At 17:30, January 31, 2019, His Majesty King His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadey Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation Prince Mahidol Award King's auspices His Majesty the King At the Prince Mahidol ceremony in 2018 in the Hall of the Chakri throne In the Royal Palace
This year, Prince Mahidol won two medal awards, including Professor Brian J. Druker, Professor of Internal Medicine. A Director of the Cancer Institute Oregon Medical and Scientific University United States Have important research and research work Until he is the lead partner in the development of one of the cancer therapies prototypes ie Treatment of chronic lymphoblastic leukemia Imatinib inhibits BCR-AVL cancer proteins Which normal cells do not have such proteins result in fewer side effects of treatment Patients receiving regular medications may reduce the severity, mortality, and disability of CM secretions. Important work at discovery The result of knowledge is to develop a jump-based treatment method
Prof. Dr. Mary Claire King, Professor of Medical Genetics Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Washington University, USA Is the discovery of genes that cause inherited breast cancer And name this gene "BRCA One" and develop a test kit against breast cancer with gene detection. Prof. Dr. Mary also collaborated with scientists at Washington University to develop a cancer gene test using the new techniques to be used. Worldwide, the result is that cancer detection today is cheap, so many people have access.
For the public health field, namely Professor John D. Clemens, Executive Director of the Bangladesh International Dentistry Research Center Professor Wuttipun Phawithaya University of California, Los Angeles, USA and prof. Yon R. Holmgren, Professor of Medical Microbiology, and Director of the Institute for Vaccination at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, who have been working together for more than 30 years in research studies. Produce vaccines against cholera to eat The new type is called "Chan Chol", which is affordable and has high protection efficiency for more than 5 years until it is recognized by the World Health Organization. Causes changes in the bases of the vaccine injections It is recommended to use the vaccine instead of the meal. And promote vaccine trade for many countries around the world who have trouble or are at risk of cholera outbreaks Helps prevent a wide range of diseases and reduces the risk of cholera deaths in millions of people around the world
Later at 19.30 His Highness For HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn On behalf of His Majesty the King at dinner in honor of Prince Mahidol Award for the year 2018 together with his wife at the Grand Palace In the Royal Palace
Prince Mahidola Prize It is the reward that His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Boromart Bophit mercifully graciously Granted a royal permit to found In the show as king Nusorn Somdet Phra Mahitala Thibisorn Adulyadej Vikrom Phra Borommaratchanok to mark the 100th anniversary of His Majesty's Birth HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Awarding prizes to individuals or organizations around the world who have excellent performance benefit the human body, 1 medical awards and 1 public health. Each prize consists of medals, certificates and a prize of $ 100,000.