Alexander Fleming (1881-1955):  This Scottish doctor was growing bacteria on petri dishes when he noticed that some dishes had grown moldy.  Before he threw out the dishes, he noticed that the mold seemed to have killed the bacteria he was growing.  He called the substance Penicillin, and it was the very first antibiotic.

Sir Alexander Fleming (August 1881 - March is famous as the discoverer of the antibiotic substance lysozyme and for isolating the antibiotic substance penicillin from the fungus Penicillium notatum -

Abstract Connection: This link gives some background info about the three men that were mentioned in Pollitt's article, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on fetal tissue.

nobel prize winning immunologist Rolf Zinkernagel and the details of his research that lead to his role in the scientific community

James E. Rothman-------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".

Rothman-------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".

Rita Levi-Montalcini. Nobel prize in physiology or medicine. 103 years old :: via the independent

Is this the secret of eternal life?

Rita Levi-Montalcini is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF).

"Above all, don´t fear difficult moments. The best comes from them." Rita Levi Montalcini,1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. More like her at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/

"Above all, don't fear difficult moments. The best comes from them." –Rita Levi-Montalcini, 1986 Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology/Medicine

Elizabeth H. Blackburn - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase".

Elizabeth H. Blackburn-------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase".

Shinya Yamanaka--------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 was awarded jointly to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent"

The fifty most influential scientists alive today whose work, research, and ideas have significantly advanced science and impacted society

Stanley Cohen, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986 for co-discoveries of growth factors

Stanley Cohen - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1986 was awarded jointly to Stanley Cohen and Rita Levi-Montalcini "for their discoveries of growth factors"

Michael Rosbash, laureate of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine receives his Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Michael Rosbash, laureate of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine receives his Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.

DR. FREDERICK BANTING NOBEL PRIZE WINNER WHO DISCOVERED INSULIN.  BORN IN ALLISTON, ONTARIO

Canadian, Frederick G. Banting, 1923 Nobel Prize winner in medicine. co-discoverer of insulin

Gerty Theresa Cori (née Radnitz; August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist  and 1947 Nobel laureate. She was the first American woman to win a Nobel Prize in science and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Bruce A. Beutler--------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 was divided, one half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann "for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity" and the other half to Ralph M. Steinman "for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity".

Bruce A. Beutler, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity", immunity

Leland H. Hartwell-------- The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001 was awarded jointly to Leland H. Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Sir Paul M. Nurse "for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle".

Leland H. Hartwell——– The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001 was awarded jointly to Leland H. Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Sir Paul M. Nurse “for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle”.

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