Peter Medawar--discoverer of immunologic tolerance
- Australian Nobel Laureates: Individuals All. // Australasian Science;May2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p41
Focuses on individuals from Australia who received Nobel Prizes in science. Frank Macfarlane Burnet and Peter Medawar for the discovery of acquired immunological tolerance; John Cornforth and Vladimir Prelog for their work on stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions; Barry Marshall and...
- Guest Speaker GENERAL SESSION 16th Annual AIBS Meetings. // BioScience;Jun1965, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p401
The article reports that Peter B. Medawar, director of the National Institute of Medical Research, London, England, will present the major address at the 16th Annual American Institute of Biological Sciences Inc. (AIBS) Meeting to be held in Urbana, Illinois. It informs that Medawar will deliver...
- Immunologic Tolerance. Leskowitz, Sidney // BioScience;Nov1968, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p1030
The article focuses on immunologic tolerance and discusses several studies on the topic. In one of the studies, researchers F. M. Burnet and P. B. Medawar presents experimental demonstration of immunologic tolerance which earned them a Nobel Prize in 1960. Recent work of researcher D. W. Dresser...
- The First Successful Kidney Transplant is Performed. Loveday, Veronica // Encyclopedia of Science in the Twentieth Century;2006 Biology, Vol. 1, p8
The article focuses on the first successful kidney transplant. Prior to the first successful organ transplant in 1954, all transplants were considered experimental. Transplanting an organ from one body to another was considered nearly impossible. When a transplant was performed, the patient was...
- 50 &100 Years Ago. // Nature;9/24/2015, Vol. 525 Issue 7570, p463
The article presents excerpts of the journal "Nature" from the September 25, 1965 and September 23, 1915 issues concerning biological research, geology, and the origins of life on Earth.
- A BIOLOGICAL RETROSPECT. Medawar, Peter // BioScience;Feb1966, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p93
The article presents a speech by Peter Medawar, director of National Institute for Medical Research delivered at the annual American Institute of Biological Sciences Inc. (AIBS) meetings at Urbana, Illinois, in August 1965 in which he discussed conceptual advances that have taken place during...
- The Limits of Science (Book). Gilkey, Langdon // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1985, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p50
Reviews the book 'The Limits of Science,' by P.B. Medawar.
- Pluto's Republic. // New Yorker;2/7/1983, Vol. 58 Issue 51, p121
The article reviews the book "Pluto's Republic," by Peter Medawar.
- Advice to a Young Scientist (Book). Oppenheimer, Jane M. // American Scientist;Mar/Apr80, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p231
Reviews the non-fiction book 'Advice to a Young Scientist,' by P. B. Medawar.