Benacerraf, Baruj, 1920-2011

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Baruj Benacerraf (b. Oct. 29, 1920, Caracas, Venezuela-d. Aug. 2, 2011, Jamaica Plain, MA) was the 1980 Nobel Prize winner for Physiology or Medicine for his work on immunology. He is the brother of philosopher Paul Benecerraf and moved to the United States in 1940. He received a BS from Columbia University and a MD from Medical College of Virginia. He was a researcher at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NYU and the NIH. In 1970 he joined the faculty at Harvard University of Medical School.
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referencedIn Papers, 1908-1990. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
referencedIn Robert A. Good Papers, 1943-2006 (inclusive). Center for the History of Medicine. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.
referencedIn Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean. Records of the Office of the Dean, Harvard Medical School, 1911-1982 (inclusive), 1965-1977 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Harvard University. News Office. Photographs : Harvard University gazette files, ca. 1960-1995 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Quine, W. V. (Willard Van Orman). W. V. Quine papers, ca. 1908-2000. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean for Academic and Clinical Programs. Records of the Office of the Dean for Academic and Clinical Programs, Harvard Medical School, 1970-2003 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Joseph E. Murray papers, 1919-2011 Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
referencedIn Records of the President of Radcliffe College, 1973-1999 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn William A. Haseltine papers, circa 1944-2008 (inclusive) Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
referencedIn Weller, Thomas Huckle, 1915-2008. Papers, 1960s-1970s. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Unitarian Service Committee. Medical Missions. Records, 1942-1967 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
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sibling of Benacerraf, Paul person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Columbia University corporateBody
employeeOf Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons corporateBody
employeeOf Harvard university corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Medical College of Virginia corporateBody
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employeeOf New York University corporateBody
correspondedWith Unitarian Service Committee. Medical Missions. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Caracas 25 VE
Jamaica Plain MA US
Subject
Nobel prizes
Immunology
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College teachers
Scientists
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Birth 1920-10-20

Death 2011-08-02

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