Chief Scientific Officer
Research is the backbone of modern and innovative medicine. At DDI, we apply our knowledge and expertise to further understand diabetes in the Arab population and improve health outcomes. My teams work closely to identify gene variants, clinically relevant biomarkers, dietary components and other risk factors to define new medical approaches to diabetes care. Our scientific investigations are key to developing new diagnostic techniques and preventative medicine.
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Our NDDB offers researchers at DDI and collaborators short- and long-term storage of their research project samples.Know More
Our Omics Core Facility’s functions utilize high-end genomics, proteomics and metabolomics specialized equipment.Know More
Our Facility assists researchers in project planning, study design, implementation, analysis and results presentation.
Our Animal and Imaging Core Facility offers researchers useful biological systems and imaging tools to facilitate diabetes research. We also provide training on the use of animals for research, according to international guidelines and standards, and offers animal care and handling services, including animal breeding, drug treatment and blood/tissue collection.Read More
Our department primarily focuses on the identification and characterization of genes and gene variants increasing the risk of obesity, diabetes, and related complications in Kuwaiti populations. We also aim to identify the clinical significance of gene/variants to map a translational medicine approach.Read More
Our department has been actively applying a multi-systems approach, utilizing cutting edge proteomics and transcriptomics techniques to identify clinically relevant biomarkers and establish their role in diabetes and its complications.Read More
Our goal is to build a map of the interactions between high fat dietary components, adipokines, receptors, and transcription factors, and to determine the roles of these factors (individually or interactively) in tissues and cell types relevant to human T2D.Read More
Our goal is to contribute to improved health and well-being of individuals living with diabetes, or at high risk of developing diabetes, in Kuwait. We focus on planning and implementing high quality research in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to provide evidence-based information for policy makers to translate into large-scale implementation programs.Read More
Our Research Operations and Project Management was integrated in the research sector to provide administrative support in all areas of DDI research, and to facilitate the communication among the different departments. Working alongside the different research departments and core facilities, the ROPM department is a management platform responsible for standardizing project and operations-related governance processes.Read More