Niels Kaj Jerne

1911 - 1994

Niels Kaj Jerne

Niels Kaj Jerne, FRS (23 December 1911 – 7 October 1994) was a Danish immunologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Georges J. F. Köhler and César Milstein "for theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies". Jerne is known for three significant ideas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Niels Kaj Jerne has received more than 79,385 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 123rd most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Niels Kaj Jerne ranks 122 out of 438Before him are Ulf von Euler, Albrecht von Haller, Jonas Salk, Marie François Xavier Bichat, Johannes Peter Müller, and Edgar Adrian. After him are George Minot, Santorio Santorio, Baruj Benacerraf, Robin Warren, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, and Giovanni Antonio Scopoli.

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Among people born in 1911, Niels Kaj Jerne ranks 39Before him are William Howard Stein, Odysseas Elytis, J. L. Austin, Jean Harlow, Bernard Katz, and Richard Baer. After him are Henri Troyat, Vincent Price, Gustav Wagner, Trygve Haavelmo, Akira Yoshizawa, and Bruno Kreisky. Among people deceased in 1994, Niels Kaj Jerne ranks 41Before him are Gian Maria Volonté, Matt Busby, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Witold Lutosławski, Fernando Rey, and Roger Wolcott Sperry. After him are Roland Ratzenberger, Jessica Tandy, Julian Schwinger, Marija Gimbutas, Peter Cushing, and Jean-Louis Barrault.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Niels Kaj Jerne ranks 643 out of 5,347Before him are George Darwin (1845), Joan Collins (1933), Peter Finch (1916), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Edgar Adrian (1889), and Christopher Nolan (1970). After him are Duncan Edwards (1936), Richard Arkwright (1732), John Henry Newman (1801), William Holman Hunt (1827), John Cale (1942), and William Webb Ellis (1806).

Among PHYSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among physicians born in United Kingdom, Niels Kaj Jerne ranks 8Before him are William Harvey (1578), James Parkinson (1755), Robert Edwards (1925), Joseph Lister (1827), John Langdon Down (1828), and Edgar Adrian (1889). After him are Alan Hodgkin (1914), Hans Sloane (1660), Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), John Snow (1813), James Black (1924), and Frederick Griffith (1879).