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Karl Landsteiner (1868 - 1943)

Born in Vienna, Austria-Hungarymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in New York City, New York, USAmap
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Biography

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Karl Landsteiner is Notable.
  • Known for identifying and classifying human blood types and thereby paving the way for more successful transfusions and safer, more consistent medical practices
  • Also contributed to the cure of polio[1]
  • son of Leopold Landsteiner & Fanny Hess[2]
  • 1916 m Leopoldine Helene Wlasto
  • 1930 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology[2]
  • 15 June 2016 - honored and remembered with a Google Doodle[3]
  • "Father of Transfusion Medicine"[1]
  • died of a heart attack while working in his lab. He was 75. [1]
  • Received the Lasker Award posthumously[1] (aka Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award) in 1946[2]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Google Doodle of the day: Who’s Karl Landsteiner?" The Jakarta Post. 14 June 2016. Web. 15 June 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wikipedia: Karl Landsteiner], accessed 15 June 2016
  3. Google Doodle Archive: Karl Landsteiner's 148th birthday, accessed 15 June 2016


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