The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, in collaboration with an international research team from the British University of Leicester, was successful in accomplishing some scientific achievements to limit the complications of cancer.
The president stated that the research revolved around controlling the Mitochondrial DNA by making it rebuild itself without mistakes in order to control all cancers and prolong the life of patients.
Stressing that the study reached advanced stages which pave the path for future scientific research in this area.
Dr. Yaseen added that “the research has been published in the Study of Genes Journal, which is a scientific international journal with a high impact factor”.
It is also known that the UOK has witnessed the completion of many joint scientific researches with international universities from developed countries.
This indicates the ability of the Iraqi researcher to keep up with counterparts in developed countries.