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Listen to the Music: The Life of Hilary Koprowski / Edition 1
     

Listen to the Music: The Life of Hilary Koprowski / Edition 1

by Roger Vaughan, Roger Vaughn
 

ISBN-10: 0387988491

ISBN-13: 9780387988498

Pub. Date: 02/02/2000

Publisher: Springer New York

Dr. Hilary Koprowski is the pioneer of live polio vaccine, the first r esearcher to advance the diagnostic and therapeutic use of monoclonal antibodies, and the developer of the "gold standard" rabies vaccine. T his biography chronicles his distinguished career and life's work in t he field of microbiology. A world-reknowned maverick in biomedical res earch,

Overview

Dr. Hilary Koprowski is the pioneer of live polio vaccine, the first r esearcher to advance the diagnostic and therapeutic use of monoclonal antibodies, and the developer of the "gold standard" rabies vaccine. T his biography chronicles his distinguished career and life's work in t he field of microbiology. A world-reknowned maverick in biomedical res earch, Koprowski's research methods were often considered controversia l and even radical. Nonetheless, he acquired key positions in many res earch organizations, such as the Rockefeller Foundation, Lederle Labs, and Wistar Institute, initiating landmark studies from cancer researc h to multiple sclerosis. One of his crowning achievements, the success ful crusade for monoclonal antibodies, resulted in his founding of Cen tocor, a forerunner in the corporate world of biomedicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387988498
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
02/02/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
935,443
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Jumping the Gun.- Leaving Warsaw.- Politics of Polio.- My Zoo, My Garden.- Cruising Speed.- Making Magic.- Horned Owl, Snapping Turtle.- Listen to the Music.- Afterword.

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