Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1960
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Peter Medawar

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Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet - Facts

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Born: 3 September 1899, Traralgon, Australia

Died: 31 August 1985, Melbourne, Australia

Affiliation at the time of the award: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia

Prize motivation: "for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance"

Field: immunity

Prize share: 1/2

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