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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954

For their discovery of the ability of poliomyelitis viruses to grow in cultures of various types of tissue
Name - John Franklin Enders
Date of birth - February 10, 1897
Institutions - Harvard Medical School; Research Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Medical Cent
Country - USA

Description - John Franklin Enders was an American medical scientist and Nobel laureate. Enders had been called "The Father of Modern vaccines."


Name - Thomas Huckle Weller
Date of birth - June 15, 1915
Institutions - Research Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Medical Center
Country - USA

Description - Thomas Huckle Weller was an American virologist. He, John Franklin Enders and Frederick Chapman Robbins were awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 for showing how to cultivate poliomyelitis viruses in a test tube, using tissue from a monkey.


Name - Frederick Chapman Robbins
Date of birth - August 25, 1916
Institutions - Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH, USA
Country - USA

Description - Frederick Chapman Robbins was an American pediatrician and virologist.He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 along with John Franklin Enders and Thomas Huckle Weller.