Prof. Dr. Hussein Kathim Hakeem, a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, the UOK, managed to acquire the “2014 CRDF Global Iraq Graduate Scientists Research Grants” from the American CRDF Foundation.
This research award is granted to the best scientific research that serves Iraq.
He received it for his outstanding research entitled (Use of Nano-particles to Extract Effective Anti-cancer Substances from Selected Iraqi Plants).
Dr. Hakeem stated that the American Foundation will purchase the equipment and materials, as well as bear the cost of travel for the conduction of some measurements outside of Iraq.
Noting that his research competed with more than 140 researches and was chosen for its scientific and practical importance, in addition to its usefulness to the community.