Dr Subhash Babu, first Indian scientist to be awarded Bailey K. Ashford Medal

For his outstanding research and contributions to tropical medicine, prominent Indian physician and scientist Dr. Subhash Babu has received the prestigious Bailey K. Ashford Medal for 2022 and the Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FASTMH) award for 2022.

According to an official statement from ASTMH, Dr. Subash Babu is the first Indian to receive both the Bailey K. Ashford medal and the FASTMH award. He is the Scientific Director of the ICER (International Centre for Excellence in Research)-India Programme. He is a pioneer in research on helminth infections and tuberculosis.