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John F. Enders

Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, United States 
"John F. Enders"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954 was awarded jointly to John Franklin Enders, Thomas Huckle Weller and Frederick Chapman Robbins for their discovery of the ability of poliomyelitis viruses to grow in cultures of various types of tissue.
Worked on tissue culture methods that were essential in the development of the polio vaccine.
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Hans Zinsser grad student 1930 Harvard
 (A study in bacterial allergy)


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I. George Miller grad student (Cell Biology Tree)
Thomas H. Weller grad student 1939-1940 Children's Hospital Boston
George Khoury post-doc Children's Hospital Boston (Microtree)
Elmer Pfefferkorn post-doc Harvard Medical School (FlyTree)
Albert Coons research scientist Harvard
Sidney Kibrik research scientist BU School of Medicine (Neurotree)
Frederick C. Robbins research scientist 1948-1950 Children's Hospital Boston
D. Carleton Gajdusek research scientist 1952 Children's Hospital Boston
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Enders JF, Weller TH, Robbins FC, et al. (2009) Classic paper: How monolayer cell culture transformed diagnostic virology: A review of a classic paper and the developments that stemmed from it Reviews in Medical Virology. 19: 241-249
Enders JF. (1992) Some recent advances in the study of poliomyelitis. 1954. Medicine. 71: 316-20; discussion 3
Palma JA, Enders J, de Oliva PP. (1981) Effects of epinephrine on plasma fibrinogen levels in rats submitted to tissue injury. Experientia. 37: 780-2
Enders JF, Robbins FC, Weller TH. (1980) Classics in infectious diseases. The cultivation of the poliomyelitis viruses in tissue culture by John F. Enders, Frederick C. Robbins, and Thomas H. Weller. Reviews of Infectious Diseases. 2: 493-504
Enders JF, Robbins FC, Weller TH. (1980) The Cultivation of the Poliomyelitis Viruses in Tissue Culture Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2: 493-504
Palma JA, Paglini de Oliva P, Enders J. (1979) Effects of insulin on plasma fibrinogen levels in rats submitted to tissue injury or ACTH administration Experientia. 35: 621-623
Enders JF. (1974) Letter: Fetal experimentation. The New England Journal of Medicine. 290: 1199
Gerald PS, Monedjikova V, Enders JF. (1974) GENES FOR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO VIRUSES Pediatric Research. 8: 424-424
Enders J, Warren R, Friedman E, et al. (1973) Rebuild Bach Mai Hospital of Hanoi New England Journal of Medicine. 288: 214
Reznikoff C, Tegtmeyer P, Dohan C, et al. (1972) Isolation of AGMK cells partially resistant to SV40: identification of the resistant step. Proceedings of the Society For Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society For Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.). 141: 740-6
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