|Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem (L) and Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep (R)
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem was awarded the Nikkei Prize for Asian Citizens. He performed the operation of Vietnam's first robot and also the country's first stem cell transplant physician for the treatment of cerebral paresis and autism.
Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep, Dean of the Biomedical Engineering Department in the International University – a member of the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, has completed a research on a special kind of glue to stick wounds quickly in one minute. Her success promises a better chance of recovery for people who live far away from hospitals. Last year, Dr. Hiep received the ‘Women in Science International Rising Talents 2018 Award’ by L’Oréal - UNESCO Fund for developing a smart nanoparticle gel that can accelerate tissue regeneration.