TITLE

Weller, Thomas Huckle

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Weller, Thomas Huckle (1915-), an American virologist, was one of the first scientists to grow the poliomyelitis virus on tissues outside the body. For this accomplishment, Weller shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with fellow researchers John Franklin Enders and Frederick Chapman Robbins. Weller also investigated the viruses that cause rubella (German measles) and chicken pox.
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37309331

 

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