Monday, June 29, 2015

Nigerian-born scientist wins prestigious award for cancer-seeing glasses

Dr. Samuel Achilefu
Nigerian-born scientist, Samuel Achilefu, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Louis Award for creating cancer-seeing glasses, according to several media reports.

A professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, Dr. Achilefu and his team developed the imaging technology in cancer diagnosis into a wearable night vision-like goggles so surgeons could see the cancer cells while operating.

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