Nguyen Thi Hiep
Vietnam National University
Nguyen received the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Rising Talent award for developing a smart nanoparticle gel that can accelerate tissue regeneration. (Photo: Nguyen Thi Hiep)
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