Jon van Rood
Johannes Joseph "Jon" van Rood (7 April 1926 – 21 July 2017) was a Dutch immunologist. He founded Eurotransplant in 1967, a non-profit organization responsible for encouraging and coordinating organ transplants. He was born in Scheveningen, the Netherlands.
In 1977 van Rood was awarded the Robert Koch Prize . In 1978, he was awarded the Wolf Prize in Medicine, jointly with George D. Snell and Jean Dausset. van Rood became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1978.
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- History, Eurotransplant. Retrieved on 29 Juli 2017.
- Robert Koch Stiftung
- "Jon van Rood". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Oprichter Eurotransplant overleden" [Founder Eurotransplant died] (in Dutch). Telegraaf.nl. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
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