Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1901
Emil von Behring, as Emil Adolf Behring born was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one awarded, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxin.
Nobel Prize Quote: “For his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physicians a victorious weapon against illness and death.”
- Emil von Behring – Biographical
Emil Adolf Behring was born on March 15, 1854 at Hansdorf, Deutsch-Eylau as the eldest son of the second marriage of a schoolmaster with a total of 13 children.
- Emil von Behring – Facts
Many diseases are caused by microorganisms, but the body can use its immune system to defend itself against attacks and become immune to new attacks.
- Emil von Behring – Nobel Lecture
Serum Therapy in Therapeutics and Medical Science: Serum therapy in the form in which it finds application in the treatment of diphtheria patients is an antitoxic or detoxicating curative method.
- Emil von Behring – Wikipedia
Emil von Behring (Emil Adolf von Behring), as Emil Adolf Behring born (15 March 1854 – 31 March 1917) was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one awarded, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxin.
Emil Adolf von Behring
Marburg University, Marburg, Germany
March 15th 1854,
March 31st 1917,
Else Spinola (m. 1896)
Army Medical College at Berlin (1874–1878)
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