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Emil Adolf von Behring

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Emil Adolf von Behring
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Born March 15, 1854
Hansdorf, Deutsch-Eylau
Died March 31, 1917
Marburg, Germany
Nationality German
Alma mater Army Medical College at Berlin
Institute for Infectious Diseases
Known for Research on diphtheria and tuberculosis
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1901)
Scientific career
Fields Infectious disease

Emil Adolf von Behring (March 15, 1854 - March 31, 1917) was a German doctor.[1] He won the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for making a serum to stop people getting the disease diphtheria[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Emil von Behring". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1901". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.