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Edwin D. Kilbourne

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Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 21, 2011 (90)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 21, 2011 (90)

About

Research scientist who made significant contributions to the study and prevention of influenza and other viral diseases. He was also a prolific writer who wrote about both science and non-science related topics. He published humorous verses and essays in magazines.

Before Fame

He attended Cornell University, where he received his MD.

Trivia

He developed the first genetically engineered vaccine of any kind and he received the New York Academy of Medicine Award in 1983.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife Joy Schmid Kilbourne, who he was married to for 58 years.

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He was influenced by Madame Curie.

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