
باحثون من جامعة الملك عبد الله السعودية يطورون مُستشعرًا كهروكيميائيًّا من الجيل الثاني يمكنه الكشف عن البروتينات الفيروسية لفيروسي ميرس وكورونا المستجد.. دون الحاجة إلى معامل مجهزة وتحضيرات شاقة وأشخاص ذوي خبرة.
19 September, 2021KAUST-developed COVID-19 test kit ready for University community
President Chan receives the Kingdom’s first, KAUST-developed COVID-19 RT-PCR test, processed by KAUST startup Noor DX.