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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Employing tropical medicine pioneers such as Sir Ronald Ross, the first British Nobel Prize winner, who discovered that mosquito bites caused malaria, LSTM rapidly became internationally recognised for its study of tropical diseases.
Authorities at the Sir Ronald Ross Institute of tropical and communicable diseases in Hyderabad were keeping a close watch on the situation.
After obtaining permission from the Superintendent, Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Tropical and Communicable Diseases, the investigator had visited the hospital daily to take the case sheets from the Medical Record Section.
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.
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.
But it wasn't always so; it was the then University College of Liverpool that was the first UK institution to gain a Nobel Prize (Sir Ronald Ross in 1902 in "Physiology or Medicine" for work on malaria).
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.