Monday, 25 Jan 2021
Omani scholar Muna bint Mohammed bin Ahmed al Habsiya has confirmed that she is part of the team that has won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this year.

Omani scholar component of Japanese team that won Nobel Prize for Medicine this year

The Nobel Prize was awarded to Professor Tasuku Honjo of Japan and US researcher James P Allison in recognition for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of unfavorable immune regulation. The two researchers had been functioning on various projects. Prof Honjo was functioning on the capability of the immunity cells to create antibiotics – a particular kind of protein and Alisson was functioning on cancer, the stages of improvement and enhancing the therapy.

“I was following the efforts made by Prof Honjo and his scientific research team. He reviewed my CV and then communicated with me to join his research team which was working on two researches,” stated Muna. “The research is related to treating cancer by activating the immunity system without any side-effect on patients. The treatment will enhance the immunity system and eliminate cancer,” she added.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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