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Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green is an assistant professor at Tuskegee University. She is one woman of less than 100 African-American female physicists in the United States of America. The scientific marvel was most recently awarded a prestigious $1.1 million cancer research grant.
The honorable grant was awarded to Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green to develop advanced cancer treatments that utilize lasers and nanoparticles to arrest the debilitating and often fatal disease.
Tragically Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green has suffered personal losses to the disease that she is so deftly at war against. Reporting also says that Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green has an uncle who was also diagnosed.
The experience of these tragic circumstances and personal losses were painful inspirations for her work. Watching family members go through excruciating chemotherapy, which is the traditional treatment route for cancer patients, Dr. Green decided that something else was needed.
She was eventually struck with the innovative idea that advanced laser treatments could be a viable alternative to the painful discomfort of radiation and chemotherapy.Keep your eye on Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green. She is going to bring a relief to a lot of our families as well as families across the world.