Landsteiner, Karl

Landsteiner, Karl
   Austrian scientist. Born in Vienna, he studied at the University of Vienna and later in Würzburg, Munich and Zurich. He worked in laboratories and hospitals in Vienna and Berlin, and later at the University of Vienna and subsequently the Wilhelmina Hospital in Vienna. After World War I he moved to Holland, eventually settling in the US where he worked at the Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research in New York. In 1930 he received the Nobel Prize.

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