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Thomas H. Weller M.D., M.S.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954
Co- Nobelists John F. Enders, Frederick C. Robbins

Physician, Virologist, Parasitologist. Discovered ability of poliomyelitis viruses to grow in tissue culture. Isolated many viruses, parasites; developed diagnostic tests. Isolated German measles in son. Tissue culture enabled identifying hundreds of viruses, vaccine development.

Nobel Committee Sven Gard: tissue cultures will do for virology what Koch accomplished by culture media.


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Name: Thomas Huckle Weller
Birth: 15 June 1915, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Death: 23 August 2008, Needham, MA, USA
Institution: Research Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Award: "for their discovery of the ability of poliomyelitis viruses to grow in cultures of various types of tissue"
Subject: virology
Portion of cash: 1/3
Master's Mentors: L. J. Thomas, W. W. Cort.
Master's Thesis: Parasites of fish, Harvard Medical School, 1937.
Tutor: virus research, tissue-culture techniques John F. Enders, Co-Nobelist