Famous British Immunologists

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Niels Kaj Jerne
(Immunologist)
Niels Kaj Jerne
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Birthdate: December 23, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 7, 1994

Niels Kaj Jerne was a Danish immunologist best remembered for winning the 1984 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine alongside César Milstein and Georges J. F. Köhler. Jerne, who made important contributions to the fields of Immunology and Microbiology, was also honored with the Marcel Benoist Prize and Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize in 1978 and 1982 respectively.

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Rodney R. Porter
(British Biochemist and 1972 Nobel Prize in Medicine Winner Known for Determining the Chemical Structure of Antibodies)
Rodney R. Porter
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Birthdate: October 8, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom
Died: September 6, 1985
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Robin Coombs
(Immunologist)
Robin Coombs
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Birthdate: January 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 25, 2006
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Rupert E. Billingham
(Immunologist)
Rupert E. Billingham
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Birthdate: October 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warminster, England,United States
Died: November 16, 2002
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William Pollack
(American Immunologist Who Developed the Rho(D) Immune Globulin Vaccine)
William Pollack
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Birthdate: February 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 3, 2013

William Pollack was a British-born American immunologist best remembered for developing the Rho(D) immune globulin vaccine that fights against Rh disease. His vaccine, which was introduced in 1968, eliminated cases of Rh disease in many countries. Prior to the introduction of the vaccine, Rh disease was responsible for nearly 10,000 infant deaths annually in the USA alone.