Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Michel Obeid

Michel Obeid

Industry: Science

Designation: Cancer researcher

Country: Lebanon

Lebanon’s Michel Obeid is potentially one of the most significant cancer researchers in the world.

In 2007, the then-25 year old discovered that a class of drugs used in chemotherapy treatments could trigger the immune system to detect and destroy cancerous cells.

As the early reports suggests, should the tests prove to be a success, then Obeid’s discovery could be a significant breakthrough in the treatment of cancer.