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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D. Carleton Gajdusek - Facts

D. Carleton Gajdusek

D. Carleton Gajdusek

Born: 9 September 1923, Yonkers, NY, USA

Died: 12 December 2008, Tromsø, Norway

Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 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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