191) Anthony Clifford Allison
Geneticist and Medical Scientist who Discovered the Link between Sickle Cell Disease and Malaria
Born: 21 August 1925, East London, South Africa
Died: 20 February 2014, Belmont, California, United States of America
Also Called: Tony Allison
His work showed that someone who has sickle cell disease has a very low chance of contracting malaria. He began his work in Africa in 1953.
His work also encompassed other areas of pharmacology, working in both the UK and Africa. Tony also taught at Stanford for many years.