Research Support

Current Research Support

  • ASPIRE-VRI (2022)
    Bas Rokers (PI) Role: co-investigator Precision Medicine Virtual Research Institute 2022 – 2027
    I am participating on an extension to my young investigator grant (below) where we aim to screen 1,000 Emirati participants with advanced neuroimaging and abdominal sequences, and augment the data with genotyping and whole-genome sequencing to link the imaging phenotype to specific genes related to cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
  • ASPIRE-AYIA (2020) Osama Abdullah (PI) Integrating Advanced Imaging Biomarkers in UAE
  • Healthy Future 2020 – 2021 The goal of this proposal is to multi-modal and multi-organ MRI evaluation to understand risk factors leading to diabetes and cardiovascular disease in UAE nationals.
  • ASPIRE -AARE (2020) Kartik Seerinivasan (PI) Role: co-investigator The structural and functional basis of working memory. 2020 – 2022
  • ASPIRE -AARE (2020) Alec Marantz (PI) Role: co-investigator Lisaaniyat: A real-time MRI investigation of Arabic Language 2020 – 2022