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UNB scientist wins 2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Award-SJ

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Jun 8, 2018

Category: News and Notices

The University of New Brunswick's Dr. Alli Murugesan has been awarded the 2018 Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award for her outstanding research and innovation in cancer research.

The award recognizes Dr. Murugesan for her breakthrough discoveries in cancer research and entrepreneurship. She has been developing a treatment that targets and kills cancer cells that have become resistant to chemotherapy.

Dr. Murugesan is an academia-nurtured entrepreneur with a PhD degree in biotechnology and two postdoctoral fellowships in neuroscience and oncology. She is a senior scientist on UNB's Saint John campus.

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