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Cherubala Pathayapurayil Ramachandran

Cherubala Pathayapurayil Ramachandran, Malaysian parasitologist (Kuala Lumpur 03 June 1936 – 12 January 2019)



Established new methods to improve the treatment, control and elimination of lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis


Made most of the clinical trials globally of the drug ivermectin


Developed laboratory infection model (Brugia infections in Aedes sp.)

With J.F.B. Edeson & W.E. Kershaw. Aedes aegypti as an experimental vector of Brugia malayi. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasit. 54:1-375, 1960



DESCRIBED HELMINTHS TAXA

Species

Litomosa aelleni 1979 with Tibayrenc & Bain

Litomosa maki 1979 with Tibayrenc & Bain

Onchocerca dewittei 1977 with Bain, Petter & Mak



HONOURS

Mary Kingsley Award (1999)