Sir Alimuddin Zumla receives 2020 Mahathir Science Award
19 August 2020
On 18 August 2020, the Mahathir Science Award Foundation and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia announced that Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla is the recipient of the 2020 Mahathir Science Award. It is the most prestigious international science award for tropical sciences. Sir Alimuddin is Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London, and a Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician at the UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London, the United Kingdom. The Mahathir Science Award comprises a gold medal, a certificate and $100,000.