The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954

John Franklin Enders

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Prize share: 1/3

Thomas Huckle Weller

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Prize share: 1/3

Frederick Chapman Robbins

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954 was awarded jointly to John Franklin Enders, Thomas Huckle Weller and Frederick Chapman Robbins "for their discovery of the ability of poliomyelitis viruses to grow in cultures of various types of tissue."

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