List of Famous Immunologists People

List of Famous Immunologists

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List of famous immunologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top immunologists in the world? This includes the most prominent immunologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable immunologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic immunologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned immunologists.

Peter C. Doherty and Rolf M. Zinkernagel are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

From reputable, prominent, and well known immunologists to the lesser known immunologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the immunologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous immunologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous immunologists?" then you're in the right place. (11 items)

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    Peter Charles Doherty AC is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1995, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with Rolf M. Zinkernagel in 1996 and was named Australian of the Year in 1997.more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
    • Profession: Veterinarian, Researcher, Scientist, Immunologist
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    Rolf Martin Zinkernagel AC, FAA is Professor of Experimental Immunology at the University of Zurich. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for the discovery of how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells.more

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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Riehen, Switzerland
    • Profession: Professor, Researcher, Immunologist
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    Amir Attaran is a Canadian lawyer and law professor. Currently, Attaran is Associate Professor of Law and Population Health and the holder of the Canada Research Chair in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy at the University of Ottawa.more

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    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Educator, Professor, Immunologist, Law professor, Lawyer
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    Miroslav Holub was a Czech poet and immunologist. Miroslav Holub's work was heavily influenced by his experiences as an Immunologist, writing many poems using his scientific knowledge to poetic effect. His work is almost always unrhymed, so lends itself easily to translation. It has been translated into ...more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1923-1998)
    • Birthplace: Plzeň Region, Europe, Pilsen, Czech Republic, Central Europe, + more
    • Profession: Poet, Immunologist, Writer
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    William C. Boyd
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    William Clouser Boyd was an American immunochemist, who with his wife Lyle, during the 1930s, made a worldwide survey of the distribution of blood types. Born in Dearborn, Missouri, he discovered that blood groups are inherited and not influenced by environment. By genetic analysis of blood groups he ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1903-1983)
    • Birthplace: Dearborn, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Scientist, Immunologist
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    John H. Humphrey

    John Herbert Humphrey CBE FRS FRCP was a British bacteriologist and immunologist.more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1915-1987)
    • Profession: Bacteriologist, Immunologist
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    Antoine Béclère, virologist, immunologist, was a pioneer in radiology. In 1897 he created the first laboratory of radiology in Paris.more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1856-1939)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Profession: Radiologist, Virologist, Radiology, Immunologist
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    • Profession: Immunologist, Physician
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    Merrill Chase

    Merrill W. Chase was an immunologist working at the Rockefeller University in New York City who is credited with discovering cell-mediated immunology in the early 1940s. While working with Dr. Karl Landsteiner, Dr. Chase discovered that white blood cells, and not antibodies alone, were important ...more

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    • Age: Died at 99 (1905-2004)
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Immunologist
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    Pernessa C. Seele

    Pernessa C. Seele is an American immunologist and interfaith public health activist. Seele is the CEO and founder of Balm in Gilead, Inc., a religious-based organization that provides support to people with AIDS and their families, as well as working for prevention of HIV and AIDS. In 1989 she initiated ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Lincolnville, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Immunologist
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    Stefan H.E. Kaufmann

    Stefan H.E. Kaufmann is a German immunologist and microbiologist and is one of the highly cited immunologists worldwide for the decade 1990 to 2000.more

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    • Profession: Immunologist
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