Reminiscences of Sir Peter Medawar: In Hope of Antigen‐Specific Transplantation Tolerance

@article{Simpson2004ReminiscencesOS,
  title={Reminiscences of Sir Peter Medawar: In Hope of Antigen‐Specific Transplantation Tolerance},
  author={Elizabeth M. Simpson},
  journal={American Journal of Transplantation},
  year={2004},
  volume={4}
}
  • E. Simpson
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Transplantation
Peter Medawar's career in medical research (he always described himself as a medical research scientist) began as a student of zoology in Oxford. He obtained a first class degree in 1936, aged 21, and undertook postgraduate studies with Florey. His work was anchored in a broad field; he was adept at addressing novel questions in the context of prior ideas and knowledge. His earlier interest in growth, driven as much by mathematics as biology, gave way to transplantation at the beginning of… Expand
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  • Biology, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
  • 2015
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