Judah Folkman

1933 - 2008

Judah Folkman

Moses Judah Folkman (February 24, 1933 – January 14, 2008) was an American medical scientist best known for his research on tumor angiogenesis, the process by which a tumor attracts blood vessels to nourish itself and sustain its existence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judah Folkman has received more than 106,176 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 639th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Judah Folkman ranks 638 out of 686Before him are John Claudius Loudon, Patrick Manson, Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet, Leonhard Stejneger, C. B. van Niel, and Charles B. Cory. After him are Emmanuelle Charpentier, Keith Campbell, Janaki Ammal, Sam Harris, William Bartram, and William Kirby.

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Among people born in 1933, Judah Folkman ranks 282Before him are Michael Heseltine, Valentin Bubukin, Jackie Blanchflower, Franco Marini, Allen J. Bard, and Robert Goulet. After him are Valéria Gyenge, Ford Konno, Mike Larrabee, Leszek Drogosz, Hayes Alan Jenkins, and Scotty Bowman. Among people deceased in 2008, Judah Folkman ranks 214Before him are Valentin Bubukin, John List, Gordon B. Hinckley, Elizabeth Spriggs, Randy Pausch, and Neal Hefti. After him are Tom Lantos, Ai Iijima, Harvey Korman, Joy Page, Badri Patarkatsishvili, and Anita Page.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Judah Folkman ranks 6,457 out of 12,171Before him are Hal David (1921), David Belasco (1853), Eddie Floyd (null), Ashlynn Brooke (1985), George M. Whitesides (1939), and Gorilla Monsoon (1937). After him are Richard Hell (1949), Hal Greer (1936), Jake E. Lee (1957), Elisabeth Moss (1982), Walter Breuning (1896), and Edward Van Sloan (1882).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Judah Folkman ranks 90Before him are Clinton Hart Merriam (1855), Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835), Jack Horner (1946), Frank Chapman (1864), Charles Wallace Richmond (1868), and Charles B. Cory (1857). After him are Sam Harris (1967), William Bartram (1739), Robert Trivers (1943), Elliott Coues (1842), John Bartram (1699), and Robert Ridgway (1850).