Ralph M. Steinman

1943 - 2011

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Ralph Marvin Steinman (January 14, 1943 – September 30, 2011) was a Canadian physician and medical researcher at Rockefeller University, who in 1973 discovered and named dendritic cells while working as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Zanvil A. Cohn, also at Rockefeller University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph M. Steinman has received more than 191,291 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Ralph M. Steinman is the 107th most popular biologist (down from 106th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Canada (down from 44th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Biologist.

Ralph M. Steinman was a Nobel Prize-winning biologist who discovered the dendritic cell and its role in the immune system.

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Among biologists, Ralph M. Steinman ranks 107 out of 844Before him are Ulisse Aldrovandi, Nikolay Pirogov, John Ray, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, John Franklin Enders, and Walther Flemming. After him are Carl Woese, Charles Bonnet, Archibald Hill, William Bateson, E. O. Wilson, and Giovanni Sartori.

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Among people born in 1943, Ralph M. Steinman ranks 66Before him are Esma Redžepova, Neale Donald Walsch, Chevy Chase, John Major, Billie Jean King, and Jerry Bruckheimer. After him are Yohji Yamamoto, Ken Thompson, Joni Mitchell, Lucio Dalla, Pervez Musharraf, and Sam Shepard. Among people deceased in 2011, Ralph M. Steinman ranks 47Before him are Daniel Bell, Jorge Semprún, Zdeněk Miler, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Richard Winters, and Ernesto Sabato. After him are Baruj Benacerraf, Leonora Carrington, Dev Anand, Michael Gough, Jane Russell, and Ante Marković.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Ralph M. Steinman ranks 45 out of 1,130Before him are John Charles Fields (1863), Howard Shore (1946), Oswald Avery (1877), Robert Mundell (1932), Lois Maxwell (1927), and Dan Aykroyd (1952). After him are Bertram Brockhouse (1918), James Randi (1928), Charles Taylor (1931), Donald O. Hebb (1904), Joni Mitchell (1943), and Ryan Reynolds (1976).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Canada

Among biologists born in Canada, Ralph M. Steinman ranks 1After him are John Murray (1841), David Suzuki (1936), Robert H. MacArthur (1930), Peter Watts (1958), Severn Cullis-Suzuki (1979), and Alice Eastwood (1859).