Sir Ronald Ross


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Noun1.Sir Ronald Ross - British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)
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Sir Ronald Ross Sir Ronald, a former professor of tropical medicine at Liverpool University, was behind research which traced the mechanism by which malaria is transmitted to man by the anopheles mosquito for the first time.
A hospital record-based descriptive study was undertaken from July 1 to August 31, 2015, in Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Tropical and Communicable Diseases (government fever hospital), Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Named after Sir Ronald Ross, the first ever British Nobel Laureate, recognised for his discovery that mosquitoes transmit malaria, the 1 billion Ross Fund was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in November 2015.
It is named after Sir Ronald Ross who became Britain's first Nobel Prize winner in 1902 for his discovery that malaria is transmitted by mosquitoes.
In my hometown of Secunderabad in India, we have a Sir Ronald Ross Road in the heart of the city.
In 1902, Sir Ronald Ross merited the Nobel Prize for Medicine in discovering the connection between a particular genus of mosquito, Anopheles, and malaria, the most widespread and deadly of vector-borne diseases.
Sir Ronald Ross discovered the method of transmission of which disease?
The seeds of medical research, however, were sown with the opening of Indian Medical Services (IMS) in 1896 and the landmark discovery of Major General Sir Ronald Ross in elucidating the role of female anopheles mosquitoes in transmission of malaria, while working in Hyderabad in 1897, that followed with the commencement of systematic investigations of the problems of tropical and other diseases with the establishment of many research laboratories and institutions of excellence in different parts of the country such as Central Research Institute (CRI), Kasauli, the Bombay Bacteriological Laboratory (now Haffkine Institute) at Parel, Mumbai, the king Institute at Guindy for Madras Presidency and the Pasteur Institutes at Kasauli, Coonoor, Shillong and Rangoon.