Baruch S. Blumberg
Born: 28 July 1925, New York, NY, USA
Died: 5 April 2011, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: The Institute for Cancer Research, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning new mechanisms for the origin and dissemination of infectious diseases"
Field: disease transmission, epidemiology
Prize share: 1/2
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