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THOMAS H. WELLER - TYPED CARD SIGNED - HFSID 260523

THOMAS H. WELLER Weller signed this card, typed with the citation for his 1954 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, in blue ink. Typed card signed: "T H Weller, MD", 6x4 card. Typed caption: "NOBEL PRIZE/PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE/1954/For Work With Cultivation Of Polio Virus./THOMAS H. WELLER".

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THOMAS H. WELLER
Weller signed this card, typed with the citation for his 1954 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, in blue ink.
Typed card signed: "T H Weller, MD", 6x4 card. Typed caption: "NOBEL PRIZE/PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE/1954/For Work With Cultivation Of Polio Virus./THOMAS H. WELLER". Thomas Weller (1915-2008) an American virologist who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1954 for successfully cultivating poliomyelitis virus in tissue cultures. This discovery improved virus research and led to the development of polio vaccines. From the December 10, 1954, presentation speech of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: "Dr. John Enders, Dr. Frederick Robbins, Dr. Thomas Weller. Karolinska Institutet has decided to award you jointly the Nobel Prize for your discovery of the capacity of the poliomyelitis virus to grow in test-tube cultures of various tissues. Your observations have found immediate practical application on vitally important medical problems, and it has made accessible new fields in the realm of theoretical virus research." Light nick near lower left corner. Otherwise, fine condition.

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