Saudi female researcher at Leeds University honored
The University of Leeds, one of Britain’s most prestigious academic institutions, has adopted the research study of a Saudi female Ph.D. student of biomedical sciences, local media said.
Nada Abu Arab is researching on ion channels in one of the specialized medical labs at the university.
Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, Saudi ambassador to London, has honored the talented researcher.
Her research focuses on clarifying unknown mechanisms which cause the death of cells including blood cells that cause atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes, Al-Jazirah daily said.
Commenting on her achievement, Nada said the support being given to Saudi students by the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Saudi Embassy in London in the provision of valuable scientific research is behind the excellence of the students, and have impressed both foreign students and British universities.
Nada was selected among the top 10 Saudi students in the United Kingdom.
She was also honored by Leeds University for obtaining the first rank at the annual conference of Ph.D. students on biomedical sciences.
Nada had earlier joined scientific conferences in the UK and the United States.
She was also honored by the College of Medicine at King Saud University for excelling at medical studies for the year 2014, the paper said.