On this occasion, HM the King has also designated HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn as his representative to host the banquet in honour of the Prince Mahidol Award laureates for 2008 at the Boromrajasathitmaholarn Hall.
1. Professor Sergio Henrique Ferreira, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeiräo Preto, University of Säo Paulo, Ribeiräo Preto, Säo Paulo, Brazil
2. Professor Michiaki Takahashi, Director, The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
3. Professor. Yu Yongxin, Director Emeritus, First Department of Viral Vaccine, National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products, People’s Republic of China.