Research at DDI

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.

Research Departments

Biochemistry & <br data-src=

Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology

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.

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Genetics & <br data-src=

Genetics &

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.

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Microbiology &

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.

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As the department of Population Health, our overall goal contributes to improved health and well-being of individuals living with diabetes, or at high risk of developing diabetes, in Kuwait.

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