Philanthropy as Backer of Brains
The vaccine would eventually be developed a decade later by a team led by the Foundation's Max Theiler who would be awarded the Nobel Prize in 1951. Such is the nature of innovation -- often an incremental process of improving upon others' invention.
Hilary Koprowski, 96
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In the 1930s Max Theiler had found that propagating yellow fever virus in an unnatural host -- the chick embryo -- dramatically reduced its capacity to cause disease in humans. Theiler's work (which garnered him a Nobel Prize) lead to the production of ...
Hilary Koprowski, Who Developed First Live-Virus Polio Vaccine, Dies at 96
New York Times
The first successful live-virus vaccine of any kind was for yellow fever, developed in the late 1930s by the virologist Max Theiler; for his work, he received the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The method Theiler devised for attenuating ...
Joining the Montana State volleyball program are Cassie Krueger, a 6-foot outside hitter from Kalispell; Loni Kreun, a 6-foot outside hitter from Davis, Calif.; Christine Markowski, a 6-foot-4 middle blocker from Orlando, Fla.; Danae Theiler, a 6-foot ...