Robert Ledley

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Birthday
28, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 24, 2012 (86)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 24, 2012 (86)

About

Professor of Physiology who emphasized the use of digital computers in biology and medicine by establishing the National Biomedical Research Foundation in 1960. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990.

Before Fame

He attended Columbia and New York University.

Trivia

In 1960 he established the National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), a non-profit research organization which advocated computers and electronic equipment in biomedical research.

Family Life

He had two sons with Terry Wachtell whom he married in 1949.

Associated With

He was a member of the RNA Tie club along with Edward Teller.

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