Prof. Alimuddin Zumla has been made Knight Bachelor of The Most Excellent Order (KBE)

Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla has been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in her 2017 Birthday Honours List with the award of a Knighthood (KBE).

Prof. Zumla, affiliated to Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Therapeutic Immunology and previously given an honorary doctorate by KI and awarded the Karolinska Institute Science Prize, has been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in her 2017 Birthday Honours List with the award of a Knighthood (KBE), for his exceptional services to Public Health and Infectious Diseases. 

He has been made Knight Bachelor of The Most Excellent Order (KBE) which confers him the title of ‘Sir’ Professor Alimuddin Zumla.  In the U.K, a Knighthood is the highest civilian honour accorded by the Queen.

Professor Mark Maeurer
Divison head of Therapeutic Immunology

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