Jamaican Scientist Announces Breakthrough in Developing Cancer Drug from Local Plant

Dr. Lawrence Williams (Courtesy RJRNewsOnline.com)
Dr. Lawrence Williams (Courtesy RJRNewsOnline.com)

(RJRNewsOnline.com) — Imagine a Jamaican being offered US$100 million for a patent, in relation to cancer research done on a local plant. Imagine further that this offer has been rejected because the earning potential for this breakthrough is estimated to be even greater than that which has been offered.

That’s not just a hypothetical scenario anymore. Dr. Lawrence Williams, research consultant with the Scientific Research Council, and a Jamaican partner living in the United States are the holders of that patent and they reportedly received that lucrative offer from a major drug company in the United States.

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