Akam Salih, PhD

A chemist by training, Akam brings his experience in developing improved chelation chemistry to optimize agent development and tumor targeting. Following his degree in Chemistry from the University of Sulaimani in Iraq, he developed his knowledge of organic synthetic chemistry during his MSc at the University of Leicester in the UK. He then moved to the University of Saskatchewan in Canada to synthesize new chelators for radionuclides used for tumor detection and therapy.