Navigation Links
Professor Alan Cowman wins Malaysian science award
Date:11/7/2013

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researcher Professor Alan Cowman has won the Mahathir Science Award in Tropical Research, awarded by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation through the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, in recognition of his substantial contributions to understanding malaria.

Mahathir Science Award Foundation chairman Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid made the announcement last week.

Professor Cowman has been integral to the global malaria research effort, leading studies into how the Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria develop drug resistance as well as understanding the biology of how malaria parasites invade and remodel red blood cells in humans. His work has led to the development of two potential malaria vaccines, one of which is in clinical trials in the US and the other in preclinical development.

Professor Cowman said he was delighted to receive the award. "Malaria is a devastating disease in tropical and sub-tropical regions, infecting more than 200 million people worldwide, " he said. "The Mahathir Science Award in Tropical Medicine is an outstanding accolade for the many scientists I have collaborated with at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and beyond who have made possible the advances we have made in understanding malaria."

Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid said Professor Cowman was chosen from 29 nominees across 11 countries. "Each nomination has undergone a stringent selection process conducted by the distinguished Fellows of the Academy of Science Malaysia, and also evaluated by an International Advisory Panel comprising Nobel Laureates and world-renowned scientists," he said.

Professor Cowman has dedicated his more than 30-year career to improving understanding of malaria biology, and developing vaccines that will prevent the spread of malaria. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Australian Academy of Science. Professor Cowman has received numerous national and international grants and
'/>"/>

Contact: Alan Gill
gill.a@wehi.edu.au
61-393-452-719
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study by Haverford College professor reveals unprecedented impact of Deepwater Horizon on deep ocean
2. A University of Tennessee professors hypothesis may be game changer for evolutionary theory
3. Scripps Research Institute Professor Gerald F. Joyce elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
4. Professor known for work with hunter-gatherers elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
5. Mainz University Medical Center attracts funding of Alexander von Humboldt Professorship
6. NJIT professor awarded patent today for new desalination devices, more
7. UI professor identifies largest known crocodile
8. Biology professor secures grant to save West Virginias primary natural history collection
9. Florida Tech biological sciences professor earns $257,000 NSF grant to study coral diseases
10. Purdue professor to speak before Congress about nanotechnology in brain treatment research
11. Normal bacterial makeup has huge implications for health, says CU professor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Professor Alan Cowman wins Malaysian science award
(Date:11/6/2014)... of metastasis, yet progress in preventing and treating ... been particularly challenging to design drugs that work ... systems biology at Harvard Medical School. , ... already metastasized." , Gujral and colleagues have now ... better understand how metastasis begins. Their findings may ...
(Date:11/6/2014)... Insilico Medicine, Inc, a Baltimore-based bioinformatics company focused ... announced a research collaboration with the international leader ... (OTC: CSBR). , "There are many companies utilizing ... Oncology,s TumorGraft technology is unique in a way ... generating vast amounts of valuable data. Our bioinformatic ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... has dedicated his career to understanding the Earth,s ... audience. , As deputy director and regional climatologist ... Desert Research Institute, Redmond has more than three ... dissemination of climate data to the general public. ... San Francisco on December 15-19, 2014 the American ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Migration negation 2Migration negation 3Insilico Medicine, Inc announces research collaboration with Champions Oncology, Inc 2Nevada climatologist to be honored at AGU Fall Meeting for lifetime of public outreach 2
... of having pet animals in their houses have the gut ... recognize our faces, our voices and our smell. One way ... , Actually, this is not just a gut feeling. Numerous ... chickens, pigeons, sheep, dogs, llamas, penguins, seals, rabbits, horses, lizards ...
... researchers and collaborators conducted a mobile greenhouse gas ... gas leaks under the streets and sidewalks of ... and environment and director of BU,s Center for ... partners will present these and related findings at ...
... key roles in nature and are valued for their great importance ... and pharmaceuticals produced on a large-scale basis for decades with the ... A. niger is an integral player in the carbon cycle, ... breaking down plant cell walls to free up sugars that can ...
Cached Biology News:I know you, bad guy! 2I know you, bad guy! 3BU researchers identify extensive methane leaks under streets of Boston 2Same fungus, different strains 2Same fungus, different strains 3
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014 SoundConnect , an ... proud to announce that Darren Suders has joined the ... Darren will drive the partner program through ... , Darren brings more than 10-years of ... roles in channel operations, from policy development, to partner ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... TOKYO , 25 novembre 2014 /PRNewswrie/ -- Theravalues ... per il mercato europeo in occasione di Hi Europe ... ). Si tratta della curcumina con ... tecnologia amorfa (senza cristalli) e ingredienti approvati dalle norme ... presente nella spezia della pianta curcumina ( Curcuma longa ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... , Belgium , Nov. 24, 2014 ... sciences company focused on developing diagnostic tests for cancer and ... cancer study will be presented at the Science for Business ... Belgium . The data come from VolitionRx,s ... at the Pneumology department of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... 2014 2014 Deep Research Report ... a professional and in-depth research report on the ... like its definition, classification, application, and industry chain ... covers the international market analysis, including China’s domestic ... US, Europe, Asia, China, Japan etc. regions) industry ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SoundConnect Appoints Director of Channel Development & Sales 2La curcumina con la maggiore biodisponibilità di sempre farà il suo debutto in Europa 2La curcumina con la maggiore biodisponibilità di sempre farà il suo debutto in Europa 3VolitionRx to Present Positive Data from Pilot Lung Cancer Study at BioWin Day 2014 2VolitionRx to Present Positive Data from Pilot Lung Cancer Study at BioWin Day 2014 3VolitionRx to Present Positive Data from Pilot Lung Cancer Study at BioWin Day 2014 4VolitionRx to Present Positive Data from Pilot Lung Cancer Study at BioWin Day 2014 5VolitionRx to Present Positive Data from Pilot Lung Cancer Study at BioWin Day 2014 6Adipic Dihydrazide Industry 2019 Research Forecasts on Worldwide, China Regions Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Adipic Dihydrazide Industry 2019 Research Forecasts on Worldwide, China Regions Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3
... users to watch out for a new online scam a ... computer, after which the creator demands $200 for the code to ... the virus after it hit a client who visited a Web ... Microsoft Internet Explorer to get into the user's computer. The Web ...
... Companies sporting cutting edge tools for genetic research, nanotechnology, farm ... in the first-ever Governor's Small Business Technology Transfer Award. , ... finalists from a group of 12 semifinalists. The $5,000 grand ... this year's Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference in Milwaukee. , ...
... health care technology amaze you? It would be hard not ... fiction just a few years ago are now a part ... be amazed again and often. , , ... the role of engineering in health science and technology . ...
Cached Biology Technology:Five remaining firms vie for Tech Transfer award 2Five remaining firms vie for Tech Transfer award 3Science, technology and health care evolve 2
... Instech Solomon's laboratory animal infusion kits reduce ... an infusion study while providing sterile equipment ... kit includes everything you need for one ... Tubing and tethers will be cut to ...
... Plus is a small and ... market for both LC and IC. It ... Atmospheric Pressure Ionization (API) source for outstanding ... is compatible with existing LC and IC ...
Kit for BASE20/50 dual control unit, includes mounting plate, HOLDER50T, HEATERPAD50, SRTDX temperature probe(s)....
...
Biology Products: