Bentham Science Publishers is proud to announce the Current Medicinal Chemistry Prize in Medicinal Chemistry. The prize consists of a Certificate to the corresponding author along with a cash Prize of US$ 3000 for the best article in the field of medicinal chemistry published during July - September 2018.
The articles published in this period will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the Current Medicinal Chemistry editorial board. The prize-winning article will also be published open-access and in print in Current Medicinal Chemistry.
Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge UK
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry (Cambridge University, 1968), has over 1,055 international publications including 210 books. He won the UNESCO Science Prize (1999) and was elected Fellow of Royal Society (London, 2006). He was conferred honorary doctorate degrees by many universities including Cambridge University and many others. Furthermore, Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was elected Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University, and the Austrian government honoured him with its high civil award “Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande" (2007). He is the only scientist from the Muslim world to be Foreign Fellow (“Academician”) of Chinese and Korean Academies of Sciences. The University of Technology Mara (UiTM), Malaysia, has established “Atta-ur-Rahman Institute of Natural Product Discovery” in his honour. Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was the Federal Minister of Science and Technology of Pakistan, and he is Chairman of UN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation for UNESCAP region covering 62 countries.