Baruch Samuel Blumberg

1925 - 2011

Baruch Samuel Blumberg

Baruch Samuel Blumberg (July 28, 1925 – April 5, 2011) — known as Barry Blumberg — was an American physician, geneticist, and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (with Daniel Carleton Gajdusek), for his work on the hepatitis B virus while an investigator at the NIH. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baruch Samuel Blumberg has received more than 111,742 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 139th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Baruch Samuel Blumberg ranks 138 out of 438Before him are Oswald Avery, George Emil Palade, Francis Peyton Rous, Magnus Hirschfeld, Johann Joachim Becher, and Peter Damian. After him are Theodor Billroth, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, George H. Hitchings, Alan Hodgkin, George Whipple, and Hans Sloane.

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Among people born in 1925, Baruch Samuel Blumberg ranks 67Before him are Alain Touraine, Barbara Bush, Celia Cruz, Robert Rauschenberg, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and George Kennedy. After him are Gore Vidal, John Pople, Claude Lanzmann, Michele Ferrero, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, and Joshua Lederberg. Among people deceased in 2011, Baruch Samuel Blumberg ranks 40Before him are Diana Wynne Jones, Baruj Benacerraf, Lynn Margulis, Alberto Granado, Bubba Smith, and Herbert A. Hauptman. After him are Tomislav Ivić, Michael Gough, Zdeněk Miler, Ralph M. Steinman, Jorge Semprún, and Amy Winehouse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Baruch Samuel Blumberg ranks 1,032 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Barthelmess (1895), William Friedkin (1935), Joel Schumacher (1939), Joanne Woodward (1930), Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941), and Lyonel Feininger (1871). After him are Robert Knepper (1959), Winona Ryder (1971), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Kahn (1938), Richard Thaler (1945), and Eleanor H. Porter (1868).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Baruch Samuel Blumberg ranks 12Before him are Joseph Erlanger (1874), Jonas Salk (1914), George Minot (1885), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Joseph Murray (1919), and Francis Peyton Rous (1879). After him are George H. Hitchings (1905), George Whipple (1878), Louis Ignarro (1941), Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), Virginia Apgar (1909), and Fernando J. Corbató (1926).