D. Carleton Gajdusek , MD, Harvard University

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NINDS National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States 
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Prion
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http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1976/gajdusek-bio.html
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(1923 - 2008)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/55512.html
http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/gajdusek-d-carleton.pdf
http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2008/12/16/d_c_gajdusek_85_won_nobel_for_work_on_brain_diseases/

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1976/gajdusek-lecture.pdf

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gajdusek18-2008dec18,0,4256516.story

http://nobelprizes.com/nobel/medicine/1976b.html

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1976 was awarded jointly to Baruch S. Blumberg and D. Carleton Gajdusek for their discoveries concerning new mechanisms for the origin and dissemination of infectious diseases

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John Tileston Edsall grad student 1946 Harvard
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Max Delbrück post-doc 1950 Caltech (FlyTree)
John Gamble Kirkwood post-doc 1950 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Linus Carl Pauling post-doc 1950 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
John F. Enders research scientist 1952 Children's Hospital Boston (ID Tree)
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Kordek R, Nerurkar VR, Liberski PP, et al. (1996) Heightened expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin 1 alpha, and glial fibrillary acidic protein in experimental Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 9754-8
Yanagihara R, Saitou N, Nerurkar VR, et al. (1995) Molecular phylogeny and dissemination of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I viewed within the context of primate evolution and human migration. Cellular and Molecular Biology (Noisy-Le-Grand, France). 41: S145-61
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