Two Vietnamese scientists were voted for their outstanding achievements in the field of biomedical research.
List of 100 typical scientists of Asia just published by Asian Scientist Science Magazine named two Vietnamese scientists including Prof. Nguyen Thanh Liem (Vinmec Stem Cell Research and Gene Technology Institute) and TS. Nguyen Thi Hiep (International University, Vietnam National University, HCMC). Persons recognized on this list must have national or international awards in 2018 for important scientific research or leadership in academia or industry.
Prof. Nguyen Thanh Liem is credited with many achievements, being the first stem cell surgeon to treat cerebral palsy and autism in Vietnam; Direct surgery of 5 conjoined twins is more difficult than 15 years ago. He also has nearly 100 scientific works in international journals in the US and Europe. The most recent is the research published on Vietnamese gene sequencing. Prof. Nguyen Thanh Liem has been awarded the Asian Nikkei Prize for Science and Technology.
The second scientist is enrolled as Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep, who is currently the Head of the Biomedical Engineering Department at International University. Dr. Hiep was awarded L’Oréal – UNESCO award for outstanding female scientists under 40 in 2018 for researching the glue that can be used to treat different types of wounds, kill bacteria and reduce regeneration time. tissue. She has also been awarded the first ASEAN-US – 2017 Award for Solutions to Reduce Pressure on Rapid Urbanization – Public Health, ASEAN-2017.
This is the fourth year Asian Scientist magazine has voted and published a list of leading scientists in the region with research, innovation and significant contributions in many fields. So far, Vietnam has had 7 scientists in the list of votes of Asian Scientist.