Albert Coons

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Birthday
28, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 30, 1978 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 30, 1978 (66)

About

American physician, pathologist, and immunologist who most notably developed ways to identify and label antibodies during the 1940's. He became a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1962.

Before Fame

He attended Williams College before graduating from Harvard medical school in 1937.

Trivia

He participated in the southwest Pacific Theater during World War II with the 105th General U.S. Army Hospital, as its chief laboratory officer.

Family Life

He had one son and four daughters with his wife Phyllis.

Associated With

He and Manuel Elkin Patarroyo both became known for their work in immunology.