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Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet

nobel prize for medicine

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Full Name
of the recipient
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award1960
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withPeter Brian Medawar (50.0%)
for the Award
for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance
at the Time of Award
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
Place of BirthTraralgon, Australia AUS
Date of Birth3 September 1899
at the time of Award
60 years
Place of DeathMelbourne, Australia AUS
Date of Death31 August 1985
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