Edwin Joseph Cohn

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Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 1, 1953 (60)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 1, 1953 (60)

About

Protein scientist who saved countless lives during WWII with his blood fractionation project. After the war he developed systems by which every component of donated blood would be used and none would be wasted.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1917.

Trivia

He co-wrote the book Proteins, 'Amino Acids and Peptides,' which summarized the known physical chemistry of proteins, in 1943.

Family Life

He resided in Boston until his death.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow American scientist Robert Oppenheimer.