Ghanaian by blood, American by birth – Dr. Edjah Nduom, son of businessman Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has been honoured and appointed by U.S. President Biden to lead the fight against cancer in a “Cancer Moonshot Program”.
This is a big win for the Nduom family and Ghana as a whole.
Dr. Edjah Kweku Nduom is a top neurosurgeon in Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America. He specialized in Brain and Spinal Tumor, Pituitary Surgery, and Skull Base.
Edjah was a pre-medical student at Stanford University in California before he went on to obtain a degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is currently researching on how to harness the power of the immune system to fight brain tumors.
His passion for the science world was inborn and as a child, he was always thrilled to get a science kit but his ambition to become a neurosurgeon was inspired by a book “Gifted Hands” an autobiography of neurosurgeon Ben Carson, which was given to him by his aunt.
That inbuilt ambition became a part of him until he graduated from college. Having achieved a lot through much study and experiments, the young surgeon now has his works centered on using the immune system to fight brain tumors.
His father Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, a former presidential candidate for poth CPP and PPP has faced several difficulties with some of his businesses since the financial sector clear up was implemented.
Source: Charles Ayitey