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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1976

For their discoveries concerning new mechanisms for the origin and dissemination of infectious diseases
Name - Baruch S. Blumberg
Date of birth - July 28, 1925
Institutions - The Institute for Cancer Research Philadelphia, PA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Baruch Samuel Blumberg is an American doctor and recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Medicine for "discoveries concerning new mechanisms for the origin and dissemination of infectious diseases.


Name - D. Carleton Gajdusek
Date of birth - September 9, 1923
Institutions - National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD, USA
Country - USA

Description - Daniel Carleton Gajdusek was an American physician and medical researcher who was the co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1976 for work on kuru, the first human prion disease demonstrated to be infectious.