The Gazette - He's chasing a Holy Grail... at 16


Science whiz's dream: a Nobel; Marymount student has a mess of medals, but makes time for other stuff, too... Though he just finished Grade 10, Abicumaran Uthamacumaran's already talking about continuing his research to the Ph. D. level. His life's goal is a Nobel Prize in medicine. At 13, he contacted more than 100 researchers in Montreal in the search for a mentor. Dr. Phil Gold, a decorated professor of physiology and oncology at McGill University, was the only one to agree to a meeting.