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The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) takes the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Development Cooperation category
Date:2/26/2013

President for Science Policy at Pompeu Fabra University, acting as secretary. Remaining members were Maricela Daniel , Representative in Spain of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Vicente Larraga , Research Professor in the Center for Biological Research of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC); and Francisco Pérez, Professor of Economic Analysis at the University of Valencia and Research Director of the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie).

Last year's winner in this category was Ciro de Quadros for "leading the efforts to eliminate polio and measles from the western hemisphere and being one of the most important scientists in the eradication of smallpox around the world," in the words of the award citation. The award in the third edition went to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for its contribution to "reducing poverty and hunger in the world by means of rice research and farmer training." In the second edition, the winner was the Development Research Institute (DRI) at New York University (United States) for "its contribution to the analysis of foreign aid provision, and its challenge to the conventional wisdom in development assistance." Finally, the inaugural award went to the Poverty Action Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (United States) for "promoting the use of scientific methods to assess the effectiveness of development assistance funding."

Laureates in the eight award categories

Remaining winners in the fifth edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are as detailed below:

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change category went to U.S. scientist Susan Solomon
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