This day in Jewish history / Death of a medical pioneer
Paul Ehrlich was a prodigious researcher whose groundbreaking, theoretical work in immunology earned him the Nobel Prize in 1908.
August 20, 1915, is the date on which German medical pioneer Paul Ehrlich died. Ehrlich was one of those prodigious researchers who not only made key discoveries on the therapeutic level – he was involved in developing treatments for diphtheria and syphilis – but also was responsible for conceptual advances that changed how medical science understood critical processes involved in the way the body...
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