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

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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 ...

In-situ Protein Detection “the Power Of In-cell Western Blotting”

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Western blot is a powerful technique originated in the laboratory of Harry Towbin at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel, Switzerland in 1979. This sensitive immunological method identifies pro ...

Zebrafish As A Model For Obesity And Diabetes

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Obesity and diabetes are very common in Kuwait. The connection between the two diseases is so strong that they are often combined and referred to as ‘diabesity’. Both are complex diseases and are ...

SNP Genotyping Pipeline: A Discovery And Innovation Pipeline

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DDI is a pioneering center in genetic research regionally and internationally. Alongside whole genome and whole exome sequencing, an inexpensive technology that investigates genetic variation within ...

Epigenetics And Epitranscriptomics

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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 ...

Research at the department is aided by two components

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Research at the department is aided by two components – one with bioinformatics capabilities and the other with experimental genetics expertise. The core capabilities of the Bioinformatics componen ...

The Powerful Tool Of Flow Cytometry Analysis In The Immunology & Microbiology Department

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The Immunology & Microbiology Department, headed by Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, is dedicated to studying immune system mechanisms at the cellular and molecular levels that are directly or indirectly impac ...

Animal Core Facility

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The Animal Core Facility offers expertise and training on the use of animals for research, according to international guidelines and standards. At the facility, the team can work with researchers to ...

Metabolomics At DDI

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Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) has been recognized regionally and internationally as a leading research institute in metabolic diseases. To better understand the role of various metabolites in the d ...

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