Pakistani scientist along with team discovers cancer cure
Islamabad, A Pakistani scientist along with a team has successfully discovered the cancer-killing mechanism that can be applied to the treatment of a wide-range of cancer types, local media reported.
In a breakthrough discovery on the subject, Pakistani biologist Hingoro along with his team has revealed the ability of Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) � the red blood cells' component � which can carry drug delivery nanoparticles (NPs) into the affected human body parts as well as the whole organism''.
Pioneer of the research, Muhammad Waqas Usman Hingoro from Liyari area of Karachi is an award-winning biologist. This cancer-killing mechanism is capable of treating a wide range of cancers.
Titled Efficient RNA drug delivery using red blood cell-extracellular vesicles, Waqas Hingoro's research has been published in the latest edition of Nature Communication, world's leading science journal.
After getting his Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory from the Z.A. School of Medical Technology, Karachi in 2010, he joined Aga Khan University Hospital and successfully published a number of research papers.
He later in 2013, received the Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) for his Masters and was later selected at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) as a Fulbright Ph.D. candidate.
Due to his significant contributions, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Biomedical Sciences Forum has awarded him the best prize out of 150 students chosen across the world.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA