Dr. Thomas Huckle Weller (born June 15, 1915) was an American virologist. He, John Franklin Enders and Frederick Chapman Robbins were awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 for showing how to cultivate poliomyelitis viruses in the test tube. June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Virology is the study of viruses and their properties. ... John Franklin Enders (February 10, 1887 – 1985) was an American medical scientist. ... Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916-2003) was a Nobel laureate in Medicine and Physiology in 1956 along with Enders and Weller. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Poliomyelitis (polio), or infantile paralysis, is a viral paralytic disease. ...
Ligon BL. 2002. Thomas Huckle Weller MD: Nobel Laureate and research pioneer in poliomyelitis, varicella-zoster virus, cytomegalovirus, rubella, and other infectious diseases. Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases 13:55-63 PMID 12118846
Categories: 1915 births | Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winners | Medical biographical stubs Species see text Cytomegalovirus (CMV), is a genus of Herpes viruses; in humans the species is known as Human herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5). ... Rubella (also known as epidemic roseola, German measles or three-day measles) is a disease caused by the Rubella virus. ...
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