Katherine Gary’s not too different than most University of Louisiana at Monroe students. Bubbly, energetic, passionate about life and hopeful for the future. Few students, however, can leave a university knowing their work will change lives.
For the past two years she has been part of cancer research under the direction of Khalid El Sayed, professor of pharmacy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. His research is derived from studies focused on the eating habits and disease occurrence of those living in the Mediterranean.
The research project uses a natural compound found in extra virgin olive oil and other related natural compounds as possible dietary supplements to control breast cancer and to enhance the therapeutic effects of current anti-cancer drugs.Breakthrough Cancer Research with a natural compound found in EVOO,