Brother of the also medical prestige Manuel Patarroyo, since his student days, Patarroyo was concerned about deepening in the fields of Immunology and. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo (born November 3, ) is a Colombian pathologist who developed the world’s first synthetic vaccine for malaria. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Murillo (Ataco, Tolima, Colombia, -) has created the first synthetic vaccine in the world which has been accepted by the World.

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Scientists with Vision: Dr. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

He currently studies and experiments to obtain a synthetic vaccine against tuberculosis ppatarroyo another against the foot and mouth disease. Professor of the National University of Colombia. Malaria Facts The Anopheles funestus wlkin, one of the two most important malaria vectors in Africa. But this is not only a matter of government policies. Science must be given social importance. My vocation came from the dreams which my parents nurtured in me from childhood.

The great depression between and Founder and Director of the Colombian Institute of Immunology.

Manuel Elkin Patarroyo – Wikipedia

Coming myself from a developing country, I decided to dedicate biogracia to developing vaccines primarily for those problems which basically afflict the peoples of developing countries, such as malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis, leishmaniasis, cervical cancer, which is an enormous problem, and many other infectious diseases. He has supplemented his research work with numerous scientific publications, appeared in prestigious national and foreign journals.

It is a search for a universal formula, which would save so much time in research, so much money, so many lives. Patarroyo research shows a particular interest in Immunology and genetics, rheumatology, Pulmonology, ;atarroyo tisiologia and diseases of the chest. Thanks to this, there have been many results that have given me great satisfaction. The vaccine has been successfully tested on more than 40, people in areas which suffer malaria epidemics Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil and, more recently, some African countries.

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National University of Colombia MD. If I had to start my life again, I would even make the same mistakes.

Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On the Administrative Court of Cundinamarca in Colombia revoked the permits of experimenting with 4, night monkeys Aotus trivirgatus for Patarroyo’s jungle laboratory [9] but in March the decision was reversed and the experiments with primates are allowed to continue.

They considered that the best thing a person could do was to make himself useful to others; and that the most rlkin thing in life was knowledge. Since then he has pursued his goal of producing a percent effective malaria vaccine.

When I studied in New York at the Rockefeller University, I observed an enormous imbalance from the point of view of scientific research. Visit Us Contact Us.

Scientists with Vision: Dr. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

This is where everything begins. He was a professor at the national university of Colombia. He was chosen academic foreign of the current royal of exact, physical and sciences natural of Spain. However, the vaccine has been proven effective at around 30 percent of the times and could save an estimated 1 million lives out of an annual death toll of 3 million; which is the most patxrroyo vaccine against malaria to this day.

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Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

You can obtain further information, or learn how to change the settings, in our cookies policy. He designed new early diagnosis of cancer of uterus with only a drop of blood. In November a Colombian journalistic investigation reveals the traffic and the environmental impact of Patarroyo’s investigation [11]. Rather than profit from his discovery, Patarroyo turned the patent for his vaccine over to the World Health Organization WHO for free, because he felt that the benefits should go to mankind, not to large pharmaceutical houses or rich investors.

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He Was born in the yearin Ataco Tolima, Colombia. Dream, and strive every day for your dreams, and if together you work for the well-being of others, everyone will help you to achieve your goal, because they too will achieve what they want. The truth is that I have learned more from my mistakes, and most of all from the criticisms which have been made of us, either rightly or wrongly. He then studied medicine mqnuel surgery at the National University of Colombia.

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