COVID-19 research efforts draw on Saudi Arabia’s MERS experience

KAIMRC is central to the kingdom’s efforts to slow COVID-19 as it builds on MERS research infrastructure and applies knowledge from previous coronavirus outbreaks

CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS

Research highlights

A roadmap for public safety

Seatbelts and eschewing mobile phones are essential for reducing injury toll

Features

HIV stem cell therapy: Why it’s too early to declare a cure

Gene-editing and stem cell therapy have emerged as promising approaches to the treatment of HIV/AIDS, but ideal recipients are rare

Editorial Corner

Revolutionizing the clinical research landscape in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Alaskar, executive director of KAIMRC, discusses how his institute is spearheading an initiative to develop clinical trials in the kingdom