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Francis Peyton Rous

(Francis) Peyton Rous
BornOctober 5, 1879
Baltimore, Maryland
DiedFebruary 16, 1970
New York City
Notable prizesNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1966)

(Francis) Peyton Rous (October 5, 1879–February 16, 1970) born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1879 and received his B.A. and M.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was involved in the discovery of the role of viruses in the transmission of certain types of cancer. In 1966 he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work.

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