Nigerian Born Doctor Wins ‘Brain Tumor Research’ Award In USA


A quarterly journal on cancer titled Applied Radiation Oncology stated that ‘Chibawanye Ene’ won the 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) yearly award, The scientific meeting which held from April 13 to April 17 in San Diego, US.

Ene, who hails from Akpugo in Nkanu West local government area of Enugu state, won the honor with his exploration work titled: “Against PD-L1 Immunotherapy Enhances Radiation-incited Abscopal Response in Glioblastoma”.

The Cable reports that Glioblastoma is a forceful type of malignant growth that can happen in the cerebrum or spinal line.

Immunotherapy is a kind of malignant growth treatment that enables invulnerable framework to battle disease. This kind of disease treatment is said to have been to a great extent ineffective in the treatment of Glioblastoma.

The diary expressed that the atomic structure of the tumor found in that type of malignant growth just enables few of the harmful cells to be disposed of amid treatment.

Guarantee for better treatment choices was appeared in the new discoveries in Ene’s examination, which uncovered that “radiation joined with Anti PD L1 treatment instigates an immunological reaction to unirradiated glioblastoma”.

The diary stated: “The analysts are at present enhancing other treatment mixes that could likewise be promptly surveyed in stage I human clinical preliminaries.”

The honor, under the umbrella of Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, is a prestigious worldwide startup rivalry structured explicitly to address the requirements of deeptech business people over a few distinct ventures and advances.

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge gives researchers and deeptech business people from over the world a stage for their examination and ventures, giving value free prize cash just as other financing openings, worldwide perceivability and associations with key players in the deeptech development organize. Alonge who was passionate while accepting the honor, stated:

“Thank you to such an extent. It’s been a long adventure by and by for me, from the 15 years when I was getting by from a phony medication to standing today before you here and letting you to be in my fantasy and the fantasy of my prime supporters to ensure that a large portion of individuals are sheltered from phony meds.”


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