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  1. Medawar, Peter Medawar, Sir Peter Brian Medawarnoun

    British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915-1987)

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  1. Peter Medawar

    Sir Peter Brian Medawar, OM CBE FRS was a British biologist born in Brazil, whose work on graft rejection and the discovery of acquired immune tolerance was fundamental to the practice of tissue and organ transplants. He was awarded the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet. Until he was partially disabled by a cerebral infarction, Medawar was Director of the National Institute for Medical Research at Mill Hill.

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    The numerical value of Peter Medawar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of Peter Medawar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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