"Dr. Howden has been extraordinarily productive, and has made major contributions to our understanding of the genetic basis of this phenomenon," says a supporter of his nomination, John Turnidge of Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. With 45 peer reviewed publications that have attracted over 700 citations, Dr. Howden is using his position as an active physician and medical microbiologist to develop a sophisticated clinical and molecular research program that is addressing some of the most pressing issues in human infectious diseases medicine. The second supporter of his nomination, Roy Robins-Browne of The University of Melbourne, expands on Dr. Howden's accomplishments: "he has already received a number of prestigious awards for his professional achievements from such bodies as the Premier of the State of Victoria, Australia, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, ICAAC, The Australian Society for Antimicrobials (which recently appointed Dr Howden as its vice president), and the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine."
"Without question, Dr. Howden is one of the rising stars in infectious diseases researchboth nationally and internationally," summarizes Dr. Grayson.
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