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Dr. Lindegårdh, a respected scientist in the field of malaria research has passed away

10 Feb 2012

MMV wishes to express sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of Dr. Niklas Lindegårdh on his untimely death. Dr. Lindegårdh was the head of the Pharmacology unit within the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Thailand, where, among other activities, he conducted important research in evaluating the safety and efficacy of new drugs to combat malaria. In the field of drug analysis he was one of the leading scientists of his generation. In recent months, working with MMV, he was instrumental in simplifying the dosing regimen of injectable artesunate for children with severe malaria. His contributions to the field of malaria research were invaluable. Niklas will be sorely missed and remembered with admiration by those who had the pleasure of working with him.