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To extend the support of medical research in Eastern Region, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center–Eastern Region (KAIMRC-ER) was established in 2008 under the umbrella of the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. KAIMRC-ER is located in the Al Ahsa campus of King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences with eight state of the art laboratories, conference rooms, an audio-visual facility and an administrative area.
KAIMRC-ER has its Research Offices in King Abdulaziz Hospital, Al-Ahsa and Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal Hospital in Dammam providing comprehensive assistance to researchers and scholars in conducting clinical and non-clinical research in the region. KAIMRC-ER facilitates research in two hospitals and one KSAU-HS campus in terms of research activities.
KAIMRC-ER is planning to start research in basic sciences that will focus on metabolic disorders including obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia and cardiovascular risk. It will also have a metabolic laboratory in the near future.