MIR IBRAHIM SAJID - MEDICAL STUDENT
A student of Agha Khan University (AKU) did Pakistani nation proud by bagging the Global Pediatric Research Investigator Award by the Nature Pediatric Research. The research of Mir Ibrahim Sajid, 21, involved invention of pain-free invisible needles. His invention is currently awaiting clinical trials but it has successfully passed the laboratory tests. Sajid, when asked about what motivated him wrote, ‘Having seen children in pain and refusing treatment, all while living through the above myself, during cannulation and blood-drawing procedures, I took it upon myself to find a solution to trypanophobia’. We can happily conclude that visits to the doctor won’t be as noisy anymore.