KAUST R3T News
25 October, 2023Malaria protein discovery offers path for novel antimalarial intervention strategies
The discovery of a recent malaria protein by Amit Kumar Subudhi and Professor Arnab Pain could lead to the development of vaccine-like “immune triggers“ for warding off natural malaria infections in people.
12 October, 2023Picking the best methods for metabolomics research
Comparison of different nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy methods has helped to identify the most robust approach for studying different types of biomolecules.
12 October, 2023Lab-grown skin helps unlock secrets of mpox virus infection
Skin organoids offer a powerful platform for drug discovery in the ongoing fight against the virus formerly known as monkeypox.
26 September, 2023COVID-19 mutations and their links with excessive immune responses
Mutations on a key SARS-CoV-2 viral protein are linked to extreme immune responses and could offer a novel vaccine target.
07 September, 2023Cutting the odds of drug-resistant pathogens emerging in wastewater
A complex interplay of factors influences the spread of superbug genes during wastewater treatment and reuse.
24 August, 2023New gene-editing technique offers path to precision therapies
KAUST researchers have developed a gene-editing technique that provides a flexible and programmable platform for site-specific gene manipulations across all forms of DNA material.
20 August, 2023Rethinking and rigor brings promising protein for cancer therapy
Drugs that inhibit a key protein should offer new targeted cancer therapy for leukemia and breast cancer.
20 August, 2023KAUST new strategy 2023-2030
KAUST’s strategy presents new opportunities to accelerate our positive impact on the world through alignment with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI) priorities, enhancing our global and local partnerships, and focusing on commercialization and economic impact.
18 July, 2023Clear signals: how intricate brain connections underpin sensory perception
Leena Ali Ibrahim’s research is revealing intricate brain connections between the senses that could have implications for finding treatments for autism and schizophrenia.
09 July, 2023Peiying Hong Named Finalist for the 2023 Letten Prize
Professor Peiying Hong has been honored as one of the four finalists for the prestigious 2023 Letten Prize Award.
09 May, 2023Using plants as factories for green drug production
Biopharming technique yields cost-effective and environmentally friendly antimicrobial peptides.
16 April, 2023First-of-its-kind Kingdom stem cell study sheds light on Klinefelter syndrome
In a research partnership between KAUST, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah (KAU) and King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah (KAUH), scientists have conducted a first-of-its-kind study in the Kingdom that compares stem cells derived from a unique cohort of Saudi Klinefelter patients with a group of North American and European descent.
13 April, 2023Uncovering hidden mitochondrial mutations in single cells
Prof. Mo Li and Ph.D. student Chongwei Bi have developed a new single-cell sequencing technology that has revealed new details about mitochondrial mutations in human cells.