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My experiences in Panama / Sir Ronald Ross 1916
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Biographical Note

Sir Ronald Ross, 1857-1932, began his career in 1881, in the Indian Medical Service. In 1888, after studying public health and bacteriology, he concentrated on determining the cause of malaria in India. From 1895 to 1898 Ross studied mosquitoes and the malarial parasite plasmodium. He succeeded in demonstrating the parasite's life cycle as identical in man to that in mosquito vectors. For this work he received the Nobel Prize in 1902. After 1899, Ross traveled and advocated anti-malaria public health programs in many countries. He was lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and first director of London's Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene.

Ross wrote Edgar; or, The new Pygmalion, and The judgment of Tithonus (1883), Report on the nature of kala-azar (1899), The deformed transformed (1890), First progress report of the campaign against mosquitoes in Sierra Leone (1901), Malarial fever: its cause, prevention, and treatment : containing full details for the use of travellers, sportsmen, soldiers, and residents in malarious places (1902), Report on malaria at Ismailia and Suez (1903), Mosquito brigades and how to organize them (1902), In exile (1906, 1931), Fables (1907), Malaria in Greece (1908), Report on the prevention of malaria in Mauritius (1909), The prevention of malaria (1910), The setting sun (1912), Cyprus (1914), Memoirs, with a full account of the great malaria problem and its solution (1923), Philosophies (1923), Malaria-control in Malaya and Assam; a visit of inspection, 1926-7 (1927), Studies on malaria (1928), Poems (1928), Solid space-algebra, the systems of Hamilton and Grassmann combined (1929), Fables and satires (1929), The solution of equations by iteration (1930), Iteration by explicit operations (1930), and A priori pathometry [with Hilda P. Hudson] (1931).