Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Secunderabad India

  • Ronald Ross: polymath and discoverer

    Satish SarosheIndore, India Sir Ronald Ross received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for discovering the malaria parasite in the stomach of a mosquito, thereby proving that malaria was transmitted by mosquitoes and laying the foundation for future methods of combating the disease. Born in Almora, India, in 1857 to a Scottish general in the Indian Army and his English…