Mark Kendall

2012 Laureate, Science & Health
Australia, Born 1972

Project Goal

Revolutionize vaccinations to save millions of lives

Location: Australia, Papua New Guinea

Mark Kendall has worked at the interface between academia and industry for 14 years, leading a group of young research scientists who are applying technological advances to find practical applications that will make life better for millions of people around the world.

Professor Kendall’s special area of research is the delivery of immunotherapeutics, such as vaccines, to the skin without the use of a needle or syringe. He is one of the leading scientists at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. He joined the AIBN from the University of Oxford, where he was associate director of the PowderJect Centre for Gene and Drug Delivery Research, University Research Lecturer in Engineering Science and a Lecturer at Magdalen College. He has published 205 book chapters, journal articles and conference papers, many of them in highly respected scientific journals. He has 96 patents to his credit, with nine more pending.

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