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​The Health Sciences Research Grant Program (HSRGP) is a program that supports, finances, and manages health research and studies specializing in the areas of women's, children's, and adolescents' health in coordination with PNU's Vice Rectorate for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research and the research centers at the University's health colleges. Its research strategic plan focuses on the following research priorities:

a.     Basic science research

b.     Applied health science research

c.     Epidemiological and community-based studies (questionnaires and surveys)

d.     Interventional and non-interventional clinical research.​

​​Services​ ​​

·      Health research grants

·      Management of research projects

·      Supporting researchers and facilitating their research journey by offering the best services in collaboration with all departments at HSRC (data clinic, research laboratories, training services).​

​​Research Grants of 2019

#Research Proposal Title​(PI)

Kidney and Vascular Injuries Secondary to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Protective Role of Heme Oxygenase-1 and Its inducers, Simvastatin and Resveratrol Compared to Metformin


Dr. Amal Dawood

Lifestyle behaviors and dietary habits of Saudi adolescents living in Riyadh:

Revisited after a ten-year period

Dr. Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa
3Mesenchymal stem cells transplantation in an animal model of aging brainDr. Gehan Akabawy
4The Prevalence of Different Potential CYP 450 Genotypes in Schizophrenia Patients and its Correlation with Antipsychotics' Therapeutic and Side effects: a Cross-sectional Study in the Saudi PopulationDr. Sireen Shilbaya

Searching for a promising strategy for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in females using safe natural extracts derived from insects and bacteria isolated from Saudi habitats


Dr. Areej Al-Khalaf
6Prognostic effect of vitamin D deficiency on diabetes and hypertension in Saudi female patientsDr. Faten Alradini
7Evaluation of antimicrobial drugs prescribing among pregnant women in a Saudi tertiary hospitalDr. Badriyaj Alotaibi
8Knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare providers regarding pelvic floor dysfunction in Riyadh region
Dr. Haifaa Malaekah


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