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This Black woman's groundbreaking research could change the way we treat cancer

Physicist Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green is breaking new ground in cancer research and treatment. Green was awarded a $1.1 million grant to work on new technology that that targets, images and treats cancer more directly. The technology works by using the FDA-approved drug that contains nanoparticles that are injected into a cancer patient, causing the tumor to fluoresce. This allows lasers to activate the nanoparticles and treat the cancerous turmor without causing harm to everything surrounding it. Dr. Green is also one of fewer than 100 black physicists in the country and she holds an undergraduate degree from Alabama A&M University and a Masters and Ph.D from the University of Alabama in Birmingham (where she was awarded a full scholarship). Incredible!


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Comment by Layonne on March 17, 2017 at 9:39am

Love this!

Comment by James Nova on March 13, 2017 at 9:20pm

She IS incredible. Kudos to both her & her parents for ignoring the "school ain't cool" and "looks not books" crowd.


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