Department of Chemistry News

June 23, 2011

Professor Rathod receives Medicines for Malaria Venture Project Award

Pradip Rathod, Professor of Chemistry and Adjunct Professor of Global Health, was recently awarded a Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) project award. The award was presented in Dar es Salaam by the President of Tanzania, Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. Prof. Rathod received the award as a member of a group of researchers who are investigating new anti-malarial drugs. The award was presented in recognition of the international team’s “impressive progress to rapidly bring DHODH inhibitors towards clinical testing”.

Read about the MMV project award here.

To learn more about Prof. Rathod and his research, visit his faculty web page.