Emil Adolf von Behring

Emil Adolf von Behring
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BornMarch 15, 1854
DiedMarch 31, 1917
Alma materArmy Medical College at Berlin
Institute for Infectious Diseases
Known forResearch on diphtheria and tuberculosis
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1901)
Scientific career
FieldsInfectious disease
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Emil Adolf von Behring (March 15, 1854 - March 31, 1917) was a German doctor.[1] He won the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for making a serum to stop people getting the disease diphtheria[2]


  1. "Biography of Emil von Behring". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1901". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.