Famous People Who Made Medical Discoveries
Doctor, Surgeon / 1904 - 1950
Charles Drew was an African-American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion and organized the first large-scale blood bank in the U.S.
Baruch S. Blumberg
Charles H. Best
Gertrude B. Elion
Barry J. Marshall
Doctor, Scientist / 1951 -
Dr. Barry J. Marshall's discovery that stomach ulcers can result from bacteria, and can be cured by antibiotics, led to his winning the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
James D. Watson
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