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Ralph Steinman

Ralph Steinman

(1943 – 2011)

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Ralph Steinman

Ralph Steinman
(1943 – 2011)

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Ralph Steinman

(1943 – 2011)
About Ralph
This is an online obituary dedicated to Ralph Steinman. Ralph Marvin Steinman was a Canadian immunologist and cell biologist at Rockefeller University, who in 1973 coined the term dendritic cells while working as a postdoc in the lab of Zanvil A. Cohn, also at Rockefeller University. On the 3rd October 2011, the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine announced that he had received one-half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for "his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity". The other half went to Bruce Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann, for "their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity".
Ralph Steinman had received numerous other awards and recognitions
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About Ralph
for his life-long work on dendritic cells, such as the Albert Lasker Award For Basic Medical Research (2007), the Gairdner Foundation International Award (2003), and the Cancer Research Institute William B. Coley Award (1998). In addition, he was made a member of Institute of Medicine (U.S.A.; elected 2002) and the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.; elected 2001).
Ralph Steinman received a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University and received his MD (magna cum laude) in 1968 from Harvard Medical School.
Ralph Steinman died on the 30th September 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life and his work. May he rest in peace.
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Ralph Steinman

This is an online obituary dedicated to Ralph Steinman. Ralph Marvin Steinman was a Canadian immunologist and cell biologist at Rockefeller University, who in 1973 coined the term dendritic cells while working as a postdoc in the lab of Zanvil A. Cohn, also at Rockefeller University. On the 3rd October 2011, the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine announced that he had received one-half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for "his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity". The other half went to Bruce Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann, for "their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity".
Ralph Steinman had received numerous other awards and recognitions...

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