Gerry Killeen

Prof Gerry Killeen, AXA Research Chair in Applied Pathogen Ecology at the Environmental Research Institute and School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, UCC.   He spent many years in Africa, studying malaria.  In 2005, he was awarded a Wellcome Trust Fellowship, to assist this research.  He has in turn sponsored applicants for these Fellowships.

In 2007, a team of three malaria-focused researchers, including Killeen, received nearly $20 million in funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. As of 2019, Killeen was still publishing malaria research funded by Wellcome Trust and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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