Michael A. Epstein

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Michael Anthony Epstein
Born (1921-05-18) 18 May 1921 (age 97)
London
NationalityUnited Kingdom
OccupationVirology
Known forEpstein-Barr virus
AwardsRoyal Medal (1992)

Sir Michael Anthony Epstein CBE, FRS FMedSci (born 18 May 1921) is a British virologist of Jewish descent.[1] He is one of the discoverers of the Epstein-Barr virus.

Epstein was Professor of Pathology, 1968-85 (now Professor Emeritus), and Head of Department, 1968-82 at the University of Bristol. In 1979 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and was its Vice-President from 1986 to 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. The Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History. W. Rubinstein, Michael A. Jolles. 2001. page 258.

Other websites[change | change source]