A Sudanese woman wins the “L’Oréal UNESCO” award for developing drugs to treat cancer

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Sudanese Doaa Muhammad Al-Amin Abdullah, a doctoral student at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in pharmaceutical chemistry won the L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women Researchers in all fields, among ten international researchers.
Student Doaa told (Sudan News Agency) that she conducted research to develop drugs used to treat cancer, which are products derived from compounds found in garlic, as they were discovered during the synthesis process in the laboratory and the formula was published in an American scientific journal.
Doaa added that the second section of the project represents a test of the effectiveness of these compounds in killing cancer cells, "esophageal cancer", indicating that more than 300 researchers for the first stage competed for the award and that the award was chosen among ten researchers in the final stage.

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