Dr. Henry Lowe


Dr. Henry Lowe is a celebrated scientist whose research and innovation has been at the head of Jamaican medical achievements for decades. Born fourth of ten children, Dr. Lowe attended Calabar and Excelsior High Schools, University of the West Indies, (B.Sc. Hons.), University of Sydney, (M.Sc.), Manchester University, (Ph.D.), Bolton Institute of Technology England, (Dip. Technical Education), Harvard University and M.I.T, U.S.A., (Post Doctoral Studies).

Dr. Lowe has discovered several bioactive molecules from Jamaican medicinal plants (particularly Jamaican Ball Moss) which are being developed for cancer therapy, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Due to his ground-breaking research Dr. Lowe has been awarded numerous accolades such as  Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award (2006) and the CCRP Living Legend Award (2012); and is the only Jamaican who is a member of the prestigious American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).