Studying hard to rise above disability


Proud moment: Siti Safura posing with father Jaapar Abdullah and mother Kalsom Abdul Wahab after the Perdana University Inaugural convocation ceremony at IOI Marriott Hotel in Putrajaya.

PUTRAJAYA: Siti Safura Jaapar may be suffering from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) but it does not stop her from studying hard to find answers to help people with similar conditions.

The 33-year-old has just received a post-graduate diploma in bioinformatics and is now pursuing a PhD programme in Health, with a focus on bioinformatics (a combination of biology and IT).

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