In the News

NYU Abu Dhabi science faculty and research are frequently featured in local and international media.

Malaria parasite triggers changes in gene regulators
Genomic analyses of children in Burkina Faso reveal malaria parasite immune evasion strategy.
Nature Middle East | October 19, 2020

Gene tests show these Middle East foods aren’t what you think they are
The fish in front of you might be an impostor, and the rice a hybrid. Here’s what happened when Abu Dhabi academics crunched the DNA of traditional foods.
Wired | September 14, 2020

New Study Reveals How Too Much Fluoride Causes Defects in Tooth Enamel
A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and NYU College of Dentistry discovered a novel explanation for how dental fluorosis, a condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during childhood, arises.
Go Dubai | April 7, 2020

Coronavirus: Increased measures will help UAE flatten curve
Increased testing and social distancing will speed up the process, says expert.
Gulf News | April 05, 2020

Molecular biology study by Abu Dhabi researcher has cancer breakthrough potential
A study by Dr Youssef Idaghdour, an assistant professor of biology at New York University Abu Dhabi, could offer further advances by suggesting pointers that could help develop cancer drugs.
The National  |  July 29, 2017