E. Donnall Thomas

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1920 – 2012

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Who was E. Donnall Thomas?

Edward Donnall "Don" Thomas was an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. In 1990 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Joseph E. Murray for the development of cell and organ transplantation. Thomas developed bone marrow transplantation as a treatment for leukemia.

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Born
Mar 15, 1920
Mart
Also known as
  • Dr. E. Donnall Thomas
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
  • University of Texas at Austin
Employment
  • University of Washington
Died
Oct 20, 2012
Seattle

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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