Research - Jeddah

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The Number of Publications:

In 2022, 254 articles were published in scientific journals by different medical and clinical departments.

News and Events:

6th Annual Hospital Research Recognition Day: Outstanding researchers were awarded.

Human Investigator Program: 14 participants successfully graduated.

Seven interactive workshops entitled "Fundamentals of Clinical Research Workshops."

Hands-On Mammalian Cell Culture Course.

Hosting of 15 candidates for training.


  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program is an online research educational program, for which available courses are free of charge to all KFSH&RC-J staff.
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  • Human Investigator Program (HIP) is a research mentorship program initiated by Research-Jeddah Division to help improve the research skills of clinicians, nurses, and junior scientists of various disciplines.
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  • Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a secure web application for creating and managing online surveys and databases. This is designed specifically to support online and offline data capture for research studies.
    To activate, kindly send an email to: 

Research Ethics Committee (Jeddah):
Research Ethics Committee-Jeddah (REC) primarily ensures that all research activities involving human subjects at KFSH&RC-J comply with national and international ethical and safety standards and that research resources are optimally utilized.
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Quick start guides for researchers.
Quick start guides for department heads.
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Focus Areas:

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Neurosciences
  • Oncology
  • Infectious and Auto-Immune Diseases
  • Vascular Biology

Office of Research Affairs:

  • Processes research applications
  • Manages Clinical Trial Agreements and study budgets.
  • Ensures that research activities are implemented in accordance with national/international ethical standards.
  • Audits research proposals and published manuscripts
  • Assures research compliance with regulatory authorities.
  • Provides research educational opportunities to hospital staff.

Basic Research Section:

  • Develops technologies based on personal health data and to generate an individual profile.
  • Develop methods to obtain biological models of hospital patients.
  • Enhances research programs.
  • Creates collaborations through involvement with students, faculty, researchers, and scientists at local, regional, and international levels.

Clinical and Translational Research Section:

  • Assists in the initiation and submission of new studies to REC.
  • Follow up on REC approval of the submitted research projects.
  • Assists in data management of the approved research projects.
  • Assists in submitting progress, amendment and final reports of the approved research projects.
  • Assists in the management of clinical trials.
  • Liaison between the investigators and biostatistician for data analysis.
  • Oversees CTU activities.

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Bioinformatics Section:

*Develop novel bioinformatics computational methods.

Provides analysis for genomics, transcriptomic, and microbiome projects.

Provides statistical analysis for clinical, transnational, and biomedical research.

Provides consultations on various topics in data-driven research.

Provides editorial assistance for scientific publications.

Research-Jeddah Division is a team of talented and collaborative professionals who are highly committed to achieving common research goals.


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