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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

DDI Announces the Establishment of a New Research Department: Translational Research

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The new department aims to translate basic research findings into direct benefits for human health by focusing on the specific needs of the Kuwaiti population in the context of diabetes. Our goal is

DDI Researchers Delivered Two Oral Presentations and 10 Abstracts in the ADA 83rd Scientific Sessions

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

DDI research departments have contributed immensely this year by presenting the research conducted in Kuwait at one of the most recognized diabetes conferences in the world: the American Diabetes Ass

Meet the Scientist – Maha Hammad

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

MAHA HAMMAD graduated from Kuwait University with a BSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Distinction with Class Honours). She pursued her graduate studies in Canada.

Scientists at DDI discover a mutation in the kuwaiti population that causes obesity

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Leptin-Melanocortin pathway is an important system in the regulation of food intake and energy expenditure. It is unique because it can integrate neural, metabolic, and hormonal signals. One k

Epigenetics Applications In Type 2 Diabetes: Rna Methylation Can Regulate Human SS-cell Biology And Insulin Secretion

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The regulation of islet cell biology is critical for glucose homeostasis. Multiple studies demonstrated that m6A mediators (writers, erasers and readers) are expressed in human islets from control gr

Dr. Jehad Abubaker

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Senior Scientist & Head of Department Dr. Jehad obtained his M.Sc. degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA specializing in Medical Research and Technology In

MIR-181D Plays A Protective Role Against Obesity By Regulating The Activity Of Angptl

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mohamed Abu-Farha, Preethi Cherian, Irina Al-Khairi, Rasheeba Nizam, Abdullah Alkandari, Hossein Arefanian, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Fahd Al-Mulla & Jehad Abubaker Lipid metabolism is an important f

Epigenetics And Epitranscriptomics

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

While Genetics, the study of gene expression, DNA sequencing and genetic variations, is important and has advanced our understanding of many diseases, the last two decades witnessed a renewal of inte

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