Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1976
Baruch S. Blumberg, D. Carleton Gajdusek

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Baruch S. Blumberg - Facts

Baruch S. Blumberg

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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