Tikki Pangestu
Mon, Apr 24th 2017, 10:22

Professor Tikki Pangestu is a Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Previously, Prof Tikki was the Director, Research Policy & Cooperation of World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland (1999-2012). Prior to joining WHO, he was the Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) American Academy of Microbiology (USA) and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. 

With his passion for research and knowledge, he has published more than 250 scientific articles and became the lead author on several major WHO reports including the World Health Report 2013: Research for Universal Health Coverage (2013), Knowledge for Better Health (2004) and Genomics and World Health (2002). 

Through his lifetime experience, he has shown deep interest towards research in the field of epidemiology, pathogenesis, laboratory diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases, genomics & global health, health research policy, health research systems, global health governance, best practices of research, development of research capabilities in developing countries, and linkages between research and policy.

Prof. Tikki Pangestu holds a BSC (Honours) and Ph.D. degrees from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia in the fields of biochemistry and microbiology/immunology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (UK), American Academy of Microbiology (USA), Institute of Biology (UK) and the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. He was the Founding Editor of Health Research Policy & Systems and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.


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