Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

About Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

Birth Day: March 11, 1946
Birth Place: Colombia
Birth Sign: Pisces

Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Net Worth

Manuel Elkin Patarroyo was bornon March 11, 1946 in Colombia. Colombian pathology and immunology expert who attempted to create a synthetic vaccine for the prevention of malaria.
Manuel Elkin Patarroyo is a member of Pharmacologist

💰 Net worth: 1.5 million

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About

Colombian pathology and immunology expert who attempted to create a synthetic vaccine for the prevention of malaria.

Before Fame

He earned his medical degree from the National University of Colombia and his PhD from Rockefeller University.

Trivia

His vaccine was shown to be mostly ineffective in Asia and Africa, but slightly useful in preventing malaria in South America.

Family Life

He grew up in Ataco, Tolima, Colombia. He later worked for a Colombian hospital system called the Hospital San Juan de Dios.

Associated With

He and entomologist Raymond St. Leger both conducted preventative and/or curative research on malaria.