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Emil Adolph von Behring (1854–1917) and Shibasaburo Kitasato (1852–1931)
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    Alhough many of his ideas are now obsolete, von Behring was one of the founders of immunology. He was the recipient of the first Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine awarded in 1901 and was elevated to the Prussian nobility in the same year.

    After graduating in medicine from …

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