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Biographical entry Prichard, Roger K.



Roger Prichard is internationally recognized as an authority in anthelmintic drug resistance research. His research focuses on parasite control, drug resistance and optimizing the use pharmaceuticals against parasites. In particular he studies the mechanisms of anthelmintic action and metabolism, pharmacodynamics, and mechanisms of anthelmintic resistance, and the molecular basis for anthelmintic resistance. For 15 years before moving to Canada he was a Research Scientist with CSIRO. Prichard has been an active member of the Australian Society for Parasitology since 1969. He is a consultant for WHO programs aimed at controlling onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis and has served on a number of international associations and professional bodies.



Education - BSc, University of New South Wales
Education - PhD, University of New South Wales
1969 - 1984
Career position - Research Scientist, CSIRO McMaster Animal Health Laboratory
1984 - 2010
Career position - Professor of Parasitology and Director, Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Award - WAAVP-Bayer award for excellence in research in veterinary pathology, World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Pathology
Award - Honorary Diplomate, European Veterinary Parasitological College
Award - Fellow, Australian Society for Parasitology
2010 - 2017
Career Position - James McGill Professor, Institute of Pathology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Award - Honorary Life Member, World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Pathology

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  • Anon, 'Fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology: Roger K. Prichard', Newsletter, Australian Society for Parasitology, vol. 18, no. 2, 2007, p. 5. Details

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