Prof. Henry I.C Lowe

Medical Advisory Board

 O.J., C.D., J.P., PhD, DSc. (Hon.), F.R.S.H.

Prof. the Hon Henry I.C. Lowe, is a scientist who specializes in medicinal chemistry. He has contributed almost fifty years in the fields of science and technology, wellness and the health sciences. He has earned several recognitions for his work, including the Prime Minister’s National Medal for Science & Technology (2014), Order of Jamaica (2012) and Commander of the Order of Distinction (1982) and has served on several public and private sector boards. A former Permanent Secretary for the Government of Jamaica, Prof. Lowe established the first Ministry of Science & Environment in the CARICOM region. He is Founder and Executive Chairman of the Environmental Health Foundation, a non-profit established to enhance the quality of people’s lives through Science and Technology. He has various commercial interests in the USA and Jamaica and established the first science based Nutraceutical industry in the CARICOM region. Prof. Lowe has discovered several bioactive molecules from Jamaican medicinal plants for cancer therapy and antiviral medicine. He has earned twelve patents from his R&D work and has several patents pending. He has also been granted two Orphan Drug Designations by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for his cancer drug development. Prof. Lowe has authored/co-authored over 27 books and has published over 130 major articles for peer-reviewed journals and the popular press. Prof. Lowe is the only Jamaican who is a member of the prestigious American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), he is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine (United Kingdom), Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the American Chemical Society and is a Life Member of the New York Academy of Sciences.  He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine (USA), Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Ethno-medicinal Chemistry, University of Technology (Jamaica) and Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, (Jamaica) and has received many awards and accolades during the course of his career. Prof. Lowe holds a Ph.D. (Manchester University) and Dip. Technical Education (Bolton Institute of Technology, England), he completed his post-doctoral studies at Harvard University and M.I.T, USA.

 

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