Albert Dorfman

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1916 – 1982

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Who was Albert Dorfman?

Albert Dorfman was an American biochemical geneticist, notable for discovery of the cause of Hurler's syndrome. He was also noted for his contributions to vaccine against Streptococcus infections. He also contributed to advances against rheumatic fever. Dorfman was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Director of the La Rabida University, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Chicago, Director of the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Mental Retardation Research Center, Richard T. Crane Distinguished Service Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry.

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Born
Jul 6, 1916
Chicago
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Chicago
    ( - 1944)
  • PhD, University of Chicago
    Biochemistry
    ( - 1939)
Lived in
  • Chicago
    (1916/07/06 - 1982/07/27)
Died
Jul 27, 1982
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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