Edwin Joseph Cohn

Chemist, Academic

1892 – 1953

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Who was Edwin Joseph Cohn?

Edwin Joseph Cohn was an early protein scientist. A graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover [1911], and the University of Chicago [1914, PhD 1917], he made important advances in the physical chemistry of proteins, and was responsible for the blood fractionation project that saved thousands of lives in World War II.

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Born
Dec 17, 1892
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Amherst College
  • University of Chicago
Died
Oct 1, 1953
Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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