Peter C. Doherty

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Peter Charles Doherty (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and Nobel laureate. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1995, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with Rolf M. Zinkernagel in 1996 and was named Australian of the Year in 1997. In the Australia Day Honours of 1997, he was named a Companion of the Order of Australia for his work with Zinkernagel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter C. Doherty has received more than 213,536 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Peter C. Doherty is the 382nd most popular physician (down from 298th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Australia (down from 66th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Australian Physician.

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Among physicians, Peter C. Doherty ranks 382 out of 509Before him are Charles Best, Margarita Salas, Dorothea Erxleben, William Kaelin Jr., Carl Lange, and Kadambini Ganguly. After him are Giovanni Battista Grassi, Mehmet Oz, Léon Jean Marie Dufour, David Cooper, Scribonius Largus, and Bernard de Jussieu.

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Among people born in 1940, Peter C. Doherty ranks 218Before him are Roger Pingeon, Michel Micombero, Francesco Guccini, Jimmy Greaves, Don Nelson, and James Herbert Brennan. After him are Mirko Jozić, Conny Plank, Quentin Skinner, John Mahoney, Nanni Galli, and Robby Müller.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Peter C. Doherty ranks 85 out of 790Before him are Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark (1972), Edward Cassidy (1924), Elizabeth von Arnim (1866), Leo McKern (1920), Annette Kellermann (1887), and Germaine Greer (1939). After him are Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Vernon Wells (1945), Toni Collette (1972), Mark Webber (1976), Colin Burgess (1946), and Bruce Beresford (1940).

Among PHYSICIANS In Australia

Among physicians born in Australia, Peter C. Doherty ranks 5Before him are John Eccles (1903), Robin Warren (1937), Howard Florey (1898), and Barry Marshall (1951).

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