“Dr Serena’s hard work, talent, and ground-breaking research must be a source of inspiration to all our people. With perseverance and outstanding work ethics, we can all reach for the stars as Dr Serena has clearly demonstrated.
“I wish her the very best, with continued outstanding success in pioneering cancer research that will ultimately help cancer patients,” according to a statement from Istana Negara yesterday.
Media reports stated that Dr Serena won the award at the University of Bern in Switzerland on Friday for her success in conducting a study to speed up the holistic interpretation of the cancer genome.
She was a medical graduate at the University of Cambridge’s Cancer Research Unit under the sponsorship of Petronas. — Bernama
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