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Elevated resting heart as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in Healthy Obese individuals

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The autonomic nervous system is a control system that governs body activities such as digestion, respiratory rate, pupillary response, and heart rate in a mostly unconscious manner. This system i ...

DDI Genomics team prove that SARS-COV-2 virus has been recombining as early as March 2020

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Genomics and Bioinformatics Department members were able to prove that different strains or variants of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are co-infecting and combining their genomes in one patient. This means ...

IRAP, A novel biomarker of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes?

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Type 2 diabetes is increasing worldwide, causing both a health and socioeconomic burden. Fortunately, type 2 diabetes can be prevented if proper intervention is introduced during the early stages of ...

Meet The Scientist – Sumi John

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SUMI ELSA JOHN Meet the scientists behind DDI’s research SUMI ELSA JOHN is graduated with a master’s degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from the University of Leeds, UK. ...

Meet The Scientist – Arshad Channanath

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ARSHAD MOHAMMAD CHANNANATH Meet the scientists behind DDI’s research ARSHAD MOHAMMAD CHANNANATH is a software engineer with a master’s degree in bioinformatics. His expertise includes ...

Obesity and Mitochondria – Research during 2020 in a glance

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Do you inherit your obesity from your mom? Maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is used to trace the kinship through the female line, it accumulates mutations over several generations. C ...

Heritability and Metabolic Traits – Research during 2020 in a glance

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Number, Impact factor, and citations of DDI’s published articles have increased significantly during 2020 as compared to previous years. Here we highlight some of the published work in the d ...

DDI released a new tool PHARMAKU

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Tailoring treatments for each patient with precision medicine. Modern medications save millions a year; however, most available drugs are “one size fits all” and fail to work similarly for eve ...

Meet the Scientist – Dr. Anwar Mohammad

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DR. ANWAR MOHAMMAD Meet the scientists behind DDI’s research Dr. Anwar joined DDI in 2012 as a scientist in the Department of Public Health. Since 2018, he has been working within the Bio ...

COVID19: N720D AN ACE2 VARIANT WITH HIGHER AFFINITY TO TMPRSS2

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The rate of infection and mortality of SARS-CoV-2 varies based on the geographical spread of the virus as a consequence of several factors such as isolation, quarantine, differences in the genetic ma ...

DDI joins COVIDIAB, an international group of researchers that aim to investigate newly diagnosed COVID-19-related diabetes.

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Recent evidence emerges showing that COVID-19 may cause diabetes in patients with no previous history of diabetes. It has been well-established in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic that ob ...

DR. SARDAR SINDHU

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Dr. Sardar joined DDI in 2014 and has been serving as Scientist II and Manager of the Animal and Imaging Core Facility since 2016. He received his Ph.D. in Immunology and Virology from the Univer ...

Markers for Inflammation in Obesity and Diabetes

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DDI finds potentially critical biomarker of metabolic inflammation in obesity and diabetes Obesity, an important risk factor in the development of diabetes, is often associated with chronic infl ...

DDI Researchers Volunteer at Local Hospitals to Help with SARS-COV-2 Testing

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Researchers at DDI have volunteered their time and expertise to help screen patients for COVID-19 A group of DDI researchers offered to volunteer their skills at different local hospitals to hel ...

COVID-19: DDI Find Possible Link Between Genetics and Disease Severity

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Naturally occurring genetic variations in human populations may be the key to the differences in susceptibility to COVID-19 and the severity of its symptoms around the world. ACE2 and FURIN are im ...

Meet the scientists behind DDI’s research

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MR. ARSHAD M CHANNANATH Arshad Mohammad Channanath has a master’s degree in bioinformatics and an advanced diploma in software engineering. His expertise includes analyzing and interpreting larg ...

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